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American Fats & Oils

2020 Annual Meeting

AFOA will be returning to the Drake Hotel in Chicago for its 2020 Annual Meeting. The hotel is accepting reservations NOW! You are encourged to make your reservations early as this venue tends to SELL OUT for the AFOA meeting.

Guests can also call 1-800-55-DRAKE and refer to group code AFO to receive the special rate. If you have any special request for your reservation, please feel free to contact In-house reservations at 312-787-220 or via email CHIDH_RES@hilton.com.

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AFOA Annual Meeting

October 14-15, 2020 The Drake Hotel, Chicago

Annual Meeting

Face-to-Face Opportunities 

The AFOA aims to (re)connect our highly targeted group of attendees for two days with interactive and inclusive discussions specifically focused around themes of maximum timely relevance to their end users, clients and collaborators.  Our main goal is to ensure you return to the office better equipped to maximize the opportunities presented in and meet the key challenges of your day-to-day work.

AFOA Annual Meeting 2020
The Drake Hotel
October 14 and October 15


The Drake Hotel
140 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL 60611

Wednesday, Oct. 14 

Program Chairman Brian Owens is currently working on the details.  Please check back soon.  

Thursday, Oct. 15

Program Chairman Brian Owens is currently working on the details.  Please check back soon.  

Both Days

Face-to-Face Networking Opportunities


The Attendee Lounge will be open both days for extended hours to serve as a natural location for “meet ups.”  
Refreshments will be provided.  

Plan now to use this space for setting up meetings with colleagues, clients and friends.


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Leigh Wickersham
Executive Director

PO Box 11035, Columbia SC 29211, USA


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