National Restaurant Association Public Affairs Conference

 

Make a difference on policy that affects your business.

Join us April 25-27, 2022, in Washington, D.C. for the National Restaurant Association Public Affairs Conference and be part of the industry’s largest grassroots lobbying event.

If you have questions on the conference, please email pafc@restaurant.org.

We can’t wait to see you in person!

Register Here

Agenda

* Attendees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a negative PCR or antigen test taken within 72 hours of the event. More details can be found here

Hospitality Stars of the Industry Celebration

Join us under the stars as we honor the hospitality industry’s finest! Mix and mingle with cocktails, dine with friends old and new, celebrate with the Hospitality Stars of the Industry Award winners, and meet this year’s Hall of Fame inductees. You don’t want to miss this fabulous evening of networking and fun!

CLICK HERE for Sponsorship Opportunities!

WHEN & WHERE:

November 1, 2022
Caribe Royale Resort, Orlando, FL.
8101 World Center Dr, Orlando, FL 32821

 

 

Questions? Contact Ashley Gholston for more information.

Bob Leonard Golf Classic

Our preferred industry partners will be paired with VIP golfers for a day of unparalleled relationship-building opportunities.

October 6, 2022
Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
1500 Masters Blvd
Championsgate, FL 33896

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Interested in sponsoring this event? View sponsorship opportunities HERE!
Contact Dan Murphy or Ashley Gholston for more information.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

October 5th:

Happy Hour Welcome Reception: 6:00- 8:00 PM

October 6th:

Check-in/Breakfast Served: 7:30 AM
Announcements: 8:45 AM
Shotgun Start (Scramble Format): 9:00 AM
Play ends: 2:15 PM (all other holes will be marked as Par)
Cards in: 2:30 PM (for a chance to win)
Awards Luncheon: 2:45 PM

CLICK HERE TO VIEW 2021 VIP PLAYERS!

ACCOMMODATIONS

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
1500 Masters Blvd, Championsgate, FL. 33896
Room block coming soon!

2022 GOLF COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS

2022 GOLF COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Fall Board Meeting

Join FRLA for the 2022 Fall Board Meeting! FRLA board members, chapter presidents and representatives, past state chairmen, and at-large directors from large and small national restaurant and hotel chains and top independents gather for committee meetings, legislative updates, and panel discussions.

This year the Fall Board Meeting will be held in conjunction with the FRLA Food Show and the Hospitality Stars of the Industry Celebration.

 

Check Out the 2021 Highlight Video Below

 

Here Are Some Photos the 2021 Event

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Sponsorship Opportunities:

Interested in sponsoring this event? View sponsorship opportunities HERE!
Contact Dan Murphy or Ashley Gholston.

 

CONTACT ASHLEY GHOLSTON FOR EVENT INFORMATION. *MUST BE A BOARD, COMMITTEE OR COUNCIL MEMBER OR A SPONSOR TO ATTEND. 

Summer Board Meeting

FRLA board members, chapter presidents and representatives, past State chairmen, and at-large directors from large and small national restaurant and hotel chains and top independents gather for committee meetings, legislative updates, and panel discussions.

Register Here

Agenda

Accommodations: 
Loews Miami Beach Hotel
1601 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL. 33139

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Cut off Date: Friday, May 6, 2022
Discounted Room Rate: $259.00+tax
*Room rate does not include the $20.00 Resort Fee.

Sponsorship Opportunities:
Interested in sponsoring this event? View sponsorship opportunities HERE! Contact Dan Murphy or Ashley Gholston.

Event Photos:
CLICK HERE to see event photos from the 2021 Summer Board Meeting!

Check out this highlight video from the 2021 Summer Board Meeting:

CONTACT ASHLEY GHOLSTON FOR EVENT INFORMATION. *MUST BE A BOARD, COMMITTEE OR COUNCIL MEMBER OR A SPONSOR TO ATTEND. 

Summit

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Summit is back for our 10th annual premier Florida hospitality event. We are thrilled to partner with Results Thru Strategy, a diverse group of entrepreneurial and executive-level hospitality experts, for the fourth year in a row. Bringing you leading industry trends, best practices, top-notch speakers and unparalleled networking, we’ve made sure there’s a seat for everyone at our table.

Join Florida’s most influential hospitality professionals and top-level executives and expect to see powerful players such as Coca-Cola, Marriott, BJs, Miller’s Ale House, Firehouse Subs, Loews Hotels, The Ritz-Carlton, Gecko’s, PDQ, HDG Hotels, Door Dash, Earl Enterprises, Four Seasons and many more.

 

Agenda

You can view a draft agenda HERE.

Meet our Speakers

 

Location & Accommodations

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
1 Seminole Way, Davie, FL 33314

Room Block:
Guests have two avenues for booking. Book online HERE or simply call Group Reservations at 954-316-2929.

Property Maps: VIEW HERE

Dinner Reservations:
If you would like to dine on property please call in advance to Customer Care at 954-316-2900 to make reservations at Cipresso Italian, Council Oak Steaks and Seafood, and Kuro Japanese. Please tell the agent that they you with FRLA. Here is a link to available dining options if you would like to preview menus.

Sponsorship Opportunites

Interested in sponsoring this event? View sponsorship opportunities HERE!
Contact Dan Murphy or Ashley Gholston.

Marketing Council

CLICK HERE to view the 2022 Marketing Council.
This event would not be possible without the input and guidance from our Marketing Council. THANK YOU for investing your time and for your continued support of the FRLA!

What Can You Expect From Summit? 

 

For event information or questions contact Ashley Gholston at agholston@frla.org or 850-224-2250 ext. 241.

Tourism Day

Join your tourism colleagues on January 19, 2022,  in Tallahassee to educate the legislature, media and all Floridians about the importance of Florida’s tourism industry. Together, let’s share the positive economic impact of tourism to Florida and to its residents as well as how crucial it is to support Florida’s No. 1 industry.

Where & When:

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Florida State Augustus B. Turnbull Conference Center
555 West Pensacola Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306

Registration:

Due to capacity restrictions, registration for Tourism Day is limited this year. Please speak with your Regional Director for further details.

Agenda:

View the full event agenda HERE.

Hotel Accommodations:

Hotel Duval
415 N Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32301
CLICK HERE to book your room under the FRLA room block!
*Room block closes 12/29.

Questions?

Contact Ashley Gholston  or Nicolette Hoffman for event information.

 

 

Sponsored by:

Co-Sponsors:

Florida Association of Museums
Florida Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds
Florida Attractions Association
Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association

Ghost Kitchen & Virtual Restaurant Seminar

Please join us at The Westin Tampa Waterside for The Florida Ghost Kitchen & Virtual Restaurant Seminar!  The emergence of virtual kitchens as a vital part of the restaurant industry has brought rapid change, new challenges, and great opportunities to an industry looking for solutions as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.

This event will bring together leaders from regional restaurant chains, ghost kitchen concepts, third-party delivery providers, technology solutions, host kitchens, private equity, equipment providers, marketing and branding experts, and industry analysts to share insights, form new partnerships, and network with industry leaders. 

General Registration- $395

FRLA MEMBERS RECIEVE $100 OFF WHEN USING PROMO CODE FRLA21

Registration Includes:

  • Access to the exhibit hall and all the presentations
  • Access to presentations and attendee list following the conference
  • A plated lunch, and multiple refreshment breaks
  • Networking Reception
  • Steeply discounted room rate at the hotel!