Annual Meeting FAQs

The AFA Annual Meeting is the hallmark professional development event that brings together a portfolio of programs and experiences designed to enhance and maximize the competency, skills, talents, and overall effectiveness for the success of members and those in the field of fraternity/sorority life. The 2024 AFA Annual Meeting will take place in-person Wednesday, December 4 through Saturday, December 7 at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, IN.

Please see below for current details about the 2024 AFA Annual Meeting. If you don’t see your question answered, contact us.


1. When and how much is registration? What are the policies associated with registration?

The cost and deadlines associated with individual registration can be found here. This page also includes information about open invoice/no-shows/cancellations.

2. What does individual registration include?

  • First-Timer Connections Kickoff
  • Umbrella Group Updates
  • Two General Sessions
  • In-Person Educational Programming, including Deep Dives and Educational Intensives
  • Hot Topic and Trends Roundtables
  • Regional Gatherings 
  • The Exchange Lounge
  • Welcome Reception
  • Toast to Awards Winners and Celebration Dinner

You’ll also have the opportunity to add the following extras on to your registration, such as:

  • Pre- and Post-Conference Programming 
  • Off-Site Excursions 

3. Are scholarships available?

Yes! The AFA Foundation and generous donors continue to provide a significant number of scholarships. The deadline to submit scholarship applications is Friday, July 12, at 11:59 p.m. PT. Learn more about scholarships for the 2024 Annual Meeting.

4. What is the official hotel of the 2024 AFA Annual Meeting?

The official 2024 AFA Annual Meeting hotel is the JW Marriott Indianapolis in downtown Indianapolis.

5. What is the hotel block rate?

The rates are $234 per night for single, double, triple, and quad occupancy at the JW Marriott Indianapolis.

6. When can I reserve my hotel room?

Reservations for the AFA hotel room block will open in August. Please check back for more information!

7. What is the closest airport to the JW Marriott Indianapolis?

Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is the closest, located 13 miles away from the hotel.