About the ASHA Convention

The annual ASHA Convention is the premier professional development and networking event for speech-language pathologists; audiologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; assistants; and students. It offers a robust in-person education program with supplemental virtual content.

Dates and Location

The 2024 ASHA Convention will be held December 5–7, 2024 at the Seattle Convention Center in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Convention Center is comprised of two buildings and ASHA will be using both:

  • The Arch building is at 705 Pike Street.
    The main pedestrian entrance to Arch is on the corner of 7th Avenue and Pike Street, and the Arch drop-off points are 725 Pike (private/rideshare) and 800 Convention Place (bus).
  • The Summit building is at 900 Pine Street, just over a block away from Arch.
    The main pedestrian entrance is on the corner of 9th Avenue and Pine Street, and the drop-off location is on 9th Avenue between Pine Street and Olive Way (private/rideshare and bus).

Some activities will also be held at our Co-Leadership hotels:

  • Hyatt Regency Seattle, 808 Howell Street
  • Sheraton Grand Seattle, 1400 Sixth Avenue

These facilities are not connected, but we will have plenty of guidance on hand to help you get to where you need to go. If you have a mobility challenge, scooter and wheelchair rentals are available trhough Scootaround to help you get around at the ASHA Convention.

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Why Attend the ASHA Convention?

The ASHA Convention is the most comprehensive education event in the world for speech, language, and hearing professionals. Our event provides attendees with a once-a-year opportunity to learn about the latest research, expand clinical skills and techniques, find new products and resources, and network with colleagues while earning continuing education credit.

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The Schedule at a Glance provides an overview of each day’s events.


The ASHA Convention education program covers 32 topic areas related to the professions and offers thousands of sessions—oral seminars, technical sessions, technical demos, poster presentations and short courses—for ASHA Continuing Education Credit or professional development hours.

Exhibit Hall

The Exhibit Hall at the ASHA Convention is the largest showcase in the country dedicated to the professions of audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech and hearing science. Over 300 companies offering the latest products and services will be exhibiting on two floors. You’ll also find touchpoints such as ASHA booths and lounges and the ASHA Member Service Center where you can connect with ASHA staff and volunteer leaders on a variety of topics.

Special Events and Networking

Attend social activities and special events, such as the Opening General Session, the Awards Ceremony, and the Closing General Session to round out your ASHA Convention experience and connect with your colleagues in the professions.

Policies and Logistical Information

Information from A-Z about what you need to know for attending the ASHA Convention, such as parking, cancellation policies, accessibility for those with disabilities, what to wear, and much more.

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About ASHA

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology assistants; and students.

About the Convention

The ASHA Convention is one of the largest professional development events for audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; and speech-language pathology and audiology assistants. Bringing together approximately 15,000 attendees, the annual Convention offers more than 2,500 sessions eligible for ASHA continuing education credit covering the latest research, clinical skills, and techniques in communication sciences and disorders.

Contact Us

For inquiries about the ASHA Convention: convention@asha.org

The ASHA Action Center welcomes questions and requests for information from members and non-members.

Available 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. ET

Members: 800-498-2071
Non-Member: 800-638-8255

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