Current Convention

Current Convention

The ACI Concrete Convention is coming to Rosemont/Chicago, IL this spring! All convention events will take place at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago Hotel.

The ACI hotel blocks are now open at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago Hotel, reserve your room today before it's too late. The ACI room blocks are expected to sell out early. 

You may register on-site at the ACI registration desk at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago Hotel during the following hours:

ACI Registration—Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago Hotel

Saturday, March 28, 2020

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 29, 2020

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Monday, March 30, 2020

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Registration Pricing

Registration Type
Through 2/23/20
After 2/23/20
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, Concrete Mixer, and President's Reception. Please note, there will no longer be a Guest Social on Monday afternoon. A daily breakfast enhancement has been added to the Guest Hospitality in its place. 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 February 23, 2020. You must pre-register for the lunch separately to receive a ticket.

Young Professional Registration

Young Professionals with less than 8 years of industry experience can submit an application for a chance to receive FREE convention registration ($749 value). This program is sponsored by the Women in ACI and is open to men and women. Recipients will be responsible for all travel expenses including food, hotel, and transportation. Click here to apply for this award.

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 You may cancel your registration and receive a full refund through February 23, 2020. After February 23, 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 3/28/20. Tour tickets are nonrefundable at any time after registration has been processed.

Name Badges

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

Anti-Harassment Policy

It is the policy of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) that all participants in ACI and its subsidiaries' activities and events will enjoy an environment free from all forms of harassment and retaliation. Harassment, sexual or otherwise, is a form of misconduct that undermines the integrity of ACI activities and events and violators of this policy will be subject to discipline. To view ACI's Anti-Harassment policy in its entirety, please click here

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 ACI 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.

My Schedule

Create your custom convention schedule using the ACI Convention App. Add your meetings, sessions, and all your appointments to your My Schedule and then export your schedule into your preferred calendar application.

Web Based App: If exporting your schedule using the web based application, you must use Google Chrome as your web browser. Access the web based app here

Mobile App: After creating your My Schedule, you can export your schedule by clicking the export icon in the upper right hand corner of the My Schedule section of the app. After you click the icon, your schedule will be automatically exported into your default calendar.

My Schedule Printing: At this time, the ACI Convention App does not support printing. However, after you export your schedule using your preferred calendar, you may be able to print your schedule directly from your calendar, using your calendar's print feature (for example, the Microsoft Outlook calendar has a print feature).

ACI Convention App

The ACI Convention App has all the information you need for the week ahead, right at your fingertips. Updated session and committee schedules; exhibitor and sponsor information; floor plans, and more are all available through the app. If you already have the app from the fall 2019 convention, simply switch the event to spring. Don't already have the app? Download the ACI Convention App from the Apple and Google stores.

Convention News

Rosemont Preview
The Convention Preview is now available for download.

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Exhibitor Prospectus
Download the Exhibitor & Sponsor Prospectus.

First-Time Attendee Guide
This guide for first-time attendees will help you prepare and navigate your first ACI Convention.

Convention Guest Program
Download the Convention Guest Program.



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