Florida Association of Counties provides many opportunities for county officials to gain valuable knowledge and compare experiences with other officials from across the state. 

2022-23 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

INNOVATION & POLICY CONFERENCE

September 14-16, 2022

Miami-Dade County

The Innovation & Policy Conference will showcase county innovative programs and projects around the state; deliver new educational opportunities for county commissioners and staff; and launch fresh, research based leadership training for FAC members. In addition, this Summit is designed to facilitate discussion on the many policy issues facing counties, debate new and old issues and begin to narrow down the policies for a final vote before the end of the year.

Future Innovation & Policy Dates

  • September 13-14, 2023 (Marriott Lake Mary – Seminole County)

 

LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE

November 30 – December 2, 2022

Pinellas 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.

Future Legislative Conference Dates

  • November 15-17, 2023 (Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay – Hillsborough County)

 

BROADBAND SUMMIT

January 26-27, 2023

St. Johns County

The Florida Broadband Summit will serve as a one stop education for Florida’s communities to understand and connect with federal, state and private resources to begin or continue the process to ensure high speed connectivity all across the state. 

 The event will bring together more than 500 Florida leaders from across her 67 counties to hear from federal & state leaders on how to access and make the most of the investments available for their communities.  In addition, technology providers will be on hand to connect with their community leaders the best technologies available in each county. 

 

LEGISLATIVE DAY

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 (FSU Turnbull Conference Center)

Leon County

Each year during the height of the Legislative Session, FAC hosts our legislative day in Leon County. Commissioners and staff are encouraged to come to Tallahassee to assist in the lobbying efforts to protect home rule and prevent unfunded mandates. The day begins with a legislative briefing and the afternoon is spent lobbying local delegations; a reception honoring the Legislature will be held that evening.

 

ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EDUCATIONAL EXPOSITION

June 27 – 30, 2023

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek – Orange County

For more than 90 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 25-28, 2024 (Hilton Bonnet Creek – Orange County)
  • June 24-27, 2025 (Hilton Orlando – Orange County)
  • June 22-26, 2026 (Hilton Orlando – Orange County)
  • June 22-25, 2027 (Hilton Orlando – Orange County)

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