Florida Forward 2017

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Thursday, September 14 - Friday, September 15, 2017

Location

Emerson Alumni Hall
1938 W. University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32603

Contact

Scott Francis
352-392-1905
sfrancis@ufalumni.ufl.edu

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Florida Forward is the UFAA’s annual gathering of its Board of Directors and Gator Club and Affiliate Group leaders, for a weekend of meeting, training, and recognition of service and excellence of our Gator Nation networks from the past year.  Mark your calendars now as this is sure to be a weekend for Gator Club and Affiliate Group leaders not to miss.

Additional program details will be posted as soon as finalized.

To register for Florida Forward, one officer from each Gator Club and Affiliate Group should email rsvp@ufalumni.ufl.edu with the club/group name, officer names, officer titles/positions and emails of your club/group officers who will be attending.  

Up to five (5) gator club officers will receive complimentary registrations for the Gator Gala; click here to register additional gator club officers, gator club officer spouses or guests for the Gator Gala event at $25 each.


Weekend Schedule:  (schedule not final)

Thursday, 9/14          Session 

10:00am - 5:00pm                   Registration Open 
1:00pm                                        Welcome, everyone!
1:15pm - 2:00pm                       Core Session (Strengths Presentation)
2:15pm                                         Gator Officer Education
3:30pm - 4:20pm                     Core Session: Legal Issues and Compliance
4:30pm                                        Breakout Session 1

5:30pm - 7:00pm                      Reception at The Social (1728 W. University Ave.)
     
 Friday, 9/15                Session 
8:00am                                       Breakfast
8:30am                                       Opening/Welcome
9:00am                                       Plenary Speaker
10:00am - 11:00am                  Breakout Session II
11:00am                                       Core Session: TBD (Membership session)
12:00pm - 1:15pm                     Installation of New Club Presidents & Board Members Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30pm                      Regional Director Meetings with Clubs                      
6:00pm - 10:00pm                   Gator Gala 
       
Saturday, 9/16           Session 
11:30 AM - 2:45 PM                  Gator Nation Tailgate
                                                       To purchase meal tickets for the tailgate, please  click here .  

3:30 PM                                       UF vs. Tennessee Football Game 
                                                       A limited number of tickets for UF vs. TN are available. 
                                                       Each Florida Forward participant may purchase one (1) ticket. 
                                                       Please  click here to purchase a game ticket. 


HOTEL BLOCK INFORMATION:

Country Inn & Suites
4015 SW 43rd St., Gainesville, FL
Phone: 352-375-1550
Rate: $239 per night/2 night min
Group Code: FL FWD (Florida Forward)
Block Expires: 7/30/17


Double Tree by Hilton (formerly The Lodge)
3726 SW 40th Blvd., Gainesville, FL
Phone: 352-375-2400
Rate: $129 Thur, $299 Fri/Sat per night/2 night min.
Group Code: FFF
Block Expires: 8/14/17

Hilton UF
1714 SW 34th St., Gainesville, FL
Phone: 352-371-3600
Rate: $149 Thur., $429 Fri/Sat per night, 2 night min.
Group Code: Florida Forward
Block Expires: 8/15/17

Holiday Inn
1250 W. University Ave., Gainesville, FL
Phone: 352-376-1661
Rate: $125 Thur, $399 Fri/Sat night/2 night min.
Group Code: UFAA1- Florida Forward
Block Expires: 8/14/17


Holiday Inn Express
3905 SW 43rd St., Gainesville, FL
Phone: 352-376-0004
Rate: $$147 Thurs; $175 Fri/Sat; 2 night min.
Group Code: Florida Forward
Block Expires: 8/13/17



Residence Inn
3275 SW 40th Blvd., Gainesville, FL
Phone: 352-264-0000
Rate: $329 per night/2 night min.
Group Code: Florida Forward
Block Expires: 8/15/17



Springhill Suites
4155 SW 40th Blvd., Gainesville, FL
Phone: 352-376-8873
Rate: $203-$219 per night/2 night min.
Group Code: UFFS
Block Expires: 8/14/17
TownePlace Suites
7451 W. Newberry Rd., Gainesville, FL
Phone: 352-415-1111
Rate: $329-$349 per night/2 night min.
Group Code: Florida Forward
Block Expires: 8/14/17

 

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