ABC National Convention


West Coast Welcome

Monday, March 25, 2019; 5:30-7 PM


Kick off the convention and reconnect with ABC colleagues from across the country at this Monday night mixer held at Gladstone's Long Beach.


Opening General Session

Tuesday, March 26, 2019; 5:30-7 PM


So nice, we’re doing it twice. ABC is bringing the “wow” factor back to Long Beach for the opening of ABC Convention 2019. This upbeat, energetic session featuring entertainer Sekou Andrews, the world’s leading poetic voice, is the perfect opener for the merit shop event of the year.


Convention Opening Night Celebration

Tuesday, March 26, 2019; 7-9:30 PM


Long Beach, often referred to as California’s Urban Coast, is full of surprises, and we have a few in store for you at the Opening Night Celebration. Join us on the Terrace Theater Plaza for a night of food and entertainment.


General Session: The Speed of Trust

Thursday, March 28, 2019; 8:30-9:30 AM


Stephen M. R. Covey, author of the bestseller The Speed of Trust and an expert on leadership, ethics and high performance, shares his insights on transforming teams and organizations, maximizing human performance and leveraging trust as a strategic multiplier.


Association Excellence Awards

Thursday, March 28, 2019; 12:15-2:15 PM


Get inspired at the second annual ABC Association Excellence Awards, which honors the best of the best in chapter management and programs. Join ABC recruiters, educators, committee members and chapter staff as we recognize outstanding achievements in membership, STEP participation, accreditations and more. Plus, you won’t want to miss the presentation of the coveted Beamer of the Year award to the ABC member who recruited the most companies in 2018.

When Sun From March 24, 2019 to
March 28, 2019

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center

300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach 90802

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