Annual Meeting and Exposition 2015

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Registration Information

Attendee Registration Exhibitor Registration Speaker Registration

If you need to pay your registration by check, please click here to download the paper registration form. Once you have filled it out, email it to

Conference Registration Fees & Information

ASAE will assign the lowest possible rate based on your membership status and category.

Pre- and Post- Conference Workshop Fees

Pre- and Post- Conference Workshop Fees 


Pre-Conference Workshops - Saturday, August 8:

AMC's Engaged!Ticket icon


Achieving Global GrowthTicket icon

No Charge

Aspiring CEO DiveTicket icon

No Charge

Post-Conference Workshop - Tuesday, August 11:

Executive Leadership ProgramTicket icon


*Note: The pre- and post-conference workshops are only available to those attendees who purchase a full-conference registration with the exception of the AMC's Engaged! program.

Ticket icon = separate registration required


Fee Category

Early Bird by July 8
Member / Nonmember

July 9–Onsite
Member / Nonmember

Association Executives and Consultants: 1st Registrant

$999 / $1,249

$1,149 / $1,399

Association Executives and Consultants: Additional Registrants

$749 / $999

$899 / $1,149

Small Staff Organization Member
Learn more about Small Staff Membership



One Day

$599 / $799

$749 / $949

Expo Hall ONLY (association execs/buyers only)




Exhibitor: 1st Registrant per 10x10 booth


Exhibitor: Three (3) Additional Registrants per 10x10 booth

$599 each




Spouse/Guest Package (for those NOT in the industry) Ticket icon


ASAE Foundation's The Classic:
VIP Ticket Ticket icon
General Admission TicketTicket icon


$250 each

$150 each

Guest A-La-Carte

Opening/Closing Celebration Guest Ticket (adult) Ticket icon

$75 each

Opening/Closing Celebration Guest Ticket (under 21)Ticket icon

$25 each

 Monday Awards Breakfast Guest TicketTicket icon

$40 each

Detroit Destination Tours (choose from 5 options) Ticket icon

$40 each

Detroit EduTours (choose from 9 options) Ticket icon

$40 each

Community Connection Activities (All proceeds benefit AFG) Ticket icon
(Saturday & Tuesday)

5K Fun Run/Walk Ticket icon


$40 each

$40 each

Ticket icon = separate registration required

Cancellation/Refund Policy

All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing by July 8, 2015. A refund of the full conference fee, minus a $75 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date. No refunds will be granted for requests postmarked after July 8, 2015. Submit all requests to ASAE Registration via email at ASAE regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows. Substitutions are gladly accepted! Substitutions of registrations are permitted prior to the conference and onsite. Only one substitution is permitted per original registrant. The individual submitting the substitution request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution. Badge sharing, splitting, and reprints are strictly prohibited.

Note: The Classic, Detroit Destination Tours, Detroit EduTours, Community Connections, Golf/Tennis, and the 5K Fun Run/Walk are fundraising events, and we are therefore unable to refund tickets purchased, however, tickets are fully transferrable.

Eligibility Policy

The 2015 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition is open to association professionals, consultants, federal government employees, higher education educators, corporate meeting planners, and attorneys. MEETING REGISTRATION IS ONLY OPEN TO THOSE BUSINESS PARTNER MEMBERS WHO EXHIBIT. Exceptions are made only for ASAE Board of Directors, speakers, and council/committee members, whose council/committee is meeting in person during the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Detroit. This ensures a high buyer/supplier ratio. No one under the age of 18 may enter the exhibit hall at any time. ASAE reserves the right to refuse ineligible registrations. For additional details, please refer to the additional ASAE Policies listed below. If you have any specific questions regarding your eligibility status, please contact Kelly Price, CEM, Senior Manager, Registration & Expositions, Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

Ineligible Registrations

All registrations are reviewed to ensure they meet ASAE eligibility policies. ASAE reserves the right to refuse or cancel all ineligible registrations at any time and shall not be held accountable for any outside fees associated with this cancellation. Please refer to the specific Eligibility Policy above.

