Sign In to Register


Event Details

Board of Directors Meeting Fall 2018

The Executive Committee and Board of Directors will meet at Vans Headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA.
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. Special thanks to Vans and VF Corporation for their support and gracious offer to host the meetings. This meeting is open to AAFA Board Members only. 

Meeting Location

Vans Headquarters
1588 South Coast Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Hotel Information

Avenue of the Arts, a Starwood Hotel
3350 Avenue of the Arts
Costa Mesa, CA 92626  

Please click here to make your room reservation directly with the Avenue of the Arts at AAFA's negotiated rate of $179 per night (plus taxes and fees). The AAFA room block cut-off date is September 10, 2018; however, the room block may sell out prior to this date. Once the block is sold out, rooms and rates cannot be guaranteed. Please note this is a Starwood Tribute Portfolio hotel. If you are a SPG member, you will earn points for your stay given you provide your SPG number. 

Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, October 3


3:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Executive Committee Meeting
(Executive Committee members only)

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Board Reception and Dinner

Thursday, October 4


8:00 - 8:45 AM 
Continental Breakfast/Networking at the Avenue of the Arts Hotel

8:45 AM

Shuttle departure from Avenue of the Arts hotel to Vans

9:15 AM - 4:00 PM

Board of Directors Meeting at Vans
(includes breakfast and lunch)

4:00 PM

Shuttle departure back to Avenue of the Arts hotel

*Exact times subject to change. Dress is business casual.


Reem Kuhail

10/3/2018 5:00 PM - 10/4/2018 4:00 PM
Vans 1588 South Coast Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
This option is not available.