State Convention

ABC Central Florida

The ABC of Florida State Convention gives you an opportunity to make connections and develop relationships with peers from five Florida Chapters, while enjoying Florida’s gulf coast. Reserve your room for Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at the LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort.

This event supports state-wide legislative and political efforts for ABC members.

La Playa Beach & Golf Resort
9891 Gulf Shore Drive
Naples, FL 34108

Who Should Attend the Convention?

  •      Owners
  •      Presidents
  •      Principals
  •      Pre-construction Managers/Estimators
  •      Business Development/Marketing
  •      Project Directors
  •      Project Managers

Why Attend the Convention? 
It’s an opportunity to meet in an informal, relaxed setting for the purpose of learning from construction experts and exchanging ideas with other construction professionals.  Plus, you will enjoy the company of other fine construction folks. This event supports state-wide legislative and political efforts for ABC members.

What to Wear?
Casual attire is typically is worn at convention events.


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Step 1.              REGISTER TO ATTEND
Step 2.                      RESERVE YOUR ROOM

Once rooms at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort are sold out, ABC has blocked rooms at an overflow resort - location at Naples Grande Beach Resort. For more information and the link for the group rate, call (407) 628-2070 and ask for Nancy Wray.


Events & Activities Schedule

July 21

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1:00 - 3:00 PM

1:00 – 5:00 PM

Professional Development Session #1

Session #2

Board Meeting

  6:00 – 7:00 PM Opening Night & Legislative Reception
July 22
7:30 AM – 3:00 PM Planning Conference
  6:00 PM Individual Chapter Dinners (Contact your Chapter Office)
July 23
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Half-day Backwater Fishing Trip
  10:30 AM – 1:30 PM Day at the Beach
  6:00 – 7:00 PM Final Night Cocktail Reception

ABC of Florida State Convention Group Room Rates

There are limited beach front rooms and suites available. Group rate is available three days pre/post, based on group availability. Group rates are available for registered convention attendees only.

Room Reservation Deadline

ABC of Florida has reserved a limited number of rooms at a discounted group rate, which is available while supplies last. The deadline for the group rate is June 20, 2022.  After this date, there is no guarantee that rooms or the group rate will be available.

Use the link above to Reserve Your Room

 The resort requires a one night’s room and tax deposit with each individual reservation. Individuals canceling less than seven days prior to the scheduled arrival date will forfeit their deposit.


In addition to specific event signage, sponsors will receive:

  • Listing in convention communication with company logo ($500+) or company name (Under $500) (high resolution company logo required)
  • $500-$1,000 Sponsors will have company logo displayed on signage during all events
  • After event, Sponsors’ company logos will appear on the email communication to participants and social media

Sponsorship Opportunities

State Convention Title Sponsor$5,000 - Sold
Exclusive! Includes two full registration packages. Company logo on marketing and signage during convention.
Umbrella Sponsor$5,000
Company logo on umbrella with ABC of Florida logo.
Beach Towel Sponsor $4,000 - Sold
Company logo on beach towel with ABC of Florida logo.
Entertainment Sponsor$3,000 - Sold
Exclusive! Sponsor entertainment for both evening receptions. Company logo on signage during receptions.
Tote Bag Sponsor$150*
Exclusive! Company supplies a minimum of 100 heavy duty tote bags which meet ABC specifications. Items for all convention guests.
Promotional Giveaways$125*
Company supplies a minimum of 100 donated items. Items to be distributed to Planning Conference Attendees.

Opening Night Reception Sponsors

Thursday, July 21
Legislator Sponsor$1,000
Company logo on signage during reception
Reception Sponsor$1,000
Company logo on signage during reception

ABC of FL Planning Conference Sponsors

Friday, July 22
Table-Top Sponsor $1,000
Table display during Friday’s Planning Conference. Includes one full registration.
Meeting Refreshment Sponsor$500
Company logo on signage during planning conference
Breakfast Sponsor$500
Company logo on signage displayed during breakfast and on tables
Lunch Sponsor$500
Company logo on signage displayed during lunch and on tables
PC Snack Bag Sponsor$500
Company logo on each snack bag distributed to planning conference attendees.

Final Night Reception Sponsors

Saturday, July 23
Reception Sponsor $1,000
Company logo on signage
Centerpiece Sponsor$500
Company logo on mini tent cards on highboy and cocktail table during reception

Beach Sponsors

Saturday, July 23
Day at the Beach Sponsors$250
Company sponsors Day at the Beach. Signage displayed at ABC Tent.
* Sponsor fee plus shipping and handling charges (which is determined by actual charges incurred). Contact the CFC ABC office with specifics, regarding shipping, delivery, size, etc.

Not all sponsorships are exclusive, but some may be limited.

Elite VIP