SCHEDULE

FICP is pleased to provide robust education and tailored networking opportunities at the 2018 Annual Conference. 

Sunday, November 4

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                        Experience Zone
Meeting Zone
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Conference Registration
Mobile App Help Desk
Photo Directory Booth
2:00 p.m.  Optional Tour of the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.           First Connection
(meetings professionals & hospitality partner events held separately; by invitation only)
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Opening General Session: The 5 Second Rule – Achieve Breakthrough Performance in Your Career and Life
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  Evening Event at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes Orlando, Palazzo Ballroom

 

Monday, November 5

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.                        Breakfast                                                                                                                                                                  
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Experience Zone 
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Photo Directory Booth
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Meeting Zone
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Conference Registration
Mobile App Help Desk
8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. General Session: Harnessing the Power of Change 
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Annual Business Meeting and Meetings Professionals Exchange
HP-only Session
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Networking Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Experience Zone 
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Networking Break
3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. CSR Activity 
7:00 p.m. Transfers to Evening Event
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Evening Event at Universal Studios Florida™
Sponsored by: 360 Destination Group

 

Tuesday, November 6

8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast                                                                                                           
8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Experience Zone
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Information Desk
Mobile App Help Desk
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Meeting Zone (Closed during General Session) 
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Networking Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:50 p.m. Silent Auction Ends (online)
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. General Session: Speaker Showcase 
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Networking Break
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Speaker Showcase Breakout Sessions 
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Evening Event at JW Marriott Grande Lakes Orlando
Sponsored by: Marriott International 

 

Wednesday, November 7

8:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Mobile App Help Desk
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
Meeting Zone
9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Closing General Session: Teamwork: The Power of Partnerships

 

 

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