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    • 12/01/2021
    • 1:00 PM
    • 12/03/2021
    • 12:00 PM
    • K-State Student Union, 918 N MLK Jr. Dr., Manhattan, KS 66506

    We hope you will join us for the 2021 annual KACE conference, held IN-PERSON in beautiful Manhattan, Kansas! This year's conference is the first ever HYBRID conference, with registration options for both in-person and virtual attendance. Hosted at the newly renovated K-State Student Union, this year's event is sure to be one of our best ever. 

    Book your room at brand new Courtyard by Marriott today! Call (785) 587-1972 or click HERE to reserve online. 

    Please note - Valet parking is required at a daily rate of $15.00. Self-parking is not available.


    Nominate a colleague for a KACE award.


    Become an event sponsor!


    ***Notice: In-Person Registration is now CLOSED.

    Virtual Attendance, All: $50


    Wednesday, December 1st 

    2:30pm-3:30pm, Tour #1 - Vanier Football Complex

    4:00pm-5:00pm, Tour #2 - Manhattan Brewing Company

    5:00pm, Dinner on your own

    Thursday, December 2nd 

    8:00am-8:45am, Registration/Check-in/Breakfast

    8:30am-9:00am, Welcome from KACE President

    8:45am-9:00am, Introduction of New Members 

    9:00am-10:15am, Keynote Dr. Crystal J. Davis, Author and CEO, CJD Consulting Solutions, LLC "The Diversity-Intelligent Servant Serving Leaders: The Impact Value for KACE" 

    10:30am-11:20am, Breakout Session #1

    11:30am-1:00pm, Lunch + KACE Awards & Business Meeting 

    1:10pm-2:00pm, Affinity Group Networking

    2:10pm-3:00pm, Breakout Session #2

    3:10pm- 4:00pm, Breakout Session #3

    5:00pm-7:00pm, Dinner & Networking at Bill Snyder Family Stadium | West Stadium Center, 2201 Kimball Ave, Manhattan, KS 66502

    7:00pm-9:00pm, Evening Entertainment: Live music from Lost Wax

    Friday, December 3rd 

    8:30am-9:30am, Breakfast 

    9:15am- 9:30am, Minutes at the Mic

    9:30am- 10:20am, Panel 

    10:30am-11:45am, KACE Town Hall

    11:45am-12:00pm, Conference Wrap-Up

    • 12/02/2021
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 2201 Kimball Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502
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    Join KACE for an evening of networking and live music in the luxurious Bill Snyder Family Stadium - West Stadium Center! Kansas City-based (and Manhattan favorite) cover band, Lost Wax, will be performing for this private event. 

    Admission is $10 per person, and must be paid during registration. No payment will be accepted at the door. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. 

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