AAFA Board of Directors Meeting March 2024

Wednesday, March 6, 2024
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET | Intercontinental At The Wharf, Washington, DC


This meeting is open to AAFA Board Members only.


The AAFA Board of Directors provides AAFA staff with industry perspectives and guidance in pursuing AAFA’s mission of promoting and enhancing our members' competitiveness, productivity and profitability in the global market by minimizing regulatory, legal, commercial, political, and trade restraints.  Check back for schedule and more details, the meeting time noted includes continental breakfast and lunch. AAFA will follow health and safety protocols. Please review the Health & Safety Hub, below, for more information.

Event Schedule At-a-Glance:

Please note: Separate registration is required for the Executive Summit.

Event Location: InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf

Tuesday March 5, 2024
Lobby Day, Please RSVP to Beth Hughes
Wednesday, March 6, 2024  
Board of Directors Meeting  
(includes breakfast & lunch)  
  8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Registration & Welcome Refreshments   12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Executive Summit Program   1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Opening Reception   5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday, March 7, 2024  
Executive Summit Program
(includes breakfast & lunch)  
  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Closing Dinner

Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture
(Transportation provided)

  6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday, March 8, 2024  

*times subject to change

Hotel Information:

InterContinental Washington D.C. – The Wharf
801 Wharf Street SW
Washington, DC 20024

Please click here to reserve a room directly with the InterContinental Washington, D.C. – The Wharf at AAFA's rate of $359/night + taxes and fees. The deadline to reserve a room in AAFA's block at our negotiated rate is Tuesday, February 13, 2024; however, the room block is expected to sell out prior to this date. Once the block is sold out, rooms and rates cannot be guaranteed. To select your arrival and departure dates, please click the black bar at the top of the reservation page. 

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 Board of Directors 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 Board of Directors 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.


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