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2017 FTA Annual Conference – What’s Next?

2017 FTA Annual Conference – What’s Next?


Event Details

  • Date:

August 3-4, 2017
The Diplomat Beach Resort
Hollywood, FL


 

 

 

 

 


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Photography by Joe Cancellare


Hotel:

Diplomat Resort & Spa
3555 South Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019

 


Agenda:

All times are approximate and subject to change

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Thursday, August 3

7:30 Golf at The Club at Emerald Hills (must register to play)
8:00 Conference Registration Opens
9:00 Goodyear Blimp rides in Pompano Beach (must sign up)
1:30 Board of Directors Meeting (All Welcome)
3:00 Opening General Session: Join 30 Trucking CEOs inside their circle to hear one-on-one what they’re thinking; then focus on the State of the Association address by our own FTA CEO.
5:15 First-Timers Reception (Invitation Only)
6:15-8:00 President’s Reception (All Welcome)
8:00 Dinner on your own

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Friday, August 4

7:00 Breakfast opens
7:15 Morning General Session
7:50 Briefing by Mike Dew, FDOT Secretary
8:10 Strength in Safety—Presentation of Fleet and Safety Professional of the Year awards and recognition of SuperTech Champion, TDC Champion, and Driver of the Year
8:30 Keynote Address
9:15 Morning General Session ends
9:30-10:30 Power Period 1
10:45-11:45 Power Period 2
12:00 Lunch General Session
12:45 Annual Meeting
12:50 Briefing by Jay Levenstein (HSMV) and Chief Troy Thompson (FHP)
1:10 Passing of SMC and TMC Gavels
1:20 Keynote Address by Adam Putnam
2:20 Lunch General Session Ends (Afternoon Free)

*All Evening Events are Resort Casual: No Heels or Coats

6:00 Chairman’s Reception
7:00 Closing Banquet
8:00 Passing of the Gavel, Remarks by Outgoing (Jeff Day, Publix Super Markets) and Incoming (Rob Sandlin, Florida Rock & Tank Lines) Chairs
8:30 Banquet Ends
8:45 After-Party Cruise with Casino, Dessert, Dancing sets sail (read the FAQ at the bottom of the page)
10:30 Ship Returns


Event Sponsors

Diamond ($10,000)

Platinum Plus ($7,500)

Platinum ($5,500)

Gold ($2,500)

Silver ($1,500)


Sponsorships

The following sponsorship levels are available for this year’s conference. They are going fast, so contact us now or add a sponsorship to your event registration (login requried)

Diamond ($10,000)

  • Deliver remarks at one major conference function
  • 2 complimentary member registrations
  • 1 complimentary spouse registration
  • Sponsored conference event
  • Invitation-only First-Timers reception
  • Tabletop exhibit throughout event
  • Logo on conference signage
  • Logo on conference App
  • Logo on FTA website
  • Networking opportunities
  • Name/logo on event materials
  • Recognition in fall issue of FTA magazine
  • Tabletop exhibit at Fall Round-Up & Educational Institute (Oct.)

Platinum Plus ($7,500)

  • 1 complimentary member registration
  • 1 complimentary spouse registration
  • Sponsored conference event
  • Invitation-only First-Timers reception
  • Tabletop exhibit throughout event
  • Logo on conference signage
  • Logo on conference App
  • Logo on FTA website
  • Networking opportunities
  • Name/logo on event materials
  • Recognition in fall issue of FTA magazine
  • Tabletop exhibit at Fall Round-Up & Educational Institute (Oct.)

Platinum ($5,500)

  • 1 complimentary member registration
  • Sponsored conference event
  • Invitation-only First-Timers reception
  • Tabletop exhibit throughout event
  • Logo on conference signage
  • Logo on conference App
  • Logo on FTA website
  • Networking opportunities
  • Name/logo on event materials
  • Recognition in fall issue of FTA magazine
  • Tabletop exhibit at Fall Round-Up & Educational Institute (Oct.)

Gold ($2,500)

  • Invitation-only First-Timers reception
  • Tabletop exhibit throughout event
  • Logo on conference signage
  • Logo on conference App
  • Logo on FTA website
  • Networking opportunities
  • Name/logo on event materials
  • Recognition in fall issue of FTA magazine
  • Tabletop exhibit at Fall Round-Up & Educational Institute (Oct.)

Silver ($1,500)

  • Logo on conference signage
  • Logo on conference App
  • Logo on FTA website
  • Networking opportunities
  • Name/logo on event materials
  • Recognition in fall issue of FTA magazine
  • Tabletop exhibit at Fall Round-Up & Educational Institute (Oct.)

Registration Fees

  • Attendee – $545.00
  • Spouse – $195.00
  • Child (11-18 yrs) – $100.00
  • Child (under 10) – FREE
  • Government – $425.00

What’s Next?

Join us at the FTA Annual Conference to find out!

 

 


Casino Cruise FAQ

  • Will we be using “real money”? No, “fun money”
  • Will alcohol be served and, if so, is it cash bar? Yes, cash bar; soft drinks no charge
  • How long is the cruise? 1.75 hours
  • Is it picking up directly from the hotel, or will we have transportation to/from? – Leaves from hotel; private landing at Diplomat marina
  • Should children go on the cruise? – Yes
  • What food will be on the cruise? Dessert buffet…it’s the last part of our “progressive dinner” on Friday night
  • Do folks need to bring cash for dealer tips if we are using “fun money”? No
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