The Great Ideas Conference — An Innovative Learning Experience

3.13–15.2016, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO

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About Great Ideas


2017 Great Ideas Conference registration will be opening in early November. In the meantime, feel free to fill out a brochure request or look over the 2017 registration rates. We can't wait to see you there!
Date: March 5-7, 2017
Location: The Hyatt Regency Orlando, Orlando, FL

ASAE will assign the lowest possible rate based on your current Membership status and category. Refunds cannot be granted for updates in membership status after the time of initial purchase. This program is eligible for Access Pass point usage and will utilize a total of 24 points for each registrant.

2017 Great Ideas Conference Registration Information

Primary Registration Fees

  Early Bird by February 3 February 4 – Onsite
Registration Type Member/Nonmember Member/Nonmember
Association Executive / Consultants $1,099 / $1,399 $1,199 / $1,499
Additional Registrant(s) from your organization $999 / $1,299 $1,099 / $1,399
Organization Member (Staff < 9)
(For more info, please visit: membership/organizational-membership)
$999 $1,099
Industry Partner $1,299 / $1,499 $1,399 / $1,599
Additional Items for Purchase
Preconference Programs*
Ultimate Team Building–City Hunt Orlando
(March 4, 1:00–5:30 p.m.)
Video.Org–The Versatility of Video to Drive Business Objectives
(March 5, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
Women's Executive Forum**
Putting Women’s Ideas to Work–Authentic Ways to Hear and Be Heard
(March 6, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.)
Special Events* » Learn More
The Foundation Pour
(March 4, 7:00–10:00 p.m.)
The Foundation Pour - discounted price for young professionals under 35.
For more information, email us at
(March 4, 7:00–10:00 p.m.)
Sunday Reception Guest Ticket
(March 5, 6:00–8:30 p.m.)
*Purchase is limited to those attendees who have also purchased a full-conference registration
**Purchase is limited to director level or higher employees.
For information about membership or Access Pass, please contact the Member Relations Team at or call 202.626.2727.

Registration Policies

Cancellation, Refund & Substitution Policy

All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing to by February 3, 2017. A refund of all fees, minus a $75 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date.

Attendees using Access Pass will have their points fully returned to available balance u*p until February 3, 2017. No refunds will be granted for requests postmarked after February 3, 2017. After February 3, no Access Pass points will be refunded and they may not be transferred to another program.

Submit all requests to ASAE Registration via email at ASAE regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows. All requests for exceptions to the cancellation/refund policy must be submitted in writing by the registrant with appropriate documentation no later than March 14, 2017. After than time, no refund considerations will be made.

A transfer of your full registration is permitted prior to the conference by submitting written request to Onsite transfers must be accompanied by proof of the original confirmation letter. The individual submitting the transfer request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution. Badge sharing, splitting and reprints are strictly prohibited.

Special Offers/Discount Codes/ASAE Access Pass

Use of discount codes 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. Access Pass cannot be used in conjunction with a Circle Club benefit. Limit one (1) special offer/discount code per registration.

ASAE Registration Eligibility Policy

ASAE’s Great Ideas Conference is designed for association executives, industry partners, and consultants to learn and discuss the industry’s future and the newest big ideas. Although anyone can attend the conference, the purchase of the Ultimate Team Building, City Hunt Orlando preconference program, the Video.Org – The Versatility of the Video to Drive Business Objectives preconference program, the Sunday Reception Guest tickets, and the Foundation Pour tickets are limited to those attendees who have also purchased a full-conference registration. The purchase of the Putting Women’s Ideas to Work – Authentic Ways to Hear and Be Heard Women’s Executive Forum is limited to attendees who hold director level or higher title at their organization.

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 booths visited.

Payment Policy

Save when you register by February 3, 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).


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

Official Attendee Roster

Beginning approximately six weeks prior to the conference, you will be able to find a live attendee roster on the conference website under the registration tab.

Circle Club Members

Please contact your organization’s Circle Club representative to register. Note: The preconference programs and Women's Executive Forum does not offer a discounted fee for Circle Club members.


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.