Charlie Arnot,  CEO of The Center for Food Integrity, will speak on the challenges of sustainability and meat alternatives at NCC’s October 30-31 Annual Conference at the Four Seasons, Washington, D.C. The Center for Food Integrity is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to building consumer trust and confidence in today’s food system.

The Center for Food Integrity, a not-for-profit organization, whose members and project partners represent the diversity of today’s food system – from farmers, ranchers and food companies to universities, non-governmental organizations, restaurants, retailers and food processors.  Their mission is to help today’s food system earn consumer trust and confidence.

The Center for Food Integrity works to make sure that, in an environment where consumers are bombarded with contradictions, they have the balanced information they need about food to make informed choices that are right for them and their families.  As an advocate for a transparent, sustainable food system, the Center for Food Integrity conducts comprehensive and balanced consumer research and facilitates engagement between consumers and the food system on important food topics.

Don’t miss out on participating in NCC’s October conference.  Register today via the following instructions

How to Register:

Visit for information on NCC’s annual conference, including the preliminary agenda, information on the Four Seasons, instructions on how to book Four Seasons hotel reservations, as well as information regarding travel and area restaurant information.

You will need a user-name (your email on file with NCC)  and password to register for the conference.  If you do not know that information, please contact Maggie Ernst via email at

Once on the website, you will see “Conference Registration” on the right-hand side of the home page. Click to register and enter your login credentials.  Once logged on, click on “Annual Conference” on the Meetings Tab located in the center of the screen.

Please note that, if you are bringing additional representatives from your company, each individual must be registered separately with that individual’s user-name and password.

You do not need to have a PayPal account to submit payment of conference registration fees. If you do not have a PayPal account, please click on whatever credit or debit card you wish to use to pay the registration fee and enter the appropriate information.

To Make Hotel Reservations:

NCC’s Four Seasons hotel room block is filling up quickly, so book your accommodations soon.  All hotel reservation at the discounted rate must be booked no later than October 14.  Please note that all reservations under NCC’s discounted Four Seasons hotel room block are on a first come, first served basis.  Below are instructions on how to book a Four Seasons hotel room. and lock in the discounted hotel room rate of $420 per night, plus applicable taxes..

To make hotel reservations by phone: Call the Group Reservations line at (202) 944-9157 and reference the National Chicken Council Annual Conference to secure the discounted hotel room rates. The reservations line is staffed 24 hours a day.

To make hotel reservations on-line:


  • Choose “Accommodations” at the top of the Website
  • Enter your check-in and check-out dates
  • Adjust the number of adults/children per room
  • Enter the Promo Code to secure NCC’s $420 per night rate.  The Corporate Promo Code is CI0118NCC. (Enter the letters CI, the number 0, the number 1, the number 1, the number 8, then the letters NCC.)
  • Choose Check Rates
  • Then Select Room
  • Select Package
  • Confirm your stay by providing your contact info and credit card information