EAPA Institute & EXPO Attendee Information

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Where will the Institute be held?

The Institute & EXPO will take place at the Hilton Norfolk The Main. Have you reserved your room yet? Rooms in the EAPA discounted block at the Hilton have sold out! You may reserve a room at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott instead. Click Here for the Marriott Discounted Room Block!

What is the Institute schedule?

All Institute events will take place in person at the Hilton Norfolk the Main. Click Here for Full Schedule of events. Dates to remember:

  • October 7-9 (Main Institute Weekend)
  • EAPA EXPO Open Dates: October 6-8
  • Pre-Institute Training Courses: October 6 (separate fee applies)
  • Special Networking/Fundraising Event: Friday, October 7, 5 - 7pm (separate fee applies)
  • EAP Law Post-Institute Training Course: October 10 (separate fee applies)
  • DOT/SAP Post-Institute Training Course: October 10-11 (separate fee applies)

Who should attend?

Join the global gathering of employee assistance professionals for outstanding educational and networking opportunities, as well as the largest EXPO dedicated to top EA products and services. Attendees come from a variety of employee assistance and related backgrounds – including psychology, human resources, private practice, social work, treatment centers and more.

And don't miss our special EAPA Networking/Fundraising Event on Friday, October 7th from 5pm to 7pm at the Circle Social. Purchase your $75 (partially tax deductible) ticket to join us for a true southern dinner and 90 minutes of networking, unlimited game play, and lots of fun! Tickets are limited, so plan on joining us and purchase your ticket TODAY!
Your ticket may be purchased during registration. If you're already registered, simply revisit our online registration form and add the ticket to your registration. Don't miss this unique opportunity to share a great time with your colleagues while supporting EAPA.

What is the cost and when will attendee registration open?

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Main Institute Registration rates are listed below. Additional registration options are available. Click Here for a PDF Registration Form to see all available registration categories. 

Main Institute Registration 

Early Bird: Paid On or Before 07/01/2022

Paid On or Before 10/01/2022 Onsite Registration Only After 10/01//2022
Main Institute EAPA Member $675.00 $775.00 $875.00
Main Institute First Time Member $775.00 $875.00 $975.00
Main Institute Non-Member $875.00 $975.00 $1075.00
Main Institute Student (member or non-member $350.00 $350.00 $350.00
Special Friday Event/Fundraiser (member or non-member $75.00 $75.00 $75.00

Will this event be virtual?         

The Institute will be held live in-person at the Hilton Norfolk the Main in Norfolk, Virginia. All educational sessions will be recorded and access to those recordings (with education credits) will be available for purchase following the Institute from the EAPA Conference & Institute Recordings website.

As to virtual learning opportunities, EAPA offers an extensive selection of live webinars and online training courses year-round!

What types of education credit are available?

Professional Development Hours (PDHs) approved by the Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC) for new and recertifying Certified Employee Assistance Professionals (CEAPs) are provided for attending all educational sessions. Note, PDHs and continuing education contact hours (CE Contact Hours) are based upon the clock hour and only available for the actual time training is provided. Non-educational sessions, breaks, and meals are excluded. EAPA applies to NAADAC, NASW, NBCC, and SHRM to be an approved provider of CE contact hours for those boards. (Note: The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts NASW and NBCC CE Contact Hours.) 

For the 2022 Institute, CE contact hours will be available for no additional charge, it is included in the registration fee. We are in the process of making application to the above listed organizations for the appropriate credits approvals. 

What is your Refund Policy?

All cancellations and refund requests must be received in writing to by September 1, 2022. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations made after this date regardless of reason, registration date, or for no-shows. Refunds will be issued after November 1, 2022, and a $100 cancellation fee will be retained by EAPA. Attendee substitutions are allowed; requests must be made in writing to

What COVID-19 Precautions/Policies are in place?

Attendee safety is a top priority. EAPA has been monitoring the ever-changing guidelines and best practices for in-person events and will continue to do so through the EAPA Institute in October. Click Here for EAPA COVID Policy for In-Person Events.

We look forward to seeing you in Norfolk!