Social Events

 ASTA provides plenty of opportunity to network and meet with other members. All social events are open to registered attendees and spouses/guests. Children under 12 are not permitted at ASTA functions. Business casual attire is appropriate for all events except for Tuesday evening. This is an outdoor event, casual attire is suggested for Tuesday evening and it’s Texas, so cowboy boots are acceptable!

Sunday, April 23, 2017
6:00pm-6:30pm
First Timer’s Reception
The ASTA Board of Director’s and Membership Committee host a reception for first time attendees of the meeting to learn more about ASTA.  This event is by invitation only.

6:30pm-8:00pm
ASTA’s Welcome Reception
Enjoy drinks and light fare Sunday evening in the Exhibit Hall as ASTA kicks-off the meeting with the first networking event of the program.  Spend time catching up with members and colleagues.  LeTs GEt WeIRdTake a selfie with one of the 2017 exhibitors when visiting the table-top exhibits. Post your selfie to ASTA’s Twitter ASTA_spice with #ASTAWEIRD to be entered into a drawing for some fun giveaways! Not Following ASTA on Twitter? What are you waiting for? Join your other colleagues and follow ASTA for quick and direct information on ASTA and industry news. ASTA’s Twitter feed is private and you need to send a follow request for the ASTA staff to accept it before your posts will be seen. And no worries….ASTA staff will be on hand to help you with your selfie and posting.

Monday, April 24, 2017 
6:00pm-7:00pm
Exhibitor Sponsored Reception
Before going on your own to explore Austin’s great restaurants for dinner, join ASTA’s exhibitors for a reception in the Exhibit Hall. This is another chance to GEt WeIRd! Take selfies with one of the 2017 exhibitors and post your selfie to ASTA’s Twitter ASTA_spice with #ASTAWEIRD to be entered into a drawing for some fun giveaways!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017  
7:00pm-11:00pm
KEeP AStA WeIRd
Austin is a truly unique and eclectic city. Join us in Brush Square Park under the city lights for a night of networking, music, fun, and food trucks! The historic square is conveniently located just across the street from the hotel. Boots are not only allowed, but highly recommended! This is an outdoor event. Don’t forget those selfie sticks as this will be a night you will want to remember! 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017  
9:00am-2:00pm
ASTA Golf Tournament
The golf tournament will be held at the Omni Barton Creek. Golfers will be challenged on the Coore Crenshaw Cliffside course among the natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country. The $260 fee includes greens and cart fees, lunch, and a beverage ticket. The golf course is 30 minutes from the hotel and transportation will be arranged.