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Are you looking for an affordable way to attend training and connect with other industry professionals? The Northeast Regional Conference offers all the tools you need to elevate your career close to home. Join us July 19-21, 2018 at the Doubletree by Hilton Pittsburgh/Cranberry in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Your Stay

Deluxe room rates are just $119 for your stay in Pittsburgh.

To book your hotel, call 1-800-222-TREE(8733) and be sure to mention you’re with the AFA Regional Conference.  Book your hotel room soon! Our housing block closes on July 9, 2018.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh-Cranberry
910 Sheraton Drive
Mars, PA 16046
Deadline to Book: June 27



$125 Member
$200 Non-Member

$75 Member
$125 Non-Member
Reception &
Dinner Package

$80 Member
$110 Non-Member
Educational Sessions X X  
Welcome Reception X   X
Regional Dinner X   X
Exhibits & Demos X X  

Package add-ons give you the freedom to pursue additional plans for certification, networking and recreation.

Conference Package Add-On Fee (Member or Non-Member)
Certified Automated Gate Operator Installer Exam $250
Certified Automated Gate Systems Design Exam $200
Certified Fence Professional Exam $0 (paid in advance with application)
Young Fence Professional Social (35 & Under) $0 (free, but please register)

What to Expect

  • Technical and Business Education
  • Tabletop Exhibits
  • Networking Events
  • Off-Site Group Excursion

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Education Schedule for July 20, 2018


Thursday, July 19
Exhibits 3pm – 6pm
Welcome Reception and Regional Dinner 6pm – 9pm
Friday, July 20
Breakfast 8am – 9am
Educational Classes
See Education Schedule above for detailed information.
9am – 6pm
Northern Ohio and West PA/West VA Joint Chapter Meeting & Lunch
Join fellow chapter members for a lunch and learn about how to get involved locally and hear what your chapter can do for you. Meet members from your neighboring chapter!
12:30pm – 1:30pm
CAGOI & CAGSD Exam 1:30pm – 3:30pm
CFP Exam 1:30pm – 5:30pm
Exhibits 3pm – 6pm
Young Fence Professionals Happy Hour 6pm – 7pm


Exhibitor Move-In:
Thursday, July 19th from 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Exhibit Hours:
Thursday, July 19th from 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Friday, July 20th from 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Sponsorship Opportunities

Elevate your brand by sponsoring the AFA’s Regional Conference! Sponsors will receive a tabletop exhibit space to showcase their products with designated times to visit with attendees. Don’t miss out on this unique, limited opportunity.

Reserve sponsorships and exhibit space online, through the Northeast Regional registration. Enter your information, select the package of your choice, and you will be able to add sponsorships.

Thank You to our Sponsors

Welcome Reception Sponsor

Young Fence Professional Social Sponsor

This opportunity is still available!

Learn more about sponsoring the Welcome Reception.

Table Top Exhibitors