Top 10 Reasons to Attend APhA2020


1. Invest in Yourself

Choose from more than 80 education sessions that cover the most relevant topics in pharmacy — CBD/medical cannabis, the opioid crisis, mental health and wellbeing, to name a few.

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2. Grow Your Pharmacy Network

APhA’s Annual Meeting is the only event that unites pharmacists from all practice settings and experience levels. With 300+ networking events and more than 6,000 attendees, you’ll forge meaningful connections with colleagues, mentors and experts—people who can support you when you need it most. APhA2020 is just the right size for connecting you with leaders and opportunities.

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3. Help Shape Pharmacy’s Future

Want to be a force for change? APhA2020’s 2 House of Delegates meetings—where approximately 400 representatives of various pharmacy organizations debate and adopt policy proposals—give you a voice in the profession’s future. Present your own policy topics, business items, or opinions to help move pharmacy forward.


4. Gain Inspiration

With sessions that matter to you and the collective energy and passion of more than 6,000 attendees, you’ll find inspiration and motivation at every turn and return to work rejuvenated and ready to care for your patients at your full scope of practice.


5. Earn Essential CPE All at Once

In just 4 days, gain 20+ hours of CPE credit on topics that matter most to you and your work.


6. Boost Your Professional Value

Gain the qualifications you need to advance your scope of practice and increase your professional value by participating in an APhA Certificate Training Program or Advanced Training. Earn 16 hours of BCACP Recertification Credits in the Ambulatory Care track.


7. Give Back to Your Profession

The future of pharmacy starts with you! Get involved and share your expertise at APhA2020 through 400+ volunteer leadership opportunities in 3 Academies, in 10 APhA–APPM Special Interest Groups, on the Board of Trustees, and more!


8. Discover the Next Wave of Innovation

Be there when your peers and colleagues bring the “wow” factor. Be among the first to see what pharmacy innovators are doing during APhA2020’s 9 PharmTalk® sessions, which will feature 64 talks covering 6 topic areas  expanded scope of practice, payment for services, and more. The innovation doesn’t stop there! Watch as 8 of your pharmacy peers pitch revolutionary ideas to 4 judges during PharmTANK – think SharkTank with a pharmacy spin!


9. Immerse Yourself in Science

The pharmacy profession is changing fast, and APhA2020 is the best place to find out what’s coming next. With 500+ contributed papers and the opportunity to meet face-to-face with researchers, and the Day of Science, you'll get to know the science behind patient care and how it shapes the future.


10. Learn the Latest Industry Products and Services

The APhA2020 Exposition features 150+ exhibiting companies. Stay in the know about the latest products and services in pharmacy—and share your feedback with representatives.

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Now that you’re convinced, convince your boss.

Convey the value of attending APhA2020 by customizing our sample letter to fit your specific needs and present it to your supervisor with the Top 10 Reasons to Attend pdf.

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Save up to $200 when you register by Monday, February 10, 2020! APhA has three membership levels. Your membership category will determine your registration fee.

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