2023 ACM West Conference & Trade Show

You are invited to join leaders from Community Media Centers, PEG access facilities, local government departments, educational institutions, community organizations, and equipment and media vendors at the ACM West Region Conference and Trade Show. Attend informational workshops, see the latest equipment/media resources at the trade show, and network with community media professionals and vendors.

Want to save money on your registration?  Become a member of the Alliance for Community Media! Find out how to become a member. We’re also extending our member rates to our friends in NATOA.

CONFERENCE QUICK SCHEDULE (view full schedule)

Wednesday, February 22: Media Center Tours and Evening Reception.
Thursday, February 23: Trade show, plenary, workshops, and WAVE Awards Ceremony.
Friday, February 24: Trade show, plenary, workshops, and prize drawing.


Mar Monte Hotel
1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard
Santa Barbara, CA

Mar Monte Hotel discounted rate link: www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/SBARS/G-ACMW

ALERT! There are very few rooms remaining at the conference rate at the Mar Monte Hotel. We recommend you call the hotel and mention the ACM West Conference to book your stay, 805-882-1234. If you cannot book a room at the Mar Monte, the ACM West has secured rooms at the Montecito Inn. You may now book a reservations online at www.montecitoinn.com with the Rate Code ACM2023, or by calling Reservations at 800-843-2017 and referencing the ACM West Regional Conference group.


Full Conference Pass: includes all conference events, meals, and a ticket to the WAVE Awards Ceremony. Special offer for groups of 4. Discounted pricing for ACM and NATAO members ends February 15th.

WAVE Awards Ticket: only includes entry to the WAVE Award Ceremony on Thursday night.

Vendor Hall Only Pass: you will have free access to the vendor/exhibitor hall, but no meals, no workshops, and no other conference events are included.


ACM West makes event registrant contact information (e.g., name, company, job title, email) available to conference attendees. Registration and attendance at, or participation in, ACM West events constitutes an agreement by the registrant to allow ACM West to share that contact information with other attendees. You may contact ACM West at info@acmwest.org if you do not wish to have the information shared.

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, ACM West meetings and other events constitutes an agreement by the registrant to ACM West’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.