Link Up to Level Up

The 2023 FICP Annual Conference will provide abundant networking opportunities in a balanced, meetings professional-to-supplier environment — with more than 21 hours of scheduled networking time over three days, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to connect with peers and partners alike.

From happy hours to breakout sessions, there's never a dull moment at an FICP Annual Conference. Get ready to mix, mingle and make magic happen. Our networking events are where the sparks fly!

Below is a high-level view of the scheduled networking opportunities.

Agenda subject to change. All times below are noted in EST.

Sunday, November 12

3:00-3:45 p.m. First Connection
(meetings professionals & hospitality partner events held separately; by invitation only)
6:15-7:00 p.m. Rising Professionals Happy Hour
7:00-9:30 p.m. Evening Event on the Sunset Terrace


Monday, November 13

7:45-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
10:00-10:30 a.m. Networking Break
12:45-1:45 p.m. Lunch
2:00-3:30 p.m. Annual Business Meeting and Meetings Professionals Exchange

HP-Only Session
5:00-8:00 p.m. Evening Event on Tiki Beach


Tuesday, November 14

7:45-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:45-10:00 a.m. Break
11:30-11:45 a.m. Break
12:45-1:45 p.m. Lunch
2:30-4:00 p.m. Networking and CSR Activities

  • FICP Gives Back: Participate in a hands-on, indoor networking activity supporting Meals on Wheels and the local community
  • FICP Teams Up: Partner up with fellow attendees and enjoy various games and activities on the beach
Attendees will choose their preferred networking activity during registration. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis.
7:00-11:00 p.m. Evening Event in Calusa Ballroom


Wednesday, November 16

8:00-11:00 a.m. Breakfast and Closing Experience