2017 ACE Annual Conference

Join the Arizona Chamber Executives for the 2017 Annual Conference. Attendees will network with Chamber professionals, attend sessions to strengthen their Chamber and further develop their local business communities.

General Conference Schedule (updated schedule to be posted 8/18/17):

Day 1 – Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017  Check-in: Noon – 1 p.m.


ACE Membership Meeting

Arizona Legislative Updates

U.S. Chamber Federal Updates

ACE Legislative Agenda Review

Welcome Reception – 5 p.m.

Day 2 – Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017  Check-in – 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Welcome to Carefree

Chamber Branding Presentation and Activity

Financial Keys: How Should Your Chamber Be Performing?


Breakout Sessions (Membership, Events, Marketing) and Chamber CEO Roundtable

Panel Discussion

Cocktail Reception - 5:30 p.m.

Dinner and Silent Auction - 6:30 p.m.

Day 3 – Friday, Sept. 22, 2017  Breakfast – 8 a.m.- 9 a.m.

ACE Legislative Agenda – Final Review

Leadership Keynote

Scholarship Awards and Raffle Drawing

Conference Concludes – 11:30 a.m.

In addition to educational sessions, conference participants will be treated to an opening night networking celebration, meeting new vendors, dinner, silent auction and much more.

Register today!

Complete and submit the form below to register or apply for a 2017 ACE Convention scholarship.

Carefree Resort & Conference Center

37220 Mule Train Road

Carefree, AZ 85377

Room reservations: ACE conference participants must book their own rooms for the conference.

Guestroom reservations must be made by 5 p.m. MST on Monday, August 21, 2017.

Special Rate for Conference Attendees: Premier Room $139 plus 13.27% occupancy tax. Daily Resort Services Fee Waived (normally $12 per room/day)

Option 1 - Make your Guestroom reservation online using this link.

Option 2 - Make your Guestroom reservation by phone

  • Call Carefree Resort 480-488-5300
  • Select "1" for Room Reservations
  • Mention ACE 2017 Conference in order to receive the special group rate.

Fine Print:

A valid credit card or debit card will be required at the time of reservation for guarantee.

Reservations may be cancelled up to 72 hours prior to arrival without penalty.

Reservations cancelled within 72 hours will be charged one night's room rate & tax.