FACP hosts two conferences per year -- the Annual Conference in September and the Spring Conference in May.
The 2018 Annual Conference will be held on September 18-20 at the Sundial Beach Resort & Spa on beautiful Sanibel Island. The event is a combination of general sessions and breakout sessions that touch on various areas of chamber operations and will also include the annual awards program where chambers and chamber professionals are honored for their accomplishments.
Registration is $325 per person (the 3rd and subsequent attendee from a chamber receives a 15% discount).
157 Rules for Executive Success in Organization Management presented by Pat McGaughey
Stop, Drop & Roll: Avoiding Chamber Burnout presented by Anissa Starnes
The Human Component of Cybersecurity presented by Jacob Ackerman
Membership "Attraction" & Retention presented by Ellie Braxton-Leveen
10 Principles of Servant Leadership presented by Mark Sedgley
Get Your Members' Businesses Online with Google presented by Pamela Starr
Everything You Want to Know About Social Media, But Were Afraid to Ask presented by Alex Keller
Florida 2030 presented by Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation
A Recipe For Building Loyalty presented by Norman Love, Internationally-Acclaimed Pastry Chef and Chocolatier and Founder of Norman Love Confections
Where Treasures Hide presented by Matt Keller, Founder of Advance One Day, Next Level Church and the Fort Myers Dream Center
Special Interest Group Discussions led by your peers
Leveraging the Benefits & Resources of Visit Florida presented by Stefanie Eakin
Click here to register now.
The FACP Block has closed, but will be extended if rooms are available. Please call the resort at (239) 472-4151 to inquire about a room. The resort is located at 1451 Middle Gulf Dr., Sanibel, FL 33957.
***** SPECIAL BONUS SESSION: MEMBERSHIP SYMPOSIUM *****
We are excited to announce that this year's Annual Conference will feature a Membership Symposium Bonus Session presented by none other than Pat McGaughey!
If you have attended the U.S. Chamber Institute, then you understand how excited we are about this, because you know firsthand how dynamic Pat is. If you haven't attended Institute, then be prepared to be "Wow-ed".
The 4 hour session will be held from 8 a.m.-noon on September 18 immediately prior to the kick-off of the Annual Conference at 1:30 p.m.
A separate registration fee is required for the Bonus Session. Click here to register for the Bonus Session: Membership Symposium.
The 2018 Spring Conference was held on May 3-4 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Lakeland. Speakers included Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd (Active Shooter Protocol), Liz Brewer (Relationship Selling), Dillon Kalkurst (Intergenerational Engagement Understanding the Five Generations in Today’s Economy), Chamber Executives Sandi Moore, Executive Director, Leesburg Chamber; Rosemary Vega, CEO, Aransas Pass (TX) Chamber and Jacki Dezelski, President & CEO, Manatee County Chamber (Is Your Chamber Really Prepared for a Disaster/Crisis?), Erin Williams, IOM, President & CEO, O'Fallon (MO) Chamber of Commerce & Industries (Best Practices from an ACCE 2017 Chamber of the Year Winner), Tiffanie Kellog (M.O.R.E. Time), Alex Keller (Marketing and Branding in Today's Fast-Paced World) and a Roundtable Discussion of Best Practices and "What Keeps You Up At Night?"
Cancellation and refund requests for either conference must be submitted in writing. Cancellation requests received prior to 6 weeks from the event start date will be processed and will be subject to a $50 processing fee. Cancellation requests received between 4 to 6 weeks prior to the event start date will be refunded at 50% of the amount paid and will be subject to a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be awarded within 4 weeks of the event start date.