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The 2023 FFEA Conference Dates are August 22-24, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs, FL. Educational session details and speaker lineup will be available in June.
*Agenda and Schedule subject to change

Monday, August 21, 2023

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Conference Committee Pre-Con Meeting
5:00pm - 6:30pm Conference Committee Welcome Reception (invitation only)

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

8:00am - 8:00pm Registration Open
9:00am - 2:00pm
Deep-Dive Workshops & Training
(sessions to be announced in April)
10:00am - 5:00pm Exhibitor Move In
3:00pm - 4:00pm Regional Meetups
4:30pm - 5:30pm First Timer Orientation & Networking Session
6:00pm - 8:30pm Opening Reception on Tradeshow Floor
9:00pm - midnight Cocktails & Conversation Hospitality After Hours

Wednesday, August 23, 2022

8:00am - 6:00pm Registration Open
9:00am - 11:00am Opening Session & Keynote Address
11:00am - 12:00pm Peer Discussion Groups
12:00pm - 1:30pm Sunsational Awards Luncheon
1:45pm - 3:00pm Educational Sessions
3:15pm - 4:30pm Educational Sessions
4:30pm - 6:30pm Tradeshow Happy Hour and Award Winner Showcase
6:30pm Silent Auction Closes
9:00pm - midnight Cocktails and Conversation Hospitality After Hours

Thursday, August 24, 2023

8:00am - 6:00pm Registration Open
8:30am - 4:30pm Silent Auction Checkout & Item Pickup
9:00am - 10:15amm Educational Sessions
10:30am - 11:45am Educational Sessions
11:30am - 1:30pm Tradeshow Luncheon
1:30pm - 4:00pm Exhibitor Move Out
1:30pm - 2:45pm Educational Sessions
3:00pm - 4:00pm Peer Discussion Groups
6:30pm - 9:00pm Networking Social with Dinner & Dancing
9:00pm - midnight Cocktails and Conversation Hospitality After Hours

Friday, August 25, 2023

8:30am - 11:00am
Sunsational Award Entry Pickup
9:30am - 11:30am FFEA Board Meeting *Invitation only

Florida Festivals & Events Association has been approved by the Events Industry Council (EIC) as a Preferred Provider of continuing education courses, which qualify for CMP continuing education credit. Determination of continuing education credit eligibility or Preferred Provider status does not imply EIC’s endorsement or assessment of education quality.
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