Imagine More November 21-23 Orlando, FL

  • ASHA Convention: See What Our Sponsors Have for You!

  • ASHA sponsors have gone above and beyond to support the 2019 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.

    ASHA Mobile Adventure: Play to Win One of Three $500 Gift Cards!

    2019 ASHA Mobile Adventure

    Visit these 11 booths in the Exhibit Hall to correctly answer trivia questions via your mobile phone

    • Geico [Booth 1562]
    • Sunshine Cottage [Booth 1870]
    • Attainment Company [Booth 1744]
    • Read Naturally [Booth 1743]
    • University of St. Augustine [Booth 1674]
    • WPS [Booth 1544]
    • Life Care Centers of America [Booth 1469]
    • Genesis Rehab Services [Booth 1453]
    • Talktrac by The Meco Group [Booth 1270]
    • Dynamic Resources [Booth 1062]
    • Advanced Travel Therapy [Booth 1060]

    Game Time: Thursday, November 21, at 9:00 a.m. through Saturday, November 23, 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 Convention adventure. You may just win a $500 gift card!   

    ASHA Corporate Partners

    Please thank and visit with our corporate partners, who provide ASHA with the highest level of support throughout the year.

    ASHA Convention Champion Sponsors

    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 Orlando.

    Hear! Here! Audiology Gathering

    Friday, November 22, 8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. 
    Hyatt Regency Orlando, Plaza Ballroom J

    ASHA, in partnership with the Orlando 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 2019 ASHA Convention. Sponsored by Starkey Hearing Technologies, Oticon, Phonak, Educational Audiology Association, Hamilton CapTel, Redux, TIMS Software, MiraCell, HearingLife, and ClearCaptions.

    Download the ASHA Convention App

    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 iTunes or Android for "2019 ASHA Convention." This app is sponsored by PracticePerfect.

    Free WiFi at ASHA Convention

    There will be free WiFi throughout the Orange County Convention Center. Sponsored by Life Care Centers of America. Use special code ASHA19LifeCare.

    NSSLHA Sponsors

    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.

    Student Volunteers

    Take the time to thank a student volunteer during ASHA Convention. Their awesome t-shirts are made possible by The Stepping Stones Group. [Booth 1572]

    Your Registration Comes With Goodies

    Take home these great items that are waiting for you at Convention this year.

    • ASHA tote bags sponsored by Sunny Days [Booth 845]
    • ASHA lanyards sponsored by Invo Healthcare Associates [Booth 1050]
    • ASHA note pages sponsored by Speech Pathology Group [Booth 1044]
    • ASHA name badge insert sponsored by Hanen Centre [Booth 1269]

    Tweet With Us

    Follow #ASHA19 on Twitter to receive special announcements and promotions from sponsors.

    Special Events and Activities

    ASHA Audiology Lounge

    Thursday, November 21–Saturday, November 23

    Stop by the Audiology Lounge, sponsored by Sprint CapTel, The lounge is located in the audiology exhibits area in the Convention Center Exhibit Hall, across from booth 470. This area is exclusively for you! Stop and recharge with coffee and a snack. Meet with colleagues, connect with new ones, and recharge your devices, too!

    Audiology ECP Kick-Off Breakfast

    Sponsored by TIMS Software
    Thursday, November 21, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
    Hyatt Manatee Spring 1

    Audiology ECPs Mentoring Luncheon

    Sponsored by CaptionCall
    Thursday, November 21, 12:30–2:00 p.m.  
    Hyatt Ballroom K 

    Audiology ECPs and Audiology Students Networking Reception

    Sponsored by CaptionCall, Redux, and Starkey Hearing Technologies
    Thursday, November 21, 7:30 p.m.
    ICEBAR Orlando

    Researcher-Academic Town Meeting

    The Researcher-Academic Town Meeting (RATM) is an invitation-only event at the ASHA Convention, thanks to our contributing sponsor ExQ [Booth 882].

