attention ACB and RSVA convention attendees


Hi all,

If you plan to attend the convention virtually and would like a program in braille, large print or NLS cartridge, in order to ensure receipt of the program you must register by June 5th.  If you want the program via email or don’t wish to receive a program you may still register until June 20th when registration closes. If you want the program in braille, print or NLS cartridge and are attending virtually make sure to complete your registration by June 5th. Whether you are registering online or via telephone please read on for important registration information. If you are attending in person, register by June 20.

·         To register online , you must login to your member account at If you do not remember your login and password, you may select “password reset” or call the Minneapolis office at 612-332-3242. Once logged in to the members site, select the link labeled “ACB Convention.”

·         If you have not created a member account at, select the link labeled “Create an Account” and provide the information requested. After creating an account, you can log in, but it may take up to 24 business hours before you will be able to complete a convention registration, as the Minneapolis office needs to link your member account to our database.

Once you have logged in select my account and begin with preferences.

To register via telephone please call Janet Dickelman, ACB convention coordinator at (651) 428-5059. If you receive voicemail please leave your name (with the spelling of your last name), your phone number and time zone. Also indicate if you know your username and password. One of the telephone registration cadre will return your call. Please note that the call will be coming from an individual not from ACB directly. We realize that many people don’t like to answer calls from numbers they don’t recognize but please if you are expecting a call to register it is important that you answer calls even if you don’t recognize the phone number until your registration is completed.

Make your hotel reservations today! Room rates at The Hilton, located at 1001 Cass Street,  are $96.00 (single or double occupancy) with an additional $10.00 per person for up to four people per room. Room tax is currently 18.16%. One night's stay will be charged to your credit card when you book your reservation.

To make reservations online go to American Council of the Blind - Start your reservation ( .

When asked to select guest type on the main screen, select attendee. For those who wish to call in and make their reservation, call 1-800-HILTONS 800) 445-8667 and reference the name of the group block, American Council of the Blind. The group code if needed for those calling in is ACB.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

Janet Dickelman, Convention Coordinator

American Council of the Blind


(651) 428-5059

Ardis Bazyn RSVA


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