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ACCED-I 45th Annual Conference

Albuquerque Convention Center | March 23-26, 2025

Welcome to Albuquerque, where the vibrant culture of the Southwest meets the dynamic spirit of innovation. As you gather for the ACCED-I 45th Annual Conference, nestled amidst the breathtaking Sandia Mountains and adorned with the colors of rich history, prepare to embark on an enriching journey of knowledge exchange and networking. From its Native American and Hispanic roots to its modern urban charm, Albuquerque beckons with its unique blend of tradition and modernity. Get ready to immerse yourself in captivating sessions, forge valuable connections and explore the treasures of this enchanting city.

Enjoy your stay in Albuquerque!

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Where to Stay 

The Clyde Hotel

330 Tijeras Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Rate: $179.00 +tax
Amenities: Free Wifi, on-site restaurant, cocktail lounge, rooftop pool, fitness center
To book click here: The Clyde Hotel Booking Link

Last day to book to receive discount: February 26, 2025

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Albuquerque

201 Marquette Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Rate: $189.00 +tax
Amenities: Free Wifi, on-site restaurant, outdoor pool, fitness center, business center
To book click here: DoubleTree Hotel Booking Link

Last day to book to receive discount: February 23, 2025

Visiting Albuquerque 

In Albuquerque, diverse culturesauthentic art and dynamic traditions have helped shape our centuries-old story. No matter your interests, the city has countless opportunities for you to explore while you're here for the ACCED-I 45th Annual Conference. From outdoor adventure and delicious food to world-class museums and fun for the whole family, Albuquerque's beauty and character will beat any expectations. Explore our lively neighborhoods, stroll along Central Avenue under the vintage neon glow of Route 66, or soar high above the city in the hot air ballooning capital of the world — and our city is sure to change your perspective.

Find inspiration for things to do around town on our blog, our events calendar, or our website

Downtown River Cityscape

Getting to Albuquerque 

Getting to Albuquerque is easy. Most major airlines serve the Albuquerque International Sunport including Alaska Airlines, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit and United.

There are nonstop flights to and from more than 20 cities in the United States. Lack of congestion at the Albuquerque Airport (Sunport) means visitors experience very few ground delays.

Getting Around The City 

There are many ways to get around Albuquerque during your stay. With taxi services and all major rideshare apps it is easy to connect with a reliable ride. Buses are also available for transportation to many of Albuquerque's cultural attractions, and the Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART) bus provides easy access to and from the Nob Hill, University and Downtown neighborhoods. 

Find Things To Do In ABQ 

Both traditional and modern, equal parts cool and quaint, Albuquerque is an oasis set in the high desert, full of people with rich histories and inspiring ideas you won’t find anywhere else. Convention delegates coming to Albuquerque for the first-time, or lucky enough to be enjoying a return-trip, will find rest, relaxation, and renewal in a mini-vacation on either end of a conference or meeting.  Immerse yourself in a destination where no visitor has the same experience. There is truly no city like it.

Have a free night during your trip? Check our blog post for things to do in Downtown Albuquerque

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Outdoor Adventure

Part desert, part mountain, part river, all under endless blue skies, Albuquerque offers exhilaration you can’t find anywhere else. Imagine the perfect day hiking, biking, kayaking, bouldering and even hot air ballooning, while soaking in the natural beauty of the Southwest. 

Arts & Culture

Creative cultures flourish in Albuquerque. Home to more than 100 art galleries and studios, a multitude of museums, and an innovative theater scene, Albuquerque is a favorite cultural destination for visitors from all over the map.

Albuquerque Dining

New Mexico is home to one of America's most cherished regional cuisines, so it's no surprise that food is one of the things that people remember most about a trip to Albuquerque. This city has an abundance of great restaurant options featuring our famous regional and traditional cuisine as well as contemporary and fusion flavors. 

Wineries & Breweries

With its unique blend of Spanish, Mexican, U.S. and Native American culinary influences, Albuquerque offers a dining and drinking experience like no other city. Albuquerque's local beer and wine choices put this high-altitude city a level above the ordinary.