The AACP 46th Annual Convention will be held September 9-12, 2013 at the Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas – Hotel, Spa & Convention Center located in beautiful Rogers, Arkansas. Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas – Hotel, Spa & Convention Center 3303 Pinnacle Hills Parkway Rogers, Arkansas 72758 479-254-8400 A block of rooms has been reserved for September 8, 2013 – September 13, 2013. The special room rate will be available until August 18th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Rooms begin at $119 and include internet. You may reserve your room online by clicking here. If you call to reserve your room, be sure to mention group code CP4. The convention will kick-off on Monday, September 9th with a golf tournament (2-man scramble) at Lost Springs Golf & Athletic Club. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m., followed by a 12 p.m. shotgun start. This year, we will also be hosting a firearms event at Northwest ALETA in Springdale. The even will last from 2-5 p.m. Registration for convention attendees will begin at 2 p.m. Dinner will be on your own. Opening Session will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning. This year, Thursday will be a full day and the Awards Banquet will be held Thursday evening and will conclude the convention. Vendor set-up will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 9th (those bringing in vehicles must arrive by 10 a.m. in order to roll the vehicles in) and will conclude at 5 p.m. The exhibit hall will be open all day Tuesday and will not break down until after the last break on Wednesday (around 3:30 p.m.). Unless you make arrangements with the AACP staff in advance, please do not plan to tear down your booth prior to the last break on Wednesday. If you need to ship the contents of your booth to the hotel, please make note of the following instructions. Due to limitations in secured storage space, the Hotel will only accept packages a maximum of 48 hours prior to group arrival. Please ensure the following information on your in-bound package label is visibly placed and includes the following: Arkansas Association of Chiefs of Police ATTN: (Attendee’s name) (Attendee’s Contact Information) Embassy Suites NWA 3303 Pinnacle Hills Parkway Rogers, AR 72758 Arrangements for pallets or shipments of more than 10 packages must be made in advance and are subject to the following handling charges: Packages ranging from $5 to $25 per package depending on weight Pallets – $100 You will be responsible for paying for the charges when claiming your package(s). They accept most major credit cards as well as cash. Should you have questions regarding the shipment of goods, please contact Tiffany Olson at the Embassy Suites NWA at 479-845-3225. If you are interested in attending the convention (non-vendor), please click here to complete your registration online. Early registration ends on August 21st and late registration will run through August 30th. All payments are due in full by August 30th; unpaid registrations will be forfeited as of September 1st. If you are a vendor and are interested in exhibiting at the convention, please click here for information on how to become an AACP Corporate Captain or contact our office at 501-372-4600.