The ACPA17 Planning Team is committed to the creation of a convention experience that is accessible to all attendees. Throughout your registration and convention experience, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have difficulty accessing any portions of the convention, experience website incompatibility with adaptive technology, or have suggestions on how we can make this convention more accessible.
As we get to know Columbus, our hotels, and the Greater Columbus Convention Center, we will update this page with accessibility information.
If you have further questions about accessibility at Convention, please contact Mike Kutnak, the ACPA17 Access Coordinator.
- Sign Language Interpreters will be available upon request. Please note this in your Convention registration, or contact Tricia Fechter Gates to modify your convention registration.
- Large Print program books are available upon request. Please note this in your Convention registration, or contact Tricia Fechter Gates to modify your convention registration.
- Universal design refers to a broad spectrum of ideas meant to produce environments that are inherently accessible. Universal design aspects of the ACPA Annual Convention include registration counters and stages/presentation spaces.
- Check out these valuable tips for things you can do to ensure access:
All of the ACPA17 Convention Hotels have mobility and hearing accessible room types and features. . Please visit the linked websites for the Hyatt, Hilton, and Crowne Plaza for specific information. For information regarding availability and accommodations at the Drury Inn & Suites, Red Roof Inn PLUS+, and the Renaissance, please contact the hotel manager directly.
The Hyatt, Crowne Plaza, and Hilton have accessible access to the Convention Center via indoor walkways. The Drury Inn is connected to the Convention Center via a walkway that is not wheelchair accessible. The Red Roof Inn and the Renaissance are not connected to the Convention Center, with the Renaissance being the furthest from the Convention Center.