Meetings & Events


Come for the CE, Stay for the Fun! After the courses end and the Exhibit Hall closes, the real fun begins! Connect with colleagues, make new friends and enjoy your time at the many events available at FDC. Registered attendees are invited to make the most of their convention experience and attend the many available social events. Add the events or purchase tickets to the events you want to attend in your FDC registration.
Thursday, June 24
 4-6 PM  NEW! Cocktail Reception in the Hall
 8-11 PM  Dueling Pianos
 10 PM-1 AM       Live Music in Wrecker’s Sports Bar          
 Friday, June 25 
 11:30 AM-1 PM  FDA Awards Lunch (tickets required)        
 4-6 PM  NEW! Sweet Tooth Break in the Hall
 5-7:30 PM  Alumni Receptions
 7:30-10:30 PM  FDC in Wonderland
 10 PM-1 AM  The After Party 

Discounted Disney World Theme Park Tickets

Come for the CE, Stay for the Magic! FDC attendees have the opportunity to take advantage of discounted Disney World Theme park tickets during their stay in Orlando. 

NEW! Exhibit Hall Events

Cocktail Reception - Sip and shop the Exhibit Hall on Thursday, June 24 from 4-6 PM. Grab a cocktail and learn about the latest products and services from FDC vendors.

Sweet Tooth Break - Curb your cookie craving in the Exhibit Hall on Friday, June 25 from 4-6 PM. Enjoy a variety of cookies and stop by the booths of your current suppliers and connect with new ones for exclusive convention-only deals.

Specialty Group Meeting & Alumni Events

During FDC, attendees can attend meetings and events held by other organizations. Reconnect with classmates and get to know others in the same professional association at the Specialty Group Meetings and Alumni Events during FDC.