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Top 5 Things You Don’t Want to Miss At ACC Annual Meeting 2023

ContractPodAi will be at the ACC Annual 2023 in San Antonio, Texas! Here are a few things you don’t want to miss on.

Updated: October 18, 2023

The ACC Annual Meeting is back and BETTER THAN EVER!

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is hosting its Annual Meeting from 22-25 October in San Antonio, Texas. In just a few days, myself and thousands of like-minded legal professionals will meet at the largest gathering of in-house counsel, and you do not want to miss it. This is your chance to learn and grow in a super exciting event for the in-house community.

98% of 2022 attendees recommend the Annual Meeting to other in-house counsel.

From the keynote speaker to the kickoff party, there’s something for everyone this year. With numerous events taking place, here are the ones you want to make sure to attend at the 2023 Annual Meeting.

1. Don’t Miss Keynote Speaker: Oscar Muñoz

Oscar Muñoz, former CEO and chairman of United Airlines, will serve as keynote speaker at ACC’s 2023 Annual Meeting. Oscar’s story is one of inspiration and resilience, rising from humble immigrant roots to steer one of the world’s leading airlines through a series of challenging PR crises, including the unprecedented global pandemic.

On Sunday, October 22, 2023, you can hear more insight into Oscar’s remarkable professional journey. Discover how he navigated United Airlines through turbulent times, addressing reputation issues and investor concerns, and transforming the company into a high-performing entity delivering robust returns for shareholders.

Under his leadership, United Airlines saw a significant upturn in both employee morale and customer satisfaction. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear firsthand how Oscar’s leadership strategies can inspire you to overcome obstacles and lead with conviction. Register today and secure your place for this enlightening session.

2. Elevate Your Network: The Power of Connection at ACC 2023 Not the best at getting small talk rolling? Visit for some ice breaker inspiration to help get the conversation started.

In addition to hearing from the legal industry and thought leaders, the ACC Annual Meeting offers unparalleled networking opportunities–30+ hours to be exact. These dynamic events present a golden chance to mingle with peers and expand your professional circle.

NetConnect Meetings

Are you an ACC member looking to connect with other in-house counsel in your industry or practice area? Look no further than NetConnect Meetings! Hosted by various ACC practice networks, these engaging events offer a unique opportunity to meet and network with like-minded professionals. Attendees can expect to connect with network leaders, participate in speed networking sessions, and provide valuable feedback on hot topics relevant to their practice area. Best of all, you don’t need to be a Network member to attend – all ACC members are welcome!

Take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to expand your professional network and gain valuable insight into the latest trends and developments in your field.

Engage in Speed Networking

Please note that spaces are limited for this exclusive event, and it is only open to registered in-house legal professionals. Set your calendars for Sunday, October 22, from 2:30-4:00 PM to elevate your Annual Meeting journey. This Speed Networking event offers a fun, organized, and highly productive environment for you to forge valuable new connections with fellow in-house counsel who share similar interests.

98% of 2022 attendees will attend the annual meeting again.

3. Kick-off Party: Let’s Party In the House

The ACC Annual Meeting is not all work and no play. The conference officially starts on Monday morning, but the fun begins on Sunday, October 22nd with the second annual ACC [in the] House Party. Get ready to groove, celebrate, and let loose in a way only in-house counsel can at the ACC [in the] House Party. This is THE event of the year that you won’t want to miss. We’re talking music, dancing, mouthwatering food, and refreshing drinks galore.


4. Earn CLE Credits at the ACC Annual Meeting: A Win-Win for Professional Growth

The ACC Annual Meeting is not just a networking event—it’s also a fantastic opportunity for members to earn valuable Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits. These credits are a testament to your commitment to staying updated, and they play a vital role in maintaining your legal acumen.

The ACC Annual Meeting offers an array of sessions approved by jurisdiction, allowing attendees to earn CLE credits upon completion. The number of credits you may garner depends on the approvals from your jurisdiction and the sessions you choose to attend. This means that while you’re absorbing knowledge and insights from leading legal minds, you’re also ticking off your CLE requirements—truly a win-win situation! You can earn up to a year’s worth of CLE/CPD credits, making the ACC Annual an efficient way to fulfill professional development needs.

So, whether you’re looking to delve into Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection, or explore other areas of legal practice, the ACC Annual Meeting has got you covered. Don’t miss this chance to enrich your legal expertise while earning the necessary CLE credits.

5. Don’t Miss ContractPodAi at the ACC Annual Meeting 2023!

By 2023, Gartner anticipated a 25% utilization of “lawbots” for internal legal requests. Many legal departments are cautiously embracing AI assistants. However, not all AI assistants are created equal. Join Jessica King to explore AI’s role in contract management, learn from real-life use cases, and get an overview of the new GenAI Leah Legal CopilotBy 2023, Gartner anticipated a 25% utilization of “lawbots” for internal legal requests.

Interested in finding out more? On October 24th, ContractPodAi will be presenting Navigating Contracts in the Age of AI.  Apart from discussing Leah Legal Copilots capabilities, you will get to witness Leah:

  • Streamline document analysis for large volumes of documents, analyzing each line efficiently
  • Dissect, summarize, and rapidly locate relevant terms and contractual clauses within documents
  • Automated tasks to frequently asked requests

Stop by booth #308 to learn why we are the recognized leader in contract lifecycle management (CLM) and how our platform helps companies around the globe manage their entire legal contracting lifecycle. Hope to see you there – don’t forget to say hi!

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