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What does my organization receive by being an exhibitor at The Annual Family Cafe?

Your exhibit space will consist of a 10' x 10' booth space, with a skirted six foot table, two chairs, pipe and drape, signage, and electricity. Your payment also entitles you to two complimentary professional registrations for the event.

Your organization will recieve exposure to over 10,000 individuals with disabilities and their family members from communities throughout Florida, all gathered in a single location for three days. There is no better way to increase your organization's profile and reach this valuable market than coming to The Annual Family Cafe!

In addition to the opportunity to directly contact attendees in the Exhibit Hall, your organization's information will also be listed in our conference program and the event smartphone app, ensuring that attendees will be able to reach you for follow-up conversations after the event.

 

How many families receive financial assistance?

For The 21st Annual Family Café, 832 families received financial supports and services in the form of complimentary accommodation. That number represents 46% of applicants

Financial Supports and Services

Number Requesting Support

1,800 families

Number Receiving Support

 823 families

Multiple families also receive independent financial support from outside sources they have located on their own initiative, such as local school districts, support groups and religious organizations.

How do I register for The Annual Family Cafe?

Registration for The Annual Family Café opens on February 14 every year. There are three ways to register.

First, you can register online. An item regarding registration will be posted to the home page when registration opens. You may also select Annual Family Café from the menu bar then click on the online registration link provided.

Registrations are also accepted by mail or fax. Hard copy registration brochures are generally available in January. Registration forms can be faxed to our office at (850) 224-4674. They may also be mailed to us at P.O. Box 15649, Tallahassee, Florida 32317-5649.

Is there a registration fee to attend The Annual Family Cafe?

The Family Cafe does not charge a registration fee for individuals with disabiliites or their family members/caregivers.

There is a $200 registration fee for all professional attendees. Generally speaking, professionals that are also individuals with disabilities or family members are not required to pay the registration fee.

If you are unsure of your status, please contact our office for further clarification.

How many people volunteer to help out with the event?

For The 21st Annual Family Café, 348 individuals volunteered their services at no cost. These individuals played essential roles as room monitors, registration desk staff, and volunteers to fill the bags to be handed out to attendees at registration.

 Volunteers at The 21st Annual Family Café

Number of Volunteers

348

In-Kind Value of their Service

$219,099

 


 

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