Registration Information - ASAE Annual Meeting & Expo 2016

ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition 2016

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Salt Lake City, UT, August 13–16, 2016

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Registration Information


Salt Palace Convention Center
100 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
August 13–16, 2016

Preconference Certificate Programs and Workshops Ticket icon

Saturday, August 13

Preconference Certificate Programs and Workshops Rates
Preconference Certificate Programs: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (Member / Nonmember)
AMCs Engaged! $399
Developing Your Association's Capacity for Foresight $399
Creating High-Performance Teams by Embracing Diverse Work Styles $399
One-Day Association MBA $399
Executive Leadership Presence - for Aspiring CEOs $399
Preconference Workshops: 1:00–4:00 p.m. (Member / Nonmember)
Creating and Leading a Culture of Innovation $199
Everything You Need to Know About Association Law $199
Global Trends: A Primer for Association Growth $199
CLAUSEtrophobia: Negotiating and Influencing Contracts and Business Agreements $199
Social Media Intelligence $199

*Note: The preconference programs/workshops are only available to those attendees who purchase a full-conference registration, excluding AMCs Engaged!.

Ticket icon = separate registration required


Conference Registration Information

Sunday, August 14–Tuesday, August 16

ASAE will assign the lowest possible rate based on your membership status and category.

Conference Registration Information
Fee Type (Member / Nonmember) Early Bird by July 13 July 14–Onsite
Association Executive / Consultant: 1st Registrant $1,099 / $1,499 $1,199 / $1,599
Association Executive / Consultant: Additional Registrants $999 / $1,449 $1,099 / $1,549
Small Staff Organization Member $899 $1,049
One Day $699 / $899 $849 / $1,049
Expo Hall ONLY (association execs/buyers only) $59 $59
Exhibitor: 1st Registrant per 10x10 booth Comp
Exhibitor: Three (3) Additional Registrants per 10x10 booth $599 each
ASAE Foundation's: The Classic Ticket icon
VIP Ticket $250 each
General Admission Ticket $150 each
Speaker $499
Spouse/Guest Package (can be purchase only for those NOT in the industry) $399
A-La-Carte (can be purchased only for guests outside of this industry, i.e., spouses, family members, etc.) Ticket icon
Opening Celebration (adult) $99
Opening Celebration (under 21) $29
Closing Celebration (adult) $99
Closing Celebration (under 21) $29
Monday Guest Awards Breakfast $40

Ticket icon = separate registration required

Registration Policies

ASAE provides streamlined pricing, 24-hour online access, electronic badge previews, and everything else you need to ensure your registration is accurate, up-to-date, and effortless!


The 2016 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition is open to association and association management company professionals, consultants, federal government employees, higher education professionals, corporate meeting planners, and attorneys. Meeting registration is only open to those industry partner members who exhibit. Exceptions are made only for ASAE Board of Directors, speakers, and council/committee members whose council/committee is meeting in person during the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Salt Lake City. This ensures a high buyer/supplier ratio. No one under the age of 18 may enter the exhibit hall at any time. ASAE reserves the right to refuse ineligible registrations.

Ineligible Registrations

All registrations are reviewed to ensure they meet ASAE eligibility policies. ASAE reserves the right to refuse or cancel all ineligible registrations at any time and shall not be held accountable for any outside fees associated with this cancellation. Please refer to the specific Eligibility Policy above.

Special Offers/Discount Codes/ASAE Access Pass

Use of a discount code is only valid at the time of the initial purchase/registration. Refunds will not be authorized for existing registrations where the special offer was received after the initial purchase. Discount codes cannot be applied to already reduced/discounted registrations, including Access Pass. Access Pass cannot be used in conjunction with a Small Staff discount or Circle Club benefit. Limit one special offer/discount code per registration.

If you have any questions and/or concerns regarding any of the abovementioned Policies, please contact the ASAE Registration Team via email.


All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing by July 13, 2016. A refund of the full conference fee, minus a $75 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date.

