Conference Registration tickets include access to all education sessions, the 40 Under 40 Awards Ceremony, and the Hall of Fame Ceremony. This ticket does not include access to Choose Your Adventures or the Pollie Gala Dinner. Separate tickets are required and available below.
Late/Onsite after 2/17/20
Late with Pollie Gala Dinner Ticket
Pollie Gala Dinner Ticket Only
The following ticket options are available for individuals who only want to attend the special evening event(s), including guests and honorees, rather than the full conference.
Special Event Tickets
Pollie Gala Dinner Ticket Only – AAPC Members and their Guests
Pollie Gala Dinner Ticket Only – Non-Members
Pollie Gala Dinner Table – 10 seats (Purchaser must be a member of AAPC. Guests are not required to be members)
40 Under 40 Awards Ceremony Only – Member/Guest
Hall of Fame/Campaign Excellence Awards Ceremony Only – Member/Guest
The following ticket options are available for individuals who wish to participate in a Choose Your Adventure excursion. No refunds will be granted unless the tour is cancelled by AAPC, however, substitutions without penalty are welcome anytime. AAPC regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows.
Choose Your Adventure Opportunities
For registered delegates who wish to bring a guest to these special event functions, individual tickets must be purchased for each function they will attend. Choose Your Adventure tickets are also sold separately. Pollie Gala Dinner tickets are not included in the purchase of a conference registration ticket. All delegates who wish to attend the Pollie Gala Dinner must purchase a ticket or the Conference + Pollie Gala Dinner bundle. The Pollie Gala Dinner Ticket and Dinner Table includes access to the Pollie Winners Award Ceremony, Pollie Awards Reception, Pollie Awards Gala Dinner, and Pollie Awards Afterparty.
AAPC has secured a discounted block of rooms at the Capital Hilton for registered conference attendees. To ensure ample sleeping rooms within AAPC’s group block are available for registered attendees, in order to book your room at the Capital Hilton for the 2020 Pollie Awards & Conference, you must first register for the event. Instructions on how to book will be included in your confirmation email.
Cancellations must be received in writing no later than February 17, 2020. All cancellation requests must be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All cancellations made before February 17, 2020 are subject to a $75 processing fee. No refunds will be granted after February 17, 2020, however, substitutions without penalty are welcome anytime. AAPC regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows.
To be eligible for reduced member pricing, your AAPC membership must be current through March 31, 2020. Individual, Associate, Academic, Non-Profit, Young Professional and Student AAPC memberships are non-transferable. In order to be eligible for a discounted member registration fee, the individual registering must be the same individual who retains the AAPC membership. Platinum and Gold members may register individuals at the discounted member registration rate who are on their company membership roster. If you have any questions about your membership status or wish to upgrade to an organizational membership (Platinum or Gold), please contact Sam Pubal at email@example.com or 703-245-8020.
Members of the Press may register for the Pollies on a complimentary basis. A Press pass will provide access to all Conference educational sessions and luncheons, but no evening functions or the Caucus-only session. Press credentials will be verified. Should you wish to attend the full conference, including the Pollie Awards Gala Dinner, please register as an attendee.
The American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) is committed to upholding the highest standards for respectful, professional norms and behavior and to fostering an inclusive climate. Consequently, harassment and unprofessional behavior at AAPC events is considered to be a serious form of misconduct. The Anti-Harassment and Professional Conduct Policy modeled closely on the American Political Science Association and Midwest Political Science Association Anti-Harassment Policies, outlines expectations for all who attend and participate in AAPC events and meetings. Read the full policy here.