AFOA to Unite Fats and Oils Industry at 60th Annual Meeting


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American Fats and Oils Association

Isaiah Kingston serves as the chief financial officer of Washakie Renewable Energy, where he oversees the development of performance measures that uphold the company’s strategic direction. Beyond his obligations with the Utah-based company, Isaiah Kingston maintains affiliation with the American Fats and Oils Association (AFOA). The organization is preparing for its 60th Annual Meeting in October 2017.

The Annual AFOA Meeting presents professionals in the fats and oils industry with a platform to exchange ideas with peers and connect with customers and suppliers. Featuring a series of forums, seminars, and industry panel discussions, the meeting will explore various topics that range from animal proteins and vegetable oils to biofuels. Several keynote speakers will lead discussions, and participants will engage in networking opportunities through luncheons and receptions. In addition, the AFOA will host its 60th Anniversary Gala Reception on the final day of the meeting.

Registration fees vary according to membership with the AFOA and days attended. Attendance to the Gala Reception requires an additional fee. Four sponsorship levels are also available: Silver, Gold, Table, and Lanyard. The Annual AFOA Meeting will take place October 11-12, 2017, at the Drake Hotel in Chicago.


Cache Chamber of Commerce – Women in Business

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Cache Chamber of Commerce

Utah resident Isaiah Kingston serves as CFO of Washakie Renewable Energy, a leading biofuel producer. Isaiah Kingston is a member of his local chamber of commerce.

The Cache Chamber of Commerce serves businesses and community members in Logan, Utah, and the greater Cache Valley. The organization works to create a vibrant and diverse local economy by improving employment opportunities and capitalizing on local talent.

The Cache Chamber of Commerce offers a variety of opportunities for business owners, with a focus on networking and marketing. The organization also operates the Women in Business program, which helps Cache County women access higher education and business opportunities.

Women in Business also provides a forum for developing leadership skills and networking with potential clients and vendors. Members meet for lunch on the second Tuesday of each month to cover a different professional topic or hear from a speaker.