ACB National Convention

March 11, 2016

MCB News Wire

It’s time to start planning for the 2016 ACB Conference and Convention. The convention is being held Friday, July 1, thru Saturday, July 9, 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The deadline for receiving grant applications in the MCB office is Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Applications dropped off or postmarked after this date will not be accepted.  You can download the grant applicaiton by clicking the following link: 2016 ACB Convention Grant Application.doc

$20,000 has been budgeted for this years grants. The policy has been updated so that the maximum grant for any individual is $500. Also, please be reminded that grant recipients must attend all general sessions as prescribed by our Bylaws: "The grant shall be payable to members after they attend the ACB convention. Members shall attend all business sessions Monday through Friday."

Following is the hotel contact information:

Hyatt Regency
1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN
(888) 421-1442

Be sure to tell them that you are with the American Council of the Blind to receive the conference rate of $89 plus tax; and $10 for each additional guest.

For more information visit: http://acb.org/2016convention