As our theme celebrates ASLA’s 125th Anniversary, the festivities will not be in short supply at this Conference. We have opportunities for you to network with new acquaintances and reconnect with old ones. Throughout our Conference, we will be celebrating the accomplishments of ASLA as well as allied organizations. As we want everyone to be able to attend, we have included registration options solely to attend these gatherings!

Any attendees with a “Full Registration” will have access to these events with the exception to the WxLA Cocktail Fundraiser.

Welcome Cocktail Reception

Generously Sponsored by

Sunday, January 28, 2024, 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Price: $75

Admission included in a Sunday and Full Event Registration.

Location: Harrah’s Conference Center

Join us as we kick off the beginning of our 3-day Conference and celebrate ASLA’s 125th Anniversary! Open bar stations and hors d’oeuvres will be available. Look and feel your best as we will have several photo opportunities to help you commemorate the night with your friends, colleagues, and fellow landscape architects!

Guest of Honor: ‘Big Head Fred’

Generously Provided by the Olmsted Network

WxLA Cocktail Fundraiser

Generously Sponsored by

Sunday, January 28, 2024, 9:00pm – 10:30pm

Pre-Registration Price: $20 Donation; At-the-Door: $30 Donation

Location: Rum Point Bar in Harrah’s Resort

Keep the festivities going Sunday evening, and join us for food and open bar cocktails (or mocktails) as we celebrate WxLA and their work on gender justice and equality in landscape architecture. Every year, WxLA offers a scholarship opportunity to emerging and mid-career leaders in landscape architecture to aid in their professional development. The award covers the costs associated with attendance to that year’s Conference on Landscape Architecture.

* Please note that admission for this event is separate from the Conference registration fee. All proceeds from this fundraiser event will be donated to WxLA’s 2024 Scholarship program.

Guest of Honor: Gina Ford, FASLA

WxLA Co-Founder

Learn more about WxLA and their initiatives!

NJASLA Design Awards Ceremony & Reception

Monday, January 29, 2024, 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Price: $90

Admission included in a Monday and Full Event Registration.

Location: Harrah’s Conference Center and NJASLA EXPO Hall

Help us honor our 2024 NJASLA Design Award winners at our presentation and ceremony on Day 2 of the Conference. Winners will be presented with their certificates by the presidents of ASLA National and NJASLA. A selection of complimentary beer and wine will be available for attendees at the Ceremony. A reception will follow in our EXPO Hall with music, a buffet, and mini bar stations – registrants will be given a voucher for a free drink!

Rutgers L.A. Alumni Reunion

Tuesday, January 30, 2024, 12:45pm – 1:45pm

Free with Admission to the EXPO

Admission included in a EXPO Visitor, Monday, Tuesday, or Full Event Registration

Location: NJASLA EXPO Hall – Rutgers Student Parklet

As Rutgers University has the sole accredited landscape architecture program in New Jersey, we want to celebrate its role in raising the future of our profession. Join as at the heart of the EXPO in our Parklet, and reconnect with your classmates at this casual meet-up. If you missed them at our Professional Meet and Greet, be sure to say hello to the hosts of this event, the NJASLA Student Chapter AKA the students of the Rutgers University Landscape Architecture Department!

We ask all of our attendees and guests to please act responsibly. Any guests exhibiting inappropriate or harmful behavior to themselves or others will be escorted out of the event and, if necessary, will not be allowed re-entry into the remainder of the 2024 Conference. A refund will not be issued.

Get in touch

If you have questions, contact Stephanie McFarland at  Joanne Lombardi at

Or by phone or at (609) 393- 7500.

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