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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.  Don’t wait too long – the discounted room rate can’t be guaranteed after June 27, 2018.

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

Karting Adventure

Stay through Saturday to get behind the wheel of a high-performance kart and race your peers around the Pittsburgh International Track. It’s a unique networking opportunity, complete with exciting action and friendly competition. This experience begins at 12:30 PM and includes lunch, an hour of track time, and all safety gear. Please wear closed-toe shoes and shorts or pants.

Packages

  All-Inclusive
Package

$125 Member
$200 Non-Member
Education
Package

$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)
Kart Adventure $85
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
Educational Classes
See Education Schedule above for detailed information.
9am – 6pm
Northern Ohio and West PA/West VA Joint Chapter Meeting
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
CFP Exam 1:30pm – 5:30pm
CAGOI & CAGSD Exams
If you’ve previously taken either of these exams and did not pass, you are entitled to take the exam for free. Email MemberServices@americanfenceassociation.com to request a discount code.
1:30pm – 3:30pm
Exhibits 3pm – 6pm
CAGOI & CAGSD Exams
If you’ve previously taken either of these exams and did not pass, you are entitled to take the exam for free. Email MemberServices@americanfenceassociation.com to request a discount code.
3:30pm – 5:30pm
Young Fence Professionals Happy Hour 6pm – 7pm
 
Saturday, July 21
Karting Experience

  • 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM – Catered Lunch in a private room
  • 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM – Racers sized for jacket, neck brace and helmet
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Kart Racing
  • 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM – Access to the NASA Hyperdrive Race
12:30pm – 5:30pm

Exhibitors

Exhibitor Move-In:
Thursday, July 19th from 1:00pm – 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.

This opportunity is still available!

Learn more about sponsoring the Welcome Reception.


Table Top Exhibitors