2018 Spring Task Force Summit – Grand Rapids, MI

April 27, 2018  •  Grand Rapids, MI

Meeting Summary

Registration for the 2018 Spring Task Force Summit will open on January 26, 2018.

We look forward to hosting the Spring Task Force Summit in one of The New York Times 52 Places to Go in 2016 and the #1 U.S. travel destination in 2014. Grand Rapids, Michigan is all of this and so much more – a city that will constantly surprise and delight you with authentic and unforgettable world-class experiences made easy, affordable and friendly.

Registration Dates 

Early-bird registration will open January 26, 2018 and end on April 6, 2018

On-site rates will begin on April 7, 2018

Online registration closes April 24, 2018*.

*After April 24, 2018, registration will be on-site during registration hours (see agenda).

If you need assistance with registration or housing, please contact Mason Hunt. 


Download the Mobile App Now!

The ALEC 2018 Spring Task Force Summit is going mobile with an event app! We teamed up with CrowdCompass to build an app that will make this year’s experience even more valuable for our attendees, sponsors and speakers. This app will include schedules, social media and much more at the palm of your hand.

1. Go to the app store

Access the App Store on iOS devices and the Play Store on Android.
If you’re using a Blackberry or Windows phone, skip these steps. You’ll need to use the web version of the app found here

2. Install the app.

Search for CrowdCompass AttendeeHub. Once you’ve found the app, tap either Download or Install.
After installing, a new icon will appear on the homescreen.

3. Search the AttendeeHub.

Once downloaded, open the AttendeeHub app and enter ALEC 2018 Spring Task Force Summit.

4. Open your event.

Tap the name of the event to open it.



Guest / Spouse Registration

Guest / Spouse registration is meant to accommodate legal spouses and immediate family members ONLY. No exceptions will be made. Guest / Spouse designation will be clearly visible on name badge.

Registration Process and Payment Methods

Conference registration for the Spring Task Force Summit (STFS) will not be confirmed until the registration process has been completed and the payment has been received and processed.

In accordance with our policies, we review all registrations. This review policy ensures registrants have selected the most appropriate registration option. You will receive notification of registration status within three (3) business days. Your payment will not be processed until your registration is accepted. Payment amount may be adjusted to reflect the correct registration type and fees associated.

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) cannot be responsible for your spam filters blocking your confirmation email. Please check for a confirmation email before committing to travel arrangements. 

Accommodation costs are not included in the conference registration fee. Attendees are responsible for making their own travel and lodging arrangements. Click here to make a room reservation at the Amway Grand Plaza. The ALEC group rate is $179/night. The group rate ends Friday, April 6, 2018 or earlier based on room availability.

Cancellation / Refund Policy

Registrations cancelled prior to 11:59 PM EST April 6, 2018 are subject to a $100 cancellation fee. Registrations are non-refundable after 11:59 PM EST April 6, 2018.

To cancel, go to the registration site and click Already Registered? Enter the email used to register and the confirmation number found on the confirmation email. Then click the UNREGISTER button at the top of the page. Follow the instructions to confirm the cancellation.

Please contact Mason Hunt with any questions on refunds or substituting your registration.

ALEC Program

Event agenda is subject to change.

Personal Property

ALEC accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to personal property at the 2018 Spring Task Force Summit.


Please refer to the ALEC Media Policy or contact ALEC Public Affairs with additional questions.


By completing the registration, you understand that you may be photographed, taped or recorded. You grant permission for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to use your image or voice in all forms and media as permitted by law. You waive the right to inspect or approve versions of your image or voice or the written copy that may be used in connection with either.

Photos: Courtesy of Experience Grand Rapids