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The Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors-International consists of over 1,300 campus professionals who design, market, coordinate and plan conferences and special events on the campuses of colleges and universities around the world. Since 1980, ACCED-I has increased the visibility and enhanced the stature of the collegiate conference and events profession.

Our Mission
To improve, promote and recognize excellence in the collegiate conference and events industry.

Core Values
A. Celebration
B. Respect for all
C. Professional integrity
D. Diversity and inclusiveness
E. Mutually beneficial relationships
F. Continued education and professional growth
 
Vision Statement
To be the indispensible resource for collegiate conference and events professionals.
 

Statement on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion
ACCED-I is guided by principles of mutual respect, common purpose, and equity.  We believe that our diversity enriches our experience and as an organization we honor, respect, and celebrate differences.  We are committed to creating and maintaining a sense of community and inclusion for all our members.   

Purpose Statement
Service to members and the profession above all else.
 
Core Purpose and Goal Statements
A. ACCED-I will be members’ indispensible resource for education, professional development, and networking.
B. ACCED-I will be the recognized leader and credible voice for collegiate conferences and events profession in higher education and the hospitality industry.
C. ACCED-I will be financially secure and stable in order to achieve its mission, vision, and purpose.
D. ACCED-I will develop leadership capacity within its membership at all levels to ensure future viability of its mission and goals.