The Hub

The center of activity at the conference — “The Hub” is the place to begin and end your day during AFFI-CON 2018.

The Hub is the one-stop shop for all things AFFI-CON, and is the perfect spot to meet up with other registered attendees, grab a snack or coffee and get all your conference questions answered. Take advantage of free Wi-Fi and the first come, first served meeting tables available in The Hub. New this year, The Hub will also include a meeting space for AFFI-CON’s education programs and an expanded Networking Lounge.

Want to learn more about AFFI? Visit the AFFI booth located in the center of The Hub.

Networking Lounge

If you’re looking for space to have a quick impromptu meeting, or recharge your phone, head over to the expanded Networking Lounge located in The Hub.

Evening Receptions

Another great way to connect with AFFI-CON attendees is during the evening receptions. Evening receptions are designed to provide an avenue for networking and to cap off a successful day of business meetings. Come socialize with your AFFI friends, colleagues and clients!

Need restaurant recommendations to continue your business meetings over dinner? The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas restaurant collection houses world renown restaurants from acclaimed chefs.
Restaurant Overview

Saturday, March 3

5–6 p.m.
AFFI-CON First Timer’s Reception

Is this your first time attending AFFI-CON? Join AFFI’s Board of Directors, staff and members of the Conferences & Member Services Council to learn more about what to expect and get AFFI-CON insider tips.

The Hub
5:30–7 p.m.
AFFI-CON Welcome Reception

The AFFI-CON Welcome Reception kicks off the conference and sets the tone for four successful days of business meetings and education. Enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres and then head out to dinner with your current and potential clients.

The Hub

Sunday, March 4

4:30–7 p.m.
Craft Beer & Wine Tasting Reception

AFFI-CON’s Craft Beer & Wine Tasting Reception is the most highly attended reception of the conference. Dreisbach Enterprises brings us the highest quality wines, making you feel as though you’re wine tasting in Napa. Not a wine drinker? No problem. We’ve also selected the best craft beers in the area for you to try. This reception is a great place to continue those face-to-face business meetings and then head off to dinner.

The Hub

Monday, March 5

5:30–7:30 p.m.
AFFI’s NextGen Happy Hour & Education

AFFI’s NextGen is a program designed to engage the next generation of leaders within the frozen food and beverage industry, creating a space to foster their professional development, provide exclusive networking and education while continuing to strengthen the relationship between the industry and AFFI. Hear from experts on leadership while enjoying drinks with your peers and viewing the beautiful sites of Las Vegas.

5:30–7 p.m.
Frozen Food Foundation Fundraiser at TopGolf Las Vegas

Spend some extra time with AFFI-CON attendees enjoying food and drinks and a little friendly competition at TopGolf Las Vegas, while supporting the work of AFFI’s Frozen Food Foundation. $250 per player.

TopGolf Las Vegas

All attendees will be required to wear a badge. AFFI implements a strict no badge, no drink policy. Security will be present to monitor all events. Please make sure to plan accordingly.

Become an Exhibitor

Expand your company’s presence in the frozen food and beverage industry by obtaining booth space in The Hub area during AFFI-CON. Exhibiting allows you to put your product directly in front of potential customers. All exhibits will be housed in “The Hub,” which is the center of conference activity, registration and home to evening receptions and education to ensure maximum visibility and traffic.

Please contact AFFI’s Vice President of Conferences Brynn Horne at or (703) 821-0770 ext. 7002 for more information.

Exhibitor Floorplan


All Booths Include

  • 10ft.x10ft. space with a 6ft. table, two chairs, pipe and drape;
  • One complimentary registration (additional registrations will be charged at the appropriate rate);
  • Company description in the Program & Directory and AFFI-CON website;
  • AFFI-CON pre-registration list in Excel format;
  • 10 percent discount on ads in the Program & Directory.

Exhibit Costs

  • Early AFFI Member Exhibit Booth: $1,850 (before Feb. 1, 2018)
  • Late AFFI Member Exhibit Booth: $2,100
  • Early Non-member Exhibit Booth: $3,700 (before Feb. 1, 2018)
  • Late Non-member Exhibit Booth: $4,000

Assignment of Space:

Booth space is available on a first come, first served basis. AFFI will provide you with the most recent floor plan, and companies will designate their top three booth space choices. Once the form and full payment is received, AFFI will send a confirmation email with a booth number. AFFI reserves the right to relocate exhibitors onsite due to fire marshal regulations and failure to be set by show opening.

Giveaway Policy for Exhibitors:

Samples, catalogues, pamphlets, souvenirs, etc. may be distributed by exhibitors within their booth. Exhibitors interested in conducting prize drawings, awards for signing of names, email addresses, etc. must submit their request in writing and receive written approval from AFFI prior to publishing advertisements for any giveaway or prize drawing. Signs showing the price of prize items may not be displayed. Failure to meet these requirements will result in a forfeited prize drawing and/or exhibit registration.