2019 Conference Registration

Horticultural Therapy: Digging in Together
October 4-5, 2019, Pre-tours October 3
DoubleTree Grand Rapids Airport Hotel
Grand Rapids, Michigan

We are accepting walk-in registrations onsite at the conference.
Visit us at the registration desk.

Registration Fees

In effect through
August 20
AHTA Members $300 $350
ASLA Members
Membership number required
$300 $350
AHTA Student Members $285 $335
$400 $455
Presenter $245 $300

Online pre-registration closed September 20. On-site registration is available.

Take advantage of the member rate by renewing your membership or joining AHTA prior to completing the registration form.

Optional Add-Ons

Attendees should not register for both the pre-tours and internship workshop as they are scheduled concurrently.
Pre-tours and internship workshop includes lunch.

Pre-tour #1 – Frederik Meijer Gardens | Mast Young Greenhouses | River Walk Experience
*Deadline to register September 20
 $75 per person

Pre-tour #2 – Blandford Nature Center | Benjamin's Hope | Lake Michigan Experience
*Deadline to register September 20

$75 per person
Intern Supervisor's Workshop, Thursday, October 3 $75 (for current HTRs only)
Social & Awards Dinner, Friday, October 4
*Deadline to register is September 20

Social & Awards Dinner, Friday, October 4, for additional guests
*Deadline to register is September 20


Note: You can sign up for the pre-tours during your conference registration. You can also update your registration to include a pre-tour if you did not initially sign up for one. Please contact the AHTA office to change your registration at [email protected] or 206-209-5296.

Registration* Includes:

  • Continental breakfasts
  • Coffee/snack breaks
  • Buffet lunch on both days
  • Friday evening reception (must RSVP during registration)
  • Conference programming
  • Conference program materials and tote bag

*Please note that guest registration includes the Friday Social & Awards Dinner only.


You may choose to be invoiced upon completion of the registration form. However, note that your registration is not considered complete until full payment is received. You may pay by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover or check (payable to AHTA). 

General Information

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received in writing on or before September 7, 2019, will receive a refund, less a $50 processing fee. There are no refunds after September 7, 2019.

Upon completion of registration, you will receive a confirmation email within minutes. Please print the confirmation for your records. A second email will contain your session itinerary. Please refer to this itinerary when entering sessions onsite.

Dietary Requirements
AHTA strives to address all reasonable dietary requirements of our conference attendees. Please indicate any special dietary needs during online registration.

Fragrance-Free Conference
AHTA requests that we work to create a fragrance-free space at the conference, in order to help those attendees with chemical or scent sensitivity fully participate. Please be mindful of scented items you are bringing into the conference, and use unscented hair and skin products when possible, and do not use perfumes or essential oils. Even natural scents can cause allergies and health issues for members with sensitivities. Thank you!

Special Services
If you require special accommodations, please indicate your needs during online registration and describe your needs in detail. Indicate any mobility concerns on your registration form or call the AHTA office at 206-209-5296. Please send request by September 7, 2019.

For registration and conference-related questions, please email [email protected]