Become a Host Site

The Annual Meeting & Conference is NEACAC’s largest event, drawing 600-800 attendees from across New England and other affiliate regions. AMC is an annual event, typically held Wednesday through Friday in late May or early June. All bids to host AMC will be reviewed, however bids that include the following facilities will have the strongest consideration in the process:

  • 350-400 beds available in residence halls (suite style, air conditioned halls strongly preferred)
  • Auditorium/large meeting space to accommodate 400+
  • Classrooms ranging in size from 20-50, 50-100 and 100+
  • Dining hall with seating capacity of 700
  • Access to recreational/workout facilities for attendees
  • In-kind donation of at least $10,000

Benefits of Hosting AMC at Your Campus:

  • Showcase your campus to admission and secondary school professionals from New England at NEACAC’s largest event.
  • Opportunities for specific outreach to Secondary School Counselors.
  • Ability to give back to your local community through money raised at AMC programs and programs offered by NEACAC members. In past years, NEACAC members have hosted “Gearing Up For Senior Year” for students at a local high school.

Timeline of AMC Bid Process (example)

June 2019: Bid Process to Host AMC Opens **Annual Meeting & Conference Host Proposal form has now closed**

July 15, 2019: Bid process to host AMC closes

TBD: Site visits to potential hosts conducted

TBD: AMC site selected 

May/June 2020: AMC site announced at conclusion of current AMC

**Please note: The process outlined above occurs two years prior to the conference. For example, submitting a bid in the summer of 2019 would be to hold the conference in 2021.**


Summer Institute is an annual program that is held from Monday to Thursday in late July. The Institute is a professional development opportunity for professionals with less than two years of experience in admissions or college counseling. Total attendance is typically between 85-100 participants plus 16 faculty members. The faculty arrive on Sunday. NEACAC invites member institutions to consider hosting this professional development program. 

Timeline of Summer Institute Bid Process

June 2021: Bid Process to Host Summer Institute Opens 

November 5, 2021: Bid process to host Summer Institute closes **Submit a Bid to Host Summer Institute 2022**

TBD: Site visits to potential hosts conducted

TBD: Summer Institute site selected 

Rising Leaders Program is traditionally held over 3 days in June or July. Total attendees will include 10-12 faculty members and approximately 20 participants. NEACAC invites members institutions to consider hosting this professional development program. 

**Bid Proposal Form will be available June 2022 for hosting in July 2023**



**It is the policy of NEACAC to re-open the bid process if only one bid is received. In that case, the bidding institution will be notified before the process is re-opened and advertised.** 


Questions? Contact, Christina Doyle, NEACAC Executive Director.