How to become an ACA partner.

Author:Dallesandro, Carol
Position:Partner Profile - American Correctional Association

Does your company have something to contribute to corrections? Let the entire industry know about your company's products and services. Today's corrections industry is quickly changing to meet the challenges of 21st-century technological advances. This is your chance to partner with the American Correctional Association and step up to a lucrative, challenging and star-studded performance. ACA will join with you every step of the way to help make this happen for your company.

For 145 years, ACA has championed the cause of corrections and correctional effectiveness. Founded in 1870 as the National Prison Association, ACA is the oldest association developed specifically for practitioners in the corrections profession. During the first organizational meeting in Cincinnati, the assembly elected the then-governor of Ohio and future president of the U.S., Rutherford B. Hayes, as the first president of the association. The Declaration of Principles, developed at the first meeting in 1870, became the guidelines for corrections in the U.S. and Europe. At the ACA centennial meeting in 1970, a revised set of principles reflecting advances in theory and practice was adopted by the association. The principles were updated in 1982 and, most recently, in 2002. At the 1954 Congress of Correction in Philadelphia, the name of the National Prison Association was changed to reflect the expanding philosophy of corrections and its increasingly important role within the community and society as a whole. Today, ACA has thousands of members from all over the world.

Become an Exhibitor

ACA recommends your company become an exhibitor at one of the association's two annual conferences. An ACA conference attracts the best in the field to learn, network and explore the conference exhibit hall. The exhibit hall allows members and guests to see, touch and experience products that make their jobs safer, more efficient and more productive. This is a great opportunity to meet face-to-face with thousands of decision-makers who have the need and budget for your products and services. In January 2016, ACA held the 2016 Winter Conference in New Orleans, and in...

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