Exhibit Hall Extras
Take advantage of special savings, activities, and events happening during the ASHA Convention in Philadelphia! You'll find these "extras" and more in the Exhibit Hall and other locations at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Be sure to take a look at all the
social events and receptions taking place during the ASHA Convention to fill in your schedule with some fun activities. In addition, you are invited to visit the various
specialty lounges located throughout the Exhibit Hall to talk with ASHA staff and connect with fellow members.
Our generous ASHA Sponsors have gone above and beyond to support the 2016 ASHA Convention. Visit them in the Exhibit Hall to take advantage of some great
opportunities and giveaways!
Convention Center, Exhibit Hall CD
ASHA Store: Two Fun
Events and Two Ways to Save
Save up to $25
Use the ASHA Store coupon* located inside the Exhibit Guide to save up to $25! Plus, get a FREE exclusive Everyday Leadership magnet with purchase.
Meet Martin Pistorius
Thursday, November 17
5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
The Edwin and Esther Prentke AAC Distinguished Lecturer, Martin Pistorius, will be at the ASHA Store for an exclusive book-signing event featuring his book, Ghost Boy, which is available for purchase at a special 20% discount!
Meet Dr. Dana Suskind
Friday, November 18
Invited speaker and author of Thirty Million Words, Dr. Dana Suskind, will be at the ASHA Store for an exclusive book-signing event. Thirty Million Words will be available for purchase at a special 20% discount!
*Must present coupon at time
of purchase. Limit one coupon per transaction. Coupon is not transferable or
refundable. For discount to apply, order subtotal must meet minimum dollar
threshold before tax and shipping. Not valid on group sales. Magnet available
while supplies last.
Your Journey Begins
Now: ASHA Mobile Adventure
Register now! Visit all nine booths below and answer mobile trivia questions for a chance to win an Apple® MacBook® Pro!
- HCR ManorCare—Booth 1240
- BlubeePals—Booth 1226
- Lingraphica—Booth 1228
- Attainment Company—Booth? 319
- Talktrac—Booth 518
- Constant Therapy—Booth 529
- Smarty Ears—Booth 615
- Advanced Travel Therapy—Booth 623
- Boston Medical Products—Booth 729
Game Time: 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 17, through noone on Saturday, November 19
How to Play: Text "play" to 56512 to begin and bookmark the game to your mobile home screen.
It's Historic! Celebrate 70 Years of Giving with the ASHFoundation
Lock in Your Love
Always wanted to attach your lock to the bridge in Paris, Florence, Dublin, Prague, Brooklyn or another famous city? Here's your chance—come to the ASHFoundation booth and make a small $5 donation to pick out your love lock and attach it to our own 70th Anniversary "bridge." Let's load our bridge with locks of love and celebrate YOUR professions' charity!
More Anniversary Action at the ASHFoundation Booth
Get Funding—students and researchers...do you need money? Learn about our student scholarships, research grants, and mentoring opportunities.
Take a Chance—on our Tinseltown Two-fer! Buy a raffle ticket to win a $3,000 package to attend the 2018 Grammy Awards or win a $2,000 VIP package to attend ASHA 2017 in Los Angeles.
Network—chat with our Board members and ASHFoundation staff, network with other donors and your friends, meet our 2016 award winners.
Share and Tell—awardees, past and present, share your successes and tell us how ASHFoundation funding helped you. Donors—tell us your dreams for the ASHFoundation and why you donate.
Change People's Lives—learn how you can make a difference by becoming an ASHFoundation donor, becoming a University Giving Program Ambassador, joining our Legacy Donors' Society, or becoming a program reviewer. You'll be right at home with us and you really will change people's lives!
Celebrating Your Passion for 25 Years
Join the celebration of
ASHA's Special Interest Groups' 25th anniversary. Stop by SIG Central to enjoy some treats and find out about the SIG programs and
related Convention activities including:
Short Courses—SIG Affiliates receive a discount on SIG-sponsored Short Courses. Tickets, as available, may be purchased through registration.
Sessions—These sessions feature speakers who have been invited to present by the SIGs or the Convention Program Committee.
Meetings??—Network with colleagues, learn how to get involved, and find out more about the activities of the SIGs. All are welcome!
Sign Up, Submit Ideas, Win Prizes!
Discover our state-of-the-art online platform,
ASHAWire, tell us your best ideas for
Leader articles, or sign up for topic collections for chances to win great prizes, including an iPad! Learn about changes to the
Perspectives format and get an overview of the exciting changes coming to the ASHA journals. You can also learn about the types of content our publications are looking for.
