SAF Council Meeting Dates and Travel Logistics

Questions? Please contact SAF’s Laura Weaver or 703-838-5221.

SAF SPRING MEETINGS 2020

March 7-8, 2020 | Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City | Arlington, VA

SAF’s Congressional Action Days follows March 9-10, 2020

The SAF Spring 2020 Council Meetings and Congressional Action Days (CAD) take place March 7-10, 2020. Home base for the event is the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, VA, just minutes away from Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA).

Spring Meetings 2020 Schedule of Events

Saturday, March 7

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Volunteer Leader Council Agenda Preview

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Volunteer Leader Dinner

Sunday, March 8

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Growers Council

8:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Retailers Council

8:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Wholesalers Council

8:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. PFCI Board of Trustees

Noon – 1:45 p.m.  Volunteer Lunch & Trends Discussion

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Career Development Task Force

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Connections Task Force

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Future Task Force

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sustainability Task Force

5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Board of Directors Reception& Dinner

Spring Meetings 2020 Travel Logistics

  • Arrive by mid-afternoon on March 7 (see above schedule – the first mandatory meeting is at 5 pm*).
  • Depart  no earlier than 7 p.m. on March 8 if you’re not staying for CAD, or any time after 6  p.m. on March 10, if you are staying for CAD.
  • Make your hotel reservations ASAP: 703-415-5000. Or click here to book your hotel room online. The Ritz will sell out soon so please book your room soon. SAF rate is not guaranteed after Feb. 12. (SAF will reimburse two nights.) 
  • Once you’ve made your travel arrangements, forward a copy of your arrival and departure dates to Laura Weaver at meetings@safnow.org.

Board of Directors should arrive by 4 pm; Executive Committee members should arrive by 2 pm

Register for Congressional Action Days today!

Fall Meetings and SAF Phoenix 2020

SAF Fall Meetings and SAF Phoenix 2020 will be held Sept. 8 – 12, 2020. Council members should plan for a late afternoon arrival on Sept. 8, for the volunteer dinner, and meetings will go until 5 pm on Sept. 9, followed by the convention, which goes through Sept. 12.

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