Join Film Florida at the 49th Annual Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Orlando. The Governor’s Conference is hosted by Visit Florida and will be held Wednesday, September 7 – Friday September 9 at the Hilton Orlando. Film Florida will participate in the Governor’s Conference with a booth and materials to educate tourism stakeholders on our shared marketing and tourism goals for the state of Florida.

The tentative schedule of events for the Conference is as follows:

Wednesday September 7, 2016:
1:00pm – 5:00pm One-on-One Sessions with Nielsen Sports
3:30pm – 4:30pm How to Reach Your Audience
4:30pm – 5:30pm Co-Op Media Reception
5:30pm – 6:30pm Chairman’s Reception
6:30pm – 9:00pm Chairman’s Dinner
9:00pm – 11:30pm After-Hours Networking Event

Thursday September 8, 2016:
8:00am – 10:00am Breakfast and Opening Keynote Session
10:00am – 11:00am Refreshments in the Marketplace
11:00am – 12:15pm Break-Out Sessions
12:30pm – 1:45pm Lunch
2:00pm – 3:15pm Break-Out Sessions
3:15pm – 3:45pm Refreshments in the Marketplace
3:45pm – 5:00pm A Look at the Global Economy and the State’s Top Industry
6:30pm – 9:00pm Evening Networking Event

Friday September 9, 2016
8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast in the Marketplace
9:00am – 10:15am Break Out Sessions
10:15am – 12:45am Refreshments in the Marketplace
10:45am- 12:00pm Closing General Session

The cost to register for the Governor’s Conference and take part in the Film Florida booth is $1,000 per person. If you would like to participate, please email and we will invoice you. All interested participants must RSVP by WEDNESDAY AUGUST 10, 2016. 

Pending final details, the Visit Florida Chairman’s Dinner will potentially host a Film Florida Legends Award presentation as was the case last year. For those who would like to attend the Chairman’s Dinner on Wednesday September 7, but are not interested in registering for the entire Governor’s Conference, tickets are $169 but we are hoping to secure a lower group rate. If you are interested in attending the Chairman’s Dinner, please email and let us know.

The Orlando Hilton is located at 6001 Destination Parkway, Orlando, FL 32819. The discounted rate for a standard room is $156/night (plus tax). Please click here to book online or call 407-313-4300 and reference the “Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism” block. The last day to book rooms at this rate is Monday, August 15, 2016.

We hope you’ll join us for this opportunity. This is a critical year for our industry and we need to strategically collaborate together to put new, outside of the box ideas on the table. Thank you for your continued support and engagement!