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Atlanta Community Food Bank
2017 Partner Agency Conference
January 24, 2017
Hyatt Regency in Downtown Atlanta

This year’s conference theme is “Learn More, Feed More". The conference is an opportunity for current Atlanta Community Food Bank partner agencies to come together to share ideas, experiences, best practices and our collective vision for the future.

We are excited to offer you an incredible lineup of breakout sessions on topics that impact the work you do every day. This year we have increased the number of companies and organizations to participate in our Expo area to share information with you on ways to work together.

Register online through January 13, 2017. 


This year's conference is made possible in partnership with the following:

SUPPORTING SPONSOR: Amerigroup

 
EDUCATION SPONSOR: Fifth Third Bank

Contact Us

Questions or Comments?

Contact:

Helen Yohannes
Partner Relations Capacity Coordinator
helen.yohannes@acfb.org
(404) 892-3333 x1324

Sharon Beatles
Customer Relations Supervisor
sharon.beatles@acfb.org

FAQ

Why should I attend the Partner Agency Conference? 

The 2017 Partner Agency Conference theme is “Learn More, Feed More”. The conference is an opportunity for current Atlanta Community Food Bank partner agencies to come together to share ideas, experiences, best practices and our collective vision for the future. The day will include exhibitors and a dynamic line-up of breakout sessions that offers practical tools, insight and motivation to continue our commitment to the fight against hunger.

When and where is the conference? 

The 2017 Partner Agency Conference will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta located at: 265 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

How do I register for the conference? 

Register online here: 

What is the cost to attend the conference? 

$25 (Early-bird registration) October 19th through Dec 19, 2016 

$35 (Regular registration) December 20th through Jan 13, 2017 

What is included in the registration fee?

Designated self-parking (located at 31 Baker Street), breakfast and lunch and afternoon snack.

*Hotel valet and other self-parking lots are NOT included

Is this event open to the general public?

Unfortunately, this event is only open to current ACFB Partner Agencies. 

It is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Limit three people per agency.

Can I register on-site the day of the conference? 

Unfortunately, there will be NO on-site registration. You must register in advance by January 13, 2017.

If I have registered but cannot attend, can I transfer my registration or get a refund? 

If you pre-registered but are unable to attend the conference, another person from your agency may attend in your place.  There is no charge to substitute, as long as both people are from the same agency. 

Registration fee is non-refundable. 

What is the recommended dress code? 

Business casual

Is there designated parking?

Yes! Please park at the self-service lot located at 31 Baker Street NE. This covered garage is one block from the hotel and there will be ongoing shuttle service throughout the day to bring you to and from the hotel. ACFB will NOT cover cost of parking at any other self-service lots or valet parking.

There is no self-service parking available on the hotel property.

Attendees are welcome to valet park at their own expense. Valet parking (based on availability) allows guests to have their vehicle parked in the underground parking garage. Valet parking provides guests with in/out privileges. Click link for valet parking charges: https://atlanta.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/our-hotel/parking.html

Will there be exhibitors?

Yes, we will have an exhibit hall. Conference attendees are encouraged to visit exhibitors interested in the latest education, communication, recognition and consulting tools and techniques to support and enhance their volunteer programs and civic engagement. 

Past exhibitors have included:

•Civic organizations

•Community-based organizations

•Computer software companies

•Universities and Colleges

•Financial Institutions

•Government agencies and organizations

•Professional development and training companies

•Healthcare organizations

Are you able to accommodate attendees with special dietary needs? 

Yes. Just let us know when you sign-in at the registration desk.

Founders Award

The Atlanta Community Food Bank Founder’s Award, honoring founder Bill Bolling, is awarded annually to one Food Bank Partner Agency staff member or volunteer in recognition of outstanding service to the community. Nominations will be accepted between October 20 through November 20, 2016.

A cash award of $2,500 will be shared by the awardee ($1,500) and the Partner Agency the awardee has worked with ($1,000).

For more information and how to nominate, download this packet.