Meetings Professional Members
Meetings professional members are pre-approved.
Member Registration Fee
Not an FICP Member?
If you are a meetings professional* but not currently an FICP member, you have two options to register for the FICP Annual Conference.
1. Bundle conference registration with an extended membership (good through December 31, 2024) at a special rate:
Membership + Member Registration Fee
By October 13
Registration Fee: $1,085
After October 13
Registration Fee: $1,185
2. Register as a non-member:
Non-Member Registration Fee
By October 13
Registration Fee: $985
After October 13
Registration Fee: $1,085
If you are a meetings professional but not currently an FICP member, please create an account with us prior to registering.
*Membership and/or registration is subject to approval based on FICP’s member criteria.
Experience the Annual Conference as a Team — With a Bonus Registration for Your 5th Registrant!
Attending the Annual Conference is even better as a team, especially when you can save by registering as a group! Companies can receive one complimentary registration for every four paid registrants. This special offer is specific to meetings professionals. Once the first four meetings professionals have completed their registration, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org to have your fifth meetings professional register at no cost. Have eight paid registrants? You'll receive two complimentary passes!
Hospitality Partners: In order to attend any FICP event, you must secure a spot through the online sales process. Sales for the 2023 FICP Annual Conference opened on March 2, 2023 and are currently sold out. Please contact email@example.com to be added to the waitlist. Learn more about additional event-based sponsorship opportunities by viewing page 7 of the 2023 Sponsorship Prospectus.
If you are an FICP Chain Hotel, please work with your GSO/NSO contact. Learn more about Chain Hotel sales eligibility.
JW Marriott Marco Island Resort 400 South Collier Boulevard Marco Island, FL 34145 USA
Room Rate: $269 single/double per night, plus taxes and fees
Check-in Time: 4:00 p.m. Check-out Time: 11:00 a.m.
Resort fee includes guest room enhanced high speed internet access, Wi-Fi in meeting rooms, local and long distance calls, two (2) daily spa fitness classes (must be 16 years or older, advance reservations required, call extension 2686), Rookery or Hammock Bay Golf Practice Facility privileges to include range balls, clubs and bottled water (proper golf attire required), one hour access to Hammock Bay Country Club tennis courts per day, one beach umbrella rental daily and morning beach yoga daily. This resort fee is complimentary for planners and $20 per night for hospitality partners.
How to Secure a Room Reservation
Instructions on how to book your hotel room will be included in your registration confirmation email.
Please note: Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The hotel cutoff date is October 20, 2023, or whenever rooms sell out — whichever occurs first. Hotel rooms are for registered FICP attendees only. FICP may cancel rooms for any non-registered guests in the FICP room block.
Hotel Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made within 7 days of arrival will forfeit one night's room and tax.
Departure Airport Transfers
It is highly recommended to schedule a departure ride in advance as Uber and Lyft are limited leaving Marco Island.
FICP is offering discounted return transfers on Wednesday, November 15 from the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW). The deadline to schedule a transfer is Friday, November 10. Schedule your transfer.
Alternative Transportation Options:
- Taxis: Visit the bell stand when you arrive at the JW to schedule a taxi.
- Car Service: Contact the JW’s preferred vendor, Naples Transportation and Tour, to schedule a transfer.
Meetings Professional Cancellation & Substitution Policy
Meetings professional registration cancellations made on or before Friday, October 13, 2023, will receive a full refund for the registration fee, less a $100 processing fee. Membership dues are non-refundable. No refunds will be issued for registration cancellations received after Friday, October 13, 2023. All substitutions must be approved by FICP. Registrations may not be transferred to other FICP events.
Sponsorship Cancellation & Substitution Policy
Sponsorships may not be cancelled. Sponsors are obligated to fulfill the minimum number of registrations for their sponsorship level. Registrants who are unable to attend may designate another person to attend in their place provided that they are employed within that same company. All substitutions must be FICP Hospitality Partners approved by FICP. For more information, view the FICP Terms and Conditions for Event Participation.
Event Cancellation Policy
Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals (FICP) reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment or any other circumstances which FICP determines would make the event impractical or impossible to hold. If FICP cancels an event, FICP will refund registration fees or allow transfer to a virtual event if applicable. Participant understands that all losses and damages that it may suffer as a consequence of a Show Adjustment or cancellation are its responsibility and not that of FICP or its directors, officers, employees, agents or subcontractors. Except for the Show cancellation refund, Participant understands that it may lose all monies it has otherwise incurred for FICP, including travel, lodging, etc.