The American Feed Industry Association's (AFIA) Equipment Manufacturers Committee hosts this annual event specifically focused on current issues affecting the food equipment industry.

The Equipment Manufacturers Conference (EMC) provides educational topics relevant to both animal food equipment manufacturers as well as animal food manufacturers. It provides a great networking opportunity for equipment manufacturers to meet with each other as well as their customers.

Net proceedsĀ from the conference are used to support the AFIA Equipment Manufacturers Committee Scholarship Fund which provides college scholarships to students at seven different universities who are pursuing a career in the animal food industry.