Registration Open for 2024 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Cleveland Aug. 10-13

April 16, 2024

Washington – ASAE is preparing to unite the association community for unparalleled learning, connections, strategic insights and inspiration at the 2024 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, taking place Aug. 10-13 in Cleveland, OH. Registration is now open at ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition 2024 ( and Early Bird registration is offered through May 10.

Embrace the Power of Unity at #ASAE24

With association leaders at every level, industry partners and other stakeholders gathered in one place for high-level collaboration, the 2024 ASAE Annual Meeting is appropriately themed, “In Unity, We Thrive.” As the largest annual gathering of the association industry worldwide, the ASAE Annual Meeting serves as a cornerstone for the association community to connect, share insights and shape the future of the profession. With more than 100 education sessions spanning every facet of association management, attendees will have unparalleled opportunities to learn, network and collaborate with peers from around the world.

“ASAE is thrilled to bring our flagship conference, the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, to Cleveland, a city known for its vibrant culture, rich history and innovative spirit,” said ASAE President and CEO Michelle Mason, FASAE, CAE. “This year’s theme, ‘In Unity, We Thrive,’ reflects our commitment to fostering collaboration, inclusivity and resilience within the association community. Together, association leaders will explore new thinking, address challenges and unlock opportunities that propel our industry forward.”

The 2024 ASAE Annual Meeting will feature an exceptional lineup of sessions and speakers who are at the forefront of their respective fields. Keynote speakers include Amanda Gorman, the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history whose activism and poetry have been featured on The Today Show, PBS Kids, CBS This Morning, The New York Times and more; and Adam Kinzinger, who served six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and is now a CNN commentator and bestselling author. ASAE will also welcome Holly Ransom during the keynotes with Gorman and Kinzinger. Ransom is a globally recognized speaker and master interviewer known for her unique ability to take complex ideas and problems, grind them down, and restructure them in a way that everyone can understand. An immersive Final Act featuring Choir! Choir! Choir! directors Daveed Goldman and Nobu Adilman (AKA DaBu) will teach the ASAE audience harmonic arrangements, teamwork and unity to close out the meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 13.

ASAE’s 2024 Catalyst speakers, who will share their own unique experiences and perspectives with the audience, include Andre Norman, who once faced a daunting 105-year sentence at a maximum-security prison and is now a Harvard Fellow who uses his experience to teach others about overcoming odds and conquering self doubt; Cliff Goldmacher, a GRAMMY-recognized, #1 hit songwriter, speaker and author who teaches people and organizations how to innovate and build their creative confidence through songwriting; Dr. Airica Steed, the first woman, first person of color and first nurse to serve as chief executive officer and president for The MetroHealth System in Cleveland, one of the nation’s most highly regarded academic public health systems; and Marli Williams, an inspirational speaker and leadership coach and chief inspiration officer at Marli Williams Leadership Training and Founder of Camp Yes for Women.

ASAE and its partners at Destination Cleveland are preparing an exciting slate of evening entertainment at some of Cleveland’s standout venues during the 2024 ASAE Annual Meeting, including the Opening Celebration on Aug. 10 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, home of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers; the ASAE Research Foundation’s The Classic (ticketed event) on Aug. 12 at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; and the Closing Celebration on Aug. 13 at The Flats Entertainment District. Stay tuned for more surprise announcements about entertainment during #ASAE24.

Check out the full schedule for the 2024 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition and register today to take advantage of Early Bird rates and embrace the power of unity in Cleveland.

NOTE: Members of the press receive complimentary registration to attend the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition. Please contact Chris Vest, CAE, vice president of corporate communications and public relations, at to arrange press credentials.

ASAE thanks its Alliance Partners for their ongoing support. ASAE’s Alliance Partners include:


Strategic Alliance Partners

Aplusify/EVA Event Tech Hub/Maple LMS

Atlanta CVB

Destination Canada Business Events

Experience Columbus

Community Brands

Discover Puerto Rico

Visit San Antonio

Visit Tampa Bay


Corporate Alliance Partners

Visit Baltimore


Destination Cleveland

DelCor Technology Solutions

Visit Detroit



Higher Logic

Visit Lauderdale

Louisville Tourism

Greater Miami CVB

Naylor Association Solutions

Visit Omaha

Visit Orlando

The Palm Beaches

Visit Greater Palm SpringsVisit Phoenix

Travel Portland

Visit Reno Tahoe


Event Alliance Partners

Visit Austin




IHG Hotels & Resorts


Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board

Meet Minneapolis

Mighty Citizen


Virginia Beach CVB


MEDIA CONTACT: Chris Vest, CAE, 202-626-2798,


About ASAE

ASAE is a membership organization of more than 50,000 association executives and industry partners. Since it was established 100 years ago, its members have and continue to lead, manage, and work in or partner with organizations in more than a dozen association management disciplines, from executive management to finance to technology. With the support of the ASAE Research Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge, and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession and provides resources, education, ideas, and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community. Visit ASAE at Welcome to ASAE — American Society of Association Executives (