pre-registration ends Monday, June 20 for RSVA 2022 conference and convention


Hi all,

Pre-registration ends on Monday, 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.




The RSVA® conference is July 1 through July 4. The RSVA® registration fee is $20 and includes a $5 drawing ticket for the drawing occurring during the convention. On Friday, July 1, attend the RSVA® and IVIE open mixer, 9 pm -12 am, (all ACB members invited). If you pre-register, the cost is $20. At the convention or at the door, the cost is $25. On Saturday, July 2, RSVA® Programming Sessions occur from 1:00 pm - 5:15 pm. The first panel will be “All about the Nebraska Business Enterprise Program”, the second session will be on “The Value of Randolph-Sheppard Business Enterprises as Career Opportunities”, and the third session will be “Outlook Enrichment Assistance”. On Sunday, July 3, the RSVA® Awards Luncheon will be from 12:15 pm to 2:30 PM with speaker Deb Cook Lewis, ACB 1st Vice President and WA State Accessibility Technology specialist. The pre-registration price is $40.00, and the convention price is $45.00. On Sunday, July 3, RSVA® will hold two events: 1st act "Enjoy some Laughs” with RSVA® comedian Willie Farrell with start time at 7:30 PM and Karaoke will start at 9 PM. The pre-registration price of the comedian is $20 and the price for Karaoke is $15.00.

On Monday, July 4, the RSVA® casino trip will begin at 6:15 PM. The return will be near midnight. The pre-registration price is $30.00, and the convention price is $35.00. Take a break and enjoy visiting the Horshoe Casino.

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