According to the resolution of the founding meeting of the ACEEEO the first annual conference was held in Kyiv, the Ukraine between December 15-17, 1994.

The representatives of 15 Central and Eastern European countries participated in the annual conference, among them officials from Albania, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia and Slovakia. Apart from discussing their own electoral processes the election officials addressed topical issues and problems as well and in this way they could expect a great amount of interest from the participants. Invited speakers offered their views on the pertinent aspects of a model-type electoral process, including minority representation, voter education and the obligations of election observers.