Social Responsibility Committee February 2023 Meeting

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 | 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM PT
Long Beach, CA


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AAFA's Social Responsibility Committee will meet in Long Beach, CA on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 to discuss the latest social compliance issues facing the apparel and footwear industry. The meeting is in conjunction with the Environmental Committee Meeting and the Product Safety & Compliance SeminarSeparate registration is required for each day for the committee meetings and for the Product Safety & Compliance Conference. AAFA will follow health and safety protocols. Please review the Health & Safety Hub, below, for more information.

There will be a Networking Happy Hour following the committee meetings at 530pm PT. The happy hour is open to all committee members and registered attendees of the seminar. Check back for more information.

Committee Meeting Registration Fee: $65

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Schedule At-a-Glance

 Tuesday, February 7, 2023  
Social Responsibility Committee Meeting
(AAFA Members Only) 
 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM PT
 Joint Committees Working Lunch
(AAFA Members Only) 
 12:30 - 1:30 PM PT
 Environmental Committee Meeting
(AAFA Members Only) 
 12:30 - 5:30 PM PT
Seminar Networking Happy Hour
Parkers' Lighthouse, 435 Shoreline Village Drive
(Open to all seminar & committee attendees)

 5:30 - 7:00 PM PT
 Wednesday, February 8, 2023  
Product Safety & Compliance Seminar 
Westin Long Beach, 333 East Ocean Blvd.
(includes continental breakfast and lunch)

 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM PT
*times are subject to change. 

Meeting Location & Hotel Information

Westin Long Beach
333 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90802

The deadline to reserve a room in AAFA's block at the Westin Long Beach was January 16, 2023. If you are unable to get a reservation at the Westin at their current published rate, please click for a list of nearby hotels in Long Beach, CA

Health & Safety Hub:

COVID-19 Precautions AAFA will no longer require guests to show proof of vaccination to attend meetings or events. For safety reasons, AAFA still recommends that guests be vaccinated (and wear masks if not vaccinated or immune-compromised) but we will no longer check the vaccination status of each attendee. While COVID is still with us, the risks seem more manageable so we have made this policy change.

  • Your attendance at the Social Responsibility Committee Meeting (and any related activities) indicates your agreement that you will comply with all policies and that AAFA holds no responsibility for anyone who is infected by COVID-19 or any other disease.
  • By attending the Social Responsibility Committee Meeting, you agree to abide by and engage in certain health and wellness beneficial conduct while attending the event. This is includes, but is not limited to: washing hands often, covering your nose or mouth when coughing or sneezing, not attending the event if you are ill or have tested positive for COVID-19. 
  • Should any local, state, or federal guidelines be updated to include new mandates, AAFA will follow those requirements.
Additionally, please be sure to review AAFA’s Code of Conduct for meetings and events.

Nate Herman


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