General Information

March 22–25, 2024
Orlando, FL

APhA2024 is scheduled as an in-person event taking place March 22–25, 2024, in Orlando, FL.

All scheduled events and activities will be available for in-person attendees (except when a ticket may be required). There is currently no plan for an enduring virtual experience.

 

Location

Orange County Convention Center (events in West Building)
9800 International Dr., Orlando, FL 32819

Hyatt Regency–HQ Hotel
9801 International Dr., Orlando, FL 32819

Arrangements for people with disabilities

Scooters and wheelchairs are available for rental. Reserve your equipment in advance to ensure your needs can be accommodated. If you have a disability for which you may require an auxiliary aid or special service, contact swalker@aphanet.org by Friday, March 1, 2024.

APhA2024 app

The primary methods of providing comprehensive information about Annual Meeting & Exposition activities are via the APhA2024 mobile app and website. The app will be available for download in March.

APhA Experience Zone

Visit the APhA Experience Zone in Exhibit Hall Booth 319 for your chance to get up close and personal with what's new and exciting at APhA! Through advocacy efforts, resources, strategic initiatives, and membership perks, APhA strives to deliver invaluable leadership and support to our members. Make time to visit the APhA Experience Zone and get a taste of how APhA is working for you. Follow #APhA2024 on X(formerly known as Twitter) and Facebook.

APhA House of Delegates

Convention Center West Building, Valencia Ballroom
Help shape the future of our profession through the APhA House of Delegates. Delegates check in on Friday, March 22, 2024, from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET. Delegates should be seated by 2:30 pm ET. Learn more.

APhA Information Booth

Convention Center West Building, Lobby Entrance
Visit for general meeting questions and mobile app assistance during the following hours.

Friday, March 22, 2024

7:00 am to 5:00 pm ET

Saturday, March 23, 2024

7:00 am to 5:00 pm ET

Sunday, March 24, 2024

7:00 am to 5:00 pm ET

Monday, March 25, 2024

7:00 am to 1:00 pm ET

Business center

Convention Center West Concourse
The FEDEX Store in the Convention Center offers packing and shipping, copying, and office supplies during the following hours.

Friday, March 22, 2024

8:00 am to 5:00 pm ET

Saturday, March 23, 2024

8:00 am to 5:00 pm ET

Sunday, March 24, 2024

8:00 am to 5:00 pm ET

Monday, March 25, 2024

8:00 am to 5:00 pm ET

Charging stations

Convention Center West Building, various locations
Stop by the charging station to relax and recharge your phone, tablet, and other devices. Charging stations will be located throughout the Convention Center.

Children

Please note that children under the age of 18 years are not permitted in the education sessions or the Exposition (to include the Opening Reception in the Exposition). This includes children in strollers and carriers.

Education Booth

Convention Center West Building, Level III
Visit the Education Booth for information about APhA2024 education sessions, continuing CPE credit and many other APhA education and training activities.

Future meetings: Mark your calendar!

  • APhA2025: March 21–24, 2025—Nashville, TN
  • APhA2026: March 27–30, 2026—Los Angeles, CA

Lost and found

Please bring or reclaim found items to the registration desk in Exhibit Hall B.

Moment of reflection

Award dinners, general sessions, and certain other events may begin with a moment of reflection. As members of a healing profession, each of us has a lot to be thankful for. We would like to give you an opportunity to reflect or express your thanks in your own personal way by pausing for a moment of silence and reflection.

Nursing/wellness rooms

The Orange County Convention Center has wellness rooms in the west, north and south concourses. The wellness rooms provide a private space for nursing parents to pump or breastfeed.

The wellness rooms are located in the following places:

  • West Concourse: Level II, West Hall C Lobby, to the right of the Citrus Café (Food Court C)
  • North Concourse: Level II, North Hall A, at the top of the escalator to the exhibit hall, adjacent to room N210E
  • South Concourse: Level II, South Hall A, at the top of the escalator to the exhibit hall, adjacent to room S210E

Registration

Convention Center North Building, Level II, Exhibit Hall B

Pick up badges, ribbons, and neck wallets. Bring your confirmation!

Thursday, March 21, 2024

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET

Friday, March 22, 2024

6:30 am to 9:00 pm ET

Saturday, March 23, 2024

7:00 am to 3:30 pm ET

Sunday, March 24, 2024

7:00 am to 3:30 pm ET

Wireless internet

Complimentary Internet is offered free of charge and is available in all public spaces and meeting rooms. Complimentary Wi-Fi should not be used for mission-critical tasks.

International travel

The U.S. Department of State is the official United States visa information source, with information about visa requirements, U.S. embassy and consulate locations worldwide, and wait times for visa interview appointments/processing. Travelers are advised to apply for visas well in advance of intended travel dates. Although APhA may not provide official travel endorsement, a letter of invitation is available. Please send questions to swalker@aphanet.org.

Photography and filming

Any person who attends an APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition event grants permission to APhA, its employees, and its agents (collectively “APhA”) to record their visual/audio images, including but not limited to photographs, digital images, voices, sound or video recordings, audio clips, or accompanying written descriptions, and, without notifying such person, to use their name and such images for any purpose of APhA, including advertisements for APhA and its programs.

Portions of APhA2024 may be recorded for webcasting and other marketing/education purposes. Unauthorized audiotaping and videotaping is prohibited.

Questions

Please direct inquiries to APhA Customer Service or call 202-628-4410.