Networking Events

FHCA’s 2017 Annual Conference & Trade Show is an excellent opportunity for long term care professionals to connect with peers in the profession. These special Conference events will help you reenergize your commitment to quality care, learn about the latest products and services, network and unwind after a full day of learning. Along with providing valuable education, FHCA wants to help you enhance your professional career as you continue striving for excellence in long term care.

Monday, July 31, 2017

6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Opening Social

Kick-off conference with our opening social! This event will allow you to catch up with old friends and meet new ones. All attendees, exhibitors and sponsors are encouraged to attend and will enjoy a complimentary beverage and light hor d’oeuvres.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

7:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.
Golf Tournament & Awards Luncheon

FHCA'S Golf Tournament, offers a fun time for players of all skill levels and the opportunity to win a number of great prizes. The event begins with a continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Shotgun start will be at 8:00 a.m and the Winners Circle Awards Luncheon will follow.

4:00 to 7:00 P.M.
Trade Show & Silent Auction

This year's Trade Show  will feature over 290 booths, recharging stations for the mind, body and mobile device, and fun fair food and drinks during the Welcome Cocktail Party. Plan to visit our exhibitors displaying the latest in long term care products and services. Step right up for your chance to win a free bottle of wine or win at the AMSC Wine Toss. Attendees can also enjoy great giveaways from exhibitors and a Silent Auction to benefit the Florida Health Care Political Action Committee.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

10:30 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Trade Show & Silent Auction
Use this opportunity before the Show closes to spend more quality time with our exhibitors and make your final bids on great items available at the Silent Auction. Cash concessions lunch will be available in the Trade Show hall. There's still time to try your hand at the free AMSC Wine Toss and you don't want to miss all the excellent prize giveaways which will be announced near the end of the show.

5:30 to 6:30 P.M.
Quality Award Ceremony
Stop by, say hi, socialize and help us recognize the outstanding FHCA members who received state and national awards during the 2017 year, including the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award and the Governor's Gold Seal Awards for Excellence in Long Term Care.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

6:30 A.M.
Cardio Networking/Fun Run/Walk, supported by Aegis Therapies and Race Addict
If you'd like to jog or walk with some of your FHCA peers, meet in the lobby of the hotel at 6:30 a.m. T-shirts courtesy of Aegis Therapies and water courtesy of Race Addict, Inc. for all who participate.

12:00 to 2:00 P.M.
Circle of Excellence Award Luncheon and Officer Installation
Hear from our featured keynote speaker and help us celebrate the presentation of the prestigious Walter M. Johnson, Jr., Circle of Excellence Award and installation of FHCA's Board of Directors for 2017-18.

7:15 to 10:45 P.M.
Children's Fun Night

FHCA coordinates a safe, fun and supervised environment for kids to enjoy while their parents attend the Fun Night. Children ages 4 and older will enjoy arts and crafts, games, movies and more. The night will also include a kid-friendly dinner. Advanced reservation for this event is required in order to ensure a proper counselor-to-child ratio. For children under 4, in-room babysitting can be arranged by calling the hotel concierge.

7:30 to 10:30 P.M.
Fun Night

Enjoy an evening of fun at the FHCA 2017 Fun Night, featuring great food, entertainment and socializing. Click here to see 2016 fun night highlights.