2018 Registration and Hotel Information


Everyone attending all or part of the meeting must register in full. The registration rate for 2018 is $765 for members and $1,765  for non-members.

Family members active in the spice trade and all exhibitors must register at the annual meeting registration rate. Guest/Spouse registration is for social events only. Children under 12 are not permitted at ASTA events.

Attendees are also responsible for securing their own hotel reservations. Below is a convenient link to book your reservation online.

Registration –

For your protection, ASTA does not accept credit card payments by mail. If paying by credit card, please use online registration option. Otherwise, please download the registration form and mail your check payment.

Online registration will remain open until Friday April 6, 2018.  After this date registration will be available in Naples beginning Sunday, April 15, 2018. Payment with completed registration form will be requested for on-site registration.

To avoid a late registration fee, your payment must be received by March 30, 2018. Late registration for members is $915 and $1,915 for non-members.

To submit a check payment:

Download Registration Form

Please make check payable to American Spice Trade Association and mail to:
American Spice Trade Association
1101 17th Street, NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036 USA

Cancellation Policy:
All refund/cancellation requests must be received in writing. Cancellations received on or before Friday, March 16, will receive a full refund less $35 processing fee. Cancellations received after Friday, March 16 through Friday, April 6 will receive a 50% refund less $45 processing fee. Cancellations received after Friday, April 6 will not be issued a refund. All refunds will be processed after May 1. Questions? please call us at (202) 331-2460 or email staff at [email protected].

PLEASE NOTE: Conference bags for LATE registrants are based on availability and are not guaranteed.

The attendee list is updated every Friday with registered attendees from the previous week. As we approach the meeting, this list will be updated more frequently.

Hotel Reservations –

Please make reservations by Wednesday, March 7, 2018.  ASTA recommends you make your room reservations as early as possible to ensure rooms are available. To reserve your hotel room online, click here.

Reservations can be made by phone at 877-557-3092  If you are making a reservation by phone, be sure to mention the ASTA 2018 Annual Meeting to receive the group rate of  $309 single/double occupancy. The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples is offering upgraded room options.  Please be advised that upgraded rooms are based on hotel availability and rates, and can only be reserved by phone.