Conference Registration Fees

Register by August 18, 2017, to receive the lowest conference registration rates:

  • Association Members: $745
  • Nonmembers:  $1,490

After August 18, registration fees will increase by $50.

Not an APPA member? Join today and save $745 on your conference registration. Call Member Services at 202-467-2926 to learn more.


Preconference Seminar Fees

Each preconference seminar requires a separate registration fee. Register by August 18, 2017, to receive the lowest rates:

  • Association Members: $325 (each)
  • Nonmembers: $650 (each)

Seminar registration fees are for each class attended. If you register for multiple preconference seminars (e.g., one in the morning, and one in the afternoon), these fees will apply to each seminar you attend.

After August 18, 2017, registration fees will increase by $50.

Note: If payment is not included at the time of registration (payment via credit card if registering online; payment via check, credit card, or wire payment if submitting a registration form via fax, e-mail or mail), a $10 invoicing fee will be added to the registration price.


Conference Mentor Program

If you’re a first-time attendee, or the only one from your organization, pair up with a seasoned conference-goer who’ll show you the ropes. Your mentor will meet you at the Sunday Welcome Reception and stay in touch with you throughout the conference.

Want to have a conference mentor or serve as one? Select the check-box on the online or PDF registration form or contact us at; 202-467-2919.



The following meals/food functions are included in the registration fee:

  • Sunday, September 17
    • Welcoming Reception (hors d'oeuvres)
  • Monday, September 18
    • Continental Breakfast
  • Tuesday, September 19
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Reception (hors d'oeuvres)
  • Wednesday
    • Continental Breakfast

Guest Registrations

Conference registrants may bring a guest to the evening receptions. Guests do not need to register.

Cancellation Policy

Registrants who cancel in writing on or before September 11, 2017, are entitled to a refund of their registration fee, minus a $50 cancellation fee. Registrants who cancel after September 11 will not receive a refund, but attendee substitutions will be allowed for the 2017 Business & Financial Conference only. Registrants and no-shows who do not cancel on or before September 11 are responsible for the full registration fee and are not entitled to a refund. Cancellations must be made in writing and emailed to:


Email or call 202-467-2919