Equipment Manufacturers


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


Golf Tournament 

Join EMC on Wednesday, Nov. 8, for the annual EMC golf tournament, which will be played at Tucson, AZ golf resort. As the host course for the PGA TOUR® Champions Cologuard Classic, and previous host of the PGA TOUR's Chrysler Classic and Southern Arizona Open, the Omni Tucson National Resort’s Catalina Golf Course takes center stage. Its traditional-style fairways cap a bluff overlooking the beauty of the Santa Catalina Mountains. 

This Tom Lehman-designed course offers a combination of native desert vegetation with strategic fairway bunkering. Players can approach each hole in a variety of ways, keeping the course challenging and unique with each new round. 

You must be registered for EMC in order to participate in the tournament. Please note proper golf attire is required and denim is not permitted. The golf fee is $200 per person, which includes greens fees, continental breakfast, box lunch and beverages. Golf club rentals are also available for $90 plus tax.

Group Networking Dinner 

We invite EMC registrants to join the Equipment Manufacturers Committee for a dinner at Bob’s Steak & Chop House on Thursday, Nov. 9. Located at the Omni hotel, they have a reputation for high-quality steaks and authentic service. For over 25 years, Bob’s Steak & Chop House locations have sourced meat from the Chicago-based Stock Yards Meat Packing Company. We proudly serve guests hand-selected cuts from the top two percent of USDA prime beef. Most cuts are butchered in-house, and due to our beef cuts' high quality and marbling, we only season them with kosher salt and black pepper. This event requires a separate registration fee and the cost to attend the dinner is $140 per person, which includes transportation, entertainment, three-course meal and two drink tickets.

Spouse Program

Registered spouses and/or special guests are invited to all meal functions and speaker presentations. In addition, spouses will be invited to a brunch on Thursday, Nov. 9 and receive a small gift with their registration.

Hospitality Suite

Please join us for an evening of fun on Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite is sponsored by: 

Scholarship Fundraiser

The EMC committee raises additional funds for the scholarship fund through a golf putting contest and a raffle at the group dinner.  Come prepared to help raise funds for this great cause.  

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.