Conference Highlights - Special Events


First Timers Reception

Thursday, March 27
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Coral Ballroom 1

New ACA member? First time attendee? Sign up for this special gathering to meet other first timers, as well as ACA leaders, and learn how to navigate the Conference. Admission is free. Refreshments will be provided.

International Student Panel

Friday, March 28
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Expand your horizons by learning about international perspectives on counseling and international students’ educational experiences in U.S. graduate programs. 

International Reception

Friday, March 28
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Held immediately following the International Panel, this unique event gives attendees a chance to personally welcome counseling professionals from around the world. Admission is free. 

ACA Opening Night Celebration

Friday, March 28
9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Join us for an unforgettable evening of food, fun, live music, and dancing! One ticket is included with each full registration. Additional tickets are $45 person and may be purchased at time of registration or onsite.

National Awards Ceremony

Saturday, March 29
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the ACA Foundation, this meaningful event honors the work and accomplishments of our community’s most distinguished counseling professionals, as well as the special achievements of ACA Branches. Admission is free. 

ACA’s Got Talent

Saturday, March 29
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Last year’s contestants received a standing ovation from a packed house! You do not want to miss the fun this year. Think you’ve got what it takes? Email Robin Hayes at rhayes@counseling.org with your performance request. Include a description of your talent and a sample if possible. Participants will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. Admission is free.

Check out highlights from last year!


Hans Z. Hoxter International Forum

Saturday, March 29
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Hans Z. Hoxter was the founder and Honorary Life President of the International Association for Counseling. Through his vision, counseling has advanced as a force for human empowerment throughout the world. ACA holds this forum each year to continue a global dialogue. Information coming soon.

The Expo & ACA Bookstore

Thursday, March 27
Expo Grand Opening & Welcome Reception
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday, March 28
Expo Hours
10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 29
9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Get a first-hand look at the latest and greatest in counseling products and services. Browse the Poster Sessions; stop by the Cyber Lounge to check your email or social media accounts; help yourself to a cup of coffee and explore the ACA Bookstore; get up to speed on your latest ACA member benefits at the ACA Pavilion; or grab lunch or a plate of snacks and relax between sessions. So much to do and see in the Expo! Admission is free.

Register Today!

Professional / regular
$480

New Professional / student / retiree
$345

Non-member Attendee
$615

Non-member student
$505

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Preconference Learning Institutes

Advance Rates Thru 2/15/14

Professional / regular
Day: $170
Evening: $125

New Professional / student / retiree
Day: $125
Evening: $100

Non-member Attendee
Day: $230
Evening: $185

Non-member student
Day: $185
Evening: $160

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