Seize the opportunity to join industry leaders at the 2024 FGIA Annual Conference, paying tribute to Rich Walker and featuring keynote speaker Kenneth W. Gronbach.
“Embrace the Future: Secure Your Spot at the 2024 FGIA Annual Conference!
Mark your calendars and register now for the highly anticipated 2024 FGIA Annual Conference, set to take place from February 19-22 in the picturesque Amelia Island, FL. This year’s conference holds special significance as it pays tribute to the esteemed Rich Walker, former President and CEO of AAMA, an influential figure in the industry. The preliminary schedule is teeming with engaging presentations, thought-provoking panel discussions, and hands-on workshops. Numerous committees, councils, and task groups will convene to address key industry issues.
As FGIA transitions back to in-person conferences, the 2024 event boasts an evolved strategy, offering a greater number of concurrent meetings. With three to five sessions happening simultaneously, each is tailored to spark discussions and facilitate decision-making. The Thursday schedule concludes by noon, ensuring participants can attend all sessions and depart on the last day with enriching experiences.
Returning by popular demand, Kenneth W. Gronbach, known for his captivating insights on demography, will deliver the keynote address, “Demography is Destiny.” Gain valuable insights into the science of population dynamics and its profound impact on various sectors. Gronbach’s engaging strategies provide a macro, big-picture perspective that can be seamlessly integrated into strategic plans.
A highlight of the Annual Conference is the awards presentation, where outstanding FGIA members are recognized for their exceptional contributions. Awards include distinguished service in various segments, the Outstanding Member award, and the prestigious Chairman’s Award. Witness the symbolic passing of the gavel as a new Board Chairman takes the helm for 2024 and 2025. Join us at the reception to express gratitude to members who went above and beyond in 2023.
For sports enthusiasts, don’t miss the FGIA Rich and Diane Walker Cup golf tournament and the inaugural pickleball tournament, aptly named “It’s Kind of a Big Dill.” Secure your spot for a chance to showcase your skills and compete for prizes in categories like “best dressed,” “best serve,” and “most improved.” This exciting addition caters to the growing popularity of pickleball, so whether you’re a seasoned player or a novice, it’s an opportunity not to be missed.
As part of the conference’s offerings, an optional educational workshop titled “Discovering Issues Before They Become Problems | Hands-on Workshop for Insulating Glass Forensic Analysis” will take place on Monday afternoon. This workshop promises valuable insights for industry professionals.
Whether you prefer the in-person experience or virtual access, early bird registration rates are available until January 9. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this enriching and dynamic event. Register now and unlock the potential for growth, learning, and networking at the 2024 FGIA Annual Conference!”
Source: Janice Yglesias | FGIAonline.org with additional information added by Apazone