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Register Online for The 20th Anniversary Family Cafe

Online registration for The 20th Anniversary Family Cafe is now open.

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The 20th Anniversary Family Cafe is set for June 15-17, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. We hope to see you there!

There is no registration fee for individuals with disabilities and their family members or caregivers. 

Limited Financial Assistance to provide for the cost of hotel accommodations on-site is available. Attendees can request assistance as part of the registration process. 

To make a hotel reservation for the event, call the Hyatt Regency at 888/421-1442. Make sure to mention The Family Cafe to reserve a room in our block at the special conference rate of $119/night. - See more at: http://www.familycafe.net/#sthash.MxyhPTL1.dpuf
To make a hotel reservation for the event, call the Hyatt Regency at 888/421-1442. Make sure to mention The Family Cafe to reserve a room in our block at the special conference rate of $119/night. - See more at: http://www.familycafe.net/#sthash.MxyhPTL1.dpuf
To make a hotel reservation for the event, call the Hyatt Regency at 888/421-1442. Make sure to mention The Family Cafe to reserve a room in our block at the special conference rate of $119/night. - See more at: http://www.familycafe.net/#sthash.MxyhPTL1.dpuf

See you soon in June!

"Let's Talk!" Weekly Legislative Conference Calls Every Friday During Session

Capitol two capitolsThe Family Café is committed to keeping Floridians with disabilities informed and engaged about the state’s legislative and policy-making process. That’s why we host our “Let’s Talk!” Legislative Conference Call series during Florida’s regular legislative session.

January 9th marked the opening of the 2018 legislative session. With elected representatives returning to Tallahassee to discuss many issues that impact Floridians with disabilities and their families, now is the time for advocates to tune in, and become engaged with the conversation and decision making process!

In order to give Florida families a chance to learn about what's going on at the state level regarding pending legislation and possible policy changes, The Family Cafe hosts a series of weekly legislative conference calls entitled "Let's Talk!" These conference calls, which will be held throughout the 2018 Regular Legislative Session, each Friday at 4:00 EST, give participants a chance to hear about the week's legislative developments, and upcoming issues that advocates and families should follow.

The next "Let's Talk!" Legislative Conference Call will be held on Friday, February 23rd at 4:00 ET. Please join us! To join the call, dial 888-670-3525 and use passcode 1057647708.

An audio recording of the February 16th "Let's Talk!" call is online here.

Recording of previous calls are online here.

Reserve Your Exhibit Space at The 20th Anniversary Family Cafe

GilWms 160610 0529Exhibit space is now available for The 20th Anniversary Family Cafe, to be held June 15-17, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando!

The Annual Family Cafe is the ideal place to connect thousands of people with disabilities with your product, service or resource. It brings together an remarkably large audience of families, all of whom are searching for ways to improve the quality of life for their loved ones with disabilities. Last year's event attracted more than 10,000 registered attendees, and The 20th Anniversary Family Cafe is sure to draw an equally large crowd.

To reserve your place in our Exhibit Hall, simply complete the Exhibitor Form and send it to us by fax or email.

Space is also available for Micro-Enterprises. A Micro-Enterprise is a small business owned and operated by a person with a disability. To see if your business qualifies, and to reserves space, see the Micro-Enterprise Form. We'll look forward to seeing you in Orlando in June!

This Year's Annual Family Cafe

2018 cover The Family Cafe invites you to attend Florida's premier event for people with disabilities, The Annual Family Cafe!

The 20th Anniversary Family Cafe will be held on June 15-17, 2018 in Orlando. We hope to see you there!

The registration brochure for The 20th Anniversary Family Cafe is now available! You can view and download the registration brochure here. Please feel free to share it with people with disabilities, families, and anyone else that may be interested in your community!

Online registration is now open. To register, follow this link. You can also register by mailing or faxing a completed registration form to The Family Cafe office at any time. Whether you register online, by mail, or by fax, your chances of receiving financial assistance are the same.

Since 1998, The Annual Family Cafe has brought together thousands of individuals with disabilities and their family members for three days of information, training and networking each June. With a great range of individual breakout sessions, a packed Exhibit Hall with dozens of vendors, and a series of special events including Keynote speakers and The Governors’ Summit on Disabilities, The Annual Family Café offers families exposure to a wide range of public and private resources, opportunities to find support by networking with other families, and unprecedented access to policy-making officials.

The Family Cafe remains committed to connecting attendees with information and resources at minimal cost, so there is no registration fee for individuals with disabilities and their family members. The Family Cafe also offers limited financial assistance to provide for the cost of hotel accommodations on-site at The Annual Family Cafe. Attendees can request assistance as part of the registration process.

The Family Cafe will begin the process of inviting Presenters and Exhibitors to participate in The 20th Annual Family Cafe in the fall of 2017. Please join our mailing list for regular updates and additional information. You can also like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

The 20th Annual Family Cafe promises to be a truly remarkable event for Floridians with disabilities and their families, and we very much hope you will be able to attend!

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