FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about ASTA Global Convention 2022? See below for a few frequently asked questions by our attendees.

Q: When/Where is ASTA Global Convention 2022 taking place?
ASTA Global Convention 2022 is taking place August 24-26, 2022 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.

Q: Is there a special rate at the host hotel for attendees?
Yes. We've secured a special rate at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. For more information on rates and how to book, visit the Attendee Service Center.

Q: What is the cutoff date to book my room using the discounted rate?
More information coming soon!

Q: What is the dress code?
The dress code for events taking place during the day at ASTA Global Convention is business casual. While we expect the weather to be beautiful outside, don't forget a jacket or sweater -- sometimes the temperature of the meeting rooms can be difficult to control. All sightseeing activities and evening receptions are casual dress. However, the ASTA Advocacy Dinner is black-tie/formal attire.

Q: What’s included in my registration?
  • Access to multiple education sessions
  • Complimentary admission to both our opening & closing event
  • Admittance to the in-person trade show floor to meet with several suppliers
Please note: All sightseeing tours and educational journeys are not included in the registration fee.

Q: Do I have to register to attend an education session?
Choosing your education sessions before arriving at ASTA Global Convention 2022 helps our meetings team to plan and prepare our meeting rooms based on interest received. Registering for your sessions also helps you to keep track of your schedule via the ASTA Global Convention app. Note: Registering does not guarantee you a seat or restrict you from attending a different session onsite. Please arrive early to each session to secure your seat.

Q: I need a VISA to attend the in-person part of the event. How do I obtain a letter of invitation?
An invitation letter can be issued in support of your visa application after you have completed your ASTA Global Convention 2022 registration. Please provide the following details to meetings@asta.org:
  • Complete name
  • Date of birth
  • Your address, email and telephone number
  • Your ASTA membership status and ASTA membership ID
  • How long you plan to stay in U.S.A.
  • Where you plan to stay during your stay in the U.S.A.
  • When you plan to leave the U.S.A.
Q: Where are future ASTA Global Conventions taking place?
More information to be announced soon!

Q: Where can I find more information on other upcoming ASTA events?
You can visit ASTA.org/events.

Q: Where can I find more information on ASTA?
You can visit ASTA.org

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