Social Events

In addition, to outstanding clinical education, the AAFPRS meetings offer ample opportunities to network with peers, make new friends and to have FUN! Be sure to attend these social events.


AAFPRS Faculty & Leadership Appreciation Reception
Sponsored by Allergan Aesthetics
6:30 PM–7:30 PM

AAFPRS is hosting a reception to celebrate our illustrious faculty, and dedicated members of our boards and committees. If you are part of AAFPRS’ leadership or are a speaker at this year’s Annual Meeting, join us. We look forward to seeing you!


Coffee Break & Poster Showcase
9:40 AM–10:20 AM

View this year’s posters to learn about ground-breaking, practice-changing research impacting our specialty. The Poster Showcase provides an opportunity for authors to display and discuss their research with an international audience. Enjoy coffee, conversation, meet the authors and learn about their work.

Women in Facial Plastic Surgery Luncheon
Sponsored by Allergan Aesthetics

12:20 PM–1:30 PM
Join us as we celebrate and acknowledge the achievements of Women in Facial Plastic Surgery! This luncheon serves to foster camaraderie and provides a forum that represents–and advances–your interests. It provides a collaborative setting to discuss the challenges and opportunities you face and serves as an authentic vehicle to inspire the next generation of facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons.  Space is limited–sign up today!

Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by Galderma Laboratories

6:10 PM–7:30 PM
Celebrate the first day of this year’s meeting by taking advantage of this popular social event! The Welcome Reception is the perfect place to reunite with old friends, network colleagues, and create valuable connections. Meet with industry partners to see how their products and solutions can help boost your practice.

Academic Practice & Research Forum
Sponsored by AO North America
7:30 PM–9 PM
Are you interested in Research? Do you enjoy the opportunity to network with researchers and other clinicians and academicians? If so, this is the event for you! Space is limited–register today!

AAFPRS Past Presidents Dinner
7:30 PM–9:30 PM
This dinner is an annual tradition. It’s the perfect place for AAFPRS Past Presidents to enjoy an evening of camaraderie, fellowship and fun.
Attendance at this event is by Invitation Only.


AAFPRS Fellowship Directors Luncheon
12:20 PM–1:30 PM
Annual celebration and business luncheon for AAFPRS Fellowship Directors.
Attendance at this event is by Invitation Only.

AAFPRS Fundraising Gala
7:30 PM–9:30 PM
Join us for an evening of homecoming! The Fundraising Gala is the perfect place to enjoy networking, camaraderie, and good times, while partying it up in one of our host city's fabulous locations. Don't miss this chance to party with a purpose.

The individual charitable contribution to attend this exciting event is $350 per person (charitable contributions to the AAFPRS Foundation are non-refundable). Your contribution to the AAFPRS Foundation is fully tax deductible according to IRS standards. 

Table pricing options are also available; to reserve a table for a group (e.g. Fellowship Directors, WFPS, etc.) please contact Karen Sloat (or call 703-650-9226) for more information.


Closing Soirée
6:30–8 PM

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. So be sure to sip, savor and celebrate this amazing educational and networking experience. Come fly with us to the Closing Soirée! This party features lively entertainment, food, and amusement for all. Don’t miss this opportunity to mix and mingle with colleagues before Leaving Las Vegas. And we've got a few aces up our sleeves... this is one event you don't want to miss!
Scotch Tasting with Dr. Gordon
8:30–10 PM
Enjoy an evening of curated education, fellowship and fun, featuring our very own scotch whiskey expert, Neil A. Gordon, MD. Learn about different types of scotch and the history and tradition of each one. Discern the unique subtleties and the proper way to taste and analyze a spirit's flavor profile. The Scotch Tasting is the last social event of the Annual Meeting. Don’t miss the chance to sip, savor and celebrate with colleagues and friends. Register Today!

It’s free to watch and $85 to drink. Non-alcoholic beverages and light snacks will be available. Please drink responsibly.