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The Concrete Convention and Exposition is coming to Detroit, MI this spring! All convention events will take place at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.

The ACI hotel block at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center is now open. 

You may register on-site at the ACI registration desk at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center during the following hours:

ACI Registration—Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

Saturday, March 25, 2017

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Monday, March 27, 2017

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.



Registration Pricing


Registration Type
Through 3/9/17
After 3/9/17
Member
$518
$633
Nonmember
$678
$795
1-Day Member
$265
$380
1-Day Nonmember
$362
$478
Guest
$100
$100
Student
$10
$20

Registration fees cover the cost of meeting room rental, audio visual equipment, coffee breaks, cyber café and wireless hotspot equipment and fees, signs, transportation between venues, pre-convention and on-site materials, registration staff, and materials.

Guest Registration

To process a guest registration, ACI must receive the registration form of the convention attendee along with the guest registration. The guest registration fee includes Guest Hospitality Sunday through Wednesday and attendance at the Opening Reception, Guest Social, Concrete Mixer, and President's Reception. Guest Registration does NOT include attendance to any of the technical sessions or committee meetings.

Student Registration

Attention Students! To qualify for the student rate, you must be a current ACI student member. All students who are not current members of ACI will need to apply for FREE student membership using the link below.

https://www.concrete.org/membership/studentmembership.aspx

Registration forms will not be accepted at the student rate until your membership application has been processed.

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged!

Not a student member? Student membership is FREE! For more information, click here

Student Lunch

The Student Lunch is free to students who pre-register by March 9, 2017. You must pre-register for the lunch separately to receive a ticket.

Special Events

You must be a registered attendee to purchase special event tickets (one ticket per attendee or guest). Special events are expected to sell out, so pre-register to ensure a spot for these events. Tickets will be available for purchase on-site, based on availability. 

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be submitted in writing to Carole Berrelez at carole.berrelez@concrete.org. You may cancel your registration and receive a full refund through March 10, 2017. After March 10, there will be a $100 service charge for attendee cancellations and a $10 service charge for guest registration cancellations. No refunds will be given for convention registration or special events after 3/24/17. Tour tickets are nonrefundable at any time after registration has been processed. For more information on the cancellation policy, or to request a cancellation, please contact ACI Customer Service at +1.248.848.3800.

Name Badges

Only registered attendees with name badges will be permitted to attend ACI functions.

Responsible Drinking Policy

Alcohol will not be served to anyone under the age of 21. All ACI-sponsored receptions will offer nonalcoholic beer and soft drinks.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

ACI conventions are ADA-compliant. Individuals requiring special assistance must contact ACI Event Services for further information. All requests for special accommodations under ADA are handled on a case-by-case basis and must be made allowing enough time for evaluation and appropriate action by ACI.

Photographs/Video

ACI will take photographs and video during The Concrete Convention and reproduce them in ACI educational, news, or promotional material—whether in print, electronic, or other media—including the ACI Web site. By participating in the ACI Concrete Convention, you grant ACI the right to use your name, photograph, and biography for such purposes.

ACI Convention App

Coming soon! The ACI Convention App will have all the information you need for the week ahead, right at your fingertips. Updated session and committee schedules; exhibitor and sponsor information; floorplans, and more will all be available through the new app. Search "ACI Convention" on your Apple or Android device.

Convention News

Online registration is now open for The Concrete Convention and Exposition to be held in Detroit, MI. Click here to register.

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Convention Guest Program

The Convention Guest Program now available for download.
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Notable Concrete

Notable Concrete in Detroit available for download.
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Detroit Preview

The Detroit Convention Preview is now available for download.
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