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Legislative Days

Legislative Days

January 16-17 2018

Home2Suites by Hilton
210 South Magnolia Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Currently, the hotel block is full. At this time there will not be another room block at another hotel. Wyndham Garden Tallahassee is the back-up hotel (with no room block).

View the schedule here (updated 1/4/18)

Shirts: We are using the same blue shirts from the 2016 and 2017 Legislative Days. Click here to view sizing. If you need a shirt, state your shirt size in your RSVP email to Kelsey.

The FSPA holds an annual legislative days event where members come to Tallahassee to voice our industry concerns to legislators and the agencies that regulate us, and to continue to cultivate relationships with those in government.  FSPA Government Relations Consultant Jennifer Hatfield will set up meetings for FSPA members with both the Department of Health and the Department of Business & Professional Regulation.  Jen will then arrange for members to meet with their elected State House and Senate members from their chapter area.

You must RSVP for this event by emailing Kelsey@FloridaPoolPro.com

When FSPA launched the PIPAC campaign this summer the guidelines for legislative days reimbursements were updated.  This was explained during the June meeting and included in all of the promotional materials.


FSPA will reimburse costs to attend Legislative Days in 2018 for PIPAC CHARTER Club members as follows:

Infinity League: 1 full reimbursement per member company  (max 2 hotel nights)

Reflection League: 1 hotel reimbursement (max 2 nights) per member company

Charter Club members are those who pledged a 3-year commitment to PIPAC at either the Infinity League or Reflection League level.

For specific guidelines on reimbursements for Infinity League members please email Wendy.

Those wishing to make adjustments to their PIPAC pledge can do so by completing a new pledge card and submitting to the FSPA office.  Ava can answer any questions you have about your current PIPAC pledge (ava@floridapoolpro.com)

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