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AAFA Sourcing Conference

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - Friday, April 15, 2016

All Day Event


Royal Sonesta New Orleans
300 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA , 70130

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The AAFA Sourcing Conference brings together supply chain professionals to network, learn, and discuss sourcing, logistics, customs, and trade. Industry experts share their insights and ensure you walk away with the latest information. If you are a supply chain, sourcing, customs, trade, or logistics professional, this is the event for you!

Speakers announced! We are pleased to have a fantastic group of speakers for our event. See the full agenda online here.

Here’s what supply chain professionals have to say! 



Agenda Preview:

The 2016 program will address sourcing in Africa, sourcing markets for footwear (Americas, Southeast Asia), product and supply chain innovation, C-TPAT and risk assessment, and a special Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) industry briefing. 

Registered attendees are also invited to attend the Welcome Reception, sponsored by Amber Road, April 13, 5:00 – 6:30 PM at the Acme Oyster House, just two blocks from the Royal Sonesta.


Schedule At-A-Glance
Wednesday, April 13
Opening Reception             5:00 – 6:30 PM sponsored by Amber Road

Thursday, April 14
Registration & Breakfast     8:00 - 9:00 AM
Program                                 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Networking Reception         5:00 – 6:00 PM sponsored by AAFA

Friday April 15       
Registration & Breakfast    8:00 - 9:00 AM sponsored by the Port of New Orleans
Program                                9:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Registration Fees

Member $595
2nd person or more from same member company                                             $525
Non-Member $1150
Government Rate* $525
Educator $300





Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be issued after Thursday, March 31, 2016. Substitutions are always allowed.

*If you are a government employee and are unable to complete the registration at the government rate, please contact Sarah Vincent.

**Group discounts available for five or more employees from the same memeber company, please contact Sabrina Morelli.

Hotel Information

Royal Sonesta New Orleans
300 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
AAFA Room Rate: $229 (plus tax)

The Royal Sonesta New Orleans Hotel, including AAFA’s room block, is now sold out over our conference dates. Click here for other nearby hotel options. If you have questions regarding the hotel, please contact Corinne Suder.


Sponsored by:

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Event Sponsorship

Please contact Megan Balkovic for available sponsorship opportunities.

Event Contact

Sabrina Morelli

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