Conference registration tickets include access to all educational sessions, meals and award functions, except the Closing Gala Dinner. You may add a Closing Gala Dinner ticket to your full conference registration per below.
Conference Only – On Site/Late after 9/17/21
Add Closing Gala Dinner
The Pollie Digital Experience offers streaming access to select educational content and online networking opportunities. Get a feel for the Pollies from wherever you have wi fi!
Digital Experience Tickets
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
Closing Gala Dinner Only – Member/Guest
Closing Gala Dinner Only – Non-Member
*Closing Gala Dinner Table – up to 10 seats (Purchaser must be a member of AAPC. Guests are not required to be members.)
*A portion of the proceeds from this purchase is tax deductible. $1,800 will be donated to the AAPC Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the protection of political free speech. The AAPC Foundation also provides scholarships and paid internships to students preparing to enter the field of politics.
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. Closing Gala Dinner tickets are not included in the purchase of a conference registration ticket. All delegates who wish to attend the Closing Gala Dinner must purchase a ticket or the Conference + Closing Gala Dinner bundle.
There will be no penalty for cancellations received by August 16, 2021. A processing fee of $100 will be charged for cancellations received between August 17, 2021 – September 17, 2021. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after September 18, 2021.
Should an attendee need to cancel their registration due to COVID-19 & Delta variant concerns, full refunds will be issued or deferrals to the 2022 Pollies will be allowed through October 8, 2021. Cancellations for any other reason are subject to the above cancellation and refund policy.
If COVID-19 travel restrictions imposed in the state or country from which you are traveling prevents your in-person attendance, if you become ill with COVID-19 and are unable to attend the event, or if this meeting is cancelled, AAPC will work with you to credit the registration value towards a future event or refund the full amount. No refunds will be issued for no-shows. Substitutions are welcome in lieu of cancellation anytime. All cancellations must be received in writing via firstname.lastname@example.org.
To be eligible for reduced member pricing, your AAPC membership must be current through October 31, 2021. 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 Kelly Foley at email@example.com or 703-245-8020.
Members of the Press may register for Pollies 21 on a complimentary basis. A Press pass will provide access to 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 Closing 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’s Anti-Harassment Policies, outlines expectations for all who attend and participate in AAPC events and meetings. Read the full policy here.
AAPC will follow current best practices for association meetings by requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test for entry to the Pollies conference in Las Vegas. The State of Nevada also requires masks to be worn indoors.
AAPC will partner with inHouse Physicans (iHP), a leading health security firm with 30 years of experience providing onsite medical services at meetings & events globally. iHP’s clients include McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, The Home Depot, Walmart, Boeing, VISA, Dow, and Intel, among many others.
iHP will provide the following services to all onsite attendees, presenters, exhibitors, sponsors, staff, vendors and guests of the 2021 Pollies conference in Las Vegas, NV:
To avoid long lines at the conference, AAPC and iHP will begin contacting registered conference attendees to complete the vaccine verification process in advance.
Effective June 1, Las Vegas has removed all restrictions involving capacity limits, large gatherings and more.
In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, effective July 30, the State of Nevada has mandated that everyone, including fully vaccinated individuals, wear a mask in public indoor settings, including resorts and casinos, restaurants, bars, showrooms and meeting spaces. The directive aligns with the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance related to mask requirements.
Masks are also still required on all public transportation and transportation hubs per CDC guidance.
Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the Caesars Palace hotel, convention space and meeting rooms. Responsible food & beverage/seating/barriers for meeting spaces and appropriate signage/floor decals to reinforce spatial distancing and other safety reminders will also be present as appropriate.
Should new COVID-19 restrictions be put in place in Las Vegas, AAPC will abide by the protocols that are put in place.
To view Caesars’ full health and safety plan, click here.
By attending the 2021 Pollie Conference in Las Vegas, you agree to abide by and engage in certain health-and-safety beneficial conduct while attending the event. This includes, but may not be limited to engaging in appropriate physical distancing where necessary and not attending the event if you are ill or have been recently exposed to COVID-19. If you are at the event and have a fever, cough, shortness of breath or other cold and flu-like symptoms, please refrain from gathering in public areas and seek medical attention for further guidance. Should COVID-19 restrictions be put in place in Las Vegas, you agree to abide by the protocols that are put in place should they differ from the above.