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2018 ASHA Convention: Giveaways, Events, and More!
ASHA Sponsors have gone above and beyond to support the 2018 ASHA Convention. Please be sure to visit them to take advantage of some great opportunities and giveaways. Use the
Virtual Expo to locate them in the Exhibit Hall.
Visit these 10 booths on the Expo floor, then correctly answer trivia questions via your mobile phone.
Game Time: Thursday, November 15, at 11:00 a.m. through Saturday, November 17, at 12:00 noon.
How to Play: Text "play" to 56512 to begin, and bookmark the game to your mobile home screen.
Pre-register to participate in the ultimate ASHA adventure. You may just win a $500 gift card!
Please thank and visit with our corporate partners, who provide ASHA with the highest level of support throughout the year.
Be sure to extend appreciation to our Champion sponsors. These companies have contributed more than $5,000 to ASHA. Check out their websites and
videos on our sponsor page for more information before you leave for Boston.
#slpeeps #slp2b and #audpeeps! Ready for the #ASHA18 Social Media Meet Up?
Join @ASHAWeb and sponsor SimuCase on Friday, November 16, at The Social Register, which is located at the Aloft Hotel 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Come by for appetizers, limited free drinks, and some awesome giveaways.
ASHA, in partnership with the Boston audiology community, is excited to host this unique gathering of pediatric, educational, clinical, private practice, and research audiologists in addition to audiology students. This special open house will follow the ASHA Awards Ceremony. Stop by
to network with your colleagues and enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks. It’s the largest event for audiologists at the 2018 ASHA Convention. Sponsored by
Educational Audiology Association,
Hamilton CapTel. Friday, November 16, 8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. at the Westin Hotel in the Burroughs Room.
Looking to find the latest information about sessions, events, and general navigation? Please make sure to download the official ASHA Convention app. Simply search on either
Android for "2018 ASHA Convention." This app is sponsored by
There will be FREE WiFi throughout the Boston Convention Center. Sponsored by
Life Care Centers of America. Use special code ASHA18LifeCare.
Take some time to stop by these companies to see how they are supporting future generations and fostering the development of audiologists and speech-language pathologists.
Take home these great items that are waiting for you at Convention this year.
Follow #ASHA18 on Twitter to receive special announcements and promotions from sponsors.
Check out these very special messages from our sponsors:
Don’t forget to look up! Check out the aisle banners and floor graphics sponsored by Learning By Design (Booth 652), Heritage HealthPro (Booth 467), and Dynamic Resources (Booth 842) as you navigate the Exhibit Hall.
When you make your way into the Exhibit Hall, stop by Registration and Materials Pickup for your special name badge insert from Hanen Centre. You could end up being a winner!
Did you see your registration confirmation email from ASHA? It contained a special message from Brookes Publishing (Booth 738).
Check out a special message from Brookes Publishing, along with other critical information about ASHA Convention, when you check into your hotel.
Did you check out your housing confirmation email from ASHA? It contained a special discount from MHS (Booth 911).
If you received your badge in the mail, check out the accompanying brochure from MiraCell (Booth 1334).
Attention all audiologists! Get your official CCC-A sticker sponsored by TIMS Software (Booth 825).
Check out your tote bag for discounts, giveaways, information, and great surprises from all of these organizations:
Before you enter the Exhibit Hall, don’t forget to look up! Do you want special offers, discounts, and announcements? The following companies have exactly what you're looking for:
Now that you’ve entered the Exhibit Hall, check out the amazing digital billboards from these organizations:
Everywhere you look throughout the Boston Convention Center, check out one of these 31 dynamic screens for special announcements, deals, and discounts from these organizations:
When you enter the shuttle entrance of the Boston Convention Center or use a main escalator in the Exhibit Hall, check out these special messages on giant floor graphics from Pearson (Booth 1038).
As you enter into the main gates of the Exhibit Hall, check out the great graphics from these sponsors:
As you walk through the Exhibit Hall, check out the giant Green Monster Wall, our tribute to the iconic landmark at Fenway Park. Check out some very creative messages and announcements from these sponsors:
While you're on the way to ASHA sessions and special events, be sure to check out the ASHA Wicked Awesome sign post banners located in the lobby of the Exhibit Hall for special messages, discounts, and announcements from these organizations:
These companies have designed some eye-catching graphics and messages that appear on the sky bridges above the Convention floor that lead to educational sessions. Check them out:
Friday, November 16, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Boston Convention Center, Room 52A
Are you interested in ASHA’s audiology Special Interest Groups (SIGs)? Audiology members and audiology students attending the ASHA Convention—as well as SIG 6, 7, 8, and 9 affiliates—are invited to an exclusive luncheon co-sponsored by
TIMS Software and
Hamilton Captel. Mix and mingle with like-minded professionals, and enter a drawing for one of 16 free SIG memberships. SIGs offer a number of
additional benefits for ASHA members. Seating at this free lunch is limited to the first 80 people, so plan to arrive early!
Please give special thanks to the following ASHA SIG co-sponsors:
SIG 1: Language Learning and Education Affiliates Meeting
Thursday, November 15, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Boston Convention Center, Room 52A
Co-sponsored by Attainment Company
SIG 11: Administration and Supervision Affiliates Meeting
Thursday, November 15, 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m., Boston Convention Center, Room 52A
Co-sponsored by SimuCase
SIG 12: Augmentative and Alternative Communication Affiliates Meeting
Friday, November 16, 11:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m., Boston Convention Center, Room 156AB
Co-sponsored by Prentke Romich and InnerVoice
SIG 13: Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia) Affiliates Meeting
Friday, November 16, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m., Boston Convention Center, Room 52A
Co-sponsored by TIMS Medical, Dysphagia Aide, and The Prometheus Group
November 15, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Hall B2
The popular Opening General Session brings everyone together to celebrate the speech, language, and hearing professional community and to kick off the ASHA Convention. You'll be welcomed by ASHA President Elise Davis-McFarland, who will share her insights about the state of the discipline. We are excited to
welcome Roy Spence as our keynote speaker this year. Spence is co-founder and CEO of The Purpose Institute, which helps organizations and individuals discover, articulate, and bring to life their deeper purpose in the world. Sponsored by
November 15, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Boston Convention Center, Hall A/B1
Join us in the Exhibit Hall on Thursday evening to catch up with friends and colleagues, plus mingle with exhibitors. This upbeat reception provides dedicated time to check out the exhibiting companies, socialize, and network, all while recharging your battery with light
snacks and a cash bar before you head to the Twilight Sessions. The Welcome Reception is open to all fully registered attendees; guest tickets are available so friends and family can join the fun. Co-sponsored by
Boys Town National Research Hospital.
November 16, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.,
Boston Convention Center, Hall B2
ASHA Awards Ceremony celebrates the highest achievements and excellence in the professions. Presentations will be made to recipients of the Honors of the Association, ASHA’s most prestigious award that recognizes lifetime achievement, and to ASHA
Fellows, whose contributions are the cornerstones of the professions. Additional awards will honor members who have also contributed to the professions and to the Association. This year, we award the 2018 Annie to Daymond John, a well-known entrepreneur. John is the creator of the iconic
fashion brand, FUBU (For Us By Us), a marketing expert, an author, and business and motivational speaker. Many people will recognize John as one of the original "Sharks" on the ABC-TV show, "Shark Tank," on which he and four other prominent executives listen to business pitches from
everyday people hoping to launch their company or product to new heights. Co-sponsored by
ASHA thanks its
sponsors. Sponsors are not responsible for the content of this conference, nor
does ASHA endorse their products or services.