Registration Policies

Please read these Registration Policies carefully before you register. 


We recognize Florida’s long term care professionals are on the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis and want to give our Conference attendees a welcome safety net and risk-free registration process. Attendees who register and become unable to attend Conference because of a change in situation will receive a full refund. Additionally, attendees will receive a full refund if the FHCA Annual Conference does not take place as originally planned. We ask that cancellations and refund requests for registrations be submitted in writing as soon as a decision to cancel has been made to Please allow up to six (6) weeks, from the date of request, for all refunds to be issued.


Refunds will not be issued to participants who do not attend the Conference and did not cancel their registration prior to Conference unless their attendance was affected by COVID-19, facility survey or other family or business emergency. We ask that no-show requests for registrations be submitted in writing as soon as a decision has been made to Please allow up to six (6) weeks, from the date of request, for all refunds to be issued.

Registration Deadline: 

Registrations made after August 18 will need to be made onsite and will be assessed an additional $50 onsite fee. Registration confirmations will be emailed to each attendee. Please note this may take up to 7 days. 

Dietary Requests:

If you have special needs or dietary requests (including Kosher meals), contact Leigh Ann Bradley at by Tuesday, August 18.

Trade Show Policy: 

Representatives with nonexhibiting vendor companies are not permitted to purchase a Trade Show Only pass. Those considering the purchase of a booth for a future Trade Show can purchase a Vendor Pass for a Trade Show Guided Tour. If the company decides to exhibit at next year’s event, the $100 payment will be applied to the cost of their booth. Purchasing admission to the Trade Show in no way grants the right to solicit business in any way; that right is reserved exclusively for our exhibitors who have purchased booths. Anyone found violating this policy will be escorted from the Trade Show.

Consent Clause: 

Registration, attendance at, or participation in the FHCA Annual Conference and Trade Show and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities by FHCA and other third parties, including but not limited to the venue, Destination Management Companies, Trade Show Decorators, Audio Visual Companies, etc. Your registration may include technology that monitors your activities throughout the meeting, such as session attendance and booths visited.

Content Disclaimer: 

All meeting content, including live, recorded, and written presentations, represents the opinions of the authors and speakers and should not be construed to be those of FHCA unless adopted pursuant to the bylaws of the Association. Nothing contained herein is to be considered as the rendering of legal advice for specific cases, and readers are responsible for obtaining such advice from their own consultants and/or legal counsel. This meeting content and any forms and agreements herein are intended for educational and informational purposes only.

Inclement Weather Policy: 

FHCA conferences will be cancelled due to inclement weather or other acts of God (including, but not limited to, flood, fire, or natural disaster) only if the venue and/or location of the event is closed or provides notice to FHCA of its inability to hold the event, or if the local government declares an emergency status is in effect for the location of the event. If an FHCA conference is cancelled due to inclement weather or other acts of God as set forth herein, every attempt will be made to reschedule the event and your registration fee will be applied to the rescheduled event date. Any travel expenses that may have been incurred cannot be refunded under any circumstances. If the FHCA event is held but weather conditions (whether forecasted or actualized) prohibit you from traveling, FHCA cannot refund your registration fee.

Changes to Conference Program: 

FHCA reserves the right to change or modify the program based on space, speaker schedule or other circumstances. Please refer to the website for the latest schedule and information.