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The Association for Healthcare Foodservice’s Annual Conference is the industry-leading conference for self-operated foodservice professionals and business partners. AHF is the only national organization focused specifically on furthering the interests of facilities and operators who are self-operated. As a non-profit organization all our funds go back into programs and products for your benefit.

Attendees can expect to join AHF for unique conference sessions focused on industry trends and new ways to ignite your excellence. AHF’s 2020 Annual Conference will take place at the Omni Championsgate Resort in Orlando, Florida from August 4 – 7, 2020. Attending AHF is a great way to gain CEU credits, meet like-minded colleagues from self-operated facilities, gain new pearls to take back to your operation, and most of all have fun. Our conferences are uniquely attuned to what operators in self-operated facilities in acute care, senior dining, and senior living. You work all year taking care of patients, meeting the needs of your facility and employees.

Join us at AHF 2020, and let us take care of you.

Registration

AHF conference registration is now open for attendees. Register at early bird rates before June 15th to save!

Need another way to pay for your registration? Pay using Real Rewards Cafe (RRC) Points. AHF has arranged for a partnership with RRC that allows you to pay using your points, so check how many points your facility has and get registered. Simply register for the conference and then notify us you wish to pay using RRC points, OR select AHF registration on the RRC website and they will contact us to get you registered. As simple as that. 

Scholarships: Each year AHF offers limited scholarships to support as many attendees registrations as we can. These are generously supported by our business partners, AHF chapter donations, and AHF member contributions. For 2020, AHF is pleased to provide a number of $525 scholarships to attend AHF. Learn more & apply. Select AHF chapters also offer separate attendance scholarships. 

What’s included? Nearly everything! All of your meals, snacks, sessions, pre-conference education sessions, and receptions are all covered by your registration fee. We also provide each attendee with ample drink tickets for every reception to ensure you network without worry. The only thing your registration does not include is tickets to our optional area activities.

Registration Type Early Bird
(ends June 15, 2020)
Regular
(opens June 16, 2020)
Operator, Affiliate, Educator, and Retired Members $689 $789
Students Free Free
Non-Member Operators (From Self Operated Facilities Only) $889 $999
Additional Sponsoring/Exhibiting Business Partner (Full Pass) $950 $950
Non-Exhibiting/Sponsoring Business Partner (Full Pass) $1,700 $1,800
Exhibit Booth Only Personnel Pass $75 $75
Media Partner Registration (beyond complimentary passes) $950 $950

Attendee Testimonials

There was a great variety of sessions available that met the needs of everyone attending. I felt they were truly beneficial for my organization.

The Fundraiser was the best ever. It was very interactive and created some new relationships especially for the new members

The educational content was great! I loved all the speakers. I got many ideas to take back and energize my team with!

Key Note Speakers were excellent! The marketplace was great! Lots of good conversations, products, ideas! Conference App was great!

I love pretty much everything, AHF is my favorite show to attend each year!

I love the camaraderie. You all have done a great job creating a culture that makes people want to come back!

Phenomenal organization where everyone clearly cares and has a unified mission to support the members in their path to success.

The sessions and classes were really informative. The market show was great. Great vendors, Loved the networking the best. I loved the attention that you gave to first-time attendees. 

Join AHF

Not a member, but want to join? Great! Joining is easy. Simply follow the link below to join AHF and start receiving discounts, industry news and updates, access to our self-op benchmarking program, and so much more. AHF provides its members with over a thousand dollars in value for dues beginning at just $225.

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Justify Attendance to your Employer

To assist operators in justifying attendance to AHF’s Annual Conference, we have crafted a sample letter which can be customized to your needs. Please click the link below to download our template letter. Visit our “Registration” or “Reasons to Attend” pages for more details and information about our 2020 Annual Conference!

Continuing Education Credits (CEU)

AHF is pleased to offer attendees continuing education credits at each of our annual conferences. Each year AHF obtains certification approval from AND, ANFP and ACF. Credits per session can be found on the Schedule Page, however, attendees can expect to receive about 15 credits. 

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