Conference and Guest Services Hosts ACCED-I Conference

On Wednesday, March 1, the Conference and Guest Services office hosted a regional ACCED-I (The Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors-International) drive-in conference. There were 33 guests from 11 schools represented at the meeting.

Barry Olson, Associate Vice Chancellor for the Division of Academic and Student Affairs welcomed the group, along with a welcome from ACCED-I President-Elect Jim Hodges. Shawn Troxler, NC State’s Assistant General Counsel, led a presentation and discussion of changes to permitting policies regarding solicitation by student-sponsored programs following a 2016 lawsuit brought against the university. TJ Willis, Assoc. Director of Campus Enterprises, led a 45 minute tour of the newly renovated Talley Student Union.  The group had lunch at 1887 Bistro and then split into groups for 1.5 hour topic-based small group discussions on space management, staffing structures, large events, communication strategy, and 25Live software.