    NSSLHA Lounge

    November 21-23 
    Poster Hall (Hall D2), CC

    The ASHA Convention is a great place to check out sessions and network with professionals, but don't forget to stop by the NSSLHA Lounge to say, “Hi!,” hear about professional topics, meet National NSSLHA leaders, and make new friends! While there, nab one of our free giveaways and ribbons, play games for daily prize drawings, and snap a pic in our selfie station. And, of course, NSSLHA staff will be on hand to answer any questions about National NSSLHA and NSSLHA activities at the ASHA Convention. Thank you to our NSSLHA Lounge sponsor, Speech-Pathology Group!

    NSSLHA Par-Tay!

    Thursday, November 21, 7:30–9:00 p.m.
    B.B. King's Blues Club

    We're gonna par-tay like only #aud2b and #slp2b peeps can! Nosh on some tasty treats and hang with other CSD students who can share insights and, well, commiserate, on our rigorous schedules! And, 'cause we love you, the price is FREE! Can you say par-tay?!? Thank you to our NSSLHA Par-Tay! sponsors, EBS Healthcare, ETS, and Simucase!

    Special Announcements and Messaging

    Check out these very special messages from our sponsors:

    Own the Aisle

    Don’t forget to look up! Check out the aisle banners and floor graphics sponsored by ClinicSource Practice Management Software [Booth 469], Speech Pathology Group [Booth 1044] and Parapharma Tech [Booth 1262], as you navigate the Exhibit Hall.

    Materials Pickup: Name Badge Insert

    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!

    Registration Materials

    Did you see your registration confirmation email from ASHA? It contained a special message from Brookes Publishing [Booth 1360].

    Hotel Check-In Letter

    Check out a special message from Brookes Publishing [Booth 1360], along with other critical information about ASHA Convention, when you check into your hotel.

    Housing Confirmation

    Did you check out your housing confirmation email from ASHA? It contained a special discount from University of St. Augustine [Booth 1674].

    Badge Mailing Promotion

    If you received your badge in the mail, check out the accompanying brochure from Artic Bites [Booth 544].

    ASHA Tote Bag Inserts: Look Inside!

    Check out your tote bag for discounts, giveaways, information, and great surprises from all of these organizations:

    • Academic Therapy Publications [Booth 744]
    • Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy [Booth 751]
    • Control Bionics [Booth 958]
    • ClinicSource [Booth 469]
    • Invo Healthcare Associates [Booth 1050]
    • Jones and Bartlett [Booth 962]
    • MHS [Booth 1257]
    • Parapharma Tech [Booth 1262]
    • SpeechPathology.com [Booth 1554]
    • Throat Scope [Booth 1183]
    • ERB Unlimited (DysphagiAide) [Booth 1581]

    ASHA Digital Signage: Main Entrance Exhibit Hall

    Before you enter the Exhibit Hall, don’t forget to look around in the main Exhibit Hall C lobby! Do you want special offers, discounts, and announcements? The following companies have exactly what you're looking for:

    • Brookes Publishing [Booth 1360]
    • CAPDOTS [Booth 1369]
    • Hanen Centre [Booth 1269]
    • Invo Healthcare Associates [Booth 1050]
    • MHS [Booth 1257]
    • PRC-Saltillo [Booth 1460]
    • PresenceLearning [Booth 1747]
    • Reading with TLC [Booth 1072]

    ASHA Digital Signage: Near Education Sessions

    As you walk towards Exhibit Hall Entrance B4 and sessions, check out the amazing digital billboards from these organizations: special announcements, deals, and discounts from these organizations

    • Boys Town National Research Hospital [Booth 1760]
    • Invo Healthcare Associates [Booth 1050]
    • MHS [Booth 1257]
    • IOPI Medical [Booth 752]
    • Throat Scope [Booth 1183]
    • Growing G.R.E.E.N. InterActions® [Booth 450]
    • TIMS Medical [Booth 1159]
    • ClearCaptions [Booth 582]

    Bridge Graphics: ASHA Host Hotel

    As you walk to and from the ASHA Host hotel the Hyatt Regency Orlando, to sessions, receptions, and other special events, check out the cool graphics from Passy Muir [Booth 760].

    Special Exhibit Hall Entrances and Escalator Landings: Orange County Convention Center

    When you enter the main exhibit hall entrances of the Orange County Convention Center or use a main escalator, check out these special messages on giant floor graphics from Passy Muir [Booth 760] and n2y [Booth 963].

