2021 Equipment Manufacturers


Nov. 3-5, 2021
Omni Royal Orleans 
New Orleans, LA


Hotel Information



AFIA is pleased to offer registrants a limited number of hotel rooms at a preferred rate of $219 per night (plus tax). Please contact the Omni Royal Orleans directly using this link or call (800-843-6664) to reserve under the group name “AFIA or American Feed Industry Association.” AFIA has a limited number of rooms blocked. The block is available through October 11, or until it fills up. To secure your room within the block, be sure to book before Oct. 11. The AFIA room block entitles you to a 48 hour cancellation policy.  Please be aware that fraudulent companies have been calling attendees claiming to represent us and the Omni. AFIA does not work with a housing bureau for this event and we do not endorse any of these companies. Reservations should only be made directly with the Omni Royal Orleans.

Getting There




Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is an international airport under Class B airspace in Kenner, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. It is owned by the city of New Orleans and is 11 miles west of downtown New Orleans. It recently underwent a massive renovation and expansion. 

Source: MSY Airport 




From historic homes and streetcar rides to above-ground cemeteries and world-class museums like the National World War II Museum, the opportunities for exploration in New Orleans are truly endless. Whether you’re an art aficionado, a history buff, or just looking to experience the city’s rich history and culture on a deeper level, you’ll find a variety of attractions that are sure to pique your interest. More information available here. 

Source: NOLA CVB 

Thing to Do



Whether you’re looking for events and happenings near the hotel or in the greater New Orleans area, The Omni indexed the best and most interesting events and attractions New Orleans has to offer here. Additional information is available here as well. 

Source: Omni Royal Orleans 




Stay on top of your wellness routines at Omni Royal Orleans, offering the personalized service you desire. All guests at the New Orleans hotel enjoy access to complimentary fitness center and sparking pool on the rooftop. If you prefer to work out in the privacy of your room, request a Get Fit Kit at the front desk. Healthy meal options are always right on site when you’re hungry. More information available here

Source: Omni Royal Orleans 

Spouse/Guest Event



Registered spouses/guests are invited to all meal functions, speaker presentations and will receive a gift at the opening reception. 

Contact Us


KIM ATKINS     (703) 558-3566     katkins@afia.org

Contact Kim, manager of membership & engagement, for more information on becoming an AFIA member.

Gary Huddleston   (703) 666-8854     ghuddleston@afia.org

Contact Gary, director of feed manufacturing and regulatory affairs, for any questions regarding conference agenda, committee questions and event expectations.

Rebecca Kane, CMP     (703) 558-3563     rkane@afia.org

Contact Rebecca, director of meeting and events, for any questions regarding registrations, travel, hotel accomodations and event expectations.