2018 Caribla & AKFCF Convention
Anaheim, CA. February 21-24, 2018

We are excited to be hosting the Caribla & AKFCF Convention for the first time in Anaheim, California.

Click here for information on the city!

Click here to purchase specially-priced Disneyland® Resort Theme Park tickets.

These special ticket prices are not available once you arrive at the Resort.  The ticket store will open on October 16, 2017 and close at 9:00 p.m. PST on Saturday, Feb 17, 2018.  Tickets are valid from Friday, February 16 through Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Don’t delay!  Prices are subject to change without notice.  Maximum of 6 tickets per purchaser.

Air

John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) is a 14 mile drive from the Anaheim Marriott. Long Beach Airport (LGB) is 18.2 miles from the Anaheim Marriott and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 35 miles away.

Ground

Taxis are available at an average rate of $45 one way and depending on traffic is a 20 minute ride from SNA. Uber is available from the airport. Hertz car rental is on property at the Marriott.

Parking

Valet parking is available at $31 per day for all hotel guests. Self-parking is available at $25 per day.

REGISTRATION FOR CARIBLA BOOTH SPACE IS NOW CLOSED.

Set-up

Wednesday, Feb 21 – 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Wednesday move-in is ONLY for those who have made arrangements in advance)
Thursday, Feb 22 – 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thursday, Feb 22 – 3:00 pm – Inspection & walk-through. Freight for any booth not set up by that time will be removed

Show Hours

Thursday, Feb 22 – 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Welcome Reception in the Trade Show)
Friday, Feb 23 – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm (Lunch in the Trade Show)
Saturday, Feb 24 – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm (Lunch in the Trade Show)

Strike

Saturday, Feb 24 – 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

The Caribla Convention online registration is now CLOSED.
Email zguevara@caribla.com for changes or additions.

2018 Caribla & AKFCF Convention agenda

Wednesday, February 21
6:30 A.M – 3:00 P.M.                          AKFCF Ray Zimmerer Memorial Golf Tournament
12:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.                       CARIBLA & AKFCF Franchisee Registration
3:00 P.M. – 5:15 P.M.                         AKFCF Workshops

Thursday, February 22
7:15 A.M. – 8:30 A.M.                         AKFCF Breakfast Buffet
8:30 A.M. – 12:20 P.M.                       AKFCF Opening Session
12:30 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.                       CARIBLA Lunch (Vendors Welcome)
1:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.                         CARIBLA KFC RMF (closed session)
4:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.                         CARIBLA Board Meeting (Franchisees only)
5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.                         Exhibitor Showcase (visit the CARIBLA booth row)
8:30 P.M. – 11:30 P.M.                       CARIBLA Party (Vendors Welcome)

Friday, February 23
8:00 A.M. – 9:00 A.M.                         CARIBLA Breakfast (Vendors Welcome)
9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.                       CARIBLA Workshop (Vendors Welcome)
11:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M                        Lunch – Exhibitor Showcase (visit the CARIBLA booth row)
1:30 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.                         CARIBLA General Session and Speaker
3:30 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.                         AKFCF Closing Session Speaker
6:30 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.                       AKFCF California Dreamin’ Celebration dinner and concert by The Band Perry

Saturday, February 24
7:00 A.M. – 8:00 A.M.                         AKFCF Buffet Breakfast
8:00 A.M. – 9:45 A.M.                         AKFCF Legal Update (Franchisees Only)
10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.                     AKFCF Town Hall (Franchisees Only)
11:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.                       Lunch – Exhibitor Showcase (visit the CARIBLA booth row)
1:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.                         AKFCF Workshops
6:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.                         AKFCF Picnic Party in the Plaza

Be sure to check your onsite program guide and the convention APP for the final agenda, locations and time.  Your badge is required for admission to all events.

Anaheim Marriott
700 W. Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802

The room block is now closed. Click here for managing existing reservations

Changes and cancellations must be made within 72 hours of the scheduled arrival day to avoid one night’s penalty fee.