Registration Fees


Ambassadors Only

General Advanced Registration
Available through February 21, 2020
$150 (includes $20 AIM membership fee)

National Dinner Only

Care Partner (must register with Alzheimer's partner to receive reduced rate and be an AIM Member to attend the Forum)
$120 (includes $20 AIM membership fee)

Onsite Registration
$200 (includes $20 AIM membership fee)

Early-Stage Advisory Group (ESAG)
Registration code required

Alzheimer’s Association Staff
Registration code required

AIM Leadership Society Members
Registration code required

Zenith Society
Registration code required

Governing Board of Directors
Registration code required

Registration Category Definitions

Alzheimer's Association Ambassador
An advocate who is an AIM Member and serves as the key contact to a member of Congress for the Association. Ambassadors must enroll, attend the Ambassador-only meeting and complete the District Forum District (DFD) program.

Advocacy Forum Attendee
An advocate is a current AIM Member attending all the Forum events held on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday (including the National Dinner).

Alzheimer's Impact Movement (AIM)
The Alzheimer's Impact Movement (AIM) is a separately incorporated advocacy affiliate of the Alzheimer's Association, working to make Alzheimer's disease a national priority with leaders in Congress. AIM's annual membership fee is $20. All Advocacy Forum attendees must be members of AIM at the time of the meeting to attend.

Member benefits include:

  • Exclusive members-only communications, including the AIM monthly update and the AIM Weekly News Update covering the latest in political and policy news for the Alzheimer's community
  • Invitations to participate in briefings and events with legislative and political leaders
  • Access to a full range of AIM member-only opportunities to support the Alzheimer's movement

Care Partner
A care partner is identified as an individual accompanying an advocate who is living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia. Care Partners must register at the same time as the person they are accompanying to the Forum to take advantage of the discounted registration fee.

Scholarship Awardee
An advocate who is awarded a scholarship to attend the Advocacy Forum. The scholarship program is administered through the Alzheimer's Association Chapter network. Applicants must apply to their local chapter for consideration. Scholarship recipients must attend the Forum and complete the DFD program to facilitate disbursement of funds.

Young Advocate
Young advocates are family members, friends and caregivers between the ages of 18 and 35.

DFD Program
The District-Forum-District (DFD) Program is the premier program for the Association's advocacy efforts that magnifies the impact of the Advocacy Forum's congressional visits on Capitol Hill. Under the DFD program, your Capitol Hill meeting in Washington is held between two visits that take place within the Congressional district – one before and the other after the Forum. When you elect to join the DFD program, you will be contacted with further details. For Alzheimer's Association Ambassadors, participation in this program is mandatory.

National Dinner

Attend the National Dinner and raise awareness to benefit the care, support and research of the Alzheimer's Association. The National Dinner honors public figures and their constituents for their efforts to take the fight against Alzheimer's to the next level. Political, business and entertainment leaders will gather to celebrate advances and to rally around this growing movement in our nation's capital.

Non-Forum Registrants may attend the National Dinner. There is a fee for National Dinner guests not registered for the Forum.

Forum Packet Pick-Up Hours

Attendees may pick up their conference materials during the following hours:

  • Sunday, March 22, 2020: 2–6 p.m.
  • Monday, March 23, 2020: 7:30 a.m.–7 p.m.

Information Desk

Tuesday, March 24, 2020: 7:30-11 a.m.

Special Requests

If you have special needs (e.g., dietary or physical) that we can address to make your participation more enjoyable, please fill out the appropriate space on the registration form or email.

Registration Changes

Please indicate the meal functions and events you will be attending. If you wish to make a change to your registration, you may do so by emailing by Friday, February 21, 2020, or visit the registration desk on-site.


If you are unable to attend but would like to send another person in your place, please email the new information indicating it is a substitution to Substitutions for scholarship recipients must be requested by contacting Kate Johnson at No exceptions.

Registration Cancellations

Cancellation and refunds must be emailed and time stamped to on or before Friday, February 21, 2020. All refund requests received by Friday, February 21, 2020, will be refunded, less a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after Friday, February 21, 2020. No refunds for no-shows.

Registration Confirmations

After you complete the online registration, a registration confirmation is automatically sent to you by e-mail. If you do NOT receive your confirmation, please send an email request for a copy of your registration confirmation to Please include your name and full address in the message.

Media Information

Media interested in reporting on the Advocacy Forum may contact


A block of rooms has been reserved for registered attendees at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park until Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, based on availability. Single and double occupancy room rates are $299 per night, plus 14.5% tax. A credit card is required to hold the reservation. To reserve your stay, please visit:

Please note that there is a 10 room limit per person for hotel reservations. If you need to book more than 10 rooms, please contact Mary Kate Raminski at

Airline Discount

If you have an Alzheimer’s Association Egencia Travel Account, you can book your travel via your own Egencia account. United Airlines travel discounts will automatically apply.

If you do not have an Alzheimer’s Association Egencia Travel Account, the Alzheimer's Association is pleased to partner with United Airlines for air travel to our AIM/Ambassador event.

To book your airline travel and receive your discount- visit and enter ZHUP836901 in the Offer Code box.

You may also call United Meeting Reservation Desk at 800.426.1122, Monday – Friday 8 a.m.–10 p.m. Central time. Eastern Time: Saturday – Sunday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

For More Information

For program information about the Forum, call 202.393.7737
For registration information, call 312.335.5833 or email

Anti-harassment Policy Statement

The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to providing an environment free from harassment and discrimination. The Alzheimer’s Association strictly prohibits harassment and discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, ethnic background, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, genetic predisposition, a physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

This applies to all persons (employees, volunteers, visitors, guests, vendors, etc.) and is intended to protect people from unlawful harassment and discrimination by anyone in connection with the performance of their job or volunteer role for the Association.

Join Us in Washington, D.C.:

March 22-24, 2020
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Rd NW
Washington, D.C. 20008


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Contact Us

General information
Phone: 312.335.5833


Annetha Hall 
Phone: 202.638.8665

AIM information
Phone: 202.638.8671


News media
Phone: 312.335.4078