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Qualify for a Global Conference

Earn Free Travel on an ACIS Global Conference

Explore some of the world's most spectacular locations with fellow teachers on an ACIS Global Conference. Depending on your group size and registration date, you can qualify to bring along a companion for free! 

The benefits below apply to our international tours. Group leaders planning a trip to the US or Canada should visit our ACIS America Benefits page for details on benefits available to them.


2018 Global Conference Destinations & Rewards

Choose free travel or the cash option for yourself or a scholarship for one of your participants. For your given group size, you can choose any trip in your conference level or any level below it.

Number of Participants Register by: July 1, 2017** Register by: April 1, 2017* Register by: Jan 1, 2017*
40 Premium Ultimate Ultimate
35 Premium Elite Ultimate
30 Premium Premium Elite
25 Premium Premium Premium
20 Platinum Premium Premium
15 Gold Gold Gold

**Special Incentives for our July 1, 2017 Registration Deadlines:

  • Register 25 or more full-paying participants and earn a free companion. No matter which free conference(s) you qualify for, you are eligible to bring only one free companion.

*Special Incentives for our January 1 and April 1, 2017 Registration Deadlines:

  • For each trip you earn, bring a companion for free.
  • Or, you may choose to multiply your number of participants by two and travel solo. For example, register 8 participants and travel solo on a Gold level conference or register 18 participants and travel solo on an Ultimate. Please note: This additional travel incentive cannot be used for cash or scholarship options.

Conference Level Destination Dates Cash Option Scholarship Option
Ultimate Ireland Food and Drink Tour July 19-26, 2017 $1,500 $3,000
Elite Ecuador July 7-13, 2017 $1,100 $2,200
Elite Independent Travel Week to London and Paris, Paris, London, Rome, Madrid, Barcelona, Dublin or Munich Any 5 nights from June-Aug, 2017 $1,100 $2,200
Premium Dominican Republic or Split, Croatia - Thanksgiving Weekend Nov 21-26, 2017 $650 $1,300
Platinum Florence - Martin Luther King Day Weekend Jan 11-15, 2018 $600 $1,200
Gold Portuguese Pousada - Expires 7/1/17 Jan 11-15, 2018 $500 $1,000
Gold Barcelona, London, Family-Friendly London, Mexico, Paris, Rome or Vienna - Martin Luther King Day Weekend Jan 11-15, 2018 $500 $1,000
Gold Québec City Jan 12-15, 2018 $500 $1,000
Gold Independent Travel Weekend to London, Paris, Rome or Madrid Any 3 nights between
Jan 8-31, 2018
$500 $1,000
Silver Edinburgh - Veterans Day Weekend Nov 8-12, 2018 $400 $800

Bring a Companion

If you don't qualify for a free companion place, or want to bring extra people along, check out our very reasonable Global Conference companion rates.

Register

All ACIS Global Conferences are offered on a first-come, first-served basis and some have limited registration space. We encourage travelers to register for their chosen conference as soon as possible. Please access and read the Global Conference Terms & Conditions document from the Download Center. We will not accept applications, online submissions or changes after the dates listed below.

Register Online Now

Confirm Details

After you have submitted your online registration form, you can verify your registration at a later date in My Account.

ACIS will email you a conference Program Summary once your eligibility has been verified. Please review it carefully to ensure accuracy and call your International Program Consultant at 800.888.ACIS with any changes or questions.

Any airline tickets and hotel confirmations will be emailed within one week of departure. All accounts must be paid in full before tickets are released. Any balances still unpaid one month prior to departure will result in cancellation of the participant. In this case, ACIS will not be able to provide the cash alternative or reschedule conferences for any participant canceled for non-payment.

Conference Date Application Postmark Date/Online Submission Date No Changes Accepted After
 Summer 2017  April 1, 2017  April 1, 2017
 Veterans Day Weekend (Nov 2017)  June 30, 2017  June 30, 2017
 Thanksgiving Weekend (Nov 2017)  August 31, 2017  October 1, 2017
 MLK Weekend (Jan 2018)  November 1, 2017  November 1, 2017
 Veterans Day Weekend (Nov 2018)  June 30, 2018  June 30, 2018
 Cash Option (Issued Feb 2018)  December 6, 2017  December 6, 2017

 

2017 Global Conference Destinations & Rewards
Choose free travel or the cash option for yourself or a scholarship for one of your participants. For your given group size, you can choose any trip in your conference level or any level below it.

