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    • 28 Oct 2017
    • Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista

    2017 International Road-E-O
    Saturday, October 28, 2017 | Orlando, Florida

    Headquarters Hotel - Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
    Competition Site - Orange County Landfill

    Registration deadline is October 6.

    Final Program
    Schedule of Events (updated 10/17/17)
    Road-E-O Manual

    Registration Fees
    Contestant, guest and volunteer registration includes welcome reception on Friday evening, breakfast and lunch on Saturday, awards banquet on Saturday evening and transportation to/from competition site.

    CONTESTANTS:
    $250.00 for each Road-E-O Contestant
    (Early-bird rate – available on or before September 8)

    $300.00 for each Road-E-O Contestant
    (Standard rate – available September 9 – October 6)

    GUESTS:
    $150 for each adult guest
    $75 for each child guest (5-12)
    Children four and under are free.

    VOLUNTEERS/JUDGES:
    Registration fee is waived for volunteers. All volunteers must register and make plans to attend a mandatory meeting on Friday, October 27 at 5:00 p.m. at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista.

    Hotel Information
    Experience a magical Orlando getaway at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. The resort features shuttle transportation to and from Disney Theme Parks, seven delectable dining options, two pools, an arcade and more. It is within walking distance to the new Disney Springs, which features over 150 dining, shopping and entertainment experiences.

    A block of rooms have been held at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. To take advantage of the special rates, you may make your reservations online or call 1-800-782-4414 and reference the SWANA International Road-E-O room block. Standard rooms are $149/night. The group rate is available three days before and after the event if you’re interested in spending additional time in the area. The deadline to reserve a room at the discounted rate is October 5, 2017, based on availability.

    Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
    1751 Hotel Plaza Boulevard
    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 
    Phone: 1-800-782-4414

    Self parking is $12/day.


    Competition Site Information
    Orange County Landfill
    5901 Young Pine Road
    Orlando, FL 32829

    Sponsorship Opportunities
    By actively supporting this event, your organization will benefit by strengthening its prominence as a leader in the solid waste industry, by enhancing your product awareness, by increasing your brand recognition and by increasing your sales and marketing outreach capabilities.

    Click here for sponsorship details.

    All sponsor logos must be received by Friday, September 29, 2017, in order to be included on t-shirt and in print materials.

    Airport Information
    The Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista is about 15 miles from the Orlando International Airport (about 25 minutes). Approximate cost for a taxi is $47-55. Approximate cost for a shuttle bus is $23-$37 per person. Both can be found on the Ground Transportation Level (Level 1).

    Driving Directions: Take Beachline Expressway West (528) to I-4 West to Exit 68. Make a Right and then at the first light, take a Left onto Hotel Plaza Blvd. Hilton is the 4th Hotel on the Left side.

    Disney Theme Park Tickets
    Come early or stay late and enjoy all that Disney has to offer! We’ve arranged for discounted tickets for Road-E-O participants and their families. Full day and partial day passes are available for Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom. These specially priced tickets need to be purchased in advance by October 25, 2017. Click HERE to purchase your Disney tickets.

    Golf Tournament
    A Golf Tournament will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, October 27 at Disney’s Lake Buena Vista golf course. Registration is only $80 for Road-E-O contestants and $100 for non-competitors. Registration includes transportation, green fees, breakfast and lunch. Rental equipment is available from the course for $40 (includes clubs, shoes and two sleeves of balls). Don’t miss this opportunity to tee off on this beautiful course that winds through pastel villas, pine forests, palmettos and sparkling lakes!

    Click here for golf tournament details.

    Refund Policy
    Refunds, less a $25 processing fee, will be issued upon receipt of written request by October 6, 2017.  Please email requests for refunds and cancellations to info@swanafl.org.


    Questions?  Contact Crystal Bruce at 727.940.8855 or email info@swanafl.org

    • 28 Jan 2018
    • 30 Jan 2018
    • B Resort and Spa, Lake Buena Vista


    Registration is OPEN!

    Make plans now to participate in Florida's leading education and networking event for recycling and solid waste management professionals.  Recycle Florida Today and the SWANA FL Sunshine Chapter are partnering again to host the 2018 Joint Summit, which will take place January 28-30, in Lake Buena Vista at the B Resort.


    Registration Fees:

    Received by Dec. 29, 2017

    Received after Dec. 29, 2017

    Members (SWANA FL or RFT):

    Full Conference – Sunday/Monday/Tuesday

    $250

    $300

    Single Day – Monday

    $150

    $200

    Single Day – Tuesday

    $100

    $150

    Exhibitor (includes 6’ table & 1 full conference registration)

    $550

    $600

    Non Members:

    Full Conference – Sunday/Monday/Tuesday

    $400

    $450

    Single Day – Monday

    $250

    $300

    Single Day – Tuesday

    $150

    $200

    Exhibitor (includes 6’ table & 1 full conference registration)

    $750

    $800

    Other:

    Single Day Speaker – Day of Presentation

    $100

    $150

    Young Professional (35 and under) and

    Retired Members (full conference)

    $200

    $250

    Student/Regulatory Agency

    Complimentary (meals excluded)

    Join SWANA and/or Recycle Florida Today and save!  One of the benefits of membership is discounted conference registration. Members pay only $250 for full conference registration.  That's $150 off the early-bird fee! Sign up today!

