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Download the 2016 Conference Brochure
Conference Registration Fees
Registration Confirmation
Cancellation Policy
How to Register
Printable Registration Form
Hotel Reservations
Golf Tournament

RFA Tabletop Display

RFA Sponsorship Opportunities




Conference Registration Fees

Please complete the individual attendee information on the registration form and calculate the appropriate registration fees for
all attendees below. The registration fee includes admission to all general sessions, scheduled receptions, breakfasts, lunches,
dinners, and the Tabletop reception. Guests must pay the full guest registration fee to attend all events. Fee will be refunded
if registration is canceled prior to February 19, 2016. Deadline for early registration is January 29, 2016. Registration form and
payment must be received in the RFA office by January 29, 2016, in order to receive the early registration fee discount.

Conference Registration Fees are as follows: (Please note there is a discounted registration fee for payments made by check)

For RFA Members:  The Conference early registration fee must be received by January 29, 2016 and is $925.  The discounted rate for check payments is $895.  After January 29, the rate is $1,025 discounted to $995 for check payments. 

For RFA Guests:  The Conference early registration fee is $825, discounted to $795 for check payments if received before
January 29.  After January 29, the registration fee is $925, discounted to $895 for check payments.

For Non-Members:  The Conference registration fee is $1,125, discounted for check payments to $1,095.

Guests can purchase individual tickets to attend Tuesday evening's dinner, dancing & awards aboard Yacht StarShip for only for $180 per person.

Registration Confirmation

Three weeks prior to the conference, you will receive a written confirmation and other conference information.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made by February 19, 2016, will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after February 19th or "no shows"
will not receive a refund. You can transfer your registration to another person within your company at any time.

How to Register


NON-MEMBERS: Download PDF Registration Form (below)

RFA MEMBERS: There are three ways to register for the 2016 RFA Annual Conference:

1. Register for the RFA Conference online! 

> Register by Check -  2016 RFA Conference Registration - Check

> Register by Credit Card - 2016 RFA Conference Registration - Credit

2. Download a 2016 Conference Registration Form and email it to the RFA Office at info@refrigeratedfoods.org if paying
by credit card.

3. Download a 2016 Conference Registration Form and mail the form with your check to:
Refrigerated Foods Association
, 3823 Roswell Road, Suite 208, Marietta, GA 30062 or fax to 678-550-4504

Printable Registration Form

Hotel Reservations

The Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club is the RFA’s host hotel. All conference sessions and events will be held at the Vinoy Renaissance Resort.
To make room reservations, please call the Vinoy Renaissance Resort at 1-800-468-3571 or 727-894-1000. Identify yourself as a RFA Conference attendee to receive a special room rate of $239 plus tax for single or double occupancy. The deadline for room reservations is February 5, 2016.

Please note: the RFA does NOT use third parties for reservations - please do not give your information to anyone who calls you!

To learn more about the Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club, click here.


There are 2 international airports nearby to fly into for the Conference.  Tampa International Airport is 30 minutes away, and St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport is approximately 25 minutes by car.

You can rent a car from Avis Transportation. The RFA's Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD)
Number is J095952. Please use this number when calling Avis directly at 1-800-331-1600 to receive the
best car rental rates available.  Valet parking at the hotel is $35 per evening.

You can also make arrangements for transportation from the airport through Paradise Worldwide Transportation, choosing from private sedans, SUVs and mini coaches.  Advance reservations can be made by calling 727-572-5240, or 800-729-4713.  You can also email Paradise Worldwide Transportation at info@paradisewt.com.

Both self parking and valet parking are available at the resort.  Parking ranges from $15-22 per vehicle, per day.  These charges will automatically be added to your room account.

Golf Tournament

The RFA Golf Tournament will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at the Vinoy Golf Course.   The fee is $240 and includes shuttle service to the course, prizes, green fee, cart fee, range balls, and a boxed lunch. Please note on the registration form if you need rental clubs - the fee is $60 plus tax, and shoes are available for $10. These items will be available for rent from the pro shop prior to the start of the Tournament.  The tournament will tee off with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.  The dress code is as follows: golf shirts with collars, slacks or Bermuda shorts, golf or tennis shoes. Denim, tank tops, T-shirts, cut-off shorts, swim attire, and jogging apparel are not permitted. Only soft spikes are allowed on the course.

Those attending the Technical Committee Meeting and Lunch but wish to golf can join the tournament for 9 holes, with a tee time of 2:30 pm.  The cost is $140, and club rental will be available at the course for $32.50.

 Tabletop Display

This year's Tabletop Display will be held Monday, March 7, 2016, from 3:30-6 p.m., with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres being served. It will take place onsite a the Renaissance Vinoy Resort.  Click here for the Tabletop Brochure & Application.  For additional questions, please contact the RFA office at (678) 426-8175.

Sponsorship Opportunities

There are a number of Sponsorship Opportunities available during the RFA's 36th Annual Conference & Tabletop Display.   You can gain exposure for your company by sponsoring social events, educational sessions, networking events, promotional items or golf tournament activities.  Click here for a list of opportunities.  For additional questions, please contact the RFA office at (678) 426-8175.





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3823 Roswell Road, Suite 208, Marietta, GA 30062