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How do I register?

To register, click here to complete the writable registration form (type directly on the document) and mail, email or fax it to the AFIA office, or visit afia.org to register online.

Members who register online will receive a $100 discount. 

For your convenience, a list of registrants will be shared with attendees prior to the event. A printed registration list will not be available in 2020. Instead we invite you to take advantage of viewing it via our event app.  

Who and why you should attend?

Individuals new to the animal food industry; the Feed Industry Institute (FII) provides a great educational forum to learn about the feed and ingredient industry from those who know it best — industry experts! 

What can you expect at FII? 

This conference offers numerous sessions, sharing practical information on the best practices that can help you in your day-to-day work. 

Is this conference approved for ARPAS credits? 

 Yes, the completion of this course earns 12 CEUs. 

What is the dress code? 

Business casual. In June, the average high in Milwaukee 70 degrees Fahrenheit, and the low is 57 degrees Fahrenheit

Where can I book a hotel room? 

Conference attendees are responsible for their own hotel reservations. We suggest the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, where the FII meeting will be held. Please make your reservations directly with the hotel at (414) 276-1234. Please mention you are attending the AFIA meeting to receive the preferred room rate of $154 for single or double room occupancy. We recommend making your hotel reservations by May 10, to receive the discount. After this date, AFIA’s room block will be released and reservations will be at higher rates, if available. More information on the hotel is available here.  

Are sleeping accommodations included in the registration fee?

No, once registered you must contact the hotel to make your hotel reservation.  We recommend you use this link to take advantage of the special block set-up for conference attendees. 

What is the cancellation and refund policy? 

A 90% refund is available if you notify AFIA of cancellation in writing by March 29, 2020.  A 50% refund is available when received prior to May 12, 2020.  No refund is available after May 13, 2020. AFIA reserves the right to deny entry into the conference or to cancel any conference it deems necessary. AFIA will not be responsible for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants.

What is the difference between registering online and registering via email or fax?

AFIA members will receive $100 off their rate by completing their registration online.

Can non-members receive the $100 discount off registration? 

The $100 off discount is a member-only benefit. Non-members can however take advantage of Early Bird registration rates. For more information on becoming an AFIA member, please email contact AFIA's Director of Membership, John Stewart at jstewart@afia.org

Is there is a list of local restaurants and attractions? 

Yes, please click here for a list of downtown restaurants.   

What does the baseball outing ticket include? 

The baseball outing ticket includes transportation, admission to the park and a credit to be used for food and drinks at the concession stand. More information to follow.  

Who do I notify about a food allergy? 

There is a space during the registration process to let AFIA know about a food allergy.  You may also email register@afia.org.  

What if I need a special accommodation for a disability? 

This meeting is open to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age or disability. If you are a person with a special dietary need, or who requires reasonable accommodations due to a disability, and/or who requires alternative means of communication (such as Braille, large print, sign language or language interpretation), please contact the meetings department at register@afia.org.  

How do I get a copy of AFIA's Antitrust policy? 

By registering for this event, you agree to abide by the AFIA Antitrust Compliance and Confidentiality Policy. For a copy of the policy, please click here, visit the registration desk onsite or contact us at register@afia.org

What are the terms and conditions of registering? 

By registering for AFIA’s conference, you are agreeing that any photos or videos taken throughout the conference or at any networking events may be used for AFIA’s communications and marketing purposes. You agree to abide by the AFIA Antitrust Compliance and Confidentiality Policy. Registrants will receive a name badge that must be worn for entry into all speaking sessions, exhibit halls, meals and social functions. AFIA reserves the right to deny entry into the conference or to cancel any conference it deems necessary. AFIA will not be responsible for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants. Should you have any concerns about these terms, please contact AFIA’s senior director of meetings and events at vrovelli@afia.org

Photo credits  

All Milwaukee promotional photos and text used on this website are for marketing purposes only and were provided by the Visit Milwaukee Visitors Authority and the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee. 


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Contact Us

PAUL DAVIS, PH.D.     (703) 650-0146     PDAVIS@AFIA.ORG

Contact Paul, director of quality, animal food safety and education, for any questions regarding conference agenda and event expectations.


Contact Daisy, coordinator of meetings and events, for any questions regarding registration, payment and invoicing.

JOHN STEWART    (703) 558-3566     JSTEWART@AFIA.ORG

Contact John, director of membership and stakeholder engagement, for more information on becoming an AFIA member.


Contact Lynette, specialist of meetings and events, for any questions regarding sponsorships, agenda, travel, hotel accommodations and event expectations.