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The Concrete Convention and Exposition is coming to Philadelphia, PA this fall! All convention events will take place at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

The ACI hotel block at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown is now open. 

You may register on-site at the ACI registration desk at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown during the following hours:

ACI Registration—Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Saturday, October 22, 2016

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Monday, October 24, 2016

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Registration Pricing

Registration Type
Through 9/25/16
After 9/25/16
1-Day Member
1-Day Nonmember

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, and Concrete Mixer. 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.

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 September 25, 2016. 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. A very limited number of tickets will be available for purchase on-site, based on availability. 

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be submitted in writing to Carole Berrelez at You may cancel your registration and receive a full refund through September 25, 2016. After September 25, 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 10/21/16. 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.


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

Download the ACI Convention App and 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 are all available through the new app. Search "ACI Convention" on your Apple or Android device. Please note, this is the same app that was used for The Concrete Convention and Exposition in Milwaukee, WI, so if you have it already, you don't have to download anything!

Convention News

Need employer support? [Download your customized letter and worksheet] to prove to your employer why attending The Concrete Convention and Exposition is a benefit to both their bottom line and your professional growth.

Convention Guest Program

The Convention Guest Program now available for download.

Convention Program Book

The Convention Program Book now available for download.

Notable Concrete

Notable Concrete in Philadelphia available for download.



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