Registration


AJA's 40th Annual Conference & Jail Expo
April 10 - 14, 2021 |
Greater Columbus Convention Center | Columbus, Ohio
Hosted by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office
Registration is now open!

You must sign in to your account before registering. To register online, please click here.


If you are unable to sign in or have trouble registering online, please click here to download a form.

Questions? Contact Michele via e-mail or 301-857-2233.
 
CORRECTIONS PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION/TUITION  
Actively working in or retired from a government agency or correctional facility
 
Registration Type Early Bird  Advance Regular
11/17–1/15 1/16–3/5 3/6–3/19
& Onsite
Member* $340 $365 $410
Nonmember* $460 $485 $530
One Day Registration $175 $200 $225
       
NON-EXHIBITING COMPANY REGISTRATION/TUITION
Works for a company that provides products and services to the corrections industry.
Registration Type Early Bird  Advance Regular
11/17–1/15 1/16–3/5 3/6–3/19
& Onsite
Member* $650 $675 $700
Nonmember* $700 $725 $750
One Day Registration – Member $435 $455 $470
One Day Registration – Nonmember $465 $490 $515
       
Other Registration (Call AJA to register)    
Guest* $150 $150 $150
Student* $85 $90 $95
       
Extra Tickets (Call AJA to purchase)    
Luncheon Ticket $35 $40 $45
Awards Banquet Ticket  $75 $80 $85
       
* Includes Tuesday AJA Awards Banquet ticket    
 
It is the intention of the American Jail Association is meet in-person in Columbus for the 2021 Annual Conference & Jail Expo with a hybrid virtual component for those unable to travel. In the event that it is not possible to hold an in-person event, AJA will produce a virtual event for attendees and exhibiting partners with the same goals as an in-person event—to educate the field and connect the field with products and services to better operate the nation’s jails.

Payment and Confirmation
Payment is required prior to the start of the conference and must be made with a credit card, check, or purchase order. Online registrants who pay by credit card receive immediate confirmation and payment receipt. Registrants submitting via email, mail, or fax receive email confirmation within three weeks of receipt. One week prior to the conference you are sent a Fast Track email to bring with you for check-in at the AJA registration desk. If you do not receive a Fast Track email, please call Michele Florian at 301–857–2233. Badges and materials are distributed onsite.

Cancellations/Refunds
No refunds are given unless a written request is received on or before March 6, 2021. After this date, 40% of the conference fee can be refunded upon written request due to the costs associated with planning on attendance. No refunds are given after March 19, 2021. Delegate substitutions are allowed at any time, but AJA must be notified in writing.

Guest Registration
To qualify for the guest registration fee, the registrant cannot be employed in the field of corrections and must be a spouse/guest of a paying member/nonmember registrant. Guest registration provides access to all work- shops and professional sessions, the Sunday Luncheon & Business Meeting, Jail Expo with lunch vouchers on Monday and Tuesday, and the AJA Awards Reception and Banquet on Tuesday night.

Full-Time Student Registration
To qualify for the full-time student registration fee, the registrant must be enrolled as a full- time student in an accredited, degree-granting institution, and cannot be employed full-time in the field of corrections. A copy of student identification is required with the registration form. Student registration provides access to all workshops and professional sessions, the Sunday Luncheon & Business Meeting, Jail Expo with lunch vouchers on Monday and Tuesday, and the AJA Awards Reception and Banquet on Tuesday night.
Criminal Justice Student Day is a complimentary day on Tuesday for criminal justice students to access workshops, attend a Q&A with corrections professionals, and gain admittance to the Jail Expo. To register only for Criminal Justice Student Day, visit www.aja.org.

Block Registrations
To obtain a block registration for 10 individuals or more—all at the member conference rate—contact Michele Florian at 301–857–2233.

Non-Exhibiting Companies
Companies who are not exhibiting and who wish to attend the workshops and/or the Jail Expo must register as a non-exhibiting company.

Media/Photography
By participating in AJA’s Annual Conference & Jail Expo, you give the American Jail Association permission to photograph and/ or record you and your voice on still photographs, motion picture film, audiotape and/ or videotape, or any digital recording medium and to use this material, in whole or in part, through the media of television, film, internet, multimedia presentation, radio, audiotape, videotape, or in printed form or display form for the promotion of American Jail Association activities. This pertains to all attendees and exhibitors.