    For SWANA membership details, click HERE.
    For RFT membership details, click HERE

    Meals: Full conference registration includes welcome reception on Sunday; continental breakfast, lunch and dinner on Monday; and continental breakfast on Tuesday. Single day registration includes meals scheduled on that day only.

    Preliminary Schedule of Events

    Click here to view and download the preliminary schedule of events in PDF format.

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    By actively supporting this event, your organization will benefit by strengthening its prominence as a leader in the solid waste industry, by enhancing your product awareness, by increasing your brand recognition and by increasing your sales and marketing outreach capabilities. In order to be included in conference print materials, you must register by Friday, January 5, 2018. 

    Become a sponsor of the event!  Click here to download information on sponsorship opportunities form in PDF and register to secure you sponsorship package securely online below.

    Table Top Exhibitor Opportunities

    Act quickly!  There are limited table-top exhibit spaces available to showcase your products and/or services.  Each exhibit registration includes one conference registration. Take advantage of this opportunity to network with Florida’s solid waste and recycling directors, managers, engineers, consultants and other decision makers. In order to be included in conference print materials, you must register by Friday, January 5, 2018. Click here to view exhibitor benefits and other information in PDF format.

    Showcase your products and services to Florida's leading environmental professionals!  Click here to read more about the benefits of exhibiting.  Click here or below to register for your table-top exhibit space securely online now.

    Hotel Information

    The 2018 Joint Summit will be held at the B Resort located at 1905 Hotel Plaza Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830.  A block of rooms is available for participants who wish to stay over. To make your reservation online, click HERE to receive the discounted rate of $165 per night; plus taxes. Resort fees and parking are complimentary for overnight guest.  You may also contact the hotel directly by calling (407) 828-2828. Be sure to mention Recycle Florida Today, SWANA and/or Joint Summit to receive this great rate, which is available until January 6, 2018.  Reserve your room today!

    Refund Policy: Refunds, less $25 processing fee, will be issues upon receipt of written request by January 5, 2018. Due to meal guarantees, no refunds will be issued after January 6, 2018, and we will invoice for no-shows who do not cancel by January 5, 2018. Please email requests for refunds and cancellations to info@swanafl.org

    • 15 Jul 2018
    • (EDT)
    • 17 Jul 2018
    • (EDT)
    • PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gardens

    Additional details coming soon!

Past events

19 Oct 2017 INDUSTRY EVENT: Florida Recycling Summit
13 Aug 2017 INDUSTRY EVENT: 2017 NAHMMA National Conference
23 Jul 2017 SWANA FL 2017 Summer Conference and Hinkley Center Colloquium
28 Apr 2017 SWANA FL 2017 Chapter Road-E-O
27 Apr 2017 INDUSTRY EVENT: APWA Florida Chapter Solid Waste Management Webinar
21 Apr 2017 INDUSTRY EVENT: EREF Project Review Site Visit at FSU - Landfill Emissions and Methane Oxidation Field-Scale Test Sections Experiment
06 Mar 2017 INDUSTRY EVENT: Solid Waste Safety Training Program
19 Feb 2017 SWANA Senior Executive Seminar AND Florida Chapter Winter Conference
15 Nov 2016 SWANA FL TRAINING WORKSHOP - Compressed Natural Gas: Fueling the Future
24 Jul 2016 SWANA FL 2016 Summer Conference
17 Jun 2016 SWANA FL National Garbage Man Day
24 May 2016 INDUSTRY EVENT: Safety and Compliance Workshop
20 Apr 2016 INDUSTRY EVENT: Florida Recycling Markets Workshop
15 Apr 2016 2016 Chapter Road-E-O
21 Feb 2016 SWANA FL and RFT 2016 Joint Summit
25 Aug 2015 WASTECON
19 May 2015 Meet the CEO: David Biderman
10 Apr 2015 2015 Chapter Road-E-O
08 Feb 2015 Winter Waste Conference 2015
27 Jul 2014 2014 SWANA FL Summer Conference
30 May 2014 2014 Chapter Road-E-O
05 May 2014 INDUSTRY EVENT: Compost Operations Training Course
25 Apr 2014 SWANA FL Waste-to-Energy Division Meeting
17 Apr 2014 INDUSTRY EVENT: Construction & Demolition Debris Recycling Workshop
23 Jan 2014 SWANA/RFT 2014 Joint Summit
11 Dec 2013 SWANA FL WRAPP Committee Meeting
10 Dec 2013 SWANA FL Scalehouse & Financial Services Committee Meeting
05 Dec 2013 SWANA FL Safety Committee Meeting
19 Nov 2013 SWANA FL Collection & Transfer Committee Meeting
14 Aug 2013 Board of Directors Meeting
28 Jul 2013 2013 Summer Conference
12 Apr 2013 2013 Road-E-O
30 Jan 2013 SWANA/RFT Joint Summit
28 Jan 2013 Managing Recycling Systems Training/Exam
24 Jun 2012 2012 Summer Conference
20 Apr 2012 2012 Road-E-O
25 Jan 2012 SWANA/RFT Winter Meeting
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