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As final information becomes available and registration opens for events, they are added to this page. Please see the 2016 FBW calendar for additional planned events.

Participation in all events requires FBW membership.

Upcoming Events

Contact Beth to sign up. Most events have a registration fee to which credits can be applied.

December 7, Mayors Roundtable, Orlando
iOpt - how you see the world and how to communicate with others who see it differently. Registration closed.

There are no additional scheduled events for 2016, please see our 2017 calendar to plan for next year. 

All the above have a registration fee of $500. Credits may be applied. Contact Dani to check your available credits or for invoices.
Past Events
November 4, FCCMA District Training
In Palm Beach County, attendees learned how to prepare for Local Incidents that Bring International Attention.

October 20, FCCMA Fall Symposium, Haines City
Manager attendees from around the state plus FBW members spent a day and a half in Haines City discussing how legalization of medical marijuana would impact our communities and what to do if approved by voters in November.

September 23, FCCMA District Training
In Ft. Myers city and county managers joined to learn about and discuss Lake Okeechobee water flow issues in South Florida. Attendees were from Manatee, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee, Sarasota, DeSoto, Charlotte, Glades, Lee, Hendry, Collier and Monroe counties.
August 17, Symposium and League of Mayors Roundtable, Hollywood
The day before the League of Cities conference, FBW members join municipal leaders and practitioners for a full day of discussion. Topics included how to grow entrepreneurial energy, ideas and businesses in our communities and policing challenges and public perception on policing. It was a VERY full days of big picture topics, which closed with a reception social hour.

June 1 - 3, FCCMA Conference, Orlando
During the conference, FBW members enjoyed a hospitality suite, participated in an educational session on legislative issues geared toward businesses, and had a team building exercise with reception. See more. 

May 5-7, Mayors Conference, Orlando
The first Florida League of Mayors conference was a big hit and included the ever popular Mayors Mean Business. Further topics included 'place making', grants, leading during crisis and much more. And of course there was mingle time throughout.

March 18, FCCMA Regional Training, Biscayne Park
Review of CCNA requirements from both a legal and engineering perspective.

March 4, FCCMA Regional Training, Palm Beach Gardens
- Building the next generation of leaders
Strategies to protect institutional knowledge and succession planning by addressing how to grow leaders within our organizations were discussed. 

March 3 - Millennials in the workplace webinar

The number of different generations in the workplace has never been greater, and technology changes have been remarkable. These two realities influence our communications, politics and more.

February 25, FCCMA Regional Training, Auburndale
- Fire Assessment Fees

February 4 & 5, FCCMA Winter Institute, Lakeland
10 FBW members joined 80 plus FCCMA members for a day and a half of intensive, interactive workshops. We focused on today's challenges and looked ahead to five, ten and twenty years in the future. 

February 2 & 3, FLC Legislative Action Days & League of Mayors Roundtable, Tallahassee
FBW was active in Tallahassee with legislative briefings and hearings as well as social events with elected officials. The two days concluded with a Mayors Roundtable and lunch on immigration from a city perspective.

January 22, FCCMA Regional Training, Marianna - CCNA
Members reviewed Florida's Consultants' Competitive Negotiation Act from both a legal and engineering perspective. Session also addressed the challenges and pitfalls.

January 13 & 14, League of Mayors Fly-In, Tallahassee
On the second day of the Legislative Session, FBW and the League of Mayors went to Tallahassee. FBW focused on the need for contractor public records adjustments in legislative meetings. Time included a reception, briefings and a lunch.

January 7, FCCMA Webinar
- Fire Assessment Fees
What processes work? What funding methodologies are available? As local governments continue to seek alternative revenue sources to sustain local government services, much attention and consideration has been given to the fire assessment fee.

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