2018 Conference Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: “How much is registration?”

A: To find out more about MAFSI 2018: Compete in HD, including registration pricing, please select the appropriate registration type below. 

REP Registration MFG-Customer Service Mgr. Registration
MFG Registration Allied/Press Registration


Q: “When is the deadline to register?”

A: If you register by August 31, you will save $200 over the standard price.  If you register by September 30, you will save $100 over the standard price. When you bring more than one member of your team, the savings add up considerably.

Q: “What should I wear?”

A:
The dress code for the conference is business casual: sports coats, golf shirts and pants for men; blouses, pantsuits and skirts for women. Shorts will not be allowed during the official conference events such as educational sessions, workshops and social functions except for golf and other optional events.

Q: “What is Naples weather like in January?”

A:
January temperatures in Naples, Florida are usually comfortable, and can vary between 70 - 80 degrees fahrenheit during day. However, regardless of how warm it gets during the day, the temperatures will invariably cool down during the evenings, and can average as low as 50 degrees fahrenheit.

Q: “When can I pick up my badge?”

A: You may pick up your badge at the MAFSI registration desk starting at Noon on Tues., Jan. 23rd. 

Q: “Will I need my badge to get into conference events?

A: Entrance into conference-sponsored events will require your badge. Please wear your badge at all times. The exception is optional activities. Attendance for optional activities will be monitored against separate registration lists.

Q: “What if I need to make a change to my registration?”

A: To make any changes to your registration information, such as your registration type or contact information, please contact MAFSI at 404-214-9474 or info@mafsi.org.

Q: “What if I need to get a refund?”

A: All payments must be made in U.S. currency and all refunds will be issued in U.S. currency. Requests for registration and optional activity refunds must be made in writing to MAFSI no later than Dec. 4, 2017. Refunds will be processed less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be issued after Dec. 22, 2017.

Q: “Can I host a sales meeting or other factory sponsored event during the conference?”

A: Sales meetings or factory sponsored events of any kind during all official conference events, including optional activities, are not allowed per the MAFSI/NAFEM sales meeting guidelines. If you would like to schedule a sales meeting or factory event at the hotel, you must call MAFSI headquarters at 404-214-9474 or e-mail us at info@mafsi.org.

Q: “Do you really have a money back guarantee?”

A: Our goal is to provide truly exception offerings and service, and we won’t be happy until you are. However, if you are not satisfied with the MAFSI's 2018 Conference, simply let us know and we will send you a refund for your conference registration fee. Your complete satisfaction is guaranteed!

Q: “I don't know my username and password.”

A: Never fear my friends!  Your USERNAME is your email address, and if you’ve forgotten your password – you can recover it by clicking this link.  You will receive an email with instructions.

TIP: If you do not receive the email, be sure to check your spam folder, or simply request it again. If you still have trouble, email info@mafsi.org and let us know what you would like your new password to be. We’ll gladly change it, provided you have an existing user account.

Q: “Can’t I just fill out an old-fashioned paper registration?”

A: You sure can!

To download the 2018 CONFERENCE registration form, please click on the appropriate link below:

Please click here for our 2018 HOUSING form. Once your forms are complete, please scan and email them to info@mafsi.org, or fax them to us at (888) 254-0033.


Q: “Why can’t I register multiple attendees all at once online?”

A: All registrations are tied to your unique MAFSI membership account.
For instance, if John Doe has an account with MAFSI, John will need to log in to his personal account to register for the conference.  John cannot register other members at his organization.

Q: “How do I add a new contact to my company’s profile?”

A: If you have members of your organization that would like to attend, but do not have an existing MAFSI member account, please email info@mafsi.org, and we will gladly add a MAFSI member account for them, and email you -and them- when it is set up.


To make these changes, kindly provide the following information, and email them to info@mafsi.org:

  • Company name
  • First and last name
  • Email address
  • Company address
  • Chosen password
  • Job title
  • Work phone
  • Cell phone
  • Age

Q: “My company is sending multiple members. How do we ensure we get the discounted rate?”

A: We’re thrilled to hear you want to bring multiple members! To ensure you get the proper pricing for your 1st, 2nd, 3rd+ attendees, be sure each member selects the correct pricing when registering. For instance, if John is the 1st attendee from his company, he should chose the 1st attendee pricing. If Judy knows she will also be attending with John, she should choose the 2nd attendee pricing, and so forth.