2023 Product Safety & Compliance Seminar

Join AAFA as the Product Safety & Compliance Seminar returns to Long Beach, CA!

Tuesday, February 7 - Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Long Beach, CA

The Product Safety & Compliance Seminar is close to selling out! If you are unable to register, please contact Madison Mugford to be added to the waitlist. 


Join AAFA as the Product Safety & Compliance Seminar returns to Long Beach, CA! The seminar is held in conjunction with AAFA's Social Responsibility Committee and Environmental Committee Meetings, kicking off with a Networking Happy Hour on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, followed by the full-day Seminar on Wednesday, February 8 at the Westin Long Beach. Separate registration is required for the committee meetings. 


All apparel and footwear industry professionals, regardless of AAFA membership, are encouraged to participate. Product safety, compliance, regulation, quality assurance, green chemistry, and chemical management professionals, and beyond are invited to join us. This program is closed to press attendance and coverage. 


Product safety, quality, and compliance have grown more complex across the supply chain as new materials and innovation are incorporated into production. Addressing regulations from the federal level down to the state and county level, this program supports the development of a comprehensive risk-based approach to unify global operations with legislative standards across compliance systems and protocols. Co-located with this seminar, AAFA’s Environmental and Social Responsibility Committee meetings provide attending members with expanded resources and alignment.

This event is a crucial part of AAFA’s focus on galvanizing the industry to build upon strong supply chain and sourcing commitments to result in safe products so that members, consumers, workers, and the environment will thrive.

Seminar 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 download a list of nearby hotels in Long Beach, CA .

Registration Rates

AAFA Member
2nd person or more from same AAFA member company*

*To receive the 2nd person discount, there must first be a paid registration at the member rate. If registering multiple people, complete one registration first and check out to complete the registration process. Once the first person is completely registered, then it will apply the discounted rate for any additional registrations from the same company. If you have any technical difficulties, please contact Sarah Vincent
Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be issued after January 24, 2023. Substitutions are always permitted. 

Environmental & Social Responsibility Committee Meetings

The Social Responsibility Committee will meet in the morning of Tuesday, February 7, followed by a joint working lunch with the Environmental Committee at 12:30 PM PT. The Environmental Committee Meeting will conclude at 5:30 PM PT. Separate registration is required for each meeting. Attendees of both committee meetings are welcome to attend the Product Safety Networking Happy Hour that evening! Participation in AAFA Committee Meetings is limited to AAFA members only. To join AAFA or to be added to a committee, contact membership@aafaglobal.org.


Madison Mugford

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