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ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition

On-Site Amenities

Interact With ASH

ASH Booth

Stop by the ASH Booth (#1215) in the exhibit hall to learn about the Society’s resources and opportunities for hematologists at all career levels. ASH staff will be available to answer questions about ASH meetings, resources, and initiatives and to assist with membership applications and renewals. Various ASH products will also be for sale at the booth, with deep product discounts available exclusively at the annual meeting.

ASH Store

ASH offers a variety of products to aid hematologists in their professional development. Stop by the ASH Store in the San Diego Convention Center Sails Pavilion to browse the latest ASH educational products, which will be available for a discounted on-site rate, including:

Attendees will also be able to apply for or renew their membership at the ASH Store.

Network and Collaborate

Reserve a collaboration room, regroup with colleagues, and discover special lounges available for ASH Foundation donors and trainees.

Collaboration Rooms

Small conference rooms for 10 to 20 people will be available for attendees to meet in a more private space to better facilitate networking and collaboration. Rooms will be pre-set with a conference table and chairs, a flat screen monitor, and cables to connect laptops. Each attendee will be limited to one 45-minute reservation per day.

Reserve a Room

Reservations may also be made on site in ASH Central or through the annual meeting mobile app (available in November). Please note that space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Back-to-back reservations are prohibited, and no catering or additional audio-visual equipment is permitted.

Collaboration rooms are intended for non-commercial attendees (physicians, researchers, etc.) to meet with each other. They are not designed nor available for industry representatives to conduct meetings of a commercial nature. Industry is welcome to request ancillary event space or exhibitor meeting rooms.

Hematology MeetUps

Multiple seating areas with tables and chairs will be placed in the lobby areas of the San Diego Convention Center, Manchester Grand Hyatt, and San Diego Marriott Marquis Hotel and Marina to enable attendees to meet one another for informal, impromptu conversations and small meetings. Look for "Hematology MeetUp" areas designated on the campus map to find the nearest location.

ASH Foundation Donor Lounge

Gifts of all amounts to the ASH Foundation are always helpful and appreciated. With cumulative annual giving of $250 or more, you can access the ASH Foundation Donor Lounge during the annual meeting.  

In addition, individuals with cumulative annual giving of $2,500 or more for December 1, 2022 through November 30, 2023 will receive an invitation to the President’s Reception in recognition of their support at that level. Finally, qualified donors are eligible for a selection of time-sensitive benefits associated with the registration process for the ASH annual meeting. Visit the ASH Foundation website for more information about charitable giving and donor recognition opportunities. 

The Donor Lounge will be in Tides Restaurant which is accessed from the Hall A Lobby.

Trainee Lounge

Trainees are invited to visit the Trainee Lounge located in ASH Central (San Diego Convention Center Sails Pavilion) to meet with colleagues and recharge with complimentary refreshments. Only those with a blue trainee badge will be permitted.

The Trainee Lounge will be open on the following days (all times listed reflect the Pacific time zone):

Saturday, December 9 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 10 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Monday, December 11 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Tuesday, December 12 8:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Photo Zone

Capture the excitement of the annual meeting with your friends and colleagues by taking a photo in the ASH photo zone, located in ASH Central (San Diego Convention Center, Sails Pavilion). Various props and backdrops will be available and will change daily.

Headshot Alley

Need a new professional headshot? Get one for free at Headshot Alley, located in ASH Central in the San Diego Convention Center Sails Pavilion during ASH Central open hours on Friday through Tuesday. Your headshot will be sent to you via email for immediate downloading.

On-Site Services

Coat and Baggage Check

ASH annual meeting attendees may check coats and bags for at one of the coat check locations at the San Diego Convention Center. Check back later for exact locations.

Free Wi-Fi

ASH is pleased to offer internet access to all attendees in public lobbies and meeting rooms at the San Diego Convention Center, Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego Marriott Marquis Hotel and Marina, and Hilton San Diego Bayfront. This complimentary service is provided to support annual meeting activities requiring internet access, web browsing, and email connectivity. 

Wi-Fi Zone for 2.4 GHz Devices 

The San Diego Convention Center operates on the newer 5.0 GHz wireless spectrum. ASH understands many of our international attendees have devices that only operate on the 2.4 GHz wireless spectrum. Therefore, ASH will also offer a 2.4 GHz zone for annual meeting attendees with phones and tablets that are unable to connect to the convention center 5.0 Ghz Wi-Fi.  

Information Desks

Staff will be available at information desks throughout the San Diego Convention Center to provide assistance with general meeting information. 

FedEx Office Business Center

The San Diego Convention Center business center is located in the Hall D Lobby. The business center is run by FedEx Office and provides full-service business needs, including photocopying, faxing, and printing services. Office supplies are also available for purchase.


Automated teller machines (ATMs) are available in Lobby B and Lobby E in the San Diego Convention Center.

Quiet Rooms 

The Quiet Rooms are locations where participants may meditate, pray, or relax in a space that is quiet. For those that use the rooms for religious purposes, it is non-denominational, and separate rooms are provided to offer gender-specific areas for reflection.

Female Room – Show Office G, San Diego Convention Center, Upper Front of Hall G 
Male Room – Show Office H, San Diego Convention Center, Upper Front of Hall H

Resources for Parents

Child Care

Child care at the ASH Annual Meeting is free!

To help support parents attending the annual meeting, ASH has made arrangements with KiddieCorp to provide free child-care services at the meeting beginning on Friday, December 8, through Tuesday, December 12. KiddieCorp staff members are bonded and trained child-care specialists. Snacks, light meals, and beverages will be provided each day.

For safety reasons, children under the age of 12 are not permitted in the exhibit hall or poster hall. Additionally, ASH prohibits children and infants in sessions, as they may distract the speakers and other attendees.

To register and for additional information, visit the KiddieCorp website or contact KiddieCorp’s Program Manager, Lesley Medina, at 800-942-9947 ext. 207.

Space is limited, so please register your child by November 17 to ensure participation.

Child Care Hours (subject to change, all times listed reflect the Pacific time zone):

Friday, December 8 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 9 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 10 6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday, December 11 6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 12 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Nursing Mothers’ Rooms

Dedicated lounges will be available for nursing mothers in safe, accessible areas throughout the convention center, Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego Marriott Marquis Hotel and Marina, and Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Each nursing mothers’ lounge will provide a private, comfortable area to use for pumping sessions during the ASH annual meeting. For exact room locations, please refer to the annual meeting app or to the printed ASH Campus Map on site. 

A refrigerator will be available in the child-care room (room 16) for safe storage.

Meeting Resources

Discover resources designed to enhance your meeting experience, including the ASH annual meeting app, PosterCast, second screen technology, and more.

Annual Meeting Policies 

View important meeting rules and regulations, including ASH's photography and recording policy.

65th ASH Annual Meeting Registration

San Diego Convention Center

Registration is now open for members, non-members, groups, exhibitors, and media!

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