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New member-exclusive upgrade: Choose our First Class option and take your AAPA 2024 experience to the next level!

See “What’s Included” tab for more info.

Select which best describes you:

PA Conference Registration Rates
Super Saver Rate
10/25/23 – 11/8/23
Early Bird Rate
11/9/23 – 1/17/24
Advance Rate
1/18/24 – 3/27/24
Standard Rate
3/28/24 – 5/22/24
Full Conference
Fellow Premium Member Outside Hotel Block $200 $200 $200 $200
AAPA Hotel Block/Local Resident $0 $0 $0 $0**
Fellow Plus/Professional Member Outside Hotel Block $750 $850 $950 $1,150
AAPA Hotel Block/Local Resident $550 $650 $750 $950**
Retired PA Member*+
Email [email protected] for your discount code!
Outside Hotel Block $200 $200 $200 $200
AAPA Hotel Block/Local Resident $0 $0 $0 $0**
PA Nonmember Outside Hotel Block $1,150 $1,250 $1,350 $1,550
AAPA Hotel Block/Local Resident $950 $1,050 $1,150 $1,350**
Single Day
Available for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday (only one day may be selected)
AAPA Member+ $175 $275 $375 $575
PA Nonmember+ $375 $475 $575 $775

Membership must be active through 5/31/24 to receive member rates.

Discount for staying in an AAPA hotel must be for a 2-night minimum stay and reservation must be made through AAPA site.

*Registration does not include CME.

+Registration does not include a ticket to PA Night Out. Tickets are available for purchase during registration.

**Discount for staying in an AAPA Hotel only available until 05/2/24 when hotel block closes.

Your AAPA 2024 registration includes:

  • 200+ credits of AAPA Category 1 CME to choose from
  • Admission to two Main Stage Events
  • Access to the AAPA 2024 Opening Reception
  • Access to the 3-day Expo featuring innovative companies
  • Full access to the PA Night Out on Monday, May 20*
  • Daily 60-minute Industry Sessions with free breakfast or lunch
  • Complimentary fitness classes, access to the Mindfulness Lounge, and wellness-focused sessions
  • Dozens of alumni, networking, and constituent organization events
  • Access to additional paid events, workshops, and CME during registration

*The following registration types do NOT include complimentary access to the PA Night Out on Monday, May 20 and will require a separate ticket purchase: Complimentary registrations, significantly discounted registrations, single day registrations, pre-PAs, guests, vendors, exhibitors, and sponsors. Tickets are available for purchase during registration.

 

NEW for AAPA 2024!

Upgrade your registration to First Class to enhance your conference experience! Upgrades can be purchased when you register, or you can go back and add from your registration and housing dashboard.

For only $275, you can have access to…

  • Exclusive First Class Lines at registration
  • Exclusive First Class reserved seating at Main Stage Events (2) and Challenge Bowl*
  • Reserved seating in non-ticketed CME rooms*
  • Exclusive convention center and Marriott Marquis Houston tour, provided by AAPA Staff on Friday, May 17
  • Additional drink ticket for Opening Reception
  • Conference giveaway item
  • Access to First Class Lounge (convention enter) with work stations, all-day snacks, and beverages

*Seating is not guaranteed. First-come, first-served to a limited number of reserved seats.

AAPA 2024 Registration and Ticketed Item Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations received on or before Wednesday, April 10, 2024, will receive a full refund, minus a $100 processing fee.
  • Cancellations received Thursday, April 11 – Wednesday, April 24, 2024, will receive a 50% refund.
  • No refunds will be made for cancellations after Wednesday, April 24, 2024.
  • You may cancel ticketed items and receive a full refund if cancellation is received in writing by Wednesday, April 24, 2024. No refunds will be given for ticketed item cancellations after Wednesday, April 24, 2024.
  • There will be no refunds for t-shirt purchases after March 1, 2024
  • Cancellation requests must be emailed to [email protected].
  • Cancellation refunds requested via check can take up to 2 months to process

Fellow Premium Membership Terms

Subject to the following conditions, Fellow (level) Premium members receive complimentary registration to the AAPA Annual Conference (if) held during the then-current year.

