• FAIA 2017 Convention
  • 113th Annual Convention & Education Symposium

    June 8–10, 2017, Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

    FAIA's Convention delivers hundreds of exhibitors, a year’s worth of continuing education delivered in four days (bonus breakout sessions, offered Wednesday, June 7, are included with a full registration), informative and inspirational speakers, hospitality events, and, of course, networking opportunities galore. Convention is where agents… 

    • Put faces to the names of people they may never see but with whom they work every day 
    • Strengthen existing business relationships and make new ones 
    • Interact with carrier personnel 
    • Research new companies to get a feel for what they are looking for 
    • Stay up-to-date on the latest products and services for agencies   


    Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

    Experience all the wonder and enchantment of the Sunshine State at the Gaylord Palms, which is less than 10 minutes away from Disney's main gates. Enjoy the South Beach pool, Cypress Springs Family Fun Water Park, luxury spa, and state-of-the-art fitness center.

    The special group rate is $229 plus 13% tax. A daily resort fee of $20 will be added to the room rate and covers:

    • Guest room wired and wireless high-speed Internet access 
    • Fitness center access 
    • Designated complimentary in-room beverages 
    • Local shuttle service 
    • Daily newspaper 
    • Local and toll free 800 telephone calls. 
     The room cut-off date is Friday, April 28 or until all rooms in the block have been filled. Self-parking is available at the reduced rate of $12; valet parking is $27 for all guests.


    SpringHill Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista

    The special group rate is $128 plus 12.5% tax. Amenities include complimentary breakfast and parking. Deposit is non-refundable if cancelled within 14 days. 

    The room cut-off date is Friday, April 28 or until all rooms in the block have been filled.  



    If you are approached by a housing company claiming to have a relationship with FAIA and offering discounted hotel rates for FAIA’s Convention, please note that this company and others like it are not in any way affiliated with FAIA or the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center and should not be used to make hotel reservations. Please be aware, there is only one official housing block for FAIA — Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center. While it is not illegal for a travel firm or booking agent to solicit potential customers, it can be difficult to determine the legitimacy of offers from these organizations. We strongly recommend that you do not provide credit card details to any phone solicitors. Please reserve your rooms directly with the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center through the registration information provided above to avoid becoming the victim of fraud.