FAA Events

The FAA offers several annual events across the Sunshine State to provide networking, education, & professional development for our members. Click each event to learn more.       

Florida Attractions Annual Conference

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

  • 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.


The FAA is proud to present its annual "Thursday @ 3" webinar series as an exclusive benefit for our members. We provide a platform for our Associate members and other industry experts to present the latest industry trends and best practices for our members, and offer an open forum for you to learn how to grow your business. These topical webinars are an excellent way to stay well-versed on proven strategies that can help your operations, technology, and marketing efforts.

    Foundation Golf Tournament

    Each year in October, the Florida Attractions Foundation Golf Tournament raises money to support thousands of dollars in scholarships given out every year to rising hospitality superstars working to complete school. FAA members meet in a central location and form teams, with fun prizes and great opportunities to network with industry colleagues.

    Florida Tourism Day

    Hosted every year by the Partnership for Florida's Tourism, this annual event invites tourism and industry leaders from across the state to educate the legislature and the public about the importance of tourism in Florida. FAA members turn out every year to discuss the issues that matter most to their businesses and to the tourism industry.

    Attraction Regional Forums

    Each year in February, FAA board members and staff take a five-day road trip across the Sunshine State to learn about regional trends and receive feedback on how to best serve our members. Each day begins with an open discussion among attendees to share how their attractions have fared over the past year, and what they anticipate in the coming months. The event also includes an update on FAA benefits and services as well a key legislative updates from the state capitol.

    IAAPA Networking Breakfast

    Held during the annual IAAPA Attractions Expo in November, the IAAPA Networking Breakfast brings FAA members and those interested in membership together in Orlando. This event allows attendees to network, to discuss the latest in the hospitality and tourism industries, and to share the incredible benefits available to FAA members.

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