Leadership Summit

Event Information

ACSA's Leadership Summit.

The Leadership Summit is ACSA’s premier professional development event for school leaders. This annual gathering of educators at all levels of administration is a celebration of the entire profession.

This event provides opportunities for invaluable networking and offers professional development on current critical leadership and educational issues.

Nov. 4-6, 2021 | Hilton Union Square,
San Francisco, CA

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Registration Fees

ACSA Member: $599.00
(changes to $649.00 after September 30)

Non-member: $799.00
(changes to $899.00 after September 30)

Out of State Attendee: $549.00
(changes to $649.00 after September 30)

Retired ACSA Member: $325.00

Ticket Sessions

Equity Luncheon: $75.00
President's Awards Celebration and Dinner: $99.00
Women's Leadership Luncheon: $75.00

Upcoming Dates & Locations

2022: Nov. 3-5 | San Diego, CA

Hotel & Travel

Hotel & Travel

Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 771-1400

This year's Leadership Summit will be held at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. Just two blocks from Union Square. This hotel is less than a mile from the Westfield shopping center, the Powell Street cable car turnaround, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and Chinatown. It offers more than 134,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting facilities and 1,921 guest rooms. With its history and grandeur, the Hilton San Francisco Union Square is the perfect location that offers everything we need to host ACSA’s 2021 Leadership Summit.

Leadership Summit room block rate: $296.00

To book a reservation call the number below and mention the group code or use the link below.
Call 1-800-HILTONS (4452661) Ask for group code: ACSA


Event Schedule

Event Schedule

Event schedule coming soon.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Become a sponsor and/or exhibitor at ACSA's 2021 Leadership Summit!

The drive to be in touch with educators and to learn how to meet their evolving needs is even greater now than ever before.

ACSA Leadership Summit puts you in touch with the people who drive purchasing at every level of the education market. Principals, senior district administrators and other school-based leaders who determine spending on transportation, and staff development.
This mix of principals and central office administrators is strategic for sponsors because today's decentralized school market demands that organizations market to all levels of the school community.

Book your booth today by filling out the exhibitor contract

Exhibitor FAQ'S

  • What is the difference between being an exhibitor vs sponsor?
    • Exhibitors are companies that are on the trade show floor interacting with attendees
      Sponsors are companies who give more money to gain more exposure at events taking place during the conference. All Sponsorships include an exhibit booth
  • What are the Trade Show hours?
    • Wednesday, November 3rd
      12:00 - 5:00 Exhibitor Move in

    • Thursday, November 4th
      7:00 - 1:30 Exhibit Hall Open
      1:30-2:30 Exhibit Hall Closed (ESS Session)
      2:30-4:00 Exhibit Hall Open
      4:00 – 5:30 Exhibit Hall Closed (General Session Keynote)
      5:30 - 7:00 Reception (Music, Light food and drinks)

    • Friday, November 5th
      7:00 - 8:30 Exhibit Hall Open
      8:30 – 10:00 Exhibit Hall Closed (General Session Keynote)
      10:00-11:30 Exhibit Hall Open
      11:30 - 1:00 Exhibit hall Closed
      1:00- 2:30 Exhibit Hall Open (Refreshment Break, Grand Prize Drawings)
      4:00 – 6:00 Exhibitor Move Out
  • What will attract attendees to the Trade Show Floor?
    • Dedicated hours, morning coffee, drawing throughout the day, first evening reception, membership activities, tables for networking
  • How many exhibitor badges am I allowed?
    • 10 badges max. Extra badges cost $500.00 each. Exhibitors receive 2 complimentary badges per booth and 4 for some sponsorships (see contract for details)
  • Do you offer lead retrieval services in the exhibit hall?
    • No, we do not offer any lead retrieval services
  • Do you provide an attendee list?
    • Yes, pre and post attendee list. This will be sent out one month before the show and a few weeks after the show.
  • Booth Furnishing
    • ACSA Leadership Summit's official trade show decorator is TriCord. The Exhibitor kit will be available TBD.
    • Included in your booth:
      • Standard 8x10 Booth in Exhibit Hall
      • Standard Booth Sign
      • Standard Pipe and Draping
      • 6ft table
      • 2 charis
      • 24 hour general guard service

Covid-19 Response

  • ACSA Response
    • The health and safety of our members and the communities they serve are of paramount importance. ACSA will continue to closely monitor the fluid and rapidly evolving situation and continue to make decisions about group gatherings driven by the most recent advice from public health experts.
  • Registration and Cancellation details for exhibitors
    • Cancellation causes a substantial disruption in the assignment of booth space and planning of the Expo. Cancellations must be made in writing to ACSA's Exhibits Manager. Cancellations received in writing by October 1st, 2020, are eligible for a refund. Cancellations received after October 1st, 2020, will not receive a refund.
    • Should the Expo be canceled for reasons beyond ACSA’s control, EXHIBITOR will be refunded in full within 60 days of cancellation. EXHIBITOR agrees to hold ACSA harmless from any claims for damages incurred as a result of cancellation.
  • Release of Liability
    • Company understands that their attendance and participation in the above event could pose a risk of exposure to COVID-19 or other contagious or infectious diseases. Company freely assumes any risk of harm or injury that their attendance or participation in the event may cause, and releases ACSA from all liabilities, costs, and damages that may incur thereby.

Interested in becoming a Sponsor and/or an Exhibitor?
Contact Us

Laura Bohannon, CMM, CMP - ACSA Exhibits Manager

Bailey Huff - Exhibits Assistant

Call: (775) 446-5700

Exhibitor/Sponsorship Resources

Floor Plan Link
Exhibitor Contract
Event Schedule Link


  • Exhibitor Profile due date
    • Two weeks before the conference, October 22nd
  • Badge order due date
    • Two weeks before the conference, October 22nd
  • Hotel Information
    • Leadership Summit room block rate: $299.00
    • Call 1-800-HILTONS (4452661) Ask for group code: ACSA
    • Book your room today!
  • Show Decorator (TriCord) Discount Deadline
    • TBD

Let us know if you'd like to receive information about sponsorship opportunities in general or at a specific event by contacting Celisse Muller.

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