Membership Benefits

An Invaluable Community

While we offer many incredible benefits, the most valuable resource that comes with your FAA membership is the people. Our community of hundreds of dedicated attraction professionals is unlike any other - we are always looking out for the best interests of our fellow members. Any time you are facing challenges at your business, you only have to pick up the phone and another member will be ready to help you with helpful guidance or a new perspective.

Human Resources

(Note: These special benefits are for Primary Attractions only.}

This reciprocal program allows your entire staff to gain free admission to other Primary Attraction members of the FAA!

The attractionShare program is open to all employees and volunteers at participating attractions. Through this program, they are able to visit other participating Primary Attraction members for free, and their guests (up to three) receive admission discounts.

Annual Conference

Our largest & most popular event each year - the most important annual gathering of Florida attraction professionals!

  • More than 50 Dynamic Speakers: We bring the best voices of the industry together, including preeminent tourism leaders, subject matter experts, and inspirational guest speakers.
  • Three Days of Powerful Learning: This is the most important three-day investment you can make all year. Our Conference is jam-packed with education sessions, interactive panels, and roundtable discussions.
  • Industry Trade Show: Industry suppliers have a unique opportunity to present their latest goods & services to attraction owners & reps in sales & marketing, operations, HR, food & beverage, and much more.
  • Connect to the Pulse of the Industry: Learn critical strategies on current industry topics that matter the most to you. Choose from a variety of tracks and sessions, and network with more than 250 executives & managers from Florida's premier attractions.

Networking & Education

Stay current with industry best practices, and grow your professional network.

Attraction Regional Forums

These local forums provide a more intimate opportunity for you to connect with your fellow attraction leaders in your region. We facilitate an open forum for you to discuss local trends & best practices, and keep you posted on the latest FAA benefits & programs. (Note: For Attractions and DMOs only; Associates may participate as sponsors.)

FAA Workshops

Our newest educational meetings focus on one topic and pack tons of useful, practical information into highly interactive sessions. Perfect for a crash-course or a quick brush-up. (Note: For Attractions only; Associates may participate as sponsors.)

Golf Tournament

A day at the Capitol dedicated to our industry! Come to Tallahassee during the Legislative Session to join forces with our industry partners for advocacy training on key issues and special appointments with your elected officials.

Networking Luncheon

Another ideal opportunity to connect with industry professionals. This event is held during the IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando each November; come just for the Luncheon, or walk the IAAPA trade show floor.

"Thursday @ 3" Webinars

Special members-only conversations on a wide range of industry topics. All members are welcome to attend, and both Attractions and Associates may present.

Government Advocacy

Stand up for Florida's #1 industry: TOURISM!

Our Primary Role: This is the main reason the FAA exists - to protect the interests of tourist attractions in the Sunshine State.
Connect with Legislators: We can offer advice on meeting with your legislator, and provide the avenue for you to connect with Florida lawmakers.
Florida Tourism Day: A day dedicated to our industry. Come to Tallahassee during the Legislative Session to join forces with our industry partners for legislative training and meetings.
Dedicated Lobbying: The FAA has contracted with a leading state lobbyist to ensure consistent & powerful representation at the Capitol.
Legislative Updates: Receive updates and alerts on issues affecting tourism, and play an important role in our advocacy campaigns.

Professional Development

Stay connected to the pulse of the industry.

FAA Code of Practices: Our members are Florida’s finest family attractions, excelling in safety, hospitality, cleanliness, truthful advertising, and complaint resolution.
Secret Shopper Program: Our attractions are “secret shopped” every year to ensure that they are meeting the highest operational standards.
Trends Report: Compare your monthly attendance trends with others in your area and across the state. Actual attendance figures are never released, and all figures are presented anonymously.
Who's Who & Business Directories: Your first step in connecting with the FAA community. Feel free to add as many of your staff as you’d like to our online directory! Also browse our full membership roster, including our industry suppliers.

Marketing & Communication Programs

Connect with your professional community, and reach the traveling public – it’s a win-win!

Official Guide Map to Florida Attractions: The FAA produces this highly popular annual publication, which is distributed at Florida Welcome Centers, Turnpike Plazas, and hundreds of other brochure racks across the state. Only our Attraction members are featured on this map!
FloridaAttractions.com: Our public-facing tourism portal promotes our attractions to a worldwide traveling audience, inviting them to learn about Florida’s finest family attractions. Also a members-only listing!
Social Media: We’ll share your news & events on Facebook and Twitter, and you can relive your favorite FAA moments at our events through Flickr and Youtube.
Press Releases: Hosting a special event, or have a new program? Post a press release to our membership website, and we’ll share it with our FAA community.
Member Communications: Receive regular eBlasts from the FAA on our latest events and keep up with industry trends.
Professional Network: Join decision makers and leaders from across the state in our “Who’s Who” Online Directory.
Co-Operative Advertising: Our members offer many co-op opportunities for advertising, as well as special grants and other marketing programs.
FAA Logo: This logo means business! As a proud member, you can feature our logo on your website, and get a window decal for your ticket window, gift shop, or office to display your commitment to excellence.

Sponsors & Strategic Partnerships

Our Associate members can play an integral role in our events, and increase your brand exposure to a powerful market.

Annual Opportunities

Reach a large group of tourism professionals at our Annual Conference, or connect with decision makers in a more intimate setting at our Attraction Regional Forums, Workshops, Golf Tournament, or Networking Luncheon. Pricing is affordable and creates an excellent boost in brand exposure and a high ROI.

Connect with Decision-Makers

Promote your business to our database through event communication and collateral. You can even present your products and services to event attendees.

Strategic Partners

Our most loyal Associate members! Receive increased marketing benefits & promotion to membership.

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