The 7th Annual Workforce Summit

Business & Workforce Leaders

7th Annual Workforce Development through CTE Summit

Save the date to collaborate at the 7th Annual Workforce Development through CTE Summit – December 3 – 4, 2024 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk. Designed to bring industry and association leaders who support workforce development together to build partnerships and strengthen our nation’s workforce, this year’s Summit will offer unique opportunities for attendees to collaborate in order to create solutions to challenges faced by our members.

Summit 7.0 Agenda

Grand Hyatt San Antonio Riverwalk
December 3, 2024 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Breakfast 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Meeting 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Reception & Networking 5:00 – 6:00 pm

December 4, 2024 7:45  – 11:00 am

Breakfast 7:45 am – 8:15 am
Meeting 8:15 am – 11:00 am

The 2024 Annual Summit connects to the following WFD Coalition Goals
  • Develop activities connecting business and industry needs and educational practices to address CTE student and workforce development needs.
  • Harness the voice of business and industry to support CTE
  • Recommend positions and activities that further the purpose of high-quality career and technical education across the United States.
Price: TBA spring 2024
The registration fee includes the following:
  • All event and program materials
  • Directory of annual summit participants
  • Continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments Tuesday
  • Heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages (including beer, wine, spirits) Tuesday evening
  • Continental breakfast, refreshments Wednesday

Air travel, hotel reservations and transportation from/to* the airport is the responsibility of our guests. ACTE has arranged a sub-block for Summit participants.

Registration Information

Registration information will be available Spring 2024. Please email or contact Laura Scott at with questions.


Thank you to our 2024 Sponsors!

Interested in sponsoring this event? View our 2023 sponsorship flyer to learn more!

Gold-level Sponsor

Bronze-level Sponsors

Additional Opportunities

ACTE's CareerTech VISION 2023 logo

ACTE’s CareerTech VISION is the must-attend event for career and technical education (CTE) professionals. Happening December 4-7 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, VISION offers comprehensive programming covering high-quality CTE in secondary and postsecondary environments and emerging trends in the field to help career and technical educators thrive in their careers. VISION provides attendees with a rich array of networking opportunities, an Expo, hundreds of concurrent program sessions, and numerous networking opportunities.

CareerTech Expo

The vibrant gathering place for CTE professionals, CareerTech Expo features 200+ companies offering the largest and latest collection of CTE products and services, exhibitor workshops, demonstrations and a wealth of networking opportunities.

Career Pavilion

ACTE is excited to announce improvements and new opportunities for the Career Pavilion, a unique one-day event on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

  • Pavilion Hours: 12:00–4:00 p.m.
  • Reception 4:00–5:00 p.m.

Career Pavilion seeks to provide information to CTE professionals who are educating the nation’s future workforce. The event is designed to spur discussion and action to address the gaps that exist between education and workforce needs.

Registered Summit attendees receive a $100.00 discount off of a Career Pavilion kiosk.

For additional information, contact Glenda Paxton at