• 110th Anniversary Convention & Education Symposium

    Last year, more than 2,700 people participated in FAIA’s Convention, and it’s not hard to see why. More than 250 exhibitors, hands-on demonstrations of the latest agency management systems, breakout sessions that add up to a year’s worth of continuing education delivered over a four-day period, informative and inspirational speakers, and networking events galore.

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    Register and then see for yourself why more than 97 percent of Convention attendees surveyed would recommend FAIA's Convention to an industry colleague. Register by May 23, 2014 and save $100! Register online and save another $20 

    Registrants are strongly encouraged to consider making a tax-deductible donation to the Good Works Fund Bob Ross Scholarship 

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    Imagine a place where you can experience the historic, old-world charm of St. Augustine, the festive island spirit of Key West, and the mystery of the Everglades. Now, imagine all that beneath one spectacular glass dome. This place is the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, which will serve as Convention headquarters.  

    Room Reservation Information  

    Guests are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. Reserve your room online, or call 1-877-491-0442; mention FAIA to receive the group rate.

    Room reservation cut-off: Friday, May 16, or until all rooms in the block have been filled. After this date, the hotel will release unreserved rooms. We strongly encourage you to reserve your room well before this date. 

    Room rate: $229 plus 13 percent tax ($258.77). A $15 daily resort fee will be added to the guest room rate and covers:

    • Wired and wireless high-speed internet access 
    • Fitness center access 
    • Designated complimentary in-room beverages 
    • Local shuttle service 
    • Daily newspaper 
    • Local and toll-free 800 telephone calls   

    Parking: Self-parking is $10 for resort guests; overnight valet parking is available and costs $20.

    Arrivals and departures: Check-in time is after 3:00 p.m. Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.


    Special Disney Tickets

    Disney provides exclusive afternoon tickets and special discounted multi-day tickets to Convention attendees. Access Disney tickets.


    Orlando-area Discounts Available

    Golden TicketFAIA has teamed up with Orlando Convention Aid to help you make the most of your time in Orlando. Enjoy discounts on restaurants, golf, attractions, nightlife, shopping, and more. The Convention Aid website is your source for everything Orlando, offering detailed information and printable coupons. Convention Aid will even help you make dinner reservations while you are in Orlando. Follow the Golden Ticket to the website, or call Orlando Convention Aid at 407-248-8629.


  • "Well-organized, very informative, relationship-building event. I only wish I had more time to take advantage of more of what is offered."

    —Starr E. Tyrka, Shining Star Insurance