Expo 2024

Take your AAPA 2024 experience to the next level with our best-ever Expo! Relax with your peers while you take a look at medical innovations, meet hundreds of exhibitors, collect free swag, and hit up the fun social events. Don’t miss the popular Opening Reception, be sure to drop by the Relaxation Massage Station, and visit the PA JobSource Career Fair. Check out all the Expo events!

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Expo Hours
Saturday, May 18
5 – 7 p.m.

Sunday, May 19
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday, May 20
10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sign up to participate in the Expo! Explore our exhibit and sponsorship opportunities.

Opening Reception 18May

Opening Reception

Start your Saturday night off right at our AAPA 2024 Opening Reception! Directly following Saturday’s Main Stage event, join us for this fun opener to the conference. Enjoy music, games, hors d’oeuvres, and a drink on us while you explore the Expo.

Taking Names & Making Connections 18May

Taking Names & Making Connections

Network, mix, and mingle with PA students from all over the country, at the exclusive PA student-only party within a party at the Opening Reception. Come for the warm welcome, lifetime connections, and the memories – and don’t forget your conference swag and prizes!

Made in Houston Marketplace 18May 19May 20May

Made in Houston Marketplace

Shop exclusively local Houston-based products inside the Expo!

Animal Cuddle & Snuggle Zone 18May 19May 20May

Animal Cuddle & Snuggle Zone

Visit the new pet therapy experience to recharge, relax and be playful! AAPA will be working with a local shelter to bring in dogs that are up for adoption. Make sure to stop by to hold/play with doggies that need a good home.

Rotation Stage 18May 19May 20May

Rotation Stage

Visit the Rotation Stage in the Expo to get a quick hit of essential professional, career, and research knowledge at these short, fast-paced sessions.

Relaxation Massage Station 18May 19May 20May

Relaxation Massage Station

Take a much needed break at the Relaxation Massage Station. Want a free massage? Pick up your ticket at the CompHealth Booth #1615!

CO Central Park 18May 19May 20May

CO Central Park

Enjoy a park atmosphere while you network with CO leaders, hear about different opportunities to get involved with COs, and learn more about common goals related to healthcare access or delivery.

PA JobSource Career Fair 19May 20May

PA JobSource Career Fair

Get one step closer to that first PA job or make your next career move! Meet with representatives from top employers from across the country looking to hire qualified PAs in all settings and specialties.

Blood Drive 19May 20May

Blood Drive

Save lives and donate blood in the Expo during the annual blood drive at AAPA 2024!

Expo Eats 19May 20May

Expo Eats

Energize your morning or enjoy an afternoon pick-me-up while you explore the Expo and visit with exhibitors.

Sunday, May 19
Morning Break: 9:30 – 11 a.m.
Afternoon Break: 3 – 4:30 p.m.

Monday, May 20
Afternoon Break: 1:30 – 3 p.m.

PAs Play Pickleball 19May 20May

PAs Play Pickleball

Get a lesson and take on your peers in Pickleball in the Expo. Paddles and balls provided!