FACP hosts two conferences per year -- the Annual Conference in September and the Annual Spring Conference in May.
"Rock the Boat, Baby!" is the theme for the 2019 FACP Annual Conference and that's what we will be doing -- giving you the information and tools to help you ride the changing tides in the chamber industry and to ensure that your chamber stays above the waves! Join us in Daytona on September 17-19 for the three day conference, which kicks off on Tuesday, September 17 at 1:15 p.m. and concludes on Thursday, September 19 at 11:30 a.m.
Topics/Sessions confirmed-to-date include:
Are You Ready To Live The New Chamber Brand?presented by Dave Kilby, WACE President
How Do You Spell "Leadership"?presented by Steven G. Ridder, Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Your Chamber's Role in Economic Development (and, yes, you should have one!) Panel Discussion
2020 and Beyond - World Class Development and Retention Strategies for Leading Edge Organizationspresented by Jim Durland, Chamber Consultant and Publisher of Membership Monday
Tourism Impacts All Chambers Panel Discussion
Is Your Chamber's Website ADA Compliant?presented by Joe Lemire, Chief Innovator, Elyk Innovation
Hurricanes...Red Tide and More.... "What Your Chamber Needs to know about Surviving a Natural Disaster"Panel Discussion
Dealing with Difficult Board Members presented by Teresa Rand, CEO, Rand Consulting, LLC
Talent Development Tips On A Next-To-Nothing Budget: The 3-E Approach presented by Dean Blinkhorn, Director of Talent Development, Ocala/Marion Co. CEP
Is Your Chamber Fully Utilizing Social Media and Digital Marketing Tools?Panel Discussion
CEO Only Session: "What Keeps You Up At Night?" Roundtable Discussion
Staff Session: "How To Grow In Your Chamber Career"Panel Discussion
The conference will be held at The Shores Resort & Spa at Daytona Beach located at 2637 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118. Room rates within the FACP Block are $119 plus taxes/fees. Call (866) 934-7467 to make your reservation and be sure to tell them that you are with FACP and request a room within the FACP Block.
Optional Bonus Session Immediately Prior to the 2019 Annual Conference: The Advanced Member Development and Retention Strategies for Chamber Pros session -- taught by Jim Durland, Chamber Consultant and Publisher of Membership Monday, -- will cover topics including, but not limited to:
Dramatically reduce prospect put-offs -- Because time is money
Top 10 Membership Development Skills -- Prepare to be surprised
Approaching prospects -- What's new and what works!
Raising the value of membership -- Beyond the bells and whistles
Dynamic retention strategies -- Inspiring member loyalty
Secret to getting referrals from new members
Creating a sense of urgency
And much more!
Current clients of Jim Durland receive a complimentary registration to this Bonus Session. Others can attend for only $149 each (regular price is $199, but FACP is sponsoring $50 for those who are not currently clients of Jim's). If you haven't heard Jim Durland, then you may not realize what you're missing! If you have heard one of Jim's presentations, then you know the significance of and value in attending this Bonus Session! Please note that this is open to chamber staff members only.
About Jim Durland... With over three decades of experience designing and managing chamber membership and retention programs, Jim knows a thing or two about the business. He has personally secured thousands of new members and has hired, trained and managed more than 600 full-time membership development and retention professionals. Additionally, he has provided full-time guidance and representation to hundreds of organizations from coast to coast, leading many of them to national recognition for achieving the highest rates of retention, member growth and market share in the country. An experienced recruiter, trainer and leader, Jim has proven success growing membership programs in the “new disruptive economy,” and he knows what the companies of today are looking to gain from their chamber affiliation. As a membership strategist, he is an expert at building successful development and retention programs from the ground up and his front-line membership experience has made him a valuable and relatable trainer and consultant. In addition to the full array of chamber client services, Jim's weekly publication, Membership Monday, is read by subscribers in all 50 states, as well as Canada, and his webinars are always full. Written with both the newly minted and veteran professional in mind, Membership Monday’s development and retention program offers skilled guidance and support, proven to assist membership and retention professionals as they learn, lead and exceed. Click here to register for Jim Durland's Bonus Session
Save the Date.... The Annual Spring Conference will be held on May 7-8, 2020 at a location TBD
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS
Florida Association of Chamber Professionals All Rights Reserved. P.O. Box 415, | Babson Park, FL 33827 Phone: (800) 226-3269 | sitemap