The Association for Healthcare Foodservice’s Annual Conference is the industry-leading conference for self-operated foodservice professionals and business partners. Attendees can expect to join AHF for unique conference sessions focused on industry trends and new ways to Innovate, Influence, and Initiate. AHF’s 2019 conference will take place at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, from Tuesday, August 6th through Thursday, August 8, 2019.

Registration is OPEN!

Please use the link below to register for the conference if you are an Operator, Educator, Retired member, or Student. Non-Exhibiting/Sponsoring Business Partners can also register using the link below.  

BUSINESS PARTNERS: If you are sponsoring or exhibiting at the conference, please do not use the form below - email to get login details for your booth profile where you can add additional attendees coming under your company profile. 

Register To Attend

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Justify Attendance to your Employer

To assist operators in justifying attendance to AHF’s Annual Conference, we have crafted a sample letter which can be customized to your needs. Please click the link below to download our template letter. Visit our "Reasons to Attend" page for more details and information about our 2019 Annual Conference!

Download the Letter

Continuing Education Credits (CEU)

AHF is pleased to offer attendees continuing education credits at each of our annual conferences. Each year AHF obtains certification approval from AND, ANFP and ACF. Credits per session can be found on the Agenda Page, however, attendees can expect to receive up to 15 credits. 

Registration Rates

Conference attendees will join us Tuesday, August 6th at the beautiful Westin Kierland Resort and Spa. Click here to review our conference schedule and plan your week. Meals are included in your registration fee. Be sure to join us for our Opening Reception and Celebrate AHF!

Registration Type Early Bird
(ends June 3, 2019)
(opens June 4, 2019)
Operator Member $675 $775
Educator Member $675 $775
Student Member Free Free
Retired Operator Member $675 $775
Non-Member Operator (Self Operated Facility Only) $875 $975
Additional Sponsoring/Exhibiting Business Partner (Full Pass) $950 $950
Non-Exhibiting/Sponsoring Business Partner (Full Pass) $2000 $2000
Exhibit Booth Only Personnel Pass $75 $75
Media Partner Registration $495 $495

Join AHF

Not a member, but want to join? Great! Joining is easy. Simply follow the link below to join AHF and start receiving discounts, industry news and updates, access to our self-op benchmarking program, and so much more. AHF provides its members with over $1,400 of value for membership dues starting at just $225.

Join Today

Here are just a few of the many reasons to save the date for AHF’s 2019 Annual Conference:

  • Innovate. Staying relevant and essential to your organization requires continuing growth and learning. AHF conferences are packed with vital new information on staffing, industry trends, new emerging technologies, and more. Learn about the innovative products and services at the AHF Marketplace, where over 100 companies exhibit their greatest solutions.
  • Influence. Influence the foodservice industry, your staff, and your facility by gaining new skills and staying informed on the demographic and culinary trends affecting us all.
  • Initiate. Networking is a critical element to getting the most out of your job, building your career path, and helping your operations be successful. Reconnect with old friends and meet new colleagues. AHF 2019 will help you build a lasting professional community.

You work all year taking care of patients, meeting the needs of your facility and employees. Come spend time at AHF 2019, and let us take care of you.

Are you interested in sponsoring or exhibiting? Check out our opportunities below!

sponsorship opportunities