Summer Leadership Conference

August 7–9, 2019, The Breakers, Palm Beach

Several FAIA councils and committees meet each summer to plan for the coming year (FAIA's fiscal year begins September 1). Regardless of what committee or council you’re signed up for (if any), all meetings are open to all members.

There is no cost to attend, but you must register in advance.



Guests may book their reservations at The Breakers online.

Room cut-off date is July 6 or until all rooms in the block have been filled (if sooner). Room rate is $235.00. Room rates are based upon single or double occupancy and are subject to the current Florida State Tax (7%) and Palm Beach County Local Tax (6%). Guest room rate will be applicable three days pre and post based upon rate and availability.

Check-in time is after 4:00 p.m.; checkout time is before 12:00 p.m. Valet parking is reduced to $15 per day.

View a map of the resort online. 

About The Breakers

Founded on the sands of Palm Beach in 1896, The Breakers story has been one of strong roots—holding true to their values while evolving in a changing world.

Today, the story of The Breakers continues, holding fast to the ideals that put it on the map—unapologetic luxury, seaside glamour and world-class service—but also embracing the new. In our modern world that is more interconnected than ever before, The Breakers is fully committed to their employees, the environment and the enduring mission of their organization.

Accommodations at the West Palm Beach Marriott

FAIA also has secured a room rate at the West Palm Beach Marriott of $115.00 per night. Self-parking is $14.00 per day. The room cut-off date is July 8 or until all rooms in the block have been filled (if sooner). The West Palm Beach Marriott is located at 1001 Okeechobee Boulevard, just ten minutes from The Breakers.  

Meeting Schedule (tentative)

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
8:00 AM–Noon FMS Board Meeting, Gulfstream 2
Noon–5:00 PM FAIA Registration Desk, South Loggia East
Thursday, August 8, 2019
7:30 AM–3:00 PM FAIA Registration Desk, South Loggia East
8:30 AM Finance Meeting
8:30–10:30 AM National Alliance Meeting, Gulfstream 2
8:30–11:30 AM Finance Committee, Gulfstream 1
11:30 AM

Lunch and FFIL Graduation, Mediterranean Ballroom
For meeting attendees only

  • Invocation by FAIA Chairman Anthony DuBose
  • Welcome Address by Chairman-Elect Brendan Lynch
  • FFIL Graduation
  • Independent Agents—a Thing of the Past and the Future by FAIA President & CEO Jeff Grady
  • Chairman Recognition by FAIA President & CEO Jeff Grady
  • Chairman’s Award Presented by FAIA Chairman Anthony DuBose
1:00–4:00 PM Legislative & Regulatory Council Meeting, Magnolia
3:00–5:00 PM Young Agents Council Meeting, Gulfstream 1
3:00–5:00 PM Workforce Development/Good Works Fund/InVEST, South Mezzanine 7
3:00–5:00 PM Pay It Forward Meeting, Gulfstream 2
5:00–6:00 PM Ladies Only Networking Event, Magnolia
By invitation only
6:00–7:30 PM Reception, Mediterranean Ballroom
For all attendees
Friday, August 9, 2019
8:00 AM–Noon FAIA Board Meeting with Council Reports, Gulfstream 1
  Afternoon departures