Congress FAQ

How do I register?

You can either register online or by mail or fax using the following forms:

How many credits do I receive with my basic registration fee?

Your basic Congress registration fee ($1,410 for ACHE members and $1,680 for nonmembers) gives you up to 12 ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits according the following breakdown:

  • Seminars totaling 9 ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits
  • The Opening Session and one Hot Topic Session—or Two Hot Topic Sessions—each worth 1.5 ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits.

You may also select additional sessions for a fee. View Registration for more information.

When can I register for Congress?

Registrations that are received at ACHE by March 1, 2019, will be processed in advance of Congress. If your printed registration form is not received by March 1, 2019, you must register online or on-site at Congress. While we encourage you to register early, on-site registration is available throughout Congress.

How do I make changes to my Congress registration?

To make changes to your registration before March 2nd, please contact ACHE’s Customer Service Center at or (312) 424-9400. On or after Dec. 4, you may log-in to the online registration system to make edits yourself.

What is the cancellation policy?

To cancel your registration, please email no later than Feb. 22, 2019. All cancellations incur a $100 nonrefundable processing fee. After Feb. 22, 2019, all payments are forfeited. You do have the option to send a qualified substitute if you are unable to attend.

How do I print my confirmation?

If you have already registered, you can reprint your confirmation. You may also contact ACHE’s Customer Service Center at (312) 424-9400 Monday—Friday 8 a.m.—5 p.m. Central time or email

What can I do if a session I want to take is full?

Congress registrations are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit the Congress registration area on-site to see if space becomes available due to cancellations and/or changes.

What is Congress Express?

Congress Express is an innovative way to experience many of the benefits and features of healthcare’s premier education and networking event at a reduced cost by attending Congress events exclusively on Wednesday (March 6) and Thursday (March 7). Congress Express participants still enjoy Hot Topic sessions, the Wednesday luncheon session and the Wednesday networking reception, while earning up to 12 ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits.

What are future dates of Congress on Healthcare Leadership?

2020: March 23-26 Hyatt Regency Chicago
2021:  March 22-25 Hilton Chicago/Palmer House Hilton
2022:  March 28-31 Hyatt Regency Chicago
2023:  March 27-30 Hilton Chicago/Palmer House Hilton
2024:  March 25-28 Hyatt Regency Chicago

How do I justify my attendance at Congress?

ACHE’s Congress on Healthcare Leadership gathers more than 4,000 members from the healthcare leadership community for this annual premier education and networking event. Congress offers each attendee countless opportunities to innovate, collaborate, grow and transform by having access to top thought leaders on a variety of hot topics and networking events to share perspectives and insights with the diverse array of interprofessional leaders.

Use this template to communicate the value of attending ACHE Congress.

Contact ACHE

For more information, contact ACHE Customer Service Center at or (312) 424-9400.