Join Us in Washington, D.C.

ACEC’s 2024 Annual Convention & Legislative Summit will take place May 13–16 in Washington, DC, downtown at the Grand Hyatt, steps from Capitol Hill.

Join your peers for this three-day event and leave armed with the political intelligence and added insight you need to make informed decisions about your strategic priorities in a changing economy.

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Featured Speakers

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Mara Liasson

National Political Correspondent, NPR

Mara's reports can be heard regularly on NPR's award-winning news programs All Things Considered and Morning Edition. Liasson provides extensive coverage of politics and policy from Washington, DC -- focusing on the White House and Congress.  Additionally, Liasson has served as a major contributor and panelist on FOX News since 1998. Each election year, she provides key coverage of the candidates and issues in both presidential and congressional races. 



Michael Maslansky

CEO of Maslansky + Partners, Author

We live in a post-trust era, where the public is more skeptical than ever of institutions, their motives and their messages. In this environment, the rules for communicators have changed. Michael Maslanksy uses experience from more than a decade of research into the art and science of persuasion to counsel Fortune 500 corporations, industry associations, and non-profits on how to communicate credibly in this challenging environment. Michael’s session will help you to understand the public mood, challenge conventional wisdom, and transform not just what to say to key audiences – but how to say it.

Schedule at a Glance

Monday, 5/13/24

  • Registration
  • Leadership Brunch
  • Board of Directors Meeting
  • CEO Roundtables
  • NAECE I & II Meetings
  • Committee and Coalition Meetings
  • ACEC Board, New Attendee, NAECE & ACEC Staff Reception
  • Welcome Reception and Dinner

Tuesday, 5/14/24

  • Registration
  • Exhibit Hall Open
  • Breakfast with Exhibitors
  • Opening General Session
  • Education and Partner Sessions
  • Committee and Coalition Meetings
  • General Session Lunch
  • Reception with Exhibitors

Wednesday, 5/15/24

  • Registration
  • Exhibit Hall Open
  • Breakfast with Exhibitors
  • General Session & ACEC/PAC Sweepstakes Drawing
  • Education and Partner Sessions
  • Committee and Coalition Meetings
  • Capitol Hill Visits
  • Legal Counsel Forum
  • Lunch with Exhibitors
  • Engineering Excellence Awards Gala Reception, Dinner and Afterparty

Thursday, 5/16/24

  • Legal Counsel Forum
  • Capitol Hill Visits

Registration Rates

Attendee TypeEarly Bird
(Until 4/12)
(After 4/12)
Full Attendee - Member
Group Registrations receive a 20% discount off every 3rd registration*
$1,340 $1,445
Full Attendee - Affiliate Member
$1,540 $1,645
Full Attendee - Non Member
$1,740 $1,845
First Time Attendee (Members Only)$1,140 $1,245
Young Professional (Members Only)$660$765
Daily Attendee (Members Only)$680$785
Legal Counsel Forum Only$590$695

Hotel Information

The 2024 ACEC Annual Convention & Legislative Summit will be held at the Grand Hyatt Washington steps from Capitol Hill.

The Grand Hyatt Washington is currently enhancing guestrooms through renovations.  During our event, renovations will be occurring only in sleeping rooms.  The hotel has assured ACEC that these renovations will not impact our attendees or the sleeping rooms in our block.  If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to

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