FACP hosts two conferences per year -- the Annual Conference in September and the Annual Spring Conference in May.
The Annual Spring Conference will be held on May 7-8, 2020 at the Holiday Inn Melbourne Viera Conference Center, located at 8298 N. Wickman Rd., Melbourne, FL 32940.
In addition to the diverse programming offered through the 2-day conference, we are excited to also offer a Bonus Session, which will include two topic discussions -- Prospect Like Pareto and Next Gen Selling presented by Jay Handler with Membership 180. (You can click here for additional details or to register for the Bonus Session for only $99)
Sessions for the Spring Conference include:
Chamber Value and Relevance - Now and Into the Future As membership and revenue generation structures change, how are innovative chambers defining their value proposition? Hear about forward-leaning and mission-driven work being conducted at chambers of all sizes, plus how many are adjusting their revenue generation to focus more on non-dues revenue opportunities. The Horizon Initiative identifies nine influences shaping the future of chambers and their communities. We’ll revisit the key principles of this initiative, and showcase the latest trends and advancements taking place for chambers across the country Presented by: Sheree Anne Kelly, President & CEO, American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE)
Chambers of the Future: Telling Our Story Sheree Anne will discuss the latest trends in visual storytelling for chambers. This powerful communication technique can be used in every part of chamber management from membership communications to sales pitches, advocacy strategies, website content and more. Learn best practices from innovators across the leadership spectrum, whether metro city chambers, Fortune 100 companies, and major trade and business associations. Walk away with practical and proven tactics that you can apply to your own chamber work to improve communications with millennial audiences, diverse prospective members, community leaders and other key stakeholders. Presented by: Sheree Anne Kelly, President & CEO, American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE)
STOP and Give Me 20 In this session, we'll talk about how to reclaim up to 80% of your calendar by focusing our energy on only the 20% of our activity that generates the vast majority of our results. Presented by: Jay Handler, Membership 180
WHAT are they thinking? Are the Chair and Senior Staff aligned for the Chamber success? Presented by: Dr. Bob Rohrlack, CCE, President & CEO of the Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce
Local Shopping Communities: An Innovative Approach to Creating Value Presented by: Dennis Wellert, Managing Director, MyWorld
One Size Does Not Fit All! Not all Chambers are created equal. We must understand our unique differences and be able to articulate our why so that we can attract and serve our members sufficiently. When you ask the right questions and understand mission matching growing your Chamber becomes more of a strategy then a numbers game. Tracy will share tips, strategies and stories on how you can become more strategic in business, build more value for your members and ultimately grow your membership and revenue Presented by: Tracy Stroderd, EverythingBrevard.com
How can you bring a World Jet Dragster Champion to Your Area's Schools and Why Would She Need to Join Your Chamber? Presented by: Elaine Larsen, Larsen Motorsports, 2-time World Jet Dragster Champion
Voice Search Optimization
Ever heard of Siri? Cortana? Or Alexa? …. Have they heard of you?
Voice SEO, ‘it doesn’t work like Google ads’
Proximity is #1, Uniformity is #2
Presented by: Adam Copenhaver, Sr. Digital Strategist – Central Florida Territory Manager, Linkeo
Labor Laws - Ensuring that Your Chamber Remains Compliant (CEO Session Only) Presented by: Wildalí Lugo De Jesús, Assistant District Director - Orlando AO, Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division
Click here to register -- you won't want to miss this conference! Early Bird rate is only $200 through March 31 ($225 after March 31) for members. Prospective Members can attend for $300 (Early Bird) or $325 after March 31. Hotel Reservations can be made byclicking here (group code is FCP)
Thank you to our Sponsors: Florida Chamber of Commerce, MemberClicks, VisitFlorida, Citslinc, Constant Contact, Target Marketing, cgi Communications, Funding Solutions, Sprint Reception Sponsor: Membership 180
Save the Date.... The Annual Conference will be held on September 15-17. 2020 in North Florida. The exact location will be announced in February 2020.
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS
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