Schaumburg, IL – February 27, 2018 – Early bird registration  for the 2018 Automotive Communications Council (ACC) annual conference has been extended through March 5, 2018.  After March 5, the conference fee will increase by $100. Membership in ACC, and conference attendance, is available to marketing and communication professionals at all levels throughout the auto care industry. Held at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Louisville, the ACC event takes place March 26-28, 2018 and features a Louisville-inspired “Marketing Perfecta” theme and agenda. The early-bird registration fee is $450 for ACC members, and $550 for non-members.

The guaranteed hotel rate of $179 per night is only available through March 5, and is applicable both 1 day before and 2 days after the conference dates. After 5:00pm ET on March 5, the reduced rate will no longer be available. Hotel reservations should be booked directly with the hotel, accessible at: Hyatt Regency Downtown Louisville.

The two-day conference, sponsored by derFix, an Automotive Data Media (ADM) publication, will feature eleven educational sessions, all focused on marketing and communications content for Auto Care Industry marketing professionals.  The full agenda is listed on the ACC website.

All conference attendees will earn 1.4 CEU’s credits towards the AAP/MAAP professional designation from the University of the Aftermarket.

For more information or to register, visit the ACC website or contact Meagan Moody at 872-256-1868 or email  Information is also on Facebook, under the Automotive Communications Council page.