First-Time Attendee Orientation
Wednesday, April 18, 12:00–12:45 pm
Music City Center
Is this your first time attending the AAA conference? Join us for an overview that will help you make the most of this incredible experience. This is also a great opportunity to meet other attendees of AAA 2018.
Wednesday, April 18, 5:00–7:30 pm
Celebrate Audiology is a fun-filled way to kick-off the first evening of AAA 2018! Join us in the exhibit Hall at 5:00 pm on Wednesday for a celebratory evening with colleagues and industry representatives. Partake in the open bars and food available throughout the exhibit hall.
Sponsored in part by Hamilton CapTel.
AAA Foundation Happy Hour ($)
Wednesday, April 18, 7:00–8:30 pm
Catch up with old friends at the AAA Foundation's Happy Hour benefit! This year's party will be the perfect opportunity to share a glass of wine (or a beer!) and hors d'oeuvres with your colleagues while raising money for the Foundation's programs in research and education.
Philanthropic support provided in part by Phonak, LLC.
SAA Cheer for Ears Benefit ($)
Wednesday, April 18, 8:00–11:00 pm
Rock Bottom Brewery
Looking for a way to continue the party after Celebrate Audiology? Enjoy the company of fellow students and professionals from across the nation at the sixth annual SAA Cheers for Ears benefit, which will take place at Rock Bottom Brewery in downtown Nashville. Proceeds support student scholarships, research grants, education, humanitarian, and chapter initiatives of the Student Academy of Audiology. You must be 21 or older to attend this event.
Sponsored in part by Phonak, LLC.
Pedal for the PAC ($)
Thursday, April 19, 7:00–9:00 pm
Pedal Tavern House
Show your support for the Academy's Political Action Committee (PAC) by registering for an exciting, brand new event that showcases Nashville's downtown Broadway area. This uniquely Nashville event will feature a tour of the famous Broadway area on a Pedal Tavern and includes several stops at local bars with fantastic live music. You'll even get the chance to visit bars where many country legends began their careers. Space is limited so sign up now and join your peers in supporting the Academy's PAC.
Corporate contributions (payment by company credit card or company check) and contributions from non-US citizens without a Green Card are prohibited by law. Contributions must be personal and voluntary. Contributions are not tax deductible for federal income tax purposes.
Honors and Awards Banquet ($)
Thursday, April 19, 7:00–8:30 pm
Our annual Honors and Awards Banquet is a festive evening celebrating pioneers in hearing health care and inspiring future innovations. Enjoy a delicious dinner, great speakers, and applaud the influential award winners at this prestigious AAA 2018 event.
Sponsored in part by Phonak.
Thursday, April 19, 8:30–9:30 pm
The International Reception is open to all members who wish to assist the International Committee and the Board of Directors in welcoming our international colleagues. The reception is a chance to get acquainted with audiologists from all over the world.
Sunrise Yoga ($)
Friday, April 20, 6:00– 7:00 am
Invigorate your body and spirit and create a peaceful center prior to starting your day. This class is suitable for all levels from beginner to experienced.
Night Out in Nashville at the Wildhorse Saloon ($)
Friday, April 20, 8:00–11:00 pm
Join your friends and colleagues for an unforgettable evening at the world famous Wildhorse Saloon in the heart of downtown Nashville. Enjoy award-winning Southern smokehouse cuisine and a drink and celebrate AAA's 30th Anniversary. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Saturday, April 21, 6:00–7:00 am
Forget the workout and join the dance fitness party with your colleagues and friends. Zumba combines high energy and motivating music with unique moves and combinations that allow the Zumba participants to dance away their worries. Suitable for all fitness levels.