Equipment Manufacturers


Nov. 8-10, 2023, Omni Tucson National Resort |Tucson, AZ

Who should attend image

Who Attends?

Conference attendees include equipment manufacturers, equipment installers, contractors and users of the equipment from the feed manufacturing sector. 

Why you should attend image

Why Attend?

This event focuses on updating the equipment sector of the feed industry on current issues and trends, providing an environment for learning from educational speakers and industry leaders, and brings the industry together to network.

How to be a sponsor image

How to Sponsor?

Display your company’s commitment to the industry by becoming an EMC sponsor. Sponsorship offers an additional way to connect with customers and give back to the industry.

About the Event

The American Feed Industry Association's (AFIA) Equipment Manufacturers Committee hosts this annual event specifically focused on current issues affecting the food equipment industry. The Equipment Manufacturers Conference (EMC) provides educational topics relevant to both animal food equipment manufacturers as well as animal food manufacturers. It provides a great networking opportunity for equipment manufacturers to meet with each other as well as their customers. Net proceeds from the conference are used to support the AFIA Equipment Manufacturers Committee Scholarship Fund which provides college scholarships to students at seven different universities who are pursuing a career in the animal food industry.

Hotel Information

Omni Tucson National Resort
2727 West Club Drive, Tucson, AZ 85743


The AFIA is pleased to offer registrants a limited number of hotel rooms at a preferred rate of $195 per night (plus tax).  Please contact the Omni Tucson National Resort directly using this link or call (520) 297-2271 to reserve under the group name "AFIA 2023 Equipment Manufacturers Conference".  The block is available through Oct. 6, 2023, or until it fills up.  We encourage you to reserve early. 

Please be aware that fraudulent companies have been calling attendees claiming to represent AFIA and the Omni Tucson National Reort. 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 Tucson National Resort.

Conference Sponsors

Interested in being a sponsor? Please click here for all options. Contact Lynette Tucker for additional information. 


Facebook instagram LinkedIn Twitter YouTube

Contact Us


KIM ATKINS     (703) 558-3566

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

GARY HUDDLESTON   (703) 666-8854

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

SARAH NOVAK     (703) 558-3574

Contact Sarah, chief operating officer, for any questions regarding registrations, travel, hotel accomodations and event expectations.

LYNETTE TUCKER    (703) 558-3573

Contact Lynette, meetings and events specialist, for any questions regarding sponsorship opportunities.