  • Registration. In order to qualify, Fellow Premium members must register in advance of the in-person conference for access to the event. Fellow Premium members must also maintain an active Premium membership through May 31 of the conference year to receive complimentary registration.
  • Registration Fee. Fellow Premium members will receive their complimentary full conference rate during registration and before checkout. Additional ticketed CME, workshops, events, hotel reservations, and donations will be an extra and separate charge(s). No additional discounts, promotions or substitutions are valid.
  • Hotel Stay Requirement. Fellow Premium members attending the conference must book a hotel room for a minimum two-night stay during registration to receive the complimentary conference rate. Fellow Premium members that do not book a hotel room within the official AAPA hotel block during registration will be charged an additional $200 registration fee. Exceptions for local residents (within a 50-mile radius) will be given.
  • Cancellations. Fellow Premium members are not required to attend the Annual Conference and may cancel their registration at any time. Your registration has no cash value, is nontransferable, and there are no refunds for cancellations. Should you not book a hotel in the AAPA hotel block and pay the applicable registration fee, this fee will be refunded upon cancellation up to (currently) $200 (or such other amount as designated by AAPA).
  • Annual Conference Upgrades. A Fellow Professional or Fellow plus member may upgrade their membership to Fellow Premium for complimentary access to the in-person AAPA Annual Conference by simply paying the applicable membership dues difference between their current membership option and the Fellow Premium option. For these upgrades, please contact customer care for assistance.
  • Conference Changes. Please watch the AAPA Annual Conference webpage (aapa.org/conference) for the latest news about our conference. To protect the health of our members, staff, and the public, or for other reasons, AAPA may cancel the event or change the AAPA Annual Conference format, CME credit availability, safety or admissions requirements, or other conference features.

Register a Group

Are you registering and paying for a group of PAs or PA students for AAPA 2024? Here’s how:

  • Start by filling out a Group Request a Block Form. Once person should take the responsibility of being the group owner.
    • This will guarantee you a block of rooms for your group at one of the AAPA Hotels.
    • This will guarantee that your group each receive the $200 discount on their registration.
  • Once your form has been received, our housing company, Maritz, will fulfill the block based on availability.
  • You will then be required to guarantee the block with a credit card. This card will not be charged at the time, but it will be used to hold the rooms for the time being. Methods of payment can be changed prior to May.
  • Once this has been completed, you will receive instructions on how to assign individuals to these rooms. At that time, our group coordinator will then also assist you with registering your group.
  • If you have any questions about the process, or along the way, please contact the group coordinator at [email protected].
 

PA Program Student Registration Discount

AAPA offers a 10% discount on group registrations of 25+ students from the same PA program.

Restrictions apply:

  • All students must be from the same PA program.
  • All students must also book a hotel room at the time of registration.
  • All students must be paid for as a group with one form of payment.
  • All students must be registered on the same date via the same list.
  • All students must be current AAPA members at time of registration.
  • No student on the list may be already registered. No refunds will be given.
  • This promotion and discount may not be used in combination with any other promotion or discount.

Registration Discounts

Certain registration discounts are available. Should you feel you fall into one of the categories below, please call AAPA Customer Care at 703-836-2272 (option 1) to confirm your eligibility and receive a promo code.

Retired PAs
  • Discount is applicable for retired AAPA members.
  • Registration does NOT include the ability to claim CME.
  • Registration does NOT include a ticket to PA Night Out. Tickets are available for purchase.
  • Discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.
International PAs
  • Discount gives international PAs the AAPA member rate.
  • PA must be a member of their national PA organization.
  • Discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.
International PA Students
  • Discount gives international PA students the AAPA student member rate.
  • Discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.
House of Delegates – Delegate attending only the HOD Meeting
  • Registration does NOT include the ability to claim CME.
  • Registration does NOT include a ticket to PA Night Out. Tickets are available for purchase.
  • Discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.
House of Delegates – Delegate attending the HOD Meeting and CME Sessions
  • Registration DOES include the ability to claim CME.
  • Registration does NOT include a ticket to PA Night Out. Tickets are available for purchase.
  • Discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.
Federal, Uniformed Services and Veteran PAs
  • Discount is only for PAs, not applicable to Pre-PAs or PA students.
  • Discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.
Constituent Organization Executives
  • Discount for CO Executive Directors only.
  • Must be an AAPA member.
  • Registration does NOT include a ticket to the PA Night Out. Tickets are available for purchase.
  • Discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.
Employer or Social Media Codes

If you have a social media or employer discount code, please note the Terms and Conditions below:

Terms and Conditions

  • Discount must be used at time of registration. No refunds will be given.
  • Valid for both members and nonmembers. Offer not valid for conference exhibitors.
  • Not valid in combination with any other discounts.

