Summer Leadership Conference

August 7 – 9, 2024, The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

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. 

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This year's Summer Leadership Conference is taking place in Sarasota at the magnificent Ritz-Carlton, a downtown resort celebrating luxury coastal living! The room rate is $230.00 a night, plus applicable taxes and fees. Room cut-off date is Tuesday, July 9, 2024 or until all rooms in the block have been filled. 

Room rates are subject to a $40 per room per night resort charge. The resort fee covers several amenities, which include: 

  • Complimentary internet access and WiFi at the hotel, beach club, and golf club
  • Unlimited local phone calls
  • Complimentary exercise classes
  • Golf practice area privileges with clubs and shoes
  • Bicycle use at the Hotel and Beach Club
  • Tennis court usage at the Golf Club with racquets and balls
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Use of snorkels, masks and fins, body boards
  • Use of kayaks and paddleboard at the Hotel
  • Use of fishing poles at the Hotel, Beach Club, and Golf Club

Valet parking is $45 for overnight parking; $25 for day guests. Book your room online or call the hotel at 941-309-2000 and mention the FAIA Summer Leadership Conference for the group rate.

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Meeting Schedule (tentative)

Wednesday, August 7, 2024

8:00 AM —  Noon                                                                            FMS Board Meeting
1:00 — 5:00 PM FAIA Registration Desk Open
2:00 — 4:00 PM
Pay It Forward Committee Meeting
4:00 PM Young Agents Council Cornhole Tournament & Reception (by invitation only)


Thursday, August 8, 2024

8:00 AM — 3:00 PM FAIA Registration Desk Open
8:30 — 11:30 AM Finance Committee Meeting 
9:00 — 11:00 AM Young Agents Council Meeting
9:00 — 11:00 AM Workforce Development/INVEST/Good Works Fund
9:30 — 11:30 AM  Local Board Meeting
11:30 AM

Lunch for meeting attendees only 

1:00 — 4:00 PM Legislative & Regulatory Council Meeting
5:00 — 6:00 PM Ladies only networking event 
6:15 PM                                              

Reception for all attendees

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Friday, August 9, 2024

8:00 AM – Noon FAIA Board Meeting
  Afternoon Departures