NFPA Annual Conference

Annual Conference | Four Seasons Resort – Orlando, Florida

Registration will open in early November.

The NFPA 2018 Annual Conference host hotel is the magnificent Four Seasons Orlando at Disney World Resort. The room block is open and accepting reservations from our attendees. The NFPA negotiated rate is $339.00 per night for run-of-house king rooms. The occupancy and sales tax is 12.5%. To reserve online use this link: http://www.fourseasons.com/orlando/national-fluid-power-association/ or calling the Four Seasons directly at 407-313-7777.

Group Name: National Fluid Power Association 2018 Annual Conference
Event Dates:  Arrival 2/18   Departure 2/23
Cut- off Date: Monday, January, 29, 2018 (or when block is sold-out)
Deposit Policy: (1) Night plus tax due at booking
Cancellation : (5) days prior to arrival
** please note (2) Nights room and tax will be forfeited for cancellation within 5 days or fewer before arrival.

For pre and post-dates, attendees will need to call the resort directly to add those nights and reservations will be accepted based on availability.

 

Please use the schedule below to help you plan your travel for the NFPA 2018 Annual Conference.

Items with an asterisk “*” are “by invitation only.”

Monday, February 19, 2018

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Executive Meeting and Lunch* | The Boardroom

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

NFPA Board Strategy Meeting* | Sabal

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Strategic Task Force Meetings* | Lakeside East, Lakeside West & Travelers

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Board Reception and Dinner* | Tranquilo Private Dining Room & Terrace

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

7:00 am – 8:00 am

NFPA Board Breakfast* | Queen & Terrace

8:00 am – 11:30 am

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

NFPA Board of Directors Meeting* | Queen

Conference Registration Open | Lobby Terrace

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

NFPA Board Lunch* | Queen & Terrace

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Committee Meetings TBA | Executive Boardroom, Sabal

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

NFPA Future Leaders Network Meeting | Queen

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

NFPA Future Leaders Network Social Hour | Queen Terrace

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hosted Welcome Reception – ALL Attendees, Spouses, and Guests | Lady Palm Lawn & King Meadow Lawn

Dinner on Your Own

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Networking Breakfast – All Attendees, Spouses & Guests | Grand Ballroom West & West Central

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Conference Registration Open

8:00 am – 11:45 am

8:00 am – 8:45 am

8:45 am – 9:30 am

9:30 am – 10:00 am

10:00 am – 11:00 am

General Session Presentations | Grand Ballroom East & East Central

Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Annual Meeting

Keynote: Chris McChesney, author of “The 4 Disciplines of Execution”, with a practical framework to use in helping your company achieve its most wildly important goals

Networking Break

Chris McChesney

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Spouse/Guest Outreach Program & Activity | Activity benefits www.cleantheworld.org

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Special Lunch Session with Joe Ellers, business strategy and sales management for distributors

Dinner on your own

8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

NFPA Coffee and Cordials Gathering Place | Spa Lawn

Thursday, February 22, 2018

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Networking Breakfast – All Attendees, Spouses & Guests | Grand Ballroom West & West Central

8:30 am – 11:45 am

8:30 am – 9:00 am

9:00 am – 9:45 am

9:45 am – 10:15 am

10:15 am – 10:45 am

10:45 am – 11:45 am

General Session Presentations | Grand Ballroom East & East Central

NFPA Foundation Report

Keynote TBA

Networking Break

Speaker TBA

Peter Zeihan, What Any Business Leader Needs to Know About Global Geopolitics Right Now

12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

NFPA Golf Outing | 12:30pm semi-shotgun start

12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Off-site Tour Options | Transportation departs from hotel entrance

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Closing Event | Grand Ballroom West & West Central