Publish with ASHA Press
Booth 936 (ASHA Store)
Do you have a great idea for a book? If so, we'd love to talk to you! ASHA Press publishes books and other resources on topics related to communication sciences and disorders. Come to the ASHA Store and share your ideas with us—we can't wait to meet you!
Find out more about
Take Charge of Your Learning: Visit ASHA Continuing Education
Visit the Continuing Education Lounge! Charge your phone, tablet or laptop while you relax and view your ASHA Continuing Education (CE) Registry transcript. ASHA CE assists members in meeting their CE needs by managing services specific to ASHA CE Provider approval, providing an online listing of courses offered for ASHA continuing
education units (CEUs) through
ASHA CEUFind, documentation of course completion through the ASHA CE Registry and
ASHA CE transcripts, and recognition of CE participation through the
Award for Continuing Education (ACE).
Learn More About
Are you interested in becoming a Board Certified Specialist? Stop by the Specialty Certification booth in the Exhibit Hall to learn more about Specialty Certification from some of the most skilled members in the field of interoperative monitoring, child
language, fluency, and swallowing.
ASHA Career Fair and
Your ASHA Circle of Support Lounge
Whether you are just starting out, want to change your work setting, or are seeking to advance your career, the ASHA Career Fair has something for you!
Interview With an Employer
Employers are ready to hire at the
ASHA Career Fair! Search the jobs, view other career resources and set up an interview in advance through ASHA's
online Career Center or drop by during Career Fair hours. Even if you're not ready to change jobs right now, you are invited to walk through the hall to see what other employers have to offer. Employers' jobs will also be posted on the Online Career Center through November 30. Come to the
ASHA Career Fair and learn all about everything the fair has to offer!
Get Some Balance
If you're not after a job, plan to attend one of the work/life balance workshops held in Your ASHA Circle of Support Lounge, within the ASHA Career Fair. Led by Lara Heacock, these interactive workshops will provide you with practices you can easily implement so you can handle whatever life throws at you. View the
complete list of descriptions.
Tweak Your Résumé
Lara Heacock will review résumés in the ASHA Circle of Support on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. This is a one-on-one opportunity to receive feedback from an expert on how to improve your résumé. Only 100 résumé review slots are available, so come to the Career Fair booth to sign up.
Meet with a Résumé Star
If you aren't able to schedule one of the résumé review slots in Your ASHA Circle of Support, you can still visit one of our Résumé Stars. Résumé Stars are Career Fair exhibitors who interview prospective employees regularly, so they know what tips to provide to help make your résumé shine. Stop by the Career Fair information booth to pick up a list of employers who are in our Résumé Star Program or
view the list online.
Convention Center, Hall E
and Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) Lounges
Booth 2019A and 2019B
The Faculty-Researcher Lounge is a popular place for faculty and researchers to connect and to learn about the CSD Education Survey data, get questions answered about academic and clinical education issues, and engagement opportunities in Academic Affairs and Research Education programs. Also find out about supervision training resources and opportunities, and ASHA's initiative to enhance interprofessional education and interprofessional collaborative practice (IPE/IPP). Program directors, faculty, and site visitors are invited to consult with CAA members and Accreditation staff in the CAA Lounge.
Welcome, international participants! Everyone is invited to stop by our lounge and learn about ASHA International Programs. Find out more about the benefits of the International Affiliates program; ASHA's international initiatives; ASHA's collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), and in particular, with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO); Special Interest Group 17: Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders; and the International Issues Board; Showcase an interactive worldmap so international participants can locate and place a pin in their countries. Share, ask questions, and learn from your colleagues!
The Council for Clinical Certification in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CFCC) will be available during the convention in the Certification Lounge to provide updates and answer your questions about the certification standards.
Convention Center, Grand Hall
Star in Your Own Value of the CCCs Campaign Ad at the PR Lounge
Join ASHA Public Relations for food and networking in the PR Lounge on Thursday, November 17, at 5:30 p.m. Here you can learn more about the association's public relations work and how you can get involved, including in the
Value of the CCCs campaign. During the reception, there will be a drawing for multiple iPad minis for those members who decide to star in their own Value of the CCCs campaign ad during Convention (back by popular demand this year). Photos for the ads will be taken during exhibit hall hours in the PR Lounge.
Audiology Outcomes Data Registry
Audiologists, come experience the Audiology Outcomes Data Registry! The data registry will meet the requirements for Medicare payment, allow audiologists to compare their patient outcomes with national data, and provide consumers, payers, policymakers with data that demonstrates the value of audiology services. Convention attendees will be able to explore the new system and provide feedback for future development. ASHA staff will be available to discuss the use of audiology outcomes data in the everyday practice of the clinical audiologist.