Film Florida’s next Quarterly Meeting will be held in Hollywood, FL on Sunday, August 27th and Monday, August 28th. Film Florida meetings will be held at:

The Diplomat Beach Resort
3555 South Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019

The Diplomat Beach Resort will also be home to the Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The Governor’s Conference is hosted by VISIT FLORIDA and will be held Monday August 28th – Wednesday August 30th. In addition to our Quarterly Meeting, for the 4th consecutive year, 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:
Sunday August 27, 2017:
1:00pm – 2:00pm Film Commission Council (Film Florida Members Only)
2:00pm – 3:30pm Legislative Committee (Film Florida Members Only)
3:30pm – 4:30pm Strategic Futures Committee (Film Florida Members Only)
Above meetings will be in Room 214
Sunday Evening Welcome Reception aboard the Sun Dream Yacht, 6pm – 9pm
Click HERE for additional details. SOLD OUT! (Film Florida Members Only)

Monday August 28, 2017:
(Film Florida Meetings)
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00am – 12:30pm Board of Directors Meeting (Public Welcome)
Above meetings will be in Rooms 212/213
For the Governor’s Conference Registrants only:
1:30pm – 3:30pm Pre-Conference Sessions
5:30pm – 6:30pm Chairman’s Reception
6:30pm – 9:00pm Chairman’s Dinner
9:00pm – 11:00pm After-Hours Networking Event

Tuesday August 29, 2017:
For the Governor’s Conference Registrants only:
8:00am – 10:15am Breakfast and Opening General Session
10:15am – 10:45am Refreshments in the Marketplace
10:45am – 12:00pm Break-Out Sessions
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch and Keynote Session
1:45pm – 3:00pm Break-Out Sessions
3:00pm – 3:30pm Refreshments in the Marketplace
3:30pm – 4:45pm A Conversation with VISIT FLORIDA Leadership
6:30pm – 9:00pm Evening Networking Event

Wednesday August 30, 2017:
For the Governor’s Conference Registrants only:
8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast in the Marketplace
9:00am – 10:15am Break Out Sessions
10:15am – 10:45am Refreshments in the Marketplace
10:45am – 12:00pm Closing General Session

The cost for Film Florida members 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 for the Governor’s Conference on Tourism by TUESDAY AUGUST 8, 2017.

Pending final details, the VISIT FLORIDA Chairman’s Dinner will potentially have the Film Florida Legends Tourism Ambassador Award presentation as we presented the last two years. For those who would like to ONLY attend the Chairman’s Dinner on Monday August 28, but are not interested in registering for the entire Governor’s Conference, tickets are $179. If you are interested in attending the Chairman’s Dinner, please email and let us know.

The Diplomat Beach Resort is located at 3555 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019. The discounted rate for a standard room is $165 per night (plus tax). Please click HERE to book online. The last day to book rooms at this rate is Tuesday August 8, 2017. NOTE: The discounted rate starts August 26 so we encourage you to use this package to book your room for the Film Florida Quarterly Meeting August 27 – 28, 2017.

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!