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Welcome Reception hosted at Hogan Lovells offices in Washington D.C. the evening prior to the conference.
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
4/24/2018 5:00 PM

Event Details

2018 Sourcing Conference

2018 Sourcing Conference
Join us in Washington, DC for AAFA’s Supply Chain and Sourcing Conference.

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 technology innovations like blockchain and robotics to help your company keep up!

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

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.

Spring is a busy time in Washington, D.C.! AAFA has a list of recommended hotels in the area. We suggest booking travel early. 

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. The GRC meeting is open to AAFA members of the GRC only. If you would like to join this committee and attend, please contact Membership at

Thank you to our sponsors!


Everlight Chemical Industrial Corporation     KPMG

Event Sponsorship

Focusing on critical sourcing, and supply chain issues, this  conference engages top supply chain professionals and government officials with opportunities to strategize, network, and discuss the industry’s global supply chain. Experts share their insights so that attendees walk away with the latest information impacting their businesses. Who attends? Supply chain, sourcing, customs, trade, and logistics professionals. Sponsorships are available for this event. For more information, 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 UNITED STATES