    ASHA Entrance Gate Banners

    As you enter into the main gates of the Exhibit Hall, check out the great graphics from these sponsors:

    • Reading with TLC [Booth 1072]
    • TheraPlatform [Booth 1063]

    ASHA Sign Post Banners

    While you're on the way to ASHA sessions and special events, be sure to check out the “ASHA Awesome” sign post banners located in the lobby of the Exhibit Hall for special messages, discounts, and announcements from these organizations:

    • IOPI Medical [Booth 752]
    • n2y [Booth 963]
    • TIMS Medical [Booth 1159]
    • Boystown Research Hospital [Booth 1760]

    Entrance Door Graphics

    These companies have designed some eye-catching graphics and messages that appear on the entrance doors that lead into the Orange County Convention Center. Check them out:

    • Attainment Company [Booth 1744]
    • EBS Healthcare [Booths 1248, 1260, 1359]
    • Sunshine Cottage [Booth 1870]
    • MiraCell [Booth 675]
    • PracticePerfect EMR + Management Software [Booth 1055]

    ASHA Special Interest Groups Convention Meeting Sponsors

    Please give special thanks to the following ASHA SIG co-sponsors:

    SIG 1: Language Learning and Education Affiliates Meeting 
    Friday, November 22, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Orange County Convention Center, Room 209AB
    Co-sponsored by Growing G.R.E.E.N. InterActions®

    SIG 11: Administration and Supervision Affiliates Meeting 
    Thursday, November 21, 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m., Hyatt Plaza Ballroom F
    Co-sponsored by SimuCase

    SIG 12: Augmentative and Alternative Communication Affiliates Meeting 
    Friday, November 22nd, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Hyatt Barrel Spring 1
    Co-sponsored by PRC-Saltillo

    SIG 13: Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia) Affiliates Meeting 
    Thursday, November 21, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m., Hyatt Plaza Ballroom D & E
    Co-sponsored by TIMS Medical, Pentax Medical, Bracco Diagnostics, and The Prometheus Group

    SIG 16: School-Based Issues
    Saturday, November 23, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Hyatt Manatee Spring 1
    Co-sponsored by ExQ

    SIG 18: Telepractice
    Thursday, November 21, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Hyatt Plaza Ballroom G
    Co-sponsored by PresenceLearning

    Audiology SIGnificant Luncheon

    Friday, November 22, 12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
    Hyatt Regency Orlando, Plaza Ballroom H 

    Are you interested in ASHA's hearing-related Special Interest Groups (SIGs)? Audiology members and audiology students, as well as affiliates of SIGs 6, 7, 8, and 9 or those interested in joining, are invited to an exclusive luncheon co-sponsored by Hamilton CapTel, Oticon, Phonak, and SIGs 6, 7, 8, and 9. Mix and mingle with like-minded professionals. SIGs offer a number of additional benefits for ASHA members. Seating at this free lunch is limited (first-come, first-served), so plan to arrive early! 

    Opening General Session

    Thursday, November 21, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
    Orange County Convention Center, Valencia Ballroom

    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 Shari Robertson, who will share her insights about the state of the discipline. We are excited to welcome Steve Pemberton as our keynote speaker this year. Mr. Pemberton found remarkable success in several executive positions at high-profile organizations, including Walgreens and Monster.com, and currently serves as Chief Human Resources Officer for Globoforce. In his corporate leadership roles, he has focused on the value of increasing diversity and inclusion to improve outcomes. Sponsored by Medbridge.

    ASHA Awards Ceremony

    November 22, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.,
    Orange County Convention Center, Valencia Ballroom

    The 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 are thrilled to present the 2019 Annie Glenn Award to Taro Alexander, Founder of SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young, a national nonprofit organization that empowers, educates, and supports young people who stutter and the world that surrounds them. SAY offers comprehensive, innovative programs that address the physical, social, and emotional impacts of stuttering, including Camp SAY Summer Camp, Confident Voices after-school and weekend programs, Speech Therapy, SAY: Storytellers, and more... Co-sponsored by Encompass Health.

    ASHA thanks its sponsors. Sponsors are not responsible for the content of this conference, nor does ASHA endorse their products or services.