45th ALEC Annual Meeting – New Orleans, LA

August 8-10, 2018  •  New Orleans, LA

Meeting Summary

Registration is now live!

We look forward to hosting the 45th ALEC Annual Meeting in the Big Easy! New Orleans is known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene and spicy, singular cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures.

Registration Dates 

Early-bird registration will open May 9, 2018 and rates will end on June 27, 2018

Standard rates will begin June 28, 2018 and end July 11, 2018

On-site rates will begin on July 12, 2018

Online registration closes August 5, 2018*.

*After August 5, 2018, registration will be on-site during registration hours (see agenda).

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

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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 Annual Meeting 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 Hilton New Orleans Riverside. The ALEC group rate is $159/night. The group rate ends Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis until sold out.

Cancellation / Refund Policy

Registrations cancelled prior to 11:59 PM EST July 11, 2018 are subject to a $100 cancellation fee. Registrations are non-refundable after 11:59 PM EST July 11, 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. Registration substitutions will not be allowed once the attendee has checked in to the event.

ALEC Program

Event agenda is subject to change.

Personal Property

ALEC accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to personal property at the 2018 Annual Meeting.

Civility Policy

ALEC is a forum for stakeholders to exchange ideas and develop real, state-based solutions to encourage growth, preserve economic security and protect hardworking taxpayers. ALEC members understand the importance of hearing from all sides of an issue and value public-private partnership in policy discussions. In order to foster an environment where all sides can be heard, you must speak in a civil manner when presenting at ALEC meetings and not disparage members and organizations that belong to ALEC.


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.