May 1-2, 2019
Hogan Lovells Conference Center
Washington, DC

The Administration and Congress Need to Hear about the Frozen Food and Beverage Economy

We Need Your Voice. We Need Your Story.

AFFI’s Government Action Summit offers a unique opportunity to influence and gain insight into the political forces affecting the frozen food and beverage industry. Share with you member of Congress how their decisions in food safety and trade impact your business and hear firsthand from federal agency officials and political influencers on the state of play in Washington, D.C. 


Wednesday, May 1

Lobby Day

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

9 – 10 a.m.
Legislative Affairs Committee Meeting

9 –10 a.m.
Executive Committee Meeting

10:30 a.m. – Noon
AFFI State of the Industry & Opening Lunch Session

Featured Speakers:
Alison Bodor, President & CEO, AFFI
Tyson Redpath, Senior Vice President, The Russell Group

Featured Speakers

Alison Bodor

Alison Bodor

President & CEO,


Tyson Redpath 

Senior Vice President, The Russell Group

11:45 a.m. – Noon
Hill Meeting Preparation 101

Noon – 5 p.m.
Capitol Hill
Congressional Office Visits: Join your AFFI peers on Capitol Hill! Visit your members of Congress and make your voice heard by sharing your story. AFFI will do all the scheduling for you and make sure you are well prepared with talking points on key industry issues.

Frozen Foodpac logo5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
PAC Reception featuring a member of Congress
A donation of $250 or more to FROZEN FOODPAC is suggested to attend.

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
AFFI Government Action Summit Evening Event

Thursday, May 2

AFFI Governance

8 – 9 a.m.
Breakfast with FDA
(AFFI members only)

Featured speaker:
Frank Yiannis, Deputy Commissioner, Food Policy & Response, FDA

9 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
AFFI Board of Directors Spring Meeting
(AFFI board members only)

Featured Speaker

Frank Yiannas, Deputy Commissioner, Food Policy & Response, FDA

Frank Yiannas

Deputy Commissioner, Food Policy & Response, FDA


Washington DC aerial view

This year’s summit is taking place at:
Hogan Lovells Conference Center
555 13th Street, NW,
Washington, DC.

There are many hotel options around this location for attendees. Our room block at the hotel below is full, so if you need assistance please contact Brynn Hadley directly. 
Book your group rate for AFFI 2019 Government Action Summit

Registration Note
To register for the Summit without a member login, please download and complete this form and return it to