ASHA Convention Registration Fees

We are planning the 2021 ASHA Convention as a hybrid in-person/virtual event. This year, you will have the option of registering for the in-person event or for the virtual portion only. Registration and housing reservations will open on August 2 at 10:00 a.m., ET.

Vaccination Verification Requirement

You must provide proof of vaccination to register for the in-person event. Accommodations may be offered on a case-by-case basis for any participant who is unable to be vaccinated due to disability or sincerely-held religious beliefs.

To provide proof, you will follow a simple, secure online process to upload a copy or photo of your vaccination card, which will generate a verification code that you enter in the registration system.


If you have questions about registration, please email If you have any questions regarding your membership status, need help with your account, or want to join ASHA or National NSSLHA, please call the Action Center at 800-498-2071.

Full In-Person Convention Rates

This rate covers your attendance at the in-person event (education sessions, exhibits and meetings) in Washington, D.C., plus access to the pre-recorded sessions in the ASHA Convention Virtual Library and virtual exhibitor listings.

Membership Category

Early Bird Rate


Regular Rate


Onsite Rate


Non-member* $490 $540 $590
Member* $390 $440 $490
Life Member $85 $85 $85
National NSSHLA/ASHA Graduate Student Member $225 $225 $225
New Member* $290 $340 $390
Clinical Fellow $290 $340 $390
Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology Assistant $225 $225 $225
Related Professional $490 $530 $580
International Affiliate $390 $440 $490

Guest passes may not be available this year; we are assessing the rules and regulations to determine if we can offer them. Special arrangements may be made for the Awards Ceremony for guests of awardees. Aides or personal assistants needed for accessibility will be accommodated in accordance with ADA regulations and ASHA policy.

One-Day In-Person Rates

This rate covers your attendance for a single day (you must select the day) at the in-person event in Washington, D.C. One-day registrants may only claim continuing education credit for in-person sessions held on the day they selected to attend when registering. The one-day registration option is for the in-person event only and does not include access to the ASHA Convention Virtual Library.

Virtual-Only Rates

This rate is for the online ASHA Convention Virtual Library, where you will have access to a robust collection of pre-recorded digital sessions (master classes, 1-hour oral seminars, technical sessions, and posters), as well as the Opening General Session and Awards Ceremony, and virtual exhibitor listings. In-person education sessions taking place during the ASHA Convention in Washington, D.C., will NOT be live-streamed or recorded.

Membership Category Rate
Non-member* $349
Member* $249
Life Member $59
National NSSLHA/ASHA Graduate Student Member $79
New Member* $149
Clinical Fellow $149
Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology Assistant $79
Related Professional $349
International Affiliate $249

Discount for Current ASHA Learning Pass Subscribers

Individuals who fall under one of the membership categories noted above with an asterisk (*) and who are subscribed to the ASHA Learning Pass will receive a $100 discount on their registration fee. The discount is for individual subscribers only. Those receiving the Learning Pass through a group subscription, such as through their employer, are not eligible. You must already be subscribed to the Learning Pass when you register; the discount cannot be applied retroactively. The discount will automatically be applied when you sign in to register.

Membership Categories

If you have any questions regarding your membership status, need help with your account, or want to join ASHA or National NSSLHA, please call the Action Center at 800-498-2071.

ASHA Member

To register at a member rate, you must indicate your membership number on the registration form. Please make sure that your dues are current. If they are not, your registration will be processed at the non-member registration fee.

NSSLHA/ASHA Graduate Student Member

This rate is for current National NSSLHA or ASHA Graduate Student members. Students enrolled in a bachelor's, master's, or doctorate program may join NSSLHA and receive the NSSLHA member fee. Doctoral students who hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence must initiate their ASHA Graduate Student membership in order to receive the Graduate Student rate.

New ASHA Members

Individuals who have been a member of ASHA for four years or less are considered New ASHA Members.

Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology Assistants

This rate is for individuals who are ASHA Affiliates through the ASHA Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology Assistants Program and hold the C-AA or the C-SLPA. This registration category is awarded professional development hours, not ASHA CEUs. Assistants who are not part of the ASHA Assistants program are considered non-members and also earn professional development hours.If you are not a certified ASHA Assistant, you may request a promotional discount code for your 2021 ASHA Convention registration by completing a brief form.

Related Professionals

Related Professionals are individuals who do not belong to ASHA, are not audiologists or speech-language pathologists, and want to attend the ASHA Convention for educational programs to enhance their professional knowledge (i.e., a special-ed teacher, an occupational therapist, etc.).

International Affiliates

International member affiliates and members of the SAC, RCSLT, SPA, IALP, CPLOL, ISA, and SBFa are included in this category.


All presenters (whether for in-person sessions or pre-recorded virtual sessions) are required to register for the ASHA Convention at the rate that corresponds to their membership status as outlined above, and to arrange their own travel and accommodations, even if with special circumstances. If you are a presenter and not a member of ASHA (because you are not a speech-language pathologist and/or audiologist and therefore ineligible to join ASHA), please contact after you receive your acceptance letter to request special registration instructions. Notifications of presentation acceptance and nonacceptance are e-mailed in mid-July.

If you are a presenter who is a student in the field of audiology or speech-language pathology, you must be a current National NSSLHA or ASHA Graduate Student member to register at the student rate otherwise you will need to pay the non-member registration fee.

Exhibit Hall-Only Passes

Exhibit hall-only passes, for those who only want to browse the in-person exhibit hall and do not want to attend any education sessions, are available for purchase through registration online beginning November 1 or onsite in Washington, D.C. during the in-person ASHA Convention. Exhibit hall-only passes will be available on a limited basis.

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 support personnel, and students.

About the Convention

The ASHA Convention is one of the largest professional development events for audiologists; speech-language pathologists; and speech, language, and hearing scientists. 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:

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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