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Welcome Reception hosted at Hogan Lovells office, 555 13th Street, NW, Washington D.C., the evening prior to the conference.
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
4/24/2018 5:00 PM

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2018 Sourcing Conference

2018 Sourcing Conference
Innovation continues to reinvent the industry. Experts will talk about how to leverage technology and carry your supply chain into the future.
AAFA's SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION: THE KEY TO SUCCESS IN THE NEW RETAIL DYNAMIC will take place at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. 
What will you hear about? 
  • Increasing agility and profitability throughout the supply chain;
  • Relationship building and improving collaboration with vendors;
  • The latest innovations like blockchain & robotics to help your company keep up!

Find session details and speakers on the agenda.

Meet the Keynotes  

John Lund Brenda B. Smith
Senior Vice President, Supply Chain and Operations, Chico’s FAS, Inc. Executive Assistant Commissioner

Office of Trade, at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

Conference Schedule

Tuesday, April 24
Welcome Reception hosted by Amber Road
Location: Hogan Lovells, 555 13th Street, NW
5:00 - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, April 25
Full-day Conference
(includes breakfast and lunch)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM



April is a very busy time in Washington, D.C.! We suggest booking hotel and travel accommodations early. Here is a list of recommended hotels near the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. 

Registration Rates

AAFA Member  $495.00
Second person or more from the same member company $445.00*
Non-Member $895.00
*please note: to receive second person rate, there must be a paid registration at the member rate. If registering multiple people, complete one registration first to see second person rate. For technical difficulties please contact Sarah Vincent
Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be issued after April 11, 2018. Substitutions are allowed.

This year's Sourcing Conference will be co-located with the Government Relations Committee Meeting, which will be held on April 24 at the D.C. office of Hogan Lovells. Open only to committee members. 

Plan an extra day and join the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) on Tuesday, April 24 for the Smart Fabrics Summit, co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce.


Thank you to our sponsors!


Bamboo Rose          Everlight Chemical Industrial Corporation          Livingston International

Newtimes Group Limited          Port of Long Beach     

Event Sponsorship

Sponsorships are sold out for this event. If you would like information about sponsoring another program, contact Megan Balkovic.


Katie Gissendanner

4/24/2018 5:00 PM - 4/25/2018 5:00 PM
Ronald Reagan Building 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004