The Association of Croatian-American professionals (ACAP) is once again bringing together the best Croatian-rooted excellence across professions together for its 3rd Annual Conference, set to take place from October 18th to 21st, 2018 in Silicon Valley, California.
This is where Croatian-American professionals and friends from around the world gather to network, share ideas, grow professionally, and discover solutions to today’s challenges.
It’s the largest gathering of it's type in North America. Join hundreds of other fellow Croatian-Americans that you can relate to, learn from, and stay connected to throughout the year.
Featured Speakers & Panelists
Croatian-rooted excellence and expertise to be displayed
by the following professionals:
...and many more!
The Association of Croatian American Professionals (ACAP) is a member-driven non-profit organization.
Our mission is to bring together professionals of Croatian descent on issues that mutually affect their professional and business interests.
Enhance your network
For most people, creating professional relationships is important, and joining a group like ACAP allows you to have a sense of security and trust. From this, our organization and members are able to support and help one another in reaching professional goals.
Take charge of your career
Another important reason to consider membership to the ACAP organization is to take advantage of career and mentorship resources. This is a great way to find members focused on your area of interest.
Broaden your knowledge
Our association provides an access to resource information such as: relevant news from Croatia, Croatian-American experts in your field, advocacy programs, awards, sources for scholarship information, working task forces and a focus on important mutual issues of concern.
Why Attend #ACAP2018?
As our motto "Let's prosper together!" states - we believe that as a small nation, our prosperity can only be achieved if we identify, connect and empower all Croatian-rooted expertise across the globe.
Impressively, we have a long list of significant contributions that individuals of Croatian heritage have given and continue to give across industries, verticals and geographies in both the public and private sector.
#ACAP2018 strives to provide an overview of these accomplishments by:
showcasing some of these accomplished triumphs
providing an overview and supporting the ongoing deeds
debating on issues that individuals of Croatian heritage face across the world and forecasting solutions
Panels, breakouts and workshops will cover the following fields:
ACAP Task Forces
Domovina | Double Taxation | Medical Tourism | Education
Legal issues in commerce | Croatian Tech Start-ups | Biotech and Healthcare
Science | Sports | Entertainment
Celebrating our Community
Our flagship event ends with a signature Gala Dinner that provides an opportunity for attendees to join and recognize individuals who have excelled in their professions, demonstrated leadership and service, and who have positively impacted and inspired the Croatian-American community. Honors are given in the following categories:
ACAP Professional Excellence Award: Recognizes an ACAP member who has excelled in their profession and made an outstanding contribution to the Croatian-American community
ACAP Honorary Award: Recognizes a person of Croatian descent who has made significant and sustained contributions to the Croatian-American community during their lifetime
ACAP Friend of Croatia Award: Recognizes a non-Croatian who has made significant contributions to the Croatian-American community
ACAP Rising Star Award: Recognizes an ACAP member under 40 who has excelled in their profession and made an outstanding contribution to the Croatian-American community
ACAP Member Achievement Award: Recognizes an ACAP member who has made a significant contribution to the Association of Croatian-American Professionals
Thank you to our generous sponsors of the 2018 Annual ACAP Conference. We truly appreciate their show of support for the Croatian-American Professional community.