ACEC 2017 Annual Conference

Spouse Program and Optional Tours

Spouse Program:

Sunday, April 23

Welcome Reception and Dinner



Monday, April 24

Experience "Healing Touch" Therapy


Start your day with this introduction to Healing Touch - a holistic, gentle, nurturing energy therapy to reduce stress and pain and achieve calm. Through guided meditation and hands on techniques, experience Healing Touch in this interactive seminar. 

Olympic Training Center


Coalitions Meet-and-Greet Reception



Tuesday, April 25

National Harbor, MGM Casino & Tanger Outlets


Enjoy a day at National Harbor, home to the newly opened MGM Casino and tons of shopping and dining options. Just blocks from National Harbor's waterfront is Tanger Outlets, with more than 160 retailers, offering something for everyone. Shuttle service will be looping Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, National Harbor, MGM Casino and Tanger Outlets. 

Exhibit Hall Reception




Optional Tours:

Monday, April 24

Tour of George Washington's Home - Mount Vernon


Enjoy a VIP guided tour of the mansion, gardens and grounds, including access to areas unavailable to the public. Tour offers additional time for exploring the Distillery, Gristmill and other parts of the estate. Lunch is on your own at the Mt.Vernon Inn Restaurant or the Food Court Pavilion.

Cost: $110 per person

Garden of the Gods


Tuesday, April 25

The Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens - Home of Marjorie Merriweather Post


One of the premier museums in the United States, Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens reflects the taste and style of Marjorie Merriweather Post. Features include the most comprehensive collection of Russian imperial art outside of Russia. Following the self-guided tour, enjoy lunch on your own at the Hillwood Cafe.

Cost: $60 per person