Annual Meeting

Social Activities


Welcome Reception

Thursday, September 12, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
AOFAS Exhibit Hall, Hyatt Regency Chicago

Open to all registered meeting attendees and registered spouses and guests, this event is the first opportunity to meet up with colleagues, make new friends, and explore the Exhibit Hall. Walk through the aisles of new and returning exhibiting company booths, make appointments for later discussion, and enjoy beverages and light appetizers before you head out to dinner on your own. Minimum age in the Exhibit Hall is 16.


Celebrate Chicago Event (formerly known as the Gala)

Saturday, September 14, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Museum of Science and Industry

The family-friendly Museum of Science and Industry is one of Chicago's most iconic sites and the perfect spot to celebrate 50 years of excellence. Explore the museum's interactive exhibits, stroll down a cobblestone street to grab dessert at an old-fashioned ice cream parlor, then stop at a private movie theater to watch a special 50th anniversary movie highlighting AOFAS history and past leaders. This ticketed event is open to all Annual Meeting and industry attendees and their guests of all ages. You don’t want to miss this!

Purchase Celebrate Chicago tickets with your Annual Meeting registration:

Individual Registrants & GuestsIndustry Registrants & Guests


$125 each

$150 each
Youth (6-17 years)$45 each$150 each

Children (5 years & under)

No Charge

No Charge

To add tickets to an existing registration, please call 800-235-4855 or +1-847-698-4654 (outside US) or email

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