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2019 SWANA FL Summer Conference

2019 SWANA FL Summer Conference

Dates
07/28/2019 - 07/30/2019

Location
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Dr
Tampa, FL 33607



The premier solid waste conference and tradeshow in the southeast – the SWANA FL 2019 Summer Conference – will be held July 28-30, 2019, at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with some of the best minds in the solid waste industry, earn continuing education hours, enjoy beautiful Tampa Bay and Connect 4 Success!

Our program committee is developing an interesting and educational agenda of sessions and speakers who will discuss the latest developments in the solid waste industry. This will be an excellent time to share with and learn from your peers. For industry suppliers and service providers, this is a great opportunity to showcase your company’s products and services. Be sure to mark your calendar and make plans to attend. Register today!

Event Description: This multi-day conference will include general sessions on best practices in the solid waste management profession, an exhibit hall, a technical tour, networking events and more.

Who Should Attend: Local, state and municipal government solid waste directors, managers, regulators, operators and coordinators; in addition to private sector consulting engineers and suppliers of materials and equipment used in the management of solid waste.

Preliminary Schedule of Events (updated 7/2/19)

REGISTRATION FEES Received by
June 28, 2019
Received after
June 28, 2019

SWANA Members:

Full Conference – Sunday/Monday/Tuesday $325 $375
Single Day – Monday $225 $275
Single Day – Tuesday $175 $225
Exhibitor (includes full 8’ x 10’ booth & 1 full conference registration) $825 $875

Non Members:

Full Conference – Sunday/Monday/Tuesday $475 $525
Single Day – Monday $325 $375
Single Day – Tuesday $275 $325
Exhibitor (includes full 8’ x 10’ booth & 1 full conference registration) $1025 $1075

Other:

Single Day Speaker – Full Conference – Sunday/Monday/Tuesday $275 $325
Single Day Speaker – Monday $175 $225
Single Day Speaker – Tuesday $125 $175
Young Professional (35 and under) and
Retired Members (full conference)
$250 $300
Student/Regulatory Agency Complimentary (meals excluded)

Join SWANA and save!  One of the benefits of membership is discounted conference registration.  Members pay only $325 for full conference registration.  That’s $150 off the early-bird fee!  Click HERE for membership details and sign up today.

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

EXHIBIT HALL – SOLD OUT
8’ x 10’ booths are available to showcase your products and/or services. Each exhibit registration includes one conference registration. Booths are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Take advantage of this opportunity to network with Florida’s solid waste directors, managers, engineers, consultants and other decision makers.

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Note: The registration deadline for exhibitors to be included in participant materials is July 8, 2019.

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.

Note: The registration deadline for sponsors to be included in participant materials and on signage is July 8, 2019.

HOTEL INFORMATION
The SWANA FL 2019 Summer Conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay. A block of rooms is available for participants who wish to stay over. To make your reservation, click HERE or contact the hotel directly at (888) 421-1442 to receive the discounted rate of $159 per night. Be sure to mention SWANA to receive this great rate, which is available until July 13, 2019. Reserve your room today!
 
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Drive
Tampa, Florida 33607

TECHNICAL TOUR
Coca-Cola Beverages Florida will host a technical tour of the Tampa Manufacturing Plant the afternoon of Monday, July 29. Participants must be pre-registered. Please wear closed-toed shoes and long pants. Transportation and snacks will be provided. Buses will depart hotel promptly at 1:00 p.m.

Click here for additional tour details.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
Attendees can earn up to 12 CEUs toward their SWANA recertification and up to 5 CEUs toward their State of Florida continuing education requirements for operators by attending the conference. Professional Engineers will have the opportunity to earn continuing education course hours. Please be sure to stop by the registration desk for the necessary paperwork.

REFUND POLICY
Refunds, less $25 processing fee, will be issued upon receipt of written request by July 8, 2019.  Due to meal guarantees, no refunds will be issued after July 8, 2019, and we will invoice for no-shows who do not cancel by July 8, 2019.  Please email requests for refunds and cancellations to info@swanafl.org.