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Partner Expo FAQ
37th Annual Forum Frequently Asked Questions

Registration Questions

Hotel and Travel Questions

General Questions

 

Registration Questions

What comes with my Partner Expo registration?

The Partner Expo package includes the following:

  • Registration for one expo representative
  • One six-foot draped table (w/ chairs) located in the main area of the forum
  • Business listing in the onsite Annual Forum program
  • Listing on the Forum Events page
  • Listing on the Forum app
  • List of all attendees

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What events am I able to attend?

Representatives are invited to all social events, including networking breaks, breakfast receptions, and the annual Wiffle ball tournament.

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What do I do if I need to cancel?

All cancellation requests must be emailed to [email protected]. Cancellations are subject to a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be made after January 22, 2019. Hotel, airline and rental car cancellations must be made by the registrant. FSSA is not responsible for cancellation fees.

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What is "Partner Expo Plus"?

The Partner Expo Plus registration is available for Partner Expo registrants who would like to stay for the President's Reception and Banquet on Sunday and also the Breakfast and Division Meetings on Monday. There is an additional cost of $250 per person.

Select Partner Expo Plus on the Registration Form.

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Hotel and Travel Questions

Is there a deadline to book my hotel room at the group rate? Where do I make the reservation?

Each attendee is responsible for booking their own room. The deadline to book your hotel room at the discounted group rate is February 8, 2019 and is subject to availability. The group rate for rooms at Hammock Beach Resort is $252 per night.

Book online here or call 866-841-0287 and mention you are part of the Fire Suppression Systems Association (FSSA) group to receive the discounted rate.

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Can I receive the discounted room rate for dates before and/or after the conference?

Yes. Attendees wishing to come in earlier or stay later than the actual forum dates will need to call the hotel. FSSA's special rate is available 3 days Pre and Post the dates of the Annual Forum and is based on availability.

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Does the hotel provide transportation to/from the airport?

The hotel does not provide transportation. You can reserve an Uber, Lyft, Taxi, or rent a car for your stay. Additional information is provided here.

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What are the driving directions to the hotel? What are the parking fees?

The Hammock Beach Resort is located at 200 Ocean Crest Drive Palm Coast, Florida 32137. Click here for custom driving directions. 

Valet and Self-parking is available at the hotel. Overnight valet parking is $20 per night and self-parking is complimentary.

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General Questions

How do I get an attendee list?

Approximately two weeks prior to the event, you can expect to receive an email entitled "Tips For Your Trip." This email will contain the attendee list including name, organization, city, state and email in PDF format.

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Can I receive Continuing Education Units for attending the forum?

Yes! By attending the 37th Annual Forum, you may be eligible to receive Continuing Education Units from the FSSA. Contact [email protected] for more details.

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What is the forum attire?

FSSA Sessions/Social Events: Business casual/resort wear is suitable.

  • Women: dress shorts/capris, slacks, blouses, knit tops
  • Men: khaki pants, dress shorts, collared shirts, slacks

Welcome Reception:

  • This is a casual event and will be outside (weather permitting). No suits, no ties, no sport coats. Women are encouraged to wear flat shoes.

President's Banquet:

  • Women: dresses, pantsuits, skirts, and tops
  • Men: Suits or coat and tie

We also recommend bringing a sweater or light jacket to the educational session, as the conference rooms can get chilly.

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Will there be free WIFI at the convention?

Yes. Complimentary high-speed internet will be provided in the meeting space. Information for connecting will be posted at the FSSA Registration Desk. In addition, your Partner Expo registration includes complimentary electricity.

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