FACP hosts two conferences per year -- the Annual Conference in September and the Annual Spring Conference in May.
Details about the Spring Conference are below. Save the dates now for the Annual Conference, which will be held on September 17-19 in beautiful Daytona Beach!
Join us for the Annual Spring Conference, which will be held on May 9-10 at the beautiful Hyatt Place-Tampa/Wesley Chapel, located at 26000 Sierra Center Blvd. in Wesley Chapel.
May 9 General Session 1:15 pm: Be An Agent of Change Learn how to create a sense of urgency when dealing with members and volunteers Presented by: Kevin O’Farrell, Ph.D., MPA, Provost, Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch , Pasco-Hernando State College
General Session 2:30 pm: Million Dollar Marketing: The Most Lucrative Marketing Secrets of the Most Successful Chambers in America Take away 10 Principles that will help you grow your chamber, help your member businesses grow and help you market yourself professionally. Presented by: Glenn Shepard, Best-selling Author of six books, 13 DVD Programs and 658 Published Articles
General Session 4:00 pm Where Do You Direct Your Energy? Time is finite, but energy is not. If we can put our energy toward the things that matter most, we can do amazing things. This Leadercast presentation could also be the beginning of a new non-dues revenue stream for your chamber, too! Presented by: Molly Fletcher, CEO, The Molly Fletcher Company
5:45-6:45 pm: Cocktail Reception and Professional of the Year Presentation
May 10 7:00 - 8:00 am: Breakfast
General Session 8:00 am: Quantum Leap - The Next Level Up Empower your chamber with the quantum leap philosophy. The Next Level Up is, rather than incremental change, a quantum leap change, which is possible with focused passion and commitment from the Chamber and leadership. Presented by: Thomas P. Mucks, President, and Mike Dryden, Partner, Funding Solutions
Breakout Sessions 9 am: Human Resources/Labor Laws This session will provide information and an opportunity for discussion to ensure that your chamber is compliant with labor laws to avoid costly lawsuits. (Session open to CEOs and Sr. Management only) Presented by: Lourdes Bahr, Community Outreach and Planning Specialist for the Wage and Hour Division of the US Department of Labor
Grant Writing Is your chamber leaving money on the table by not applying for grants? If your answer isn't, "Definitely not", then you won’t want to miss this session. Presented by: Kirsten Stevens, MBA, CFRE, Founder, The Kannico Agency
10:00 am: Break
Breakout Sessions 10:10 am: Tax Laws Ensure that your chamber is up-to-date on current tax laws affecting non-profit organizations to avoid risks and costly penalties. Presented by: Dustin Orr, CPA, Hamilton & Phillips LLC
Strategic Plans -- Why Your Chamber Needs One and How to Create it! Learn why strategic planning exercises are critical to the successful long term execution of a chamber’s mission and what steps are involved in the process. Presented by: Kirsten Stevens, MBA, CFRE, Founder, The Kannico Agency
General Session 11:20 am: Institute for a Safer Florida The Institute for a Safer Florida, which was initially created by the Florida Chamber of Commerce, is dedicated to identifying and pursuing best practices and policies that will help make Florida’s schools and workplaces among the safest in the nation. Learn about the initiative and how your chamber and community can participate. Presented by: Ron Bartlett, Managing Director, Florida Hill+Knowlton Strategies 12:15 pm: General Session Luncheon Leadership Skills Every Chamber Professional Needs to Know to Succeed in Managing Today’s Rapidly Changing Labor Force Learn more about how to get people to do what you want them to do in this 90-minute session than most managers learn in a lifetime. Presented by: Glenn Shepard, Best-selling Author of six books, 13 DVD Programs and 658 Published Articles
For Call-In Reservations at Hyatt Place-Tampa/Wesley Chapel: Call 1-800-233-1234 for Hyatt Reservations and reference the group code G-FACP to receive the special rate. To Make Reservations for Hyatt Place-Tampa/Wesley Chapel Online: To make an online reservation, click on this link and then enter your arrival and departure dates and click "check availability" to view the special rate. The "Corporate/Group Code" section under "Special Rates" page will auto-populate with the code G-FACP.
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