The ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) is the largest yearly event when the renowned speech-language pathologists, audiologists, hearing scientists, and students–almost 14000 attendees were present this year. The ASHA organized this convention, and it was held from 15th November to 17th November 2018. The venue of this event was the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts, the USA.
I also attended this current event in education in the US. It was a 3-day event which exhibited products like jobs of audiology, speech-language pathology, hearing science, and speech. It absolutely connected all the attendees with exhibitors while providing with the most recent equipment and services that feature the state-of-the-art technology in the HR Consulting industry.
General services and policies of ASHA convention event 2018
Let me discuss all the services and policies of “ASHA Convention 2018: An Exhibition and Event for Education and Training” in brief:
Casual business attire was suggested amid this convention. I found the session rooms pretty cool, and all attendees were recommended for dressing in layers. Moreover, we all were recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes only.
- Photography and Camera Policy
All exhibitors were advised to use their cameras for a limited period in their booth area. If the exhibitors could not gain the authorization, their product display, and the exhibition of video production, photography and graphic reproduction would have been prohibited by the event authority. In fact, the commercial use of the attendees’ images was also prohibited if they were not approved by the attendee.
- Name Badges
The badges were issued to every registered attendee, no matter what their registration type was. It was a must for wearing at every time for obtaining entrance to the event, sessions, the exhibition halls, and all other areas of the convention. To register my name, I game my all details depending on which they generated my badge. In fact, every attendee also provided their info while registering. Providing proper info was important since the badge shows the name and the organization that you belong to. There was a chance to preview and edit the data on the badge amid the online registration procedure. For reprinting the badges, the authority charged $10 as a fee.
Theme and prime motto of ASHA convention
Being one of the largest professional development events, ASHA brought almost 14000 attendees together and this yearly convention provided over 2500 sessions eligible for ASHA continuing education credit which covered the clinical expertise, the latest studies, and strategies in communication science and disorders.
The main theme of this educational event was Revolutionary learning and evolutionary practice. It tells to fulfill the constant education requirements of the communication disorders and sciences experts.
Call for Co-Chairs
ASHA is an association that looks for interested and trained people for sharing duties for the growth and management of the educational programs for the ASHA Convention. They scheduled 15th May 2018 as a deadline for applying for serving as a 2020 Convention Program Co-Chair. The next call for the 2021 Convention Program Co-Chair in Washington DC will be scheduled in January 2019.