Florida Association of Counties provides many opportunities for county officials to gain valuable knowledge and compare experiences with other officials from across the state. Our four conferences are:
2017 Calendar of Events
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November 15-17, 2017
Hyatt Regency Sarasota - Sarasota County
The FAC Legislative Conference is the final opportunity for the membership and Legislative Policy Committees to meet and voice their opinion on the policies FAC lobbies during the legislative session. On the final day, commissioners vote and adopt the final FAC policies.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
FSU Turnbull Conference Center - Leon County
Each year during the height of the Legislative Session, FAC hosts our legislative day. Commissioners and staff are encouraged to come to Tallahassee to assist in the lobbying efforts to protect home rule and prevent unfunded mandates. Wednesday, April 5th begins with a legislative briefing and the afternoon is spent lobbying local delegations; a reception honoring the Legislature will be held that evening. The event will conclude with be a Legislative Wrap-up Session at the Capitol on Thursday, April 6th.
For sponsorship opportunities, please visit our Legislative Day page on Work With Counties!
June 27-30, 2017
Palm Beach County Convention Center - Palm Beach County
For more than 80 years, the Florida Association of Counties has held an annual conference. This is the largest FAC event each year and offers an opportunity for hundreds of commissioners and county staff from across the state to come together for continuing education and critical networking. In addition to the educational sessions, this event also includes a 100+ booth educational exhibition – with exhibitors from around the country sharing cost saving tools and products with counties.
Future Annual Conference Dates
June 26-29, 2018 (Hyatt Regency Orlando - Orange County)
For sponsorship opportunities, please visit our Annual Conference page on Work With Counties!
For exhibitor opportunities, please visit our Tradeshow page on Work With Counties!
September 27-28, 2017
Embassy Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista South - Osceola County
In the fall FAC hosts our annual Policy and Legislative Conferences which are held to develop and then finalize FAC’s legislative policies for the upcoming session. The FAC Policy Committee Conference is designed to bring to the forefront the many policy issues facing counties, debate and discuss new and old issues and narrow down the policies for a final vote before the end of the year.
Future Policy Conference Date
2018 - TBD
For sponsorship opportunities, please visit our Policy Conference page on Work With Counties!