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.
Visit these 11 booths in the Exhibit Hall to correctly answer trivia questions via your mobile phone
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!
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 Orlando.
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.
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.
There will be free WiFi throughout the Orange County Convention Center. Sponsored by Life Care Centers of America. Use special code ASHA19LifeCare.
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 the time to thank a student volunteer during ASHA Convention. Their awesome t-shirts are made possible by The Stepping Stones Group. [Booth 1572]
Take home these great items that are waiting for you at Convention this year.
Follow #ASHA19 on Twitter to receive special announcements and promotions from sponsors.
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!
Sponsored by TIMS Software
Thursday, November 21, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Hyatt Manatee Spring 1
Sponsored by CaptionCall
Thursday, November 21, 12:30–2:00 p.m.
Hyatt Ballroom K
The Researcher-Academic Town Meeting (RATM) is an invitation-only event at the ASHA Convention, thanks to our contributing sponsor ExQ [Booth 882].
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!
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!
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 ClinicSource Practice Management Software [Booth 469], Speech Pathology Group [Booth 1044] and Parapharma Tech [Booth 1262], 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 1360].
Check out a special message from Brookes Publishing [Booth 1360], 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 University of St. Augustine [Booth 1674].
If you received your badge in the mail, check out the accompanying brochure from Artic Bites [Booth 544].
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 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:
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
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].
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].
As you enter into the main gates of the Exhibit Hall, check out the great graphics from these sponsors:
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:
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:
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
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!
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.
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.