Attendees using Access Pass will have their points fully returned to available balance up until July 13, 2016. No refunds will be granted for requests postmarked after July 13, 2016. Additionally, after July 13, 2016, no Access Pass points will be refunded and they may not be transferred to another program. Submit all requests to ASAE Registration via email at

ASAE regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows. Substitutions within this program are gladly accepted. A substitution of your full registration is permitted prior to the conference by submitting a written request to Onsite transfers must be accompanied by proof of the original confirmation letter. Only one substitution is permitted per original registrant. The individual submitting the substitution request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution. Badge sharing, splitting, and reprints are strictly prohibited.

NOTE: The Classic, Salt Lake Area Adventure Tours, Community Connections, ASAE Foundation's Golf/Tennis, and the 5K Fun Run/Walk are fundraising activities to support the Utah Food Bank, because of this, we are unable to refund tickets.  However, these tickets are fully transferrable.

Full Conference Registration Fees Includes:

  • Access to all learning activities Sunday through Tuesday
  • Admission to the Association Solutions Marketplace (Expo)
  • Evening celebrations on Saturday and Tuesday, and transportation between hotels in the ASAE block, the Salt Palace Convention Center, and the venues for official ASAE evening events.

Onsite Meals Includes:

  • Morning and afternoon beverages Sunday through Tuesday
  • Lunch in the expo hall Sunday and Monday
  • Continental breakfast at Monday’s Awards Breakfast
  • Lunch at the Closing Keynote on Tuesday
  • Food and beverage at the Saturday and Tuesday Opening and Closing Celebrations

Circle Club Organization Members

Please contact your organization's Circle Club representative to register.

Save When You Bring Your Team

Register your staff using the same email domain to take advantage of reduced registration fees and build your team professionally. The registration form lists prices for all registration types at both member and nonmember rates.

Membership and Access Pass

For more information about signing up for Access Pass and its membership benefits, please contact the Member Relations Team at or call 202.626.2727.

Set Your Association Up For Success

ASAE Access Pass

The ASAE Access Pass, for ASAE Organizational members only, offers the best way to meet your team’s professional development needs and foster a culture of learning at all staff levels. You simply purchase points that can be applied to eligible ASAE in person or online education offerings and then redeem them over the course of your membership year in the way that best meets your organization’s needs. There are several Access Pass options to choose from, increasing your buying power up to 22% over standard member rates. Visit to learn more and choose the right Access Pass for your organization today.

Family and Guests

Invite your spouse or a guest to Salt Lake City! A special guest registration is available for $399 which includes: Saturday and Tuesday evening events, Opening and Closing Keynotes, and admittance to the Association Solutions Marketplace (Expo) on Sunday and Monday! You can also purchase individual a-la-carte spouse/guest tickets for the Saturday and/or Tuesday evening events, awards breakfast, Community Connection activities, Salt Lake City Tours. Please note: guest qualification applies to those individuals not in the industry.

Child Care

For those bringing children to the 2016 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, child care will be provided by Guardian Angel Babysitting. This local company will provide a babysitter for your hotel room or other space on an individual basis. To make arrangements or to find out more information, please visit or call 435.640.1229.

Hotel and Transportation

Your registration confirmation will contain the necessary information to secure accommodations for the 2016 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition. Visit our Hotel & Travel web page for information on official conference housing and transportation options.


Payment in full is required in order to process registrations. We regret that we are unable to accommodate requests for invoices. We welcome payments in the form of American Express, Diner’s Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa, and checks payable to ASAE.


You will receive an email confirmation of your registration from the ASAE Registration Department, (please add ‘’ to your safe senders list). If you have not received a confirmation within 10 business days after registering, please contact the Member Service Center at

Earn CAE and CMP Credits

Attend the ASAE Annual Meeting and earn up to 12 credits towards certification or recertification of your Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation. Additional CAE credits can be earned by attending other qualifying education at Annual, such as education sessions in lounges and preconference certificate programs (6 CAE credits) and workshops (3 CAE credits). The additional credits will need to be documented separately on the CAE exam or renewal application. There is also the opportunity to earn 17 hours towards certification or recertification of your Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation.

Consent to Use Photos

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, ASAE meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities by ASAE and other third parties, including but not limited the venue, the host city, and the host CVB.

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