Special Offers/Discount Codes

Use of a discount code is only valid at the time of initial purchase/registration. Circle Club Organization individuals and nonmembers using a discount code are not eligible to receive a complimentary one-year ASAE membership in conjunction with their registration. Refunds will not be authorized for existing registrations where the special offer was received after the initial purchase. Discount codes cannot be applied to already reduced/discounted registrations. Limit one (1) special offer/discount code per registration. If you have any questions and/or concerns regarding any of the abovementioned Policies, please contact the ASAE Registration Team via email.

Registration Fee Includes

Access to all learning activities Sunday through Tuesday, admission to the Association Solutions Marketplace Expo, evening celebrations on Saturday and Tuesday, and transportation between official hotels, the Cobo Center, and the venues for official ASAE evening events.  Meals included are: lunch in the expo hall Sunday and Monday, lunch at the General Session on Tuesday, continental breakfast at Monday's Awards & Recognition Breakfast, food and beverage at the Saturday and Tuesday evening events, and morning and afternoon beverages Sunday through Tuesday.

Save When You Bring Your Team!

Register your staff using the same email domain to take advantage of reduced registration fees and build your team professionally. The registration fees chart above lists prices for all registration types at both member and nonmember rates. All ASAE memberships are on individual basis; registration status cannot be transferred to others. Nonmember association professionals and consultants who pay the full conference rate (with no discounts) when registering, will receive a complimentary one-year ASAE membership!

Circle Club Members

Please contact your organization's Circle Club representative to register.

Family and Guests

Invite your spouse or a guest to Detroit! A special guest registration is available for $350, which includes: Saturday and Tuesday evening events, Tuesday's General Session, and admittance to the Association Solutions Marketplace Expo on Sunday and Monday! You can also purchase individual a-la-carte tickets for the Saturday and/or Tuesday evening events, awards breakfast, Detroit Community Connection activities, Detroit Destination Tours, and Detroit Education Tours. Please Note: guest qualification applies to those individuals not in the industry.


If you are not an association executive/consultant ASAE member, please pay the nonmember rate and you will receive a complimentary one-year ASAE association executive/consultant membership in addition to your conference registration. For specific information about becoming a member, please contact the Member Relations Team at or call 202.626.2727. Note: If you were given a special discount code to receive a discounted registration, you are not eligible to receive this special membership offer. (Refer to the Special Offers/Discount Codes Policy listed above for details.) Sorry - this offer is not valid for Circle Club Organization individuals or Business Partner/Supplier attendees.


Payment in full is required in order to process registrations. We regret that we are unable to accommodate requests for invoices. We welcome payments in the form of checks payable to ASAE, American  Express, Diner's Club, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.


You will receive an email confirmation of your registration from ASAE Registration Department, (add to your safe senders list!). If you have not received a confirmation within 10 business days after registering, please contact the Member Service Center at


Secure your housing accommodations through ASAE's Official Housing Vendor, Expovision, for the meeting. Visit our Hotel & Travel page for information on lodging and transportation options.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, ASAE meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the registrant or attendees’ image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities by ASAE and other third parties, including but not limited the venue, the host city and the host CVB.

Roster of Attendees

Will be available beginning June 29, 2015.


Please bring your registration email confirmation to the meeting. All registered persons will also receive their express registration email confirmation that includes a unique barcode Tuesday, August 4th. This barcode included on this confirmation will greatly speed your process through self-registration or the onsite registration customer service area.

Earn CAE and CMP Credits

Attend the ASAE Annual Meeting and earn up to 12 credits towards certification or recertification of your Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation. There is also the opportunity to earn credits towards certification or recertification of your Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation.

Registration Assistance

Onsite Registration Hours

Friday, August 7

7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 8

7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 9

7:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Monday, August 10

7:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 11

8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Money Back Guarantee

Our goal is to provide truly exceptional offerings and service, and we won't be happy until you are. If any programs, products, or services of ASAE do not fulfill our promise, we will make the situation right or refund your money.