How much does the summit cost?

Registration includes access to all general sessions, breakout sessions, summit breaks and the Welcome Reception.

  • AREAA Member Price: $349 (Early Bird) $449 (Regular)
  • International Attendee; $349 (Early Bird) $449 (Regular)
  • Non-Member Price: $549 (Early Bird) $649 (Regular)
  • Keynote Luncheon: $100 (Scheduled for Monday April 9th)
  • Closing Reception: $50(Scheduled for Monday April 9th)
  • Seattle Night Out (Scheduled for Sunday April 8th)
  • Trainings: $50 (Member) $100 (Non-Member)

*Early Bird Registration ends on Friday, March 2, 2018
* Regular Pricing will end Friday, March 30, 2018

When does online registration close?

Click here to register.  Online Registration will close Friday March 30, 2018.

How do I modify my registration ?

Click here to modify your registration.  You will need to enter your email and Last Name exactly as entered into your registration.  If you need this info, please email

How do I book a hotel room?

Directions to book your hotel room can be found in your registration confirmation email.  The host hotel for the Summit is the Fairmont Olympic Hotel.  The discounted room rate is available until March 16th or until the block is full.  The discounted room rate is $259/night. For more information about the hotel click here.

How can I become an AREAA member?

Please visit AREAA’s website to become a member. We encourage you to join a local chapter if there is one in your area.  Click here to see the benefits.  For more information or questions email us.

What is the refund/cancellation policy?

To cancel your registration, please email us at ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE IN WRITING. 50% of your registration fee will be retained as a cancellation fee if cancelled before March 2, 2018.  If cancelled after March 2, 2018 your entire registration fee will serve as your cancellation fee.  ALL ticketed events are NOT REFUNDABLE.

 What is the dress code for this event?

Convention Attire –  Business Professional
Welcome Reception – Traditional Ethnic Attire
Foundation Gala – Black Tie (Optional)

 Are there other AREAA events to attend?

To view a list of local and national AREAA event click here.

What airport should I fly into?

The airport to select is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).  The airport is roughly 15 miles from the hotel and average about a 20-30 min ride, depending on traffic.

 Is there a day rate for the convention?

Day rates will only be available onsite at the event.  Rates will be available March 30, 2018

How much is parking?

Parking rates at the Fairmont