The 2016 ACCP National Conference!
We are Heading to Nashville, Y'all!
August 28 - 30, 2016
Our Feature Speaker for 2016 is. . .
View the Full Agenda Here
Save-the-Date for this Incredible Educational Opportunity in 2016 at the Omni Nashville Hotel
2015 Conference Highlight Video
"HATS OFF TO YOU AND YOUR ENTIRE TEAM! This was the BEST conference I have ever been to. I loved every day – and met some more amazing new BFF’S for life. The speakers were great and I LOVED David Tutera – a definite to come back!
What can I say about the band except – AMAZING!!!!"
--Toni Curlin, Heathrow Country Club and Legacy Club
"What a great conference that was. OMG… still talking about it!"
The ACCP National Conference has received rave reviews each year
--Matthew Tarantino, International Polo Club
"This conference is an absolute must for any club caterer or coordinator! I hope everyone refers more people so the ACCP can grow and we can eventually have regional chapters! This is something wonderful that anyone who joins will greatly benefit from." --Lori, Abilene Country Club
"Thank you again for the amazing conference! I cannot wait for next year!"
--Jackie Lagman, Silverleaf Club
"Once again, I am in literally in awe of how you all pull off such an amazing event! From the giveaways (Maui Jim Fitting Station-Incredible!!) to the super chic cocktail parties with so many innovative ideas (LOVE the pic of me and George Clooney & the Glow Chairs!!) but most of all the extraordinary speakers - what a pleasure and an honor to be in the same room with them and soak up all the information, stories and ideas they shared! Thank you for all the hard work to make it an amazing experience for us! You are very much appreciated." --Liz Cordano, Westhampton Country Club
from club professionals who enjoyed:
Incredible Networking Opportunities to Build Relationships with Their Peers
The Most Innovative, Creative and Rock Star Speakers in the Industry
Trendy and Creative Event Ideas for Member and Private Events
Club Industry-Specific Education for Club Catering Professionals
MasterMind Idea Brainstorming Sessions
Travel details and investment
Attendance at the ACCP National Conference is truly an investment in your education and your success in your Club. Fees to attend the conference include all of your food & beverage during the conference, starting with the Welcome Party on Sunday (food stations and open bar); Breakfast, lunch, breaks with snacks, cocktail hour and Gala dinner on Monday at Richland Country Club (including bus transportation); Breakfast, break with snacks and lunch on Tuesday.
Conference Fees (including all F&B):
To assist with budgeting please take these other items into consideration:
oTransportation to and from the airport. Nashville International Airport (BNA) is only about 8 miles, or 15 minutes away and the taxi rate is approximately $25.00 each way.
o Hotel Accommodations – In order to take advantage of the special ACCP negotiated rate of $218.00 + taxes and local fees (currently 15.25%) at The Omni Nashville, please email Lynne@TheACCP.com. The room block has expired, but we have some additional rooms held. The “resort fee” has been waived for our group, but the services are still included, which are local and toll free calls; wireless internet; in-room coffee and tea; access to the fitness center; access to the rooftop pool. If driving, overnight valet is $32.00 per night.
o Air Travel – When booking your flights, please keep in mind that Registration is open from 1:00pm – 4:00pm and the Opening Session starts at 4:00pm on Sunday, August 28. Plan on arriving on property no later than 3:00pm in order to check-in, register and be on time for the Opening Session. The conference agenda comes to a close at 2:00pm on Tuesday, August 30, and you have the afternoon on your own to mingle with your new friends and enjoy Nashville. If you wish to fly out that day, please do not schedule flights before 4:30pm. If you would like to arrive earlier and stay additional nights in order to enjoy Nashville a little longer, the resort will offer you the same rate, based on availability. Nashville international Airport (BNA) is the closest airport.
|The 2015 National Conference Highlights
ACCP National Conference Dinner Event with CMAA Southwest Chapter Guests
Our attendees say it best, so we will let them do the talking. . .
"This year's conference was over the top! The education, camaraderie and overall experience was extraordinary and the line-up of speakers was fantastic. Thank you for your amazing efforts in helping us raise the bar in the club catering industry. I'm so honored to be part of such a fantastic group of pros."
"The education was enlightening, the experience was exceptional and you ladies are awesome!"
"A million "thank yous" to the ACCP team are not enough to express how fabulous y’all made us FEEL in appreciation of our profession!"
"Thank you, the conference was fantastic! Came home with lots of new ideas!!!"
"I want to applaud you on such a successful ACCP Conference. The speakers were top notch, food was fantastic, accommodations superior, location exceptional and the staff were warm and welcoming. It was obvious the time and effort you put forth to make it so wonderful - all the while smiling incredibly. As you know, this was my first experience and it far exceeded my expectations. Thank you again for such an incredible conference!"
"You and your team do an amazing job and it showed from the speakers, to the design, to the food, to the people that attend. It was first class all the way and I was so impressed. The attendees are truly the kindest and most fun group. We are so happy to be a part of ACCP and look forward to many more meetings together."
"Just wanted to tell you how much we appreciate what all you guys did for us!!! It was unbelievable. We are looking forward to next year’s conference. Again, thank you very much for EVERYTHING!"
"I'm still on Cloud 9. . . What an absolute ball!"
"Thank you again for the impressive conference that was so perfectly designed to teach and give back to the busy F and B hospitality managers. As a Sales and Marketing Director, I too, was able to bring back many key points and new ideas for member events (it’s all about retention for me!) and enjoyed the many treats along the way! This is exactly what we try to do in our memberships - make things special, so kudos!"
"It was over the top!!"
ACCP National Conference: (top) Maui Jim Fitting Station during Registration
Our Phenomenal 2016 Sponsors!
We call our industry sponsors and vendors our "Creative Partners" because we truly are partners in bringing the latest resources and trends to our ACCP conference attendees. The "WOW" factor, incredible gifts and unforgettable experiences you have at the ACCP Conference are possible because of this amazing group.
Please support them, refer them and build relationships with them.
They are some of the best in the business!