AAAAI 2019 Annual Meeting
AAAAI Annual Meeting

AAAAI Foundation Events



The AAAAI Foundation Benefit and 5K Run/Walk are the premier events to attend while you’re in San Francisco. Show your support for allergy/immunology dedicated research by registering for these events today!

Add some color to your meeting badge and support research at the same time! Friend of the President and NAIA Support Ribbons are available for purchase online and onsite at the Annual Meeting.

How to Register

You can pre-register for the Benefit, 5K Run/Walk and purchase Support Ribbons through the Annual Meeting registration site. Look for Foundation items in the Activities and Guest section. You can also purchase Foundation items by calling Foundation staff at (414) 272-6071.

Please note pre-registration for all Foundation Special Events and Support Ribbons  closes February 11, 2019. On-site registration will open February 21, 2019 in San Francisco at the AAAAI Foundation booth.


AAAAI Foundation Benefit


Make plans to join us at the Foundation Benefit on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 7pm to 10pm at The Park Central San Francisco.
The Benefit features the announcement of the 2019 Faculty Development Award recipients, delicious food, beverage and entertainment. Dinner will feature a plated duet entree. No nuts, pork or shellfish will be on the menu. If you have any dietary restrictions and require a special meal, please contact Anne Koenings at

Cocktail attire is appropriate.

The Park Central San Francisco is within walking distance of area hotels and Moscone Center South. Please enter the hotel through the main lobby doors on 3rd Street.

Event Address: Park Central San Francisco, 50 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Benefit Ticket Options

Patron Table, seats 10 $3,000
Patron Individual Ticket $300
NAIA & Allied Health Individual Ticket $125
Student Individual Ticket $100

FIT Benefit Ticket Drawing

FITs, if you register for the 5K Run/Walk by Wednesday, January 14, 2019, you will be automatically entered into a drawing to receive a free Benefit ticket! Only 10 Tickets are available. Winners will be notified in late-January.

Benefit Questions? Please contact Anne Koenings at or (414) 272-6071.  

Benefit Industry Sponsorship Opportunities

Industry Table for 10 - $14,000

Bring your colleagues to the AAAAI Foundation Benefit and enjoy this themed event. Prominent table signage, program listing, company name in holding slides and a "thank you" from the stage are included for those industry partners that sponsor a table.

For more information, please contact Lee Wiensch at or (414) 272-6071.

AAAAI Foundation Run Walk


7th Annual 5K Run/Walk

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Starting Line @ Lefty O’Doul Plaza, AT&T Park
San Francisco, California

The AAAAI Foundation’s 5K Run/Walk allows Annual Meeting attendees the opportunity to “run for research” and raise awareness for the allergy/immunology specialty.

Event Schedule

Cable Car Shuttles Depart Moscone 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
On-Site Registration and Music at AT&T Park 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Group Warm-Up 5:15pm
Race Start 5:30pm
Cable Car Shuttles Return to Moscone 6pm - 7pm


Free Motorized Cable Car Transport provided from Moscone Center South, Howard Street Doors to AT&T Park, beginning at 4pm. Return transportation begins at 6 pm. (10 minute ride, door to door.)

Run/Walk Registration

Online Registration
(closes 2/11/2019) 
Includes t-shirt and glow swag $45.00
Onsite Registration
(opens 2/21/2019) 
Includes t-shirt and glow swag $50.00
Child Registration Includes t-shirt and glow swag $10.00
Free Child Registration No t-shirt or swag included $0.00

On-Site Team Registration
Visit the AAAAI Foundation booth on-site during the Annual Meeting and complete a Team Registration form. Each team must consist of four racers who are already registered for the Run/Walk. The top three teams with the lowest combined times will each receive a trophy and bragging rights! Click here for more details.

If you are attending the AAAAI Annual Meeting, you may add the Run/Walk to your Annual Meeting registration. Registration for the Run/Walk is also open to those who are not attending the AAAAI Annual Meeting by clicking here.

Run/Walk Questions? Please contact Anne Koenings at or (414) 272-6071.


Foundation Support Ribbons

Friend of the President Ribbon

Thank our AAAAI President Robert A. Wood, MD, FAAAAI, for his year of service to the AAAAI with the $100 purchase of a Friend of the President Ribbon.

New Allergist and Immunologist Assembly (NAIA) Ribbon

Your donation of $50 as a member of the New Allergist and Immunologist Assembly entitles you to wear a NAIA Supports AAAAI Foundation Ribbon during the Annual Meeting.

All Support Ribbon proceeds go to support our Grow Allergy & Immunology Now (GAIN) Campaign.


AAAAI Foundation Booth

Please visit the AAAAI Foundation booth onsite in San Francisco to pick up your Benefit tickets, Run/Walk Race Packet and your Support Ribbons. The booth is located in Moscone Center South, Exhibition Level, Plenary Hall Foyer. Benefit tickets, Run/Walk registration and Support Ribbons will also be available for purchase at the booth.

Booth Hours

Thursday, February 21 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday, February 22 7:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday, February 23 7:30am - 2:00pm
Sunday, February 24 7:30am - 12:30pm

If you are attending the AAAAI Annual Meeting, you may add the Run/Walk to your Annual Meeting registration. Registration for the Run/Walk is also open to those who are not attending the AAAAI Annual Meeting by clicking here

Thank you for your support of the AAAAI Foundation. We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco, California. For more information on the AAAAI Foundation visit our website


AAAAI Foundation


For more information on the AAAAI Foundation visit our website.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Foundation Inc. (AAAAI Foundation) Formerly the ARTrustTM
555 E. Wells Street, Suite 1100 | Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823 |(414) 272-6071 | Fax: (414) 272-6070
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