Registration & FAQ

ACEI 2023

Registration Information 

Registration Rates

ACEI MemberNon-Member Student Member Student Non-Member
Regular $480$580$380$480
Add-on Options
Gala Dinner in Columbus, Indiana (for non-registrants)$150
One-day Registration $150 
Friday Field Trip to the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center$40

Registration for the conference includes attendance at all sessions and events from 28 June - 30 June. Registration also includes attendance at all sessions for invited authors at the Young Researchers Workshop on 27 June. Breakfast and lunch will be served daily at the conference. Heavy appetizers will be served at the opening reception on 28 June, and dinner will be served at the Gala on 29 June. These meals are all included as part of the registration fee.

Important Dates
  • Registration begins on 1 March 2023
  • Early Bird Registration ends on 12 May 2023
Cancellation Policies
  • Full refund up to 26 May 2023
  • 50% refund between 27 May 2023 and 15 June 2023
  • No refunds after 15 June 2023

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Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about the ACEI conference? Read below for a variety of our most-asked questions. Not answered here? For additional inquiries, please e-mail us at


The registration rates are listed on the registration page of the conference website. 

The ACEI manages all membership registration issues. To become a member of the ACEI, visit the ACEI’s website. If you need additional help with your membership, contact the Executive Secretary/Treasurer of ACEI.

All conference attendees must be registered and pay the conference registration fee.

One-day conference registrations are available for $150/day. There is no option to register for select sessions.

Gala dinner tickets are available for non-registrants at $150 per attendee. You can reserve gala dinner tickets here.

Invited authors can attend the Young Researchers Workshop on 27 June 2023. All other conference participants can attend the main conference from 28 June 2023 to 30 June 2023.

The ACEI has a limited number of subsidies to help presenters with financial needs to attend the 22nd International Conference on Cultural Economics in Bloomington, Indiana, USA. The deadline to submit an application for an ACEI subsidy is May 4th.

To apply, presenters must complete this form, which includes rationale for receiving the subsidy. All applicants must also upload a copy of the completed paper they will be presenting at the conference. 

Subsidies will be awarded on a rolling basis, and applicants will receive an email with the decision on their application before the early bird registration deadline.

Registration includes attendance at all sessions of the ACEI conference from 28 June 28 - 30 June, including breakfast, lunch, and coffee on each day; heavy appetizers with drinks at the Wednesday night opening reception; and dinner and drinks at the Gala dinner on Thursday evening. 

Registration also includes attendance at the Young Researchers Conference for invited authors.

Registered attendees who pay the full conference registration fee can attend the opening reception and Gala dinner. Only registered attendees can attend the opening reception.

If a friend or family member wishes to attend the Gala dinner, they should purchase a separate Gala dinner ticket at the registration page.

Check-in will begin at 8:00 am every day of the conference.

Early-bird registration ends on 12 May 2023. After this date, the cost of registration increases.

Registrants can receive a 100% refund up to 26 May 2023, and a 50% refund between 27 May 2023 and 15 June 2023. There will be no refunds after 15 June, 2023.

Yes! All are welcome and encouraged to attend the ACEI conference.

All participation in the ACEI 2023 conference will be in-person. There is no virtual or remote participation option.

Location / Accommodations / Travel

This year’s ACEI conference will take place in Bloomington, Indiana, USA, from Wednesday, 28 June - Friday, 30 June 2023. The Young Researchers Workshop will take place a day prior, on Tuesday, 27 June 2023.

Hotel accommodations are not included in the conference registration fee, but we have set aside a block of rooms with special rates with three partnered hotels. Please see our travel and accommodation page for more information and to book hotel rooms. 

Breakfasts, coffee, and lunches on each day of the conference are provided for all registered participants. We will provide heavy appetizers and drinks for all registered participants at the opening reception on Wednesday and dinner and drinks at the Gala dinner on Thursday evening.

Please visit our travel and accommodations page for more information.

Bloomington and the IU campus are very walkable; if possible, walking is the recommended form of transportation for the conference. The three recommended hotels (The Biddle Hotel, Hyatt Place, and the Courtyard by Marriott) are within a 15-minute walking distance of the conference venues.    

Transportation from the conference venue will be provided to the Gala dinner in Columbus on Thursday evening. The city bus and campus shuttles run on campus and downtown for $1/ride (exact change required). E-scooters are available throughout Bloomington. Uber and Lyft are also available for your needs.

The Indianapolis International Airport will get you closest to Bloomington by flight. Please visit our travel page for more information.

Bloomington is 44.3 mi (71.3 km) from Indianapolis, about a one-hour drive by car. Once you arrive in Indianapolis, you’ll find plenty of ground transportation options, including rental cars, shuttles, and more. Please visit our travel and accommodations page for information on rental cars, shuttles, and ride-sharing options.


Presenters must submit completed papers by 1 June 2023, which we will post on the website for all conference attendees. Completed papers must be submitted here

Presenter guidelines can be found on our website. Young Researchers Workshop guidelines can also be found on our website.

Papers should be submitted in PDF format. All papers must be written in English. There are no other requirements for format and citation style, but authors can follow the submission guidelines for the Journal of Cultural Economics

All presenters must register for the conference and attend in-person.

All presenters must register for the conference. There is an option to purchase conference registration for the entire conference or a one-day conference registration on the registration website.

All presenters must register for the conference; otherwise, they will be removed from the program.

Full presenter guidelines for the paper sessions are linked here.

We will post a presenter guidelines page soon.

The final program and details on each parallel session can be found here.

All of the information about how to present in the conference is on our website. If you have additional questions, please contact us at

Health & Safety

There are currently no masking or vaccine requirements for visitors at Indiana University. The conference will provide extra masks for attendees, hand sanitizer stations in the conference venue, and ample space to eat outside for attendees who wish to do so.

International Attendees

If you need a letter of invitation for visa purposes or for other reasons, please e-mail with your request, along with a copy of your resume or CV with the legal name that is listed on your passport.

Requirements vary depending on your country of citizenship. Please carefully review the latest visa information from the US Department of State and apply for your visa with sufficient time in advance for processing. For those seeking to travel without a visa on the Visa Waiver Program, you must register with the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) at your earliest convenience.

General Inquires

Please visit our program page to learn more about the schedule for the conference.

The final program and details on each parallel session can be found here.


Visit the social program page to learn more about networking and social events during the conference. An ACEI 2023 conference slack channel will also be available closer to the event for registrants and attendees to connect.

The loose dress code for the conference, welcome reception, and Gala dinner is business casual.

Bloomington, Indiana, can be hot and sometimes rainy in the summer. Learn more here:

Please contact the local organizing team at for any questions about the ACEI 2023 conference.