Advertise at AAS 2018

Location and Dates | Print Advertising | Digital Advertising | Email Advertising | Reserve an Ad | Payment Info | Cancellations | Eligibility


Conference Location and Dates

Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Road NW
Washington, DC 20008

Conference Dates:  March 22-25, 2018

Print Advertising

AAS reserves advertisement space on a first-come, first-served basis. Ads are placed in the Conference Program in the order received. 

Published in conjunction with the AAS' Annual Conference, the Conference Program is distributed to all conference attendees (3,300+).  As the official guide to the annual conference, the Program lists all sessions, activities, meetings, and receptions held during the four-day conference.  Attendees, especially session participants, often retain the Program as a record of the event and a professional resource.  Additionally, a PDF copy of the full Program is posted on the website for full public viewing in perpetuity.  

Deadline to reserve Print Ad: November 24, 2017

Deadline to submit Print Ad: December 1, 2017

View Print Ad Specifications


Digital Advertising

NEW!  Conference Website Banner Ad - $650+ 
The AAS is pleased to offer conference website banner ads.  We offer a variety of pricing options (one month, three months, six months, etc.). Banner Ads will display on all conference pages-upgrade for Conference home page banner.    For more information or to place your banner ad order, click the link below here to submit your order.  Impressions and clicks for ads will be provided to each advertiser. 

The month of March 2018 is sold out.  Contact us for availablity.

NEW!  Online Itinerary Planner Banner Ad - $1000 - Only 2 slots remaining
Upgrade your website banner reservation to include the banner in the online itinerary Planner (conf. program).  For an additional $500 your banner ad will display on the home page of the itinerary planner.  Be front and center while attendees build their personal conference schedule.   Only interested in the online program banner ad?  This premium option is available for $1000.

Mobile App Banner Ad - $1,100
Only 5 available - $1100

Drive traffic to your exhibit booth and reserve a mobile app banner ad.  The AAS mobile app has over 130,000 views.  Get your ad directly in front of everyone using the app to search for panel sessions, viewing floor plans, personal schedules, exhibit hall and much more.   This is a limited opportunity.  There are only 5 slots available.  Ads rotate every 10 seconds.

Mobile App Push Notifications - $500
Only 5 available

Hosting an event at your booth, want to bring attention to a special offer at a very specific time during the conference, announcing a booth closeout sale?  Sign up for a push notification to be sent directly to the mobile app users phone.  The message will appear directly on the screen of their mobile device.  Push notifications can be schedule for any date or time of your event or simply as a mid-day reminder to visit your exhibit booth.

Email Advertising

Conference E-Flyer- $1000 - Sold Out

The Conference E-Flyer allows exhibitors and advertisers the opportunity to send an electronic version of your ad directly to the email inbox of all registered conference attendees (approximately 3,300).  Electronic flyers are sent in the 2-3 week time frame immediately prior to the Annual Conference start date.  This is a limited opportunity.  There are 6 total dates available; with only one (1) E-Flyer sent per day.

March 6  sold             March 8   sold        March 13  sold

March 15 sold           March 20 sold        March 22  sold

See our advertising webpage for information on sending an E-Flyer to all AAS members (approximately 7,000) people.

 Questions? Send an e-mail to the Robyn Jones at or call us at 1-734-665-2490. 

Payment Information

Full payment of the program advertisement is required for the placement of any advertisements.  Payments received in full with be confirmed immediately. 

Advertisers requesting an invoice must pay the invoice within 20 days of receipt.  Failure to pay the reserved ad space by the due date will result in cancellation of the advertisement reservation and the ad not being placed in the conference program. 

The AAS reserves the right to cancel without notice any advertisement reservations.


All cancellations must be made in writing to the Conference Manager.

If the conference manager receives notification on or before December 1, 2017, the AAS will refund your advertisement reservation amount less 10% of the total amount paid.

Cancellation requests received between December 2, 2017 and on or before January 15, 2018, 50% of the total amount paid will be refunded.  No refunds will be made after January 15, 2018.  

Note:  If advertisement was reserved in combination with a booth reservation, and company received a $50 discount on the booth (and the booth reservation is not cancelled), the $50 discount will also be withheld from the advertisement refund amount.

If company has reserved multiple advertisements, and received $50 discounts on the 2nd and additional advertisements, the refund amount will reflect the discounted amount (less 10%/50% admin fee; whichever applies). For example; if company reserves two full-page advertisement spaces at $1000 and $950, and company requests a refund for one ad, the refund will be applied to the discounted ad first at $950 less 10%/50%).

Eligibility Requirements

AAS 2018 is designed to showcase the print publications, educational materials, digital services, and Asian studies programs and services for our members and attendees.

To fulfill this goal, the association reserves the right to review all requests for advertisements space for eligibility.  All applications are subject to approval by AAS based on the following criteria:  

  1. The items or information to be advertised relate to the purposes of AAS and are consistent and compatible with the AAS values and goals.
  2. The advertisement relates to the purposes of the conference, topics of the various sessions, interest of AAS members and conference attendees.