ASHA sponsors have gone above and beyond to support the 2023 ASHA Convention. Please be sure to visit them to take advantage of some great opportunities and giveaways. Use the Virtual Expo map to locate them in the Exhibit Hall.
Game Time: Wednesday, November 15, at 4:30 p.m. through Saturday, November 18, at 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!
Please acknowledge, 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.
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 "2023 ASHA Convention." This app is sponsored by Practice Perfect EMR + Management Software. [Booth 550].
Take the time to thank a student volunteer during ASHA Convention. Their awesome t-shirts are made possible by The Stepping Stones Group [Booth 501].
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 2023 ASHA Convention. Sponsored by Starkey Hearing Technologies, Oticon, HearingLife, Resound GN, Duearity, Sound Scouts, and Educational Audiology Association on Friday, November 17, 8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. at Omni, Ensemble/East Foyer
Take home these great items that are waiting for you at ASHA Convention this year.
There will be FREE WiFi throughout the Boston Convention Center. Sponsored by ClinicSource Use special code ASHAClinicSource23.
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.
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ASHA Audiology Lounge
Stop by the Audiology Lounge Booth 1081, sponsored by Starkey Hearing Technologies, Wednesday, November 15 – Saturday, November 18. The lounge is located in the audiology exhibits area in the Convention Center Exhibit Hall, booth 1081. 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!
November 15–18, Booth 1093
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 SPG Therapy & Education!
NSSLHA Awards and Celebrations
Thursday, November 16, 7:00–9:00 p.m., District Hall Boston
Join us as we celebrate the 2022–2023 NSSLHA Honors awardees. Enjoy light refreshments and beverages as we celebrate students, chapters, and advisors at this free event.
Friday, November 17, 6:30–8:00 p.m., Boston Convention Center, East/West Ballroom
The ASHA Awards Ceremony celebrates high achievement and excellence in the professions. The awards presented, including the Honors of the Association and ASHA Fellows, recognize members who have contributed significantly to the professions and ASHA. The Annie Glenn Award will also be presented to an individual whose work to raise awareness or advocate for those with communication disorders captures the spirit of Mrs. Glenn. Sponsored by ClinicSource.
Thursday, November 16, 8:30 a.m – 10:00 a.m. Boston Convention Center, East/West Ballroom
The Opening General Session kicks off the ASHA Convention! This popular event brings everyone together to celebrate the speech, language, and hearing professional community and celebrates our 2023 theme, “Igniting Innovation.” You'll be welcomed by ASHA President Robert Augustine, who will update everyone about the Association’s activities and accomplishments and share her insights on the theme. Then, Convention Co-Chairs Kelly Farquharson and Jennifer Simpson will offer a preview of what’s in store for you in Boston this year—including special sessions, new events, and other highlights. Finally, we will welcome a special guest Sekou Andrews as keynote speaker. Sekou Andrews is a two-time national poetry slam champion, musician, entrepreneur, and a former 5th grade teacher turned inspirational speaker. Sponsored by Presence.
First Timer’s Reception
Wednesday, November 15, 4:00 p.m – 5:00 p.m. BCEC, 157 ABC
Come mix and mingle with other CSD students and get a rundown of the ASHA Convention survival guide. Preview programs and activities and meet the NSSLHA and ASHA who's who. Enjoy light refreshments, games, and more! Sponsored by Emerson College
Exhibit Hall Opening Reception
Wednesday, November 15, 4:30 p.m – 6:30 p.m. BCEC, Exhibit Hall A
Join us in the Exhibit Hall to catch up with friends and colleagues and mingle with exhibitors. This event provides dedicated time to check out the exhibiting companies and socialize before sessions begin on Thursday. Light refreshments will be available. The Welcome Reception is open to all full registrants. Sponsored by Powerback Rehab.
Wednesday, November 15, Noon – 1:00 p.m. BCEC 52B
Saturday, November 18, 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Omni Hotel, Marquee
The MSLP is a leadership development program established for undergraduate seniors, master's students, AuD students who are enrolled in communication sciences and disorders programs, and post-entry level SLP students who are enrolled in a clinical or research doctoral degree program. The purpose of the MSLP is:
Thursday, November 16, 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m Omni Ensemble South/East Foyer
Join us for this lively and enlightening networking reception. You'll have an opportunity to connect with members of the Multicultural Issues Board, colleagues from the Multicultural Constituency Groups, and participants in this year's Minority Student Leadership Program. Sponsored by Presence and The Stepping Stones Group
Check out these special messages from our sponsors:
Own the Aisle
Don’t forget to look up! Check out the aisle banners and floor graphics sponsored by Passy Muir [Booth 543], Next Level Speech Therapy [Booth 708], eLuma Therapy [Booth 803], e-Therapy [Booth 406], and ClinicSource [Booth 643] as you navigate the Exhibit Hall.
