Special Events


Wine and Bubbly Networking Reception and Exhibit Hall Grand Opening

Thursday • 5:15-6:30 pm • Exhibit Hall

Free to all attendees • Guest tickets: $30 • 21 years and over only

Cap off day one of the meeting with some wine or bubbly while enjoying light hors d’oeuvres with friends, colleagues, and exhibitors. This is your first chance to discover the exhibit hall and its vast array of products and services. 


Thursday, Friday • Dinner • RSVP at ASRA Registration Desk (space is limited)

Are you looking for great conversation, good food, and a unique way to network with fellow attendees and ASRA leadership? If so, don’t miss your opportunity to sign up for ASRA Let’s Eat! ASRA Let’s Eat will be held Thursday and Friday at several restaurants throughout the meeting venue. Reservations are required; space is limited. Stop by the Registration Desk to sign up. Reservations will be in groups of 8. Use #ASRALetsEat along with #ASRASPRING19 to tell others about this great event! (Meals are NOT included in the cost of the meeting registration. Each participant is responsible for his or her own check at dinner.)

New Member Meet and Greet

Friday • 3:15-4:00 pm • Exhibit Hall Chat Room

If you're a new member of ASRA, don't miss this opportunity to meet other new members and ASRA leaders. Network and make some new friends while asking your questions and learning more about your ASRA benefits and how to make the most of your membership. New ASRA members can also pick up a small welcome gift! 

Resident/Fellow and Fellowship Directors Meet and Greet

Friday • 5:30-6:30 pm • Pompeian Ballroom  

Free to all Residents and Fellows; no registration required

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a beverage while networking with fellow trainees and a number of North American Fellowship Directors. 


Excellence in ASRA Awards Luncheon

Saturday • 11:45-1:15 pm • Forum 12

Presentation: free • Lunch tickets: $10 member, $20 non-member

Celebrate cutting-edge research with the Carl Koller Memorial Research Grant Update and the Gaston Labat lecture "Auld Lang Syne" by award recipient Dr. Joseph Neal, MD. 


ASRA Annual Meeting Celebration: A Night at the Omnia

Saturday • 7:00-10:00 pm • Omnia Nightclub Terrace

Tickets: $50 member, $75 non-member, 21 years and over only

On Saturday night, the meeting will end in Vegas-style with a private event at the Omnia nightclub at Caesars Palace.  Attendees will overlook the famed Las Vegas strip while enjoying food and drink with ASRA friends and colleagues surrounded by open air and modern luxury. Afterward, for those looking to keep the party going, ASRA guests are invited to stay at the Omnia free of charge as the venue transitions to one of Las Vegas’ most electrifying clubs.  Register early as space is limited.


Must be 21 or over with valid photo ID or passport at entry. Dress code: no sneakers, tennis shoes, backless womens sandals, work boots or sandals (men), no athletic wear, no shorts, no hats (men).