Registration Information

Registration Fees

Full conference rate March 2 March 30 On site
Includes all conference sessions, awards luncheon invitation, exhibitor meet and greet reception, planning expo lunch, and access to PowerPoint presentations post conference.
APA Regular Member /
APA Planning Board Member / Speaker
$695 $745 $795
Non-member
(includes one year of APA membership)
$1,045 $1,045 $1,045
Non-member Planning Commissioner, Elected or Appointed Official
(includes one year as an APA Affiliate)
$695 $800 $850
Discounted conference rate
March 2 March 30 On site
Includes all conference sessions, exhibitor meet and greet reception, and access to PowerPoint presentations post conference. Tickets may be purchased for the Awards Luncheon and the Planning Expo Lunch. NOTE: You must currently be an APA member.
APA Student Member / APA New Professional Member / APA Retired Member / APA Life Member $125 $145 $165

Join APA and Save!

Join APA now and you'll save up to $350 on conference registration. That could more than pay for your membership! You'll enjoy members-only privileges during the 2014 conference in Atlanta — including discounts at APA's conference bookstore — with more benefits to come when you get home. Like Planning, our flagship magazine, and APA Interact, our e-newsletter. Access to members-only features on the APA website. A chapter that connects you to the local planning community. Discounts on state and regional conferences and APA publications.

Join APA online now to qualify for the member conference price and member privileges.

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How to Register

Online Registration

Online registration is closed. On-site registration will be available.


Register by mail or fax

Registration by mail or fax is closed. On-site registration will be available.

A $50 paper-processing fee will be applied to any paper changes or adjustments.

If your APA membership cannot be verified, you will be charged the nonmember fee.

Do not fax and mail completed registration forms. Please register only once.

Payment must accompany the registration form. Registration forms that do not indicate a method of payment will not be processed.

Only one name badge, final program, and conference packet will be issued for each registration. Additional registrants may register online.

Transfer of registrations must be received in writing. An additional fee will be required.

Registration forms must be received by deadline dates. Extended first deadline date is March 2. Final deadline date is March 30. Forms received after March 30 will not be processed. No exceptions.

Registration forms must be received online, faxed, or mailed. No phone registration or changes accepted.

Registrations may not be shared.

Please note: The e-mail address you provide on the registration form will be your e-mail address of record. APA will use it to conduct electronic voting, deliver member benefits, and perform other administrative tasks.

Registration Packets

All registration packets will be sent to your preferred mailing address. You will receive your badge and all tickets approximately one week prior to the start of the conference. You must bring these items with you when you arrive in Atlanta. Pick up your final program on site in the registration area, located outside of Hall C, in the main concourse of the Georgia World Congress Center.

On-Site Registration Policies

There will be a $10 charge for replacement badges; proof of registration will be required.

Overpayments from preprinted business checks received on site will be processed within three weeks after the conference.

Checks, cash, or Visa, MasterCard, and American Express credit cards are the only methods of payment accepted on site.

No cash refunds of any type will be given on site.

All ticket sales are final after March 30.

APA is not responsible for ticket swapping.

Conference Rates

APA Regular and Planning Board Members and Speakers

Full registration includes all conference sessions, awards luncheon invitation, Exhibitor Meet and Greet Reception, expo lunch, access to PowerPoint presentations post conference, and discounted workshop registration fees and allows you to purchase tickets to mobile workshops, orientation tours, breakfast sessions, and social events. Rate applies to individuals only, not agencies.

APA Student Members

Discounted student registration includes all conference sessions, exhibitor meet and greet reception, and access to PowerPoint presentations post conference. Does not include awards luncheon invitation, expo lunch, nor discounted workshop registration fees. Non-member students must pay the non-member registration rate.

APA Life and Retired Members

Discounted Life and Retired registration includes all conference sessions, exhibitor meet and greet reception, and access to PowerPoint presentations post conference. Does not include awards luncheon invitation, expo lunch, nor discounted workshop registration fees.

APA New Professional Members

Available to current New Professional members. New Professional registration includes all conference sessions, exhibitor meet and greet reception, and access to PowerPoint presentations post conference. Does not include awards luncheon invitation, expo lunch, nor discounted workshop registration fees.

Non-member Planning Commissioners and Officials

Full registration includes all conference sessions, awards luncheon invitation, Exhibitor Meet and Greet Reception, expo lunch, access to PowerPoint presentations post conference, and discounted workshop registration fees and allows you to purchase tickets to mobile workshops, orientation tours, breakfast sessions, and social events. Non-members who are planning practitioners are not eligible for these rates.

Other Non-members

Join APA now. You'll pay up to $350 less than the non-member rate and enjoy member privileges during the 2014 conference in Atlanta. You must pay national and chapter dues before or with registration to qualify for the APA member registration rate.

Payments

A $50 paper-processing fee is required for all paper registrations, including on site.

Please write subtotals from each step on appropriate line. Add subtotals to determine total. Payment for registration must be in U.S. dollars.

Method of Payment

Payments must be RECEIVED at APA by deadline date.

Payment by Check

Payment by check is only available with paper registration. If paying by check, enter check number. Make check payable to American Planning Association.

Payment by Credit Card

Payment may be submitted using American Express, MasterCard, or Visa. Please enter credit card number and expiration date on the registration form. Cardholder signature is required for credit card processing.

Changes and Cancellations

If you must CHANGE your registration

Online: www.planning.org/conference (no cost). 
E-mail: registrationchanges@planning.org ($50 fee).

If you must CANCEL your registration

E-mail: registrationchanges@planning.org ($50 fee; $35 students).

DEADLINE for changes and cancellations: March 30, 2014.

Visit http://www.planning.org/conference/housing/ to book your hotel room now.  

Confirmations

If you register online, you will receive your confirmation by e-mail within 24 hours. If you register by mail or fax, a confirmation will be e-mailed to you within two weeks of receipt of your registration. If you do not receive a confirmation, please e-mail our office at confregistration@planning.org. You must register on site if you have not received your confirmation by April 1.