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2013 AAFA Annual Executive Summit

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - Friday, March 15, 2013

All Day Event

Four Seasons Georgetown
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC , 22207

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Each year, the AAFA Annual Executive Summit brings together top industry leaders in relentless pursuit of the answer to “What’s next?”

010713SponsorListJoin us in 2013 at the crossroads of public policy and fashion for a conversation that explores the opportunities ahead.  We hope you will consider joining us for this collaborative forum in Washington, D.C., March 13 - 15, 2013.  

The AAFA Annual Executive Summit is unlike any other forum for serious and competitive industry leaders. Based in Washington, D.C., the Summit is marked by rigorous discussion driven by global thought leaders about the real issues that impact your bottom line. The insights offered during the Summit have direct bearing on the decisions you make every day, including a special discussion led by Google.  Business and politics are at the forefront of this year’s impressive agenda.

Featured Speakers Include

Dylan Lauren
Dylan’s Candy Bar

Jeff Gennette
Chief Merchandising Officer

General Stan McChrystal
U.S. Army

Ted Koppel
News Anchor

Click here to download the program agenda and other helpful “need to know” details, like transportation options and hotel reservation information, to make planning your trip to our Nation’s capital easy. Early bird discounted rates expire on February 27, 2013.  

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Susan Lapetina, Vice President of Industry Relations, at or (703) 797-9055.

Registration Rates

Early bird discount rates expire February 27, 2013

  Early Bird Regular
AAFA Member $1,795                    $1,995                                           
Non-AAFA Member $2,500 $2,500
Second Person $1,595 $1,795
Spouse/Guest $395 $395


Cancellations received by February 27, 2013 entitle registrant to a full refund of the registration fee. No refunds will be made after February 27, 2013, however, substitutions are allowed. All requests must be made in writing and emailed to Susan Lapetina.

Hotel Reservations

The Four Seasons Georgetown
2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC
Online reservations are now open. 

Please Note: Hotel reservations must be made with the Four Seasons by Tuesday, February 19, 2013, to be included in AAFA's room block at the negotiated rate.

Sponsorship Opportunities

As a sponsor of the 2013 AAFA Annual Executive Summit, you will have prime access to showcase your solutions to the challenges of global growth. Sponsorships are available at a variety of levels and include many benefits, including enhanced corporate and brand visibility to some of our industry’s most forward-thinking leaders.

To learn more about sponsorship levels and activities, click here or contact Susan Lapetina, Vice President of Industry Relations, or by phone at (703) 797-9055.


Susan Lapetina

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