Number of Participants Register by:
Dec 1, 2016
Register by:
Nov 1, 2016
Register by:
Sept 1, 2016**
Register by:
May 1, 2016*
40 Silver Platinum Premium Ultimate
35 Silver Platinum Premium Elite
30 Silver Platinum Premium Premium
25 Silver Platinum Premium Premium
20 Silver Gold Platinum Premium
15 Silver Gold Gold Gold

**Special Incentives for our September 1, 2016 Registration Deadline:

  • Register 25 or more full-paying participants and earn a free companion. No matter which free conference(s) you qualify for, you are eligible to bring only one free companion.

*Special Incentives for our May 1, 2016 Registration Deadline:

  • For each trip you earn, bring a companion for free.
  • Or, you may choose to multiply your number of participants by two and travel solo. For example, register 8 participants and travel solo on a Gold level conference or register 20 participants and travel solo on an Ultimate. Please note: This additional travel incentive cannot be used for cash or scholarship options.

Conference Level Destination Dates Cash Option Scholarship Option
Ultimate China July 11-19, 2016 $1,500 $3,000
Elite Colombia July 25 - August 1, 2016 $1,100 $2,200
Elite Spanish Food and Wine Tour in Galicia July 6-12, 2016 $1,100 $2,200
Elite Independent Travel Week to London and Paris Any 5 nights from June-August, 2016** $1,100 $2,200
Premium Costa del Sol or Dublin - Thanksgiving Weekend Nov 22-27, 2016 $600 $1,200
Platinum Copenhagen - Martin Luther King Day Weekend Jan 12-16, 2017 $600 $1,200
Gold Welsh Castle - Limited Space Available Jan 12-16, 2017 $500 $1,000
Gold Amsterdam, Barcelona, Costa Rica, Lisbon, London, Paris, Reykjavik or Rome - Martin Luther King Day Weekend Jan 12-16, 2017 $500 $1,000
Gold Independent Travel Weekend to London or Paris Any 3 nights between
Jan 8-31, 2017
$500 $1,000
Silver Rome or Nicaragua - Veterans Day Weekend Nov 8-12, 2017 $400 $800

**Paris hotel availability will be severely limited from June 10 - July 10 due to the Euro 2016 soccer tournament.

Bring a Companion

If you don't qualify for a free companion place, you can still enjoy a trip with your spouse or friend for a very reasonable cost

Register

All ACIS Global Conferences are offered on a first-come, first-served basis and some have limited registration space. We encourage travelers to register for their chosen conference as soon as possible. Please access and read the Global Conference Terms & Conditions document from the Download Center. We will not accept applications, online submissions or changes after the dates listed below.

Register Online Now

Confirm Details

After you have submitted your online registration form, you can verify your registration at a later date in My Account.

ACIS will email you a conference Program Summary once your eligibility has been verified. Please review it carefully to ensure accuracy and call your International Program Consultant at 800.888.ACIS with any changes or questions.

Any airline tickets and hotel confirmations will be emailed within one week of departure. All accounts must be paid in full before tickets are released. Any balances still unpaid one month prior to departure will result in cancellation of the participant. In this case, ACIS will not be able to provide the cash alternative or reschedule conferences for any participant canceled for non-payment.

Conference Date Application Postmark Date/Online Submission Date No Changes Accepted After
 Summer 2016  May 1, 2016  May 1, 2016
 Veterans Day Weekend (Nov 2016)  June 30, 2016  June 30, 2016
 Thanksgiving Weekend (Nov 2016)  August 31, 2016  October 1, 2016
 MLK Weekend (Jan 2017)  November 1, 2016  November 1, 2016
 Veterans Day Weekend (Nov 2017)  June 30, 2017  June 30, 2017
 Cash Option (Issued Feb 2017)  December 6, 2016  December 6, 2016

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