Florida Association for Career and Technical Education

52nd Annual Conference & Trade Show

July 16-18, 2018

ChampionsGate Resort

​Orlando, Florida

The Florida Association for Career and Technical Education’s 52nd Annual Conference and Trade Show will host approximately 500 participants who represent all areas of  career and technical education.  The Conference provides three days of intensive and informative general sessions, workshops, focus sessions, open forums and business meetings.  The Trade Show presents an opportunity for all attendees to see first-hand and hands-on the latest materials, information, equipment, and services that will help fulfill and enhance their professional responsibilities.

Presenter Proposal Form 2018

We are working to develop a well-rounded and innovative program for our 52nd Annual Conference and Trade Show. If you would like to be a part of this year's program, please complete the form linked above, and submit it to lboyd@facte.org no later than March 15th. We hope to have a draft agenda available online no later than April 2, 2018. 

Award Nomination Forms

Every year FACTE honors deserving students, teachers, administrators, and organizations which have contributed to the success of Florida's outstanding CTE programs. If you know of someone worthy of recognition, please complete the Awards Nomination Form linked above. The deadline to submit your nomination is May 1, 2018. 

Attendee Registration

​The 52nd FACTE Conference & Trade Show will be held at the OmniWorld ChampionsGate in Orlando, Florida. There will be preconferences hosted by FAAE, FAITE/FLATE, FBTEA, and HOEAF on Monday, July 16th. There will also be a golf tournament on Monday morning (for attendees only). The tournament is a excellent networking opportunity. The Awards Breakfast, breakout sessions, and Scholarship Auction & Dinner will all take place on Tuesday, July 17th.Wednesday will be reserved for DOE Updates, industry certification information, and ACTE Updates.

Registration prices:

$300/ member

$400/ nonmember

$200/ one day

$250/ full time students or Seniors 65+

​Deadline to register is June 15, 2018. There will be no onsite registration

* Please remember to book your room at the ChampionsGate Resort. The room rate is $139/night for a standard queen. 

Exhibitor Registration 

Exhibitors demonstrate the latest and best in new technology, equipment, educational materials, and supplies that can empower Florida’s career and technical professionals with quality vocational training programs. If you would like to participate in this year's conference as an exhibitor, please complete the registration linked above. Exhibiting space is limited, and slots are provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.