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The radical, groundbreaking, co-creation event you’ve been looking for—that’s XDP.

XDP is a creative, collaborative proving ground—the perfect balance of inspiration, entertainment, interactive learning, and even an element of surprise. We’ll guide you, but there’s no roadmap. Don’t be afraid to ESCAPE—break free from better sameness—think about your events in ways that feel wrong, different…even crazy. Because that’s where game-changing ideas happen. XDP will provide you and your team the tools you need to take your event to the next level and get results.

Mark your calendars—you are not going to want to miss this!

Save The Date: April 19-20, 2018 (Add To Outlook)
Location: Gaylord National® Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

This program is eligible for  * point usage and will utilize a total of 10 points for each paid association professional ticket.

XDP Ticket Fees

Ticket Type Fees
Association Professionals: 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 7th+ person(s) from same organizationusing same email domain $495 or 10 
Association Professionals: 3rd and 6th person from same organization using same email domain COMPLIMENTARY
Association Professionals: Connections + Day 2 ONLY
(Not Access Pass eligible)
Business Partners**: Full Conference
Based on Partner Package purchase
Business Partners**: Connections + Day 2 ONLY
Based on Partner Package purchase

*For information about membership or , please contact the Member Relations Team at or call 202.626.2727.
**Business Partners/Industry Partners must have purchased a Partner Package to be permitted to register staff.

ASAE Registration Policies

Ticket Cancellation/Refund Policies

Because this event requires table matching of participants for Day 1, all ticket cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing by April 1, 2018no joke. A refund of total ticket fees, minus a $100 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date. ASAE regrets that no refunds will be issues for XDP after April 1, 2018. Submit all requests to ASAE Registration via email at

Team Discount Policy

ASAE does provide discounted pricing for teams. When registering teams of 6, both the 3rd and 6th person will receive a complimentary ticket. If one of your complimentary ticket registrant’s cancels, ASAE will not allow transfers and subsequent refunds of a paid registrant to one of the complimentary slots. However, you may submit a new registrant to fill the vacant slot up until April 1.

Transfer of your ticket will be permitted up until April 1.

After April 1, 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 1, 2018. No refunds will be granted for requests postmarked after April 1, 2018. After April 1, no Access Pass points will be refunded, and they may not be transferred to another program or participant.SAE 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 April 1. After April 1, no transfers or substitutions may be made.


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 27, 2018. After that time, no refund considerations will be made.

Special Offers/Discount Codes/ASAE Access Pass 

Use of discount codes is only valid at the time of 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 (1) special offer/discount code per registration.

Badge sharing, splitting and reprints are strictly prohibited.

ASAE Registration 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 if their membership category is designated "Consultant". If your company is listed as an “Industry Partner”, you can participate through our Business Partner Package only.

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 and Business Partners visited during the Business Exchange.

Payment Policy

All payments are due by April 1, 2018. 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 12 CMP credit hours for attending XDP. The Lab is worth 7.25 CMP hours, LabX is worth 1.75 CMP hours, and Idea Accelerators are worth .75 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

Beginning February, you will be able to find a live roster on the website under the Registration tab.

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.