2024 Registration Rates
|Early Bird Rate Until February 2, 2024
|Regular Rate Begins February 3, 2024
|Food or Beverage Industry Delegate
Consultant / Vendor
*Please note, there is a limit of TWO registrants from a consultant/vendor company unless the company is an active member of the FBEC Planning Committee
Please note, FBEC has no published conference proceedings and a strict no sales pitch policy so that the presentations, posters and subsequent discussions can be more candid and enlightening. The conference is organized to foster information exchange and genuine networking between attendees. Sales pitches include but are not limited to: mass e-mail marketing to conference attendees, using the attendee list for company marketing lists and sales post in the FBEC LinkedIn Group. Companies who fail to comply with this standard may be placed on probation or not invited to future FBEC conferences.
Registration Transfer and Cancellation Policy
If you are unable to attend FBEC 2024 in-person you are allowed to transfer your registration to another from your company at no cost. Cancellations for refunds are required to be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than March 16, 2024. Requests submitted after this date are unable to be accommodated.
To transfer registrations, please contact AFFI’s events department at FBEC@affi.com.
Welcome to Miramar Beach, Florida!
Home of the only marina in the area and the vibrant Village of Baytowne Wharf. Miramar Beach in the South Walton neighborhood has the feeling of classic coastal enclaves. It features scenic beach roads, surf shops, fabulous restaurants, and beachside resorts and condos with panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico. But don’t let the nostalgic beach vibe of Miramar Beach fool you. It also has ultra-modern amenities and activities that are ideal for family fun. Spend the day enjoying jet ski rentals, parasailing and endless shopping opportunities at one of the nation’s largest designer outlet centers, Silver Sands Premium Outlets.
Check out the Visit Florida website to see all the area has to offer!
Staffed with uniformed and courteous drivers, Hotel Effie’s exclusive partner, Sand Dollar Transportation, provides professional airport transportation service for the resort. Call 850-687-9650 or visit www.sanddollartransportation.com. Shared ride services (Uber, Lyft) are available in the area in addition to rental car options at the airports.
Hotel Effie is nestled in the heart of the renowned Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort so you know the ultimate destination is waiting for you. Sandestin is a unique place, a special community with such an abundance of activities you’ll wish you had a little more time off. So much to see and do during FBEC, learn more here! Just a short shuttle ride away is the Hotel Effie beach on the Gulf of Mexico. Here, guests can reserve beach chairs, and umbrellas, learn more about reservations.
Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)
30 miles to hotel
Pensacola International Airport (PNS)
63 miles to hotel
Valet parking ($32/day)
Self parking ($25/day)