Did you see your registration confirmation email from ASHA? It contained a special message from Brookes Publishing [Booth 926].
Hotel Check-In Letter
Check out a special message from Brookes Publishing [Booth 926], along with other critical information about ASHA Convention, when you check into your hotel.
Badge Mailing Promotion
If you received your badge in the mail, check out the accompanying brochure from Speech Babe [Booth 300]
ASHA Tote Bag Inserts: Look Inside!
Check out your tote bag for discounts, giveaways, information, and great surprises from all of these organizations:
ASHA Video Wall: North Lobby
Before you enter the Exhibit Hall, don’t forget to look around in the main Exhibit Hall! Do you want special offers, discounts, and announcements? The following companies have exactly what you're looking for: Hanen Centre, Passy Muir, Gelmix + Purathick, Brookes Publishing, Patcom, Ambiki, AYA Healthcare, and PRC Saltillo.
ASHA Digital Signage Inside Exhibit Hall
Check out a warm welcome inside the exhibit hall from Passy Muir, Gelmix + Purathick, TIMS Medical, The Stepping Stones Group, Northern Speech Services, VocoVision, Reading with TLC, and ClinicNote.
ASHA Digital Screen Network: Near Education Sessions
As you walk towards Exhibit Hall and sessions, check out the amazing digital screens from these organizations: special announcements, deals, and discounts from these organizations: Next Level Speech Therapy, ClinicNote, Universal Speech Therapy, Speech Babe, Boys Town National Hospital
Convention Marquee: ASHA Host Hotel
As you enter the Boston Convention Center check out the cool graphics from Jump Ahead Pediatrics, Passy Muir, Eswallow, and Boys Town National Hospital
ASHA Sponsored Banners
As you enter the main gates of the Exhibit Hall, check out the great graphics from these sponsors: Gelmix + Purathick, SimplePractice, Passy Muir, Presence, Next Level Therapy, and ICDL.
ASHA Light Post Banners
While you're on the way to ASHA sessions and special events, be sure to check out the ASHA Awesome signpost banners located in the lobby of the Exhibit Hall for special messages, discounts, and announcements from these organizations: Next Level Therapy, COVIU, Sunshine Cottage, and Resound GN.
Column Wrap Graphics
These companies have designed some eye-catching graphics and messages that appear on the columns that lead into the Boston Convention Center. Check them out: Passy Muir and Presence.
ASHA Push Messages
Stay in touch with real time messages about booths, demos and more in push messages. Sponsored messages from: Sunny Days, Practice Perfect, Northern Speech Services (NSS), SPG Therapy & Education, Gelmix + Purathick, TIMS Medical, Plural Publishing, Epic Staffing, SpeechtherapyPD.com, Attainment Company, Passy Muir, e-Therapy, Academic Therapy Publications, eLuma, PRC Saltillo, Next Level Speech Therapy, Lingraphica, Ivy Rehab, Hamilton Captel, VocoVision, Autism Care, Duearity, ClinicSource, Ventris Learning, and Bracco Diagnostics
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
Thursday, November 16, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Boston Convention Center, Omni, Deco
Co-sponsored by Presence and The Write Turn
SIG 11: Administration and Supervision Affiliates Meeting
Thursday, November 16, 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m., Boston Convention Center, 52A
Co-sponsored by Simucase
SIG 12: Augmentative and Alternative Communication Affiliates Meeting
Thursday, November 16, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Boston Convention Center, 52A
Co-sponsored by Plural Publishing and Tobi Dynavox
SIG 13: Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia) Affiliates Meeting
Thursday, November 16, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Boston Convention Center, 52B
Co-sponsored by TIMS Medical and Gelmix + Purathick
Friday, November 17, 11:30 a.m.– 1:00 p.m.
Boston Convention Center, 52A
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, Interacoustics, 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!