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The radical co-creation event you’ve been looking for—that’s XDP. It’s about collective energy. Experiences. Vision. The only rule? Be daring and come prepared! We’ll guide you, but there’s no roadmap. Don’t be afraid to think about events in ways that feel wrong, different…even crazy. Because that’s where game-changing ideas happen.

Registration for XDP is Closed.  Mark your calendar for next year April 19-20, 2018 at the Gaylord National Harbor.

Registration Policies

ASAE Ticket Cancellation/Refund Policies
We know you will do everything not to cancel. Why would you miss out on this inaugural event that is going to change your thinking and outlook on event experiences?! But we understand things come up. Because this event requires table matching of participants for Day 1, all ticket cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing by April 7, 2017. A refund of total ticket fees, minus a $75 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date. ASAE regrets that no refunds will be issued for the XDP Experience after April 7, 2017. Submit all requests to ASAE Registration via email at

Discount Policy
ASAE does provide discounted pricing for teams. When registering teams of 3, the 3rd person will receive a complimentary ticket. When registering teams of 6, both the 3rd and the 6th person will receive a complimentary ticket. If one of your complimentary ticket registrants cancels, ASAE will not allow transfers and subsequent refunds of a paid registrants to one of the complimentary slots. However, you may submit a new ticket registrant to take the complimentary slot up until May 8. After May 8, no transfers or substitutions may be made.

Use of a discount code is only valid at the time of the initial purchase/registration. Refunds will not be authorized for existing registrations where the special offer was received after the initial purchase. Discount codes cannot be applied to already reduced/discounted registrations, including Access Pass. Limit one special offer/discount code per registration.

Transfer of your ticket will be permitted up until April 7. After April 7, transfers and substitutions will not be accepted due to table matching.

Attendees using Access Pass will have their points fully returned to available balance up until April 7, 2017. No refunds will be granted for requests postmarked after April 7, 2017. After April 7, no Access Pass points will be refunded and they may not be transferred to another program.

 ASAE regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows. Any requests for exceptions to the cancellation/refund policy must be submitted in writing by the registrant with appropriate documentation no later than April 7, 2017. After that time, no refund considerations will be made.

Badge sharing, splitting and reprints are strictly prohibited.

Eligibility Policy

XDP Powered by ASAE is designed for association professionals that are involved in the design, development, planning, production, and execution of meetings and events. This includes association professionals working as part of the association team that has a stake in their organizations meetings, events and trade shows, including team members in meetings, learning, marketing, branding, sponsorship, technology and Executive Directors. Industry consultants are welcome to attend as long as their membership category is designated "Consultant". If your company is listed as an industry partner, you are able to participate through our Business Partner Package only.

Each association is permitted to register a maximum of six (6) professionals to attend as a team, after that allotment has been reached, no other members of your organization may attend. The purpose of limiting participation is to allow for rich dialog from diverse organizations.

Industry or Business Partners are permitted to register for tickets only if their company has purchased a Partner Package. Ticket allotments for Industry or Business Partners is determined by the package level purchased.

Ineligible Registrations

All registrations are reviewed to ensure they meet ASAE eligibility policies. ASAE reserves the right to refuse or cancel all ineligible registrations at any time and shall not be held accountable for any outside fees associated with this cancellation. Please refer to the specific Eligibility Policy above.

Consent Clause

Registration and attendance at or participation in ASAE meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to ASAE's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image. Your registration may include technology that monitors your activities throughout the meeting, such as session attendance.

Payment Policy

All payments are due by March 31, 2017. Forms received without payment will be returned unprocessed. Please print multiple copies of the registration form to register additional attendees (one form per attendee).

Earn CAE & CMP Credits

You will be eligible to receive up to 9.25 Certified Association Executive (CAE) credit hours.  The Lab is worth 7.75 and each Idea Accelerator is worth .50 credit hours. 
You are eligible to receive up to 10.25 CMP credit hours for attending XDP.  The Lab is worth 7.50 CMP hours, LabX is worth 1.25 CMP hours, and Idea Accelerators are worth .50 CMP hours each.


After you secure your tickets online, you will immediately receive an electronic confirmation from If you faxed or mailed in your registration form and have not received a confirmation within 10 business days, please contact the Member Services Center at

Official Co-Creators, Faculty, and Business Partners Roster

The Roster is available here. Check out who else will be in attendance to start networking!

Our Guarantee

Our goal is to provide truly exceptional offerings and service, and we won't be happy until you are. If any programs, products or services of ASAE do not fulfill our promise, we will make the situation right.

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