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Annual Events

APA hosts a variety of different events each year ranging from our multi-day annual convention to afternoon continuing education programs to health screenings for our legislators. Our annual events are described below.

Annual Convention

APA’s premier event of the year – this is your chance to catch up with friends, network with colleagues, preview the newest products and services from our exhibitors, and participate in first-class continuing education programs. APA’s 136th Annual Convention and Trade Show is scheduled for June 18-21, 2017 at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Destin, FL. 

Future Convention Dates:             
June10-13, 2018 The Grand Hotel Marriott Resort Point Clear, AL


Click here for additional information on the next Annual Convention.

Mid-Winter Conference

This event provides continuing education on changing health care topics to pharmacy professionals including, but not limited to, independent, chain, hospital, and long-term care pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists. The 2014 Mid-Winter Conference will be February 19-21, 2016 at the Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center  in Auburn, AL.

Future Mid-Winter Conference Dates:             
February 17-19, 2017 Auburn University &
Dixon Conference Center

Auburn, AL

Click here for additional information on the next Mid-Winter Conference.

Legislative Day

The purpose of these annual events is to educate Alabama’s lawmakers on the issues that affect pharmacists, technicians and pharmacies.

Click here for additional information on upcoming Legislative Day events.

APA Fall District Meetings 

The Alabama Pharmacy Association is divided into twelve regional districts. Every year, APA conducts a meeting in each district between late August and November. The District Meetings provide pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, student pharmacists and those interested in the profession an opportunity to gather and discuss state and national issues and earn continuing education credit.

Wear APA Day

October 19, 2010 was the first annual “Wear APA Day”. Members were encouraged to show support and pride for the pharmacy profession by wearing their APA shirts to work or school. APA encourages you to take photos of your group in their APA shirts and send them to the APA office for publication in our journal.  The 8th Annual Wear APA to Work Day will be on Tuesday, October 17, 2017!

Click here for additional information on Wear APA Day

Year-End CE Program

This event is a half day continuing education program targeted to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. The program is usually held the first weekend of December and the location varies from year to year. Registration & Location Details will be posted in the early Fall.

Click here for additional information on the next Year-End CE Program.

APA CE at Sea

APA sailed the high seas in 2011, 2013 & 2015. We will be sailing again in January 2017!  

More details on the next CE@Sea can be found here.

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