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Register and book your hotel at the same time to receive special discounts! Registration will open May 7, 2018.


For all registration and housing questions, please contact Experient at 800-424-5249 (United States and Canada), 00-1-847-996-5829 (outside the United States), or email


Registration and Housing Confirmations will be sent by email. Review this information carefully. If confirmation is not received within three weeks of submission, or if changes are needed, contact Experient on or before Friday, September 14, 2018.

Badges: Attendees will pick up badges and tickets at the ASLA Registration counters located at the located at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

Registration and Housing Cancellation/Refund Policy: Refund requests for basic registration fees must be received in writing on or before September 14, 2018, via An $85 processing fee will be deducted from the refund. Refunds will not be granted for requests received after the deadline. Hotel cancellations should be made directly with the hotel after October 4, 2018. Hotel cancellations received 72 hours or less before arrival will be charged one night’s room and tax. Registration discounts will be rescinded, and a balance will be due for individuals who cancel hotel rooms before the meeting. Meeting badges will not be distributed to individuals with outstanding balances.

Tickets: Tickets for events, field sessions, and workshops must be purchased in advance or at onsite registration (based on availability). Ticket sales are final and are not refundable. Lost or stolen tickets will not be replaced. Ticketed events take place rain or shine.

Membership: To qualify for discounted member registration rates, registrants must be ASLA members in good standing prior to registering. For membership information, contact the ASLA Member Services Department at 888-999-ASLA (2752) or email A one-year complimentary ASLA membership is included in the full conference non-member rate.

Emeritus Registration: Emeritus registration is limited to ASLA Emeritus members.

Student Registration: Student registration is limited to current full-time students only. Non-member students must submit a copy of a student ID valid for 2017/2018 or 2018/2019 along with their registration.

Guest Registration: Guest registration is limited to spouses or significant others of full professional annual meeting registrants and should not be used for landscape architecture professionals. Guest registration is limited to one per full registrant. Student and Associate Member registrants are not permitted to purchase guest registrations. Guest registration includes the General Sessions, ASLA EXPO, the Awards Ceremony,  and the Alumni Tailgate. Guest registrants may not attend education sessions.

International Landscape Architects and Allied Professionals: As a professional courtesy, ASLA extends its member rates in the professional registration category to non-member international landscape architect attendees and members of the American Institute of Architects, the American Planning Association, the U.S. Green Building Council, and the Urban Land Institute. Verification of membership is required.

Attire: Business attire is appropriate for all events, with the exception of the ASLA Council of Fellows Investiture Dinner, which is formal.

Visa Letters: Attendees requiring a visa letter may register and request a visa letter at the same time. A $35 fee applies for a visa letter to be emailed; additional charges apply for original letters to be sent by express mail.

Travel: Philadelphia is accessible by air, rail, and road. ASLA members receive discounted rates with Zipcar, Hertz and Avis car rentals. For more information visit, Amtrak offers discounted fares to Philadelphia: call (800)-872-7248 and use code X77H-999 when making your travel reservations. Some restrictions apply.