Orlando, FL | May 9-10, 2019

Join the Florida Venture Forum for the 2019 Florida Early Stage Capital Conference and the Statewide Collegiate Startup Competition on May 9th-10th 2019 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Orlando, Florida! This is your opportunity to reach the next level of expansion, through meaningful interaction and exposure to the angel investor community in Florida and beyond.

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About the Conference

The Florida Early Stage Capital Conference is one of the largest gatherings of angel and early stage investors in the state and features presentations from some of the most innovative, fast growing, early stage companies in the southeast! This 2-day action packed event offers numerous networking opportunities with active investors and dealmakers, panel discussions from industry leaders, keynote speakers, incubator and accelerator programs and pitches from entrepreneurial students representing the top universities throughout the state. Presenting companies will also be compete for the Accelerating Innovation (AI) Award, offered by Space Florida, totaling $100,000.
This event will also feature a “Financing High-Growth Ventures” add-on Workshop followed by a lunch reception on May 9th from 11:00 A.M. – 2:15 P.M. This workshop is a must-attend event for any emerging or existing company who knows that understanding the scope of financing available to them is key to success.

Get ready to Grow...Register Now

Register now and take advantage of the "Early Bird" discounted pre-registration rate now through April 15th. For planning purposes please refer to the expanded agenda, which includes company presentations starting on May 9th. We look forward to seeing you there!

Discounted FVF Member Appreciation Anytime Rate

$ 199
  • Valid Now - Until

“Early Bird"
Pre-Registration Rate

$ 249
  • Valid Now - May 1

Selected Presenter
Pre-Registration Rate

$ 249
  • Valid Now - Until

SAVE NOW BEFORE PRICES GO UP!

  • Pre-Registration Rate: (Valid May 1 - May 8): $299.00
  • Walk-up Attendee Rate: (Valid May 9 - May 10): $349.00
  • Looking to Showcase your company and grow your business?
    Take advantage of the EXCLUSIVE Sponsor Opportunities

    Click on individual sponsorship levels below for details. Other Sponsorships are available – let us create one that works best for you! For questions regarding the Conference, please contact Pat Schneider, Vice President at: pat@flventure.org or call (813) 335-8116.

    SPONSOR BENEFITS

    • Random presenter coaching assignments, if available (individuals must be pre-approved according to the coaching criteria).
    • Welcome stage time at the Opening of the Early Stage Conference Luncheon
    • Sponsor table opportunity at the Conference (may not be transferred to a third party) 
    • List of pre-registered attendees with complete contact information 
    • Logo included in Conference materials and signage
    • Six (6) attendees at no charge for all activities (non-transferable). 

    SPONSOR BENEFITS

    • Opportunity to coach a presenter (individuals must be pre-approved according to the coaching criteria).
    • Opportunity to distribute marketing materials at the open tables in the exhibition area. Note: this is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • List of pre-registered attendees with complete contact information.
    • Logo included in Conference materials and signage.
    • Five (5) attendees at no charge for all activities (non-transferable). Substitutions allowed only within the sponsoring company.

    SPONSOR BENEFITS

    • Opportunity to schedule meetings with investors/VC’s and presenters beforehand 
    • Access to all accepted presenter Executive Summaries before the start of the Conference 
    • Exclusive table opportunity in close proximity to the designated investor meeting area 
    • List of attendees with complete contact information  
    • Logo included in the Conference materials and signage 
    • Three (3) attendees at no charge for all activities (non-transferable)

    Sponsor will be responsible for setting up one on one meetings between investors and presenting companies before the start of the Conference. The actual meetings will be coordinated on site for the duration of the Conference

    SPONSOR BENEFITS

    • Opportunity to coach a presenting company (individuals must be pre-approved according to the coaching criteria)
    • Opportunity to distribute marketing materials at the open tables in the exhibition area. Note: this is available on a first-come, first-served basis
    • List of pre-registered attendees with complete contact information 
    • Logo displayed on website 
    • Opportunity to open the Workshop and introduce the speaker
    • Two (2) attendees at no charge for all activities.  NOTE: Substitutions allowed only within the sponsoring company.

    PRESENTED BY THE FLORIDA VENTURE EDUCATION FOUNDATION AND THE ANGEL RESOURCE INSTITUTE 
    MAY 9, 2019 | 11:00 A.M. – 2:15 P.M.

    SPONSOR BENEFITS

    • Random presenter coaching assignments, if available (individuals must be pre-approved according to the coaching criteria). 
    • Opportunity to distribute marketing materials at the open tables in the exhibition area. This is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 
    •  List of attendees with complete contact information 
    •  Logo included in the Conference app, Conference materials and onsite marketing signage inclusive of the General Session presentation. 
    • Two (2) attendees for all activities (non-transferable).  

    SPONSOR BENEFITS

    • Random presenter coaching assignments, if available (individuals must be pre-approved according to the coaching criteria).
    • Opportunity to distribute marketing materials at the open tables in the exhibition area. Note: this is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • List of pre-registered attendees with complete contact information.
    • Logo included in Conference materials and signage.
    • Two (2) attendees at no charge for all activities (non-transferable). Substitutions allowed only within the sponsoring company.

    -Speakers and Panels are subject to change without notice-

    Schedule of Events

    Hotel Information

    HOST HOTEL:
    Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
    1500 Masters Blvd, Championsgate, FL 33896
    (800) 843-6664

    The room rate is $189 + taxes per night. The Resort fee of $20 is included in the rate. Self Parking is $15 per night and Valet is $32 per night. Optional call in to book your hotel room. Call the Omni Reservations Team at 1-800-THE-OMNI (1-800-843-6664) and be sure to reference the group, the Florida Venture Forum.

    Rooms are limited, so be sure to reserve today!

    The cut-off date for accepting reservations into this room block is FRIDAY, April 12, 2019.
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