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Imagine, Feed, Lead

2017 CAFB Conference

May 1 — 2, 2017

Register today!

CAFB Members Early Bird Registration (before 3/20): $185

Regular Registration: $215

One Day Registration: $160

Every two years, CAFB holds a skills-building conference for its membership and the anti-hunger community. CAFB’s conference offers attendees the unique opportunity to:

  • Network with food bankers and important partners;
  • Build skills for emergency food delivery, advocacy, and client service;
  • Explore the connections between hunger, poverty, and health; and
  • Develop innovative solutions for addressing hunger and nutrition.

In 2015, nearly 300 stakeholders from food banks, pantries, government agencies, advocacy organizations, businesses, foundations, and healthcare providers convened for two days of networking, workshops, and speakers focused on building a healthy, hunger-free California. You can take a look at the materials from the 2015 conference here and read the full report here.

Legislative Day is on May 3; sign up here.

Get involved

Sponsorships: This conference provides an ideal opportunity for companies to gain visibility with a large and diverse anti-hunger community and strengthen a food bank network that serves over 2 million Californians each year. For more information, contact Daniela Ogden, Director of Communications and Development, by email or phone (510-350-9919).

Further information

Schedule

Keynote Speakers

Steve Phillips: founder of Democracy in Color, a national political leader, civil rights lawyer, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and author of The New York Times and Washington Post bestseller Brown is the New White: How the Demographic Revolution Has Created a New American Majority

Vu Le: Executive Director of a Seattle nonprofit who shares humorous and spot-on views of working in the non-profit world on his highly regarded blog and via speaking engagements

Hotel Information

Residence Inn Sacramento Downtown at Capitol Park
1121 15th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-443-0500
www.marriott.com/sac.dt

Conference Room Rate for April 30 – May 2, 2017 
Book Early!

All room rates are exclusive of applicable taxes and fees. All taxes are subject to change without notice. Conference rates are available Sunday, Monday and Tuesday nights, based upon availability.

Book by Tuesday, April 11, 2017 to receive the Special Group Rate of $139 a night for Studio King Suite. A full, hot complimentary breakfast and complimentary internet is included in room rate.

To make your reservation: use this link or call the hotel direct at 916-443-0500. Once you provide your dates of stay, ask for the California Association of Food Banks 2017 Conference group rate.

Cancellation/Early Check Out Policy

Should a guest cancel a reservation, the Hotel will refund the deposit, provided cancellation notice is given 48 hours prior to arrival. Should a guest reduce their number of room nights of stay at check in or checkout early or thereafter, the guest will incur for all room nights originally reserved and tax as an early departure fee.

Parking

Overnight self-parking is available for $10.00 per night per vehicle with in and out privileges.  This is a discounted rate.  The hotel does not have valet parking.

FAQs

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please contact Terry Garner with any questions you may have. You can reach her by email at terry@cafoodbanks.org or by phone at 510.350.9911.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No, we just ask that attendees check in with us on Monday morning.

What is the refund policy? If, for whatever reason, you are unable to attend, please contact Terry Garner at the information provided above. Refunds are available for cancellations made prior to Monday, April 17.

For CAFB members: what is Legislative Day? The California Association of Food Banks hosts a Legislative Day each year at the State Capitol in Sacramento. Legislative Day is an important opportunity to educate state legislators about hunger in their districts and the work food banks are doing to help. This year, Legislative Day will be held on Wednesday, May 3.

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