First Timers


The Midyear is an amazing convergence of pharmaceutical knowledge and community. As a first-time attendee or new member we want to make sure that you take full advantage of the conference and learn about the resources and opportunities for education, networking, navigating the exhibition hall, and making the best use of your time. In an effort to assist you, ASHP is pleased to offer some exciting benefits exclusively for first-time attendees and new members. 

Things to Know

  • Registration Hours

  • Exhibit Hall Hours
    Mon: 11 AM - 3 PM
    Tue: 11 AM - 3 PM
    Wed: 11 AM - 2 PM
  • Attire - The attire at ASHP national meetings is business casual.

Just for You

  • Attend the First-Time Attendee Welcome Event and Self-Guided Tours on Sunday December 8 from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in W415D. This informal first timer orientation will provide insider tips on how to make the most of the Midyear experience and a chance to connect with your fellow attendees. Take part in an icebreaker session with ASHP leaders, learn which events you won’t want to miss, win prizes, and more!
  • At the welcome event, or at the Member Information Center, you will receive a special gold star. This star will identify you as a “VIP” and should be affixed to your badge.
  • The Spot for First-Timers/New Members located in the Exhibit Hall. The Spot is an area reserved for first time attendees and new members to meet colleagues and share experiences while visiting the 350+ exhibit booths. ASHP staff will be available periodically each day in case you have questions or want to learn more about ASHP.

More first timer information coming soon!

Additional Questions

If you have additional questions, please call 1-866-279-0681.