Let's Get Down to [Beach-side] Business

FICP is pleased to provide robust education and tailored networking opportunities at the 2023 FICP Annual Conference. Additional information will be added as it becomes available.

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

Sunday, November 12

2:00-6:00 p.m. Conference Registration
3:00-3:45 p.m. First Connection
(meetings professionals & hospitality partner events held separately; by invitation only)
4:00-5:30 p.m. Opening Experience
Keynote and Opening Remarks
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

7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Conference Registration
7:45-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30-10:00 a.m. General Session
10:00-10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Education Breakouts
11:30-11:45 a.m. Break
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Education Breakouts
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

7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Information Desk
7:45-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:45-9:45 a.m. Education Breakouts
9:45-10:00 a.m. Break
10:00-11:30 a.m. General Session: Speaker Showcase
11:30-11:45 a.m. Break
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Speaker Showcase Breakouts
12:45-1:45 p.m. Lunch
1:45 p.m. Silent Auction End Time (Online)
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 15

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