The conference will offer educational experiences that support the 11 core competencies, address hot topics, spur innovation, encourage best practice, foster research, advance the field of college unions and student activities, and take advantage of all that the city has to offer!
Balance and wellness
Student activism and campus response
Programming for diverse populations
Rising college costs and institutional funding models
Optimizing technology and software management systems
Current trends in higher education
Some of the best conference experiences happen outside of the classroom. Enjoy unique networking opportunities sprinkled throughout the conference schedule to network with colleagues.
Why Attend the ACUI Expo?
The ACUI Expo is an integral part of the conference and delegate experience that will provide ample opportunities to interact with companies from across the United States and to learn about the latest trends. ACUI’s corporate partners will be ready to show you how they can meet your needs by answering your questions and demonstrating their equipment throughout the two-day ACUI Expo. The ACUI Expo engages the delegate with business needs with the various companies who are matched to specific needs and interests of the home campus.
Take advantage of six hours dedicated to providing key opportunities for you to develop and maintain long-term contacts with companies offering the latest products and solutions you need to better run your college union and student activities. Attend the show, and you can:
Talk with industry experts about trends in the marketplace
Sample cuisine from a wide range of food service franchises
Check out advancements in software and media platforms
Find new ideas for student programming and leisure-time activities
Visit with architects, consultants, and planning firms
Experience the newest furnishings and interior design
Take advantage of the show's special discounts and prize drawings
The ACUI Expo is an essential component of a well-rounded conference experience that provides engagement with various companies that are matched to attendees' needs and interests.
Join the largest gathering of college union and student activities professionals at the ACUI annual conference and ACUI Expo - your firsthand opportunity to build relationships with more than 900 higher education leaders assembled in a single location.
The ACUI Expo offers you six hours of time to meet with potential buyers. ACUI is committed to helping companies seize the opportunity to reach buyers in higher education and offers increased visibility to more than 4,000 potential buyers on more than 500 campuses. ACUI members influence buying decisions for their institutions and are directly involved in the day-to-day operations of student-centered facilities and programs, retail businesses, and auxiliaries.
Founded in 1914, ACUI is a nonprofit educational organization that brings together college union and student activities professionals from hundreds of schools in seven countries. Its members work on urban and rural campuses, in two-year and four-year institutions, and at large and small schools. They are students and administrators whose mission is to build campus community. ACUI enriches them all through education, advocacy, and the delivery of services.