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 JW Marriott Marco Island Resort.

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

July 13-15, 2023

JW Marriott Marco Island
400 S Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, FL 34145

Phone: (239) 394-2511

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.


Events & Activities Schedule

July 13

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 14
7:30 AM – 3:00 PM Planning Conference
6:00 PM Individual Chapter Dinners (Contact your Chapter Office)
July 15
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Half-day Backwater Fishing Trip
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Day at the Beach
5:30 – 6:30 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.

Resort Fee
The daily resort fee is discount to $25 (regularly $45) per room and includes: in-room enhanced high speed internet access, morning beach yoga & 1 fitness class daily for up to 2 people, access to resort golf practice facilities including range balls and bottled water for up to 2 people for up to 4 hours daily, 1-hour tennis court rental at Hammock Bay for up to 2 people for up to 4 hours daily,  Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite, Platinum Elite, Titanium Elite, and Ambassador Elite receive a daily signature cocktail or mocktail for up to 2 people at resort restaurant or lounge.

Self-parking discounted to $20 per car, per day. Valet parking is $45 per car, per day.

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 21, 2023.  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
Company logo on beach towel with ABC of Florida logo.
Entertainment Sponsor$3,000
Exclusive! Sponsor entertainment for both evening receptions. Company logo on signage during receptions.
Tote Bag Sponsor$250*
Exclusive! Company supplies a minimum of 100 heavy duty tote bags which meet ABC specifications. Items for all convention guests.
Promotional Giveaways$150*
Company supplies a minimum of 100 donated items. Items to be distributed to Planning Conference Attendees.

Opening Night Reception Sponsors

Thursday, July 13
Legislator Sponsor$1,000

Company logo on signage during reception

Company logo on mini tent cards on highboys and cocktail tables during reception
Reception Sponsor$1,000

Company logo on signage during reception

Cocktail Napkin Sponsor$500

Company logo in one color on cocktail napkins during reception

ABC of FL Planning Conference Sponsors

Friday, July 14
Table-Top Sponsor $1,250

Table display during Friday’s Planning Conference. Company logo on signage during convention. Includes one 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$750
Company logo on signage displayed during lunch and on tables
Conference Snack Bag Sponsor$500
Company logo on each snack bag distributed to planning conference attendees.

Final Night Reception Sponsors

Saturday, July 15
Reception Sponsor $1,000
Company logo on signage
Centerpiece Sponsor$750
Company logo on mini tent cards on highboy and cocktail table during reception

Beach Sponsors

Saturday, July 15
Day at the Beach Sponsors$500
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.

President's Circle


Elite Sponsors