Promotions

Bring a Colleague. You Both Get $100 Off!

You know how great AAPA’s Annual Conference is – and we want you to be rewarded for sharing that knowledge! When you bring a PA colleague to AAPA 2024 who has never attended the national conference before, we’ll give you both a discount of $100 off your registrations.

Request your discount now. See below for discount details and read the full terms and conditions. Contact [email protected] with questions.

Terms and Conditions

  • Valid only for a returning AAPA Annual Conference attendee bringing a first-time conference attendee.
  • $100 registration discount per registrant.
  • Application must be filled out and accepted before receiving registration promo code.
  • Both applicants must also book a hotel room within the official AAPA hotel block at the time of registration for a two-night minimum. Room sharing within the block is also acceptable.
  • Application must be submitted prior to registering. No refunds will be given.
  • Valid for both members and nonmembers.
  • Offer not valid for conference exhibitors, student members, or nonmembers.
  • Registration rate for both applicants will be based on current registration rate on date of application submission.
  • Not valid in combination with any other discounts.
  • Only one application may be submitted per applicant.
Suite Life Promo

By registering for AAPA 2024 prior to 11:59 p.m. PT on Sunday, December 31, 2023, registrants will be entered into a drawing to win one of two FREE five-night stays in an exclusive hotel suite.

Terms and Conditions

  • Registration must be made by Sunday, December 31, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. PT to be eligible to win.
  • Registrant must book hotel in the AAPA hotel block with a minimum of a 2-night stay before the deadline to be eligible to win.
  • Valid for both members and nonmembers. Offer not valid for conference exhibitors or single day registrations.
  • Prize is non-transferable and has no cash value.
  • Free suite includes room and tax only and does not include incidentals.
  • Valid only Friday, May 17 through Wednesday, May 22, 2024.
  • Hotel & suite type will be determined by AAPA staff.
NASA Flight Jacket Giveaway

By registering for AAPA 2024 prior to 11:59 p.m. PT on Thursday, February 29, 2024, registrants will be entered into a drawing to win one of two custom NASA flight bomber jackets.

Terms and Conditions

  • Registration must be made by Thursday, February 29, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. PT to be eligible to win.
  • Registrant must book hotel in the AAPA hotel block with a minimum of a 2-night stay before the deadline to be eligible to win.
  • Valid for both members and nonmembers. Offer not valid for conference exhibitors or single day registrations.
  • Prize is non-transferable and has no cash value.
  • Winner will be randomly selected and contacted by email. The jacket will be shipped to the winner’s address, or can be picked up on site in Houston at AAPA 2024.
Made in Houston Marketplace Giveaway

By registering for AAPA 2024 prior to 11:59 p.m. PT on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, registrants will be entered into a drawing to win a Made in Houston swag bag. This will include a variety of local Houston-based products. These products will be showcased in the Expo in the new Made in Houston Marketplace booth.

Terms and Conditions

  • Registration must be completed by Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. PT to be eligible to win.
  • Registrant must book hotel room in the AAPA hotel block with a minimum of a 2-night stay before the deadline to be eligible to win.
  • Valid for both members and nonmembers. Offer not valid for conference exhibitors or single-day registrations.
  • Prize is non-transferable and has no cash value.
  • Winner will be randomly selected and contacted by email. The swag bag must be claimed on site in Houston at AAPA 2024.

Fund Your Trip

Many PA Programs or employers offer financial assistance for professional conferences like AAPA 2024. You can use the letter templates below to personalize your request for financial assistance.

Attendee – Employer Request    Student – PA Program Request