2023 Annual Convention

August 3-6, 2023

The Boca Raton
501 E Camino Real
Boca Raton, FL 33432
(561) 288-9933

The FTBA Convention room block is currently full. If you have any rooms that you need to cancel, please contact Stacy Heidel (SHeidel@ftba.com) before cancelling your reservation. We would be happy to transfer your room into the name of another FTBA member who is on our waiting list.
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It’s that time of year again! It’s time to register for the 2023 FTBA Annual Convention! This fun-filled weekend is always highly anticipated by our membership and we don’t want you to miss out on all that we have planned. Join us at The Boca Raton from August 3rd through the 6th for our “Keeping with Tradition” Annual Convention!

View the current 2023 Convention Schedule 

Online Early Bird Registration Fees:
Member Registration – $900
Member Guest Registration – $525
Non-Member Registration – $1,125
Children 5 to 12 – $300
Friday Morning Breakfast - $125
Early Bird Prices end June 7th!

Online Registration Fees after June 7th:
Member Registration – $1,000
Member Guest Registration – $625
Non-Member Registration – $1,225
Children 5 to 12 – $325
Friday Morning Breakfast – $125

The online registration window closes on July 13th at midnight!

On-Site Registration Fees:
Member Registration – $1,050
Member Guest Registration – $675
Non-Member Registration – $1,275
Children 5 to 12 – $350
Friday Morning Breakfast – $150

Refund Policy: Full registration refunds will be given until June 7th. 50% registration refunds will be given until July 20th. Following July 20th, no refunds will be allowed. Activity fees are non-refundable.

We will be offering the following activities during the convention for an additional fee. You will need to purchase the activity when checking out in order to pay for your spot. These activity fees are non-refundable.

Golf Tournament: Saturday Morning – $300
Will be held onsite at the hotel with a shotgun start. Breakfast and 2 drinktickets included. Pairing requests can be made on the registration form.Requests cannot be guaranteed. Once this event is full, you can be placed on awaiting list by contacting Stacy Heidel at 

Fishing Tournament: Saturday Morning – $475
Deep sea fishing. Breakfast included. Pairing requests can be made on the registration form. Requests cannot be guaranteed. We are limited to 4 people per boat. Once this event is full, you can be placed on a waiting list by contacting Stacy Heidel at SHeidel@ftba.com.

Your hotel room is NOT INCLUDED in your registration. In an effort to save rooms for registered attendees, the hotel room block will only be provided once you have completed registration. Rooms will be limited based upon the number of registered guests in your party, with a 2 room maximum per registration. Please read the full reservation restrictions here.

Do NOT call the hotel to make reservations, they are not able to make changes or book rooms on the FTBA block at this time. You must reserve rooms using the link provided in your registration confirmation email. 
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Please contact Heather Hicks with your registration questions at HHicks@ftba.com or (850) 942-1406.

Award Orders

We are currently accepting orders for Best in Construction Awards, Safety Excellence Awards, FTBA Safety Award Plaques & DBE Glass Awards! You can place your award orders using our online store.

Safety Awards can only be ordered after completing the Safety Award Application.

Pricing is as follows:
Safety Award Plaque - $105
Safety Excellence Award - $165
DBE Glass Award - $185
Large Best in Construction Plaque - $245(members) / $285 (non-members)
Small Best in Construction Plaque - $215(members) / $235 (non-members)
Award Certificate – Free

Safety Award requirements:
- Less than 150,000 man-hours with no lost-time injuries, or
- Between 150,000 and 250,000 man-hours with no more than 1 lost-time injury, or
- Over 250,000 man-hours with less than 1 lost-time accident per full incrementof 250,000 man-hours worked

Safety Awards are only given once per company. The requirements must be verified based on the company's Jan.-Dec. 2022 OSHA log. Members can complete the application and provide a copy of their OSHA 300A Log here.

You can view the 2023 Safety award winners here!

Safety Excellence Awards:
Safety Excellence Awards are meant to highlight our member companies with the top safety programs! These awards are divided into three groups based upon manhours worked in the previous year. We would like to thank the judges who helped in the selection process.

You can view the 2023 Safety Excellence award winners here!

DBE Award requirement:
The DBE Award is given in recognition for meeting or exceeding the FDOT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Utilization Goal for the 2021-2022 federal fiscal year. If your company qualifies for this award, an email will be sent to the main contact for your company.

You can view the 2023 DBE award winners here!

Best in Construction Awards:
The Best in Construction awards are meant to highlight those companies and individuals who worked on the most innovative, complex, and impactful projects around the state each year. Congratulations to those who have been selected as the "Best in Construction" for 2023. We would like to thank those at FDOT who helped in the selection process. We always enjoy partnering with FDOT in recognizing the hard work and effort of our members.

You can view the 2023 Best in Construction award winners here!

Award shipping:
Your company will be acknowledged for their award at the FTBA Convention Awards Breakfast on August 4th. Best in Construction plaques will be handed out in person during the ceremony while DBE and Safety Awards will be shipped directly to your company from the award shop. Shipping charges have already been factored into pricing. Please make sure the shipping address that you enter is where you want your award to go. You can register to attend the August 5th Awards Breakfast here. The charge is $125 per person.


Silent Auction

The silent auction has always been a hit in the past and is a convention favorite for all those FTBA members who enjoy a little friendly competition. We are currently seeking items with a minimum value of $25 to be auctioned off. If you are interested in donating an item please return the donation form to Cynthia Hartsfield at CHartsfield@ftba.com. If you have questions, please feel free to contact the FTBA Office.

Don't forget, your company receives credit towards their TransPAC contribution total for any donated items!

All auction donation forms, and a picture of your item (if possible) are due by July 28th. Please have all donated items sent to the FTBA office by July 21st, or bring the item to the convention registration desk when checking-in.


Friday Night Party
Pool Party & Golf Tournament Trophy & Prize
Saturday After Party
Signature Drink
Pool Party
Friday Night Party
Convention Koozies
Saturday Banquet
Board Dinner
Golf & Fishing Breakfast
Friday Night Party
Room Welcome Gifts, Lanyards, & General Session
Board Dinner Photo Booth
Saturday Banquet
Awards Breakfast
Pool Party
Golf Drink Stations
Convention Bags, Golf & Cornhole Tournaments & Scholarship Dinner
General Session
FDOT Round Table Luncheon
Hotel Key Cards
Board Dinner
Fishing Tournament
Convention Shirts & Beer Wall
Saturday Banquet
FDOT Round Table Luncheon
Saturday Banquet
Golf Carts
Welcome Reception
Board Dinner & Bar
Name Badges
Coffee Breaks & Golf Towels
FDOT Round Table Luncheon
Beer Wall
Saturday Banquet & Pool Party - Cigars & Kegs
Board Dinner
Saturday Banquet
Scholarship Dinner
Beer Wall
Saturday After Party
Pool Party
Friday Night Party
Board Dinner
Saturday Banquet