2023 Global Supply Chain & Trade Conference

Join AAFA at L.L. Bean in Maine!

Monday, May 15 - Wednesday, May 17, 2023
L.L. Bean Headquarters, Maine


Join AAFA at L.L.Bean for the Global Supply Chain & Trade Conference in Maine! The conference kicks off with a welcome reception on Monday, May 15 in Portland, Maine followed by the full-day program and happy hour just up the road in Freeport at L.L.Bean’s corporate campus on Tuesday, May 16. The day will conclude with an optional visit and shopping trip to the L.L. Bean Flagship Store in downtown Freeport, ME. Shuttle transportation will be provided to L.L.Bean in Freeport from Portland.


All apparel, footwear, and fashion retail industry professionals are encouraged and welcome to participate including supply chain, sourcing, customs, trade, and logistics professionals and beyond are invited to register. This program is closed to press attendance and coverage.  


Converging on critical issues - customs, trade policy, sourcing, and logistics - AAFA’s Global Supply Chain and Trade Conference is an avenue for supply chain professionals to strategize, network, and discuss real time business affairs. As operational strategies shift, this conference addresses how to leverage tools, access resources, and engage in peer-to-peer discussions to impact supply chains effectiveness. Attendees gather with the latest information to improve the supply chain ecosystem as industry experts and government officials share their insights. 

Conference Location 

L.L. Bean Headquarters
2 Double L Street
Freeport, ME 04033

Special thanks to our host

Hotel Information  

Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront
321 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101

The deadline to make a reservation in AAFA's room block has passed. However, you can check to see if rooms are still available at the Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront. In addition, here is a list of nearby options
Please note that transportation provided by AAFA to L.L. Bean Headquarters in Freeport will depart from the Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront at 7:45 AM on Tuesday, May 16.

Registration Rates

  Member $575.00
  2nd Member Discount    $500.00
  Closed to press
*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 May 2, 2023. Substitutions are always permitted. 


Katie Koscher

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