PA Meet-Ups

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PA Meet-Ups

3 p.m.
Friday, May 17, 2019
6-7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 18, 2019

How do you want to discover Denver? This year, we’ve crafted six unique PA Meet-Ups that will inspire you to explore Denver in the company of your colleagues – and soon-to-be friends!

*New this year: Sign up for these PA Meet-Ups is required. You can sign up when you register.

Already registered? Log back into the registration and housing dashboard and click on “Add Sessions & Events.” Some events cost an additional fee. Read the event description for detailed information on when and where to meet for your Meet-Up. Wear comfortable foot wear, as all these activities are within walking distance of the Colorado Convention Center. 

Discover Denver’s Art Scene*

Start with a visit to the Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, then venture over to the Denver Art Museum.

*This event has additional fees when you arrive on-site. Tickets to the Kirkland are $10 and tickets to the Denver Art Museum are $13 ($10 for Colorado residents). Tickets must be purchased on own upon arrival. Show your badge at the Denver Art Museum for $2 off!

Discover Denver Shopping

Pick up a new outfit to take home or debut it during AAPA 2019! You’re sure to find something at the Denver Pavilions. Check out the full list of outlets.

Discover Denver’s Beer  SOLD OUT!

Since they opened in 1988, Wynkoop Brewing Company has been a pioneer on the American beer landscape. They were the first brewpub in the now beer-rich, craft beer heaven of Colorado. Take a free tour and get a few sips along the way. Brewery tour takes 30 minutes.

On-site registration for this event will not be accepted.  Registration will close at 11:59 p.m. PT on Friday, May 10, 2019 or when the Meet-Up has reached capacity.

Discover Denver’s History

For you history buffs, here’s your chance to spend your afternoon touring the Colorado State Capitol! You’ll get a historical overview of the building, information about the materials used in the building, a little bit of Colorado history, and a trip up to the observation deck in the dome. Capitol tour takes 45 minutes.

On-site registration for this event will not be accepted.  Registration will close at 11:59 p.m. PT on Friday, May 10, 2019 or when the Meet-Up has reached capacity.

Discover Denver’s Coors Field

Sports fan? You won’t want to pass up this PA Meet-Up. We’ve set up a private tour of the home stadium of the MLB’s Colorado Rockies, Coors Field. Space is limited for this event, so save your spot now!

On-site registration for this event will not be accepted.  Registration will close at 11:59 p.m. PT on Friday, May 10, 2019 or when the Meet-Up has reached capacity.

Discover Mindfulness

Get a head start on AAPA 2019 by learning foundational information on mindfulness with basic accessible instruction, a sensory experience, and a peaceful guided meditation that is inspiring and rewarding. Instructor Lee Papa will use the Friday sessions to guide you through the Roadmap of Living Mindfully, by understanding Self-Love, Self-Care, and Self-Mastery and setting the intention for exactly what you desire to create during your Denver experience. No sign-up is required for this Meet-Up – just show up! All sessions held in the Mindfulness Lounge, Street Level, 103, Colorado Convention Center.

3 – 3:30 p.m.
4 – 4:30 p.m.
5 – 5:30 p.m.
6 – 6:30 p.m.

Please note that the Mindfulness Lounge will also be open Saturday – Monday.

Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

May 18, 2019
6 – 7:30 p.m.

Start your Saturday night at our Exhibit Hall Opening Reception! After General Session, join us for an exciting event, where you can choose from several themed locations. Meet new people with similar interests, or plan to meet up with old friends in one of these spots.

  • The Great Outdoors – Feeling adventurous? We’ve got a few ways to give you an outdoor experience without even leaving the building!
  • Game Area – Come get your competitive energy flowing with some of your favorite games!
  • Music Lovers – Grab a drink and sit or sway to the sounds of this amazing local quartet!
  • Beer Lovers – Because who isn’t?! Try some of Colorado’s greatest offerings.