All the Ingredients for a Successful Year

AFFI-CON is the premier event for frozen food and beverage makers, industry suppliers, and logistical partners. It brings together over 500 companies and 1,600+ attendees in a single location, allowing them to meet one-on-one to discuss current and future opportunities. While education sessions and networking events are woven into the week, this event is about actually doing business. The average attendee will have 20+ private business meetings that will lay the foundation for their year. If frozen foods are your business, AFFI-CON is a can’t miss event!

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News & Media

Want to cover AFFI-CON 2019?
This offer extends to editorial staff only. We reserve the right to deny press credentials. Contact Adrienne Seiling to fill out a form or for any questions.

Want to display your publication onsite?
Contact Brynn Hadley for a publication bin rental.

Additional questions?
Please contact AFFI Vice President of Communications Adrienne Seiling at

The Hub

The center of activity. The Hub is your one-stop shop for all things AFFI-CON. The Hub is the perfect spot to meet up with other registered attendees, visit with exhibitors, grab a bite to eat and get all of your convention questions answered. Take advantage of the free Wi-Fi and the first come, first served meeting areas.

Full Schedule

Saturday, February 23
12 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Featured Evening Events:

First-Timers Reception + Welcome Reception

Sunday, February 24
7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Featured Evening Events:

Craft Beer & Wine Tasting Reception

Monday, February 25
7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Featured Evening Events:

Education Session

The Manchester Grand Hyatt

A room block for registered attendees has been made at The Manchester Grand Hyatt, the official AFFI-CON 2019 hotel. You must be a registered attendee of AFFI-CON to obtain housing in the hotel block.


Unregistered AFFI-CON attendees that have a reservation in the hotel block will be removed.

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors

Ardo-VLM | Platinum
BC Frozen Foods | Platinum
Americold | Diamond
Comfrut | Diamond
Dreisbach Enterprises | Diamond
Lineage Logistics | Diamond
National Frozen Foods Corp. | Diamond
Naturipe Foods LLC | Diamond
Oregon Potato Company | Diamond
Titan Frozen Fruits | Diamond
Agrana | Gold
Congelados La Hacienda SA de CV | Gold
FGI Universial | Gold
Food Properties Group | Gold
ProAmpac | Gold
SunOpta | Gold
The World Group | Gold
United States Cold Storage | Gold
Wawona Frozen Foods | Gold
Wyman’s | Gold
IceGen | Silver
Pacific Valley Foods | Silver
Anacapa Foods | Bronze
Bleuets Mistassini Ltee | Bronze
Ebrofrost North America | Bronze
Encore Fruit Marketing | Bronze
Pac West Transport Services | Bronze
Patagonia Foods | Bronze
PJ Impex | Bronze
Smith Frozen Foods | Bronze

Business Meetings

AFFI-CON’s business-to-business meetings and professional networking opportunities provide the ideal setting to meet new and existing customers over the course of four days. Meeting space is assigned on a priority point system.

More Info

First-Timer Discount. Members Save. Early-Bird Rates.

American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) members will receive more than a 50 percent discount on their registration rates compared to non-members for the 2019 AFFI Frozen Food Convention (AFFI-CON). AFFI members may be eligible for even greater discounts if they qualify for registration as a foodservice operator or retailer.


AFFI-CON 2019 App is LIVE!

Person holding phone with AFFI-CON app

The AFFI-CON 2019 mobile app will kickstart your networking well before you arrive in San Diego. Register for AFFI-CON to gain access to opportunities to connect within the app, including the ability to start scheduling business meetings with other attendees immediately.

The current attendee list is available in the app and is updated daily. As you use it to connect with other attendees, all of your meeting requests and confirmed meetings will appear in “My Schedule” for easy reference.

Additionally, you’ll be able to view attendee contact information (and update your own), the AFFI-CON schedule, an interactive map of all meeting spaces, exhibitor listings and much more! For full download instructions, visit the Experience page.