Mark your calendars to attend AFIA’s Annual Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers Conference at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas, March 13-15, 2013. Over 450 buyers and sellers of feed and pet food ingredients attend this annual event – it’s truly where business gets done! PISC offers industry experts the chance to exchange knowledge and learn about issues affecting the industry. Please see the conference brochure for more information on the program.

Attendee List (as of March 1, 2013)

When and Where
  • March 13-15, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Omni Fort Worth
    1300 Houston Street
    Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • (817) 535-6664
  • Website 
Important Dates For Planning Your Trip
  • Hotel cut-off: Feb. 7, 2013 
  • Early-bird registration cut-off: Feb. 7, 2013
  • Pre-registration cut-off: Feb. 28, 2013
  • Golf pairing request cut-off: Feb. 28, 2013
  • Spring Committee Meetings: Online Registration Closed. Onsite Only.
  • PISC and Spring Committee Meetings: Online Registration Closed. Onsite Only.
  • PISC Only: Online Registration Closed. Onsite Only.  

Hotel Information
An AFIA hotel room block is available at the Omni Forth Worth. AFIA is pleased to offer our registrants a limited number of hotel rooms at a preferred rate of $185 (plus tax). To make your hotel reservation, please contact the Omni directly by calling (888) 444-OMNI or click here. The block is under the group name: American Feed Industry Association and will be released on Feb. 7, 2013.

  • Dallas/Fort Worth Airport (DFW) is located 25 miles from the Omni and Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) is located 34 miles from the Omni. This affords you several transportation options.
  • American Airlines is offering a 5 percent discount on all flights into DFW for PISC registrants. This discount is valid for travel between Mar. 10-16, 2013. Please make your reservations at Enter promotional code 2633DS in the promotional code box under the “book flights” tab or “enter passenger data” tab while making your reservation.
  • Hertz Rental is offering discounts for PISC registrants through Customer Discount Program (CDP) # 1937390.
  • Avis is offering a discount on car rentals for PISC registrants through Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) # G028647. Reservations may be made at
  • The base fare for a one-way taxi-cab from DFW averages a minimum of $55 and a minimum of $65 from DAL.
  • Airport shuttles are estimated to be $19 per person from DFW and around $36 per person from DAL.
  • Trinity Railway Express rates begin at $1.50 per person and is only available from DFW.

Brochure: Download a PDF of the Brochure and Agenda
Pre-conference Nutrition Symposium: Download a PDF of the Symposium Schedule
Sponsorship: Download a PDF of Sponsorship Opportunities
About AFIA:
AFIA is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. animal feed industry and its suppliers. AFIA also is the recognized leader on international industry developments. Members include more than 550 domestic and international companies and state, regional and national associations. Member-companies are livestock feed and pet food manufacturers, integrators, pharmaceutical companies, ingredient suppliers, equipment manufacturers and companies which supply other products, services and supplies to feed manufacturers.
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