Registration

Registration

Registration Rates

You may register online or via the registration form. Get the maximum benefit of APhA2019 when you select the Premium Registration Package. Offering benefits that extend long after APhA2019 ends, the Premium Registration Package includes:  

  • Full Conference Registration
  • Live Continuing Pharmacy Education 
  • Home-Study on Demand – Accredited sessions offering more than 15 CPE credit hours.
  • Exclusive access to three networking session on pharmacy hot topics.

Most Full Conference Nonmember registrations include a bonus year of upgraded APhA membership. See below for eligible registration categories. 

If you cannot find your APhA account, please do not create a new one. Creating multiple accounts can disrupt completed online programs and verification of certifications or CPE. Contact Nicole Whatley for assistance.

Premium Registration Package
Includes Home-Study on Demand
Early: By February 1  Late: After February 1  Membership#
Member Full Conference $840 $1090  
Nonmember Full Conference $1215 $1380
Federal Pharmacist Nonmember Full Conference $960 $1220  
New Practitioner/Postgraduate/Resident Member* $545 $700  
New Practitioner/Postgraduate/Resident Nonmember* $845 $875
Basic Registration Package      
Member Full Conference $690 $940  
Nonmember Full Conference $1015 $1180
Federal Pharmacist Nonmember Full Conference $760 $1020  
New Practitioner/Postgraduate/Resident Member* $400 $550  
New Practitioner/Postgraduate/Resident Nonmember* $645 $675
Student Member $295 $360  
Student Nonmember $340 $405
Technician Member $300 $335  
Technician Nonmember $370 $405
One-Day Member $355 $435  
One-Day Nonmember $615 $695  
Spouse/Guest** $245 $245  

#Nonmembers should register at the Full Conference Nonmember rate and as a bonus receive one year of APhA upgraded membership. Membership is activated on April 15, 2019.
*New Practitioners are pharmacists within five years of graduation from pharmacy school.
**Spouse/Guest category does not include continuing education credit.
All registration categories include (1) Opening Reception and (1) Closing Reception ticket. Additional tickets for non-registered guests are $50.

Registration Discounts

New Practitioners, Technicians, Postgraduates/Residents, and Students
APhA offers discounted registration fees for new practitioners, technicians, postgraduates/residents, and students. No other promotional offers or discounts apply to these categories. 

APhA Pharmacist Members — Redeem Your APhA Member Discount Coupon!
When you renewed your APhA membership, you were issued a registration coupon with a $50 discount code. The discount cannot be applied after registration is complete and/or combined with any other offer.

Nonmembers Benefit Too 
Register at the full 4-day nonmember rate and receive one year of APhA membership. When you register, you are automatically enrolled as an APhA member on April 15, 2019. As such, nonmember rates apply for additional offerings and other activities offered at APhA2019. 

If you would like to receive the reduced member rate for APhA2019 and obtain discounts on other APhA activities and products at the meeting, join APhA online at pharmacist.com/join first and then register at the appropriate member rate.  

Justification Tool Kit

You may need to convince your manager(s) to invest their professional development funds in your attendance. The cost of attendance consists of the registration fee, travel costs, and time-away-from-work costs. The Justification Tool Kit will help get you started—customize it to suit you and your organization's needs! 

SELECT Registration  

If you have attended the past two APhA conferences and paid the pharmacist full conference registration fee you have achieved SELECT status. SELECT Attendees are notified by email. SELECT attendees receive a ribbon and and custom print created exclusively for APhA by renowned artist Patrick O'Brien. The code used to designate qualified SELECT status on the registration form appears in the invitation. If you have not received your invitation, contact Nicole Whatley.

Payment

Payment for registration must be in U.S. dollars and may be paid by check drawn on a U.S. bank and made payable to APhA. MasterCard, VISA, American Express, and Discover are also accepted for payment. Use the grid above to determine your registration fee. Note your member status within APhA determines your registration fee. Contact Nicole Whatley for more information.

APhA accepts purchase orders from federal government agencies and military institutions only. Purchase orders are accepted via mail and fax (not via the Internet) and must be submitted with a registration form. You must provide a credit card guarantee with your initial registration and purchase order. If the check isn’t received within 30 days after the meeting, your credit card will be charged for the full amount.

Confirmation and Badges

Registration confirmations are sent via email within two business days of receipt of your registration. Review your confirmation thoroughly to ensure your registration includes everything you are expecting. Badges and tickets are not sent in advance; they are distributed on site.

Changes and Corrections

To make changes or corrections to your registration, click on the appropriate link in the confirmation email. Changes and corrections may also be submitted to Nicole Whatley through Monday, March 18. Changes and corrections required after this date must be made on site.

Cancellations

All registration cancellations must be in writing to Nicole Whatley. Cancellations received by Friday, February 22 are refunded less a $100 administrative fee. No refunds are made for cancellations received after February 22. Ticketed event fees are non-refundable except when an event is cancelled by APhA.

Ticketed Events

Registration is open for most ticketed events. The Friday and Saturday Advanced Training Programs have a separate registration fee and do NOT require Annual Meeting registration. Other additional offerings require Annual Meeting registration. These fees are non-refundable except when an event is cancelled by APhA. 

Spouse/Guest Registration

The Spouse/Guest registration category is for non-pharmacist spouses or guests who wish to visit the Exposition and attend the Opening Reception and Closing Reception. Continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credits are NOT awarded to spouse/guest registrants.

International Attendees

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 by completing the Letter of Invitation request form.  

Children

Children under the age of 18 are not permitted in the exhibit hall or educational sessions at any time due to insurance liability issues. This includes children in strollers and carriers.

Registration Questions?

For registration questions, contact Nicole Whatley, APhA Registration Manager, at 202-448-8727.