The following are a list of questions most frequently asked of FHCA staff members regarding the Annual Conference & Trade Show. First time attendees may find this section especially helpful. If you have further questions, please call the FHCA office for assistance at (850) 224-3907.
The Diplomat Beach Resort is actively working with Hilton Corporate to implement the Hilton CleanStay with Lysol protection program in partnership with the Mayo Clinic. Click here for a full listing of what the Diplomat is doing to make this a safe Conference.
FHCA is currently working with its Annual Conference Committee to determine what additional measures will be taken onsite to ensure the safety of all attendees, exhibitors and staff. These supplementary protocols will be announced in August and provided on the Conference web site and in email communications. Click here for a full listing of what the Diplomat is doing to make this a safe Conference.
All of the education sessions will take place in The Diplomat Beach Resort. Click here for more information on the hotel.
The Conference Mobile App and Online Program, which you will receive before your arrival, will include the room assignments for each seminar as well as a hotel diagram. The Mobile App will be available for downloaded before the week before Conference, be sure to download it in advance for the most up to date information.
To maximize credits, you will want to attend the educational sessions during all the time periods available, including the FHCA Membership Meetings. The maximum live, in-person CEs you can receive is 23.5 which includes the required course on Human Trafficking.
For the vast majority of the education sessions, no you do not. You can choose which sessions interest you onsite. You can attend as many or as few sessions as you wish. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis so do expect that some sessions may fill up and close.
If you wish to attend the Preceptor Provider Training an additional fee is due. You must indicate such on your registration form in the appropriate section. Limited onsite registration is available based on space.
Before arriving to the 2020 Annual Conference and Trade Show, review the full listing of Continuing Education Session by clicking here and choose those that are of interest to you. Get to the sessions early as they fill up.
The Medical Errors course will be offered to all Full Registered Attendees complimentary following Conference. If you will not be registering as a Full Conference Attendee and need to take the course please visit the FHCA website by clicking here.
If you have already registered but would like to make changes/additions to your registration, please contact the FHCA registrar, Sarah Wood. You may also add to your registration onsite beginning Monday, September 7.
All handouts will be posted to the Mobile App. The Mobile App information will be sent to attendees a few weeks prior to Conference. We do not provide paper copies of handouts onsite.
Spouses/guests wishing to attend the education sessions and earn continuing education credits must register as a full paying attendee. Spouses/guests are welcome to attend any of the ticketed event functions and you can purchase their ticket along with your registration. An Adult Guest Registration includes the Opening Social, Trade Show and Fun Night, or you can purchase these individually.
The Trade Show will be located on the Third Floor in the Great Hall. All registered attendees and registered guests must wear their conference name badge to enter the hall.
Exhibits are open on Tuesday, September 8 (4:00 to 7:00 P.M.) to Wednesday, September 9 (10:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.). Attendees will enjoy meeting with the long term care profession’s top vendors as well as networking activities including a Welcome Cocktail Party on Tuesday and a Silent Auction on both days of the Trade Show.
Please note that while children will be granted access to the Trade Show if accompanied by an adult, this is a professional environment and we encourage attendees to be mindful of their children and not let them become a distraction to other attendees or the vendors.
Companies interested in being an exhibitor at the Trade Show can click here for more information.
Please note that representatives of companies that have not purchased a booth will not be allowed to show products or solicit business in the trade show area. Anyone violating this policy will be escorted from the Trade Show.