Mark your calendars and plan to join the Atlanta Community Food Bank for the 2018 Partner Agency Conference on April 25, 2018, at the Hilton Atlanta in downtown Atlanta. This year’s conference theme is “Building Our Future Together". 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/organizations to participate in our Expo area to share information with you on ways to work together.
Sessions this year include:
- Getting the Most Out of Your Board
- Show Me the Money: Foundation Trends
- Optimizing Your Use of eHarvest
- Distribution Models to Reach More Clients
- Strengthen our Alliance: New Info on Agency Compliance
- School’s Out, Hunger’s In: Becoming a Summer Meals Site
- Now This is a Story: How to Identify Stories and Gather Your Own
Why should I attend the Partner Agency Conference?
The 2018 Partner Agency Conference theme is “Building Our Future Together”. 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 offer practical tools, insight, and motivation to continue our commitment to the fight against hunger.
When and where is the conference?
The 2018 Partner Agency Conference will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at the Hilton Atlanta in downtown Atlanta located at 255 Courtland St., NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
How do I register for the conference?
Register online here: Buy Tickets
What is the cost to attend the conference?
$25 (Early-bird registration) February 26th through March 23, 2018.
$35 (Regular registration) March 24th through April 18, 2018.
What is included in the registration fee?
Designated self-parking, 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 Food Bank 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 April 18, 2018.
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?
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:
•Computer software companies
•Universities and Colleges
•Government agencies and organizations
•Professional development and training companies
Are you able to accommodate attendees with special dietary needs?
Yes. Just let us know when you sign-in at the registration desk.
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.
Download more information and the application here. Nominations must be in by April 7, 2018.