ACB Convention Info and Grant Request

The 2024 American Council of the Blind Conference and Convention will be held July 5th through July 12th at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel located at 225 E Coastline Dr in Jacksonville, FL.

  • To make reservations online go to:
  • To make reservations by phone call (800) 233-1234and use code g-acob
  • Room rates at the Hyatt are $99.00 per night plus tax
  • The opening general session will be on Sunday evening, July 7th.
  • Our banquet will be held on Thursday night, July 11.
  • The exhibit hall will open on Sunday, July 7 and close on Wednesday, July 10th.
  • We will have day long tours on both Fridays, July 5 and 12 with many other tours throughout convention week.
  • Special-interest affiliates, committees, and our business partners will hold sessions throughout the convention.

ACB National Convention Grant

To be eligible for a grant, the member must have joined a regular or special interest affiliate or become a member at large by February 1 of the calendar year in which the grant is offered. The grant shall be payable to members after they attend the ACB convention. Members shall attend all daytime general sessions. The MCB president, or president’s designee, shall be informed as soon as possible if someone is at the convention but unable to attend a session.

Note: there is a $500 per person cap on the grant amount awarded.

Download Application Below: