Welcome to Florida Technology Council

The Florida Technology Council (FTC) is the only association in Florida focused exclusively on the needs and priorities of the state's technology sector.

  1. FTC is the driving force behind our state becoming the fastest growing technology leader in the nation.
  2. FTC works toward furthering the advancement of technology in Florida through leadership, education, legislation, and social action.
  3. As Florida’s premier trade association for science and technology companies, the Council is recognized as having a diverse professional business community and top professional networking organization.  
  4. FTC is the only professional organization that provides statewide networking, education and collaborative opportunities for the technology business sector.

At the FTC, we elevate the needs and concerns of our IT members in front of the government and business leaders to ensure the needs of this vital sector aren't lost in the noise of assocations with hundreds of other issues and industries. As a 501(c)(6), our goal is to promote a common interest in Florida's technology sector.

Tech Events

Tech Day at the Capitol
Sponsored by: L3 HARRIS Technologies

February 19, 2020:  10am-3pm
The Florida State Capitol
400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399

Come be part of Florida's second annual Technology Day at the Capitol.  Meet and greet Florida Senators, Representatives, and staff.  Meet and mingle with Florida's top tech businesses and the latest startups.  To participate please contact FTC CEO James Taylor at James.Taylor@FLTechCouncil.org.

Event Includes:

  • Booth on the 2nd or 3rd floor in the Capitol
  • Interact with legislators, state agency CIO's, and state employees
  • Take a tour of the Capitol
  • Meet with fellow technology business leaders
  • Promote your tech business
  • VIP invitation to Legislative Reception at the 22nd floor of the Capitol

To participate, please register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TDATC2020

 

CAPITOL EXHIBITOR REQUIREMENTS

FLORIDA CAPITOL: (Please note that no Deliveries can be shipped directly to the Capitol) All Exhibitors are responsible for getting their own show material in and out of the building. 

Exhibitors MUST CONTACT the Capitol Police a day or two prior to arrival to schedule moving your exhibit materials into the building. All materials entering the facilities will be inspected and run through a metal detector. There is limited space for move-in so keeping to the schedule is critical. 

CAPITOL POLICE CONTACT INFORMATION: 850-488-1790 

YOU MUST CALL AND PROVIDE INFORMATION FOR DELIVERY OF YOUR EXHIBIT /SHOW MATERIALS. THEY WILL NEED A VEHICLE DESCRIPTION AND DRIVERS NAME.  You are approved for move-in through the Office of the Senate Sergeant at Arms under the name ‘Florida Technology Council’ for the times listed below. 

Loading directions: From Jefferson, go through the light at Adams staying in the left lane. Approach guard shack with a barrier. Go through double doors to the elevator. Offload, drop supplies at the booth on the assigned 2nd/3rd  floor, and then park at Kleman Plaza parking garage, by a meter, or use off-site parking before setting up. 

The Capitol provides only space and outlets. The Florida Technology Council will provide all tables and tablecloths.  All signs, materials, and electric cords are the responsibility of vendors. 

Each Exhibitor Registration for 2/19/2020 includes one 5’ by 10’ booth and one 8ft skirted table. In addition, you will receive one complimentary VIP access to the Florida Technology Council’s 2019 Legislative Reception on 2/19/202 located at the 22nd floor of the Florida Capitol.
*Larger space available for sponsors - Please contact us if you are interested in sponsorship 

EXHIBITOR MOVE-IN 
Tuesday February 18, 2020: 3:30pm- 5:00pm 
Mark all items with your information
Leave items at your own risk
Wednesday, February 19, 2020: 7:30am – 9:00am

EXHIBIT SETUP 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020: 7:30am – 9:30am

EXHIBIT HOURS 
Wednesday February 19, 2020: 10:00am – 3:00pm 

EXHIBITOR MOVE-OUT 
Wednesday February 19, 2020: 3:00pm – 5:00pm 

DISMANTLE AND MOVE-OUT INFORMATION 
*Exhibitors must not begin breakdown and/or move out during the session prior to 3pm. 
*Exhibitors MUST remove all items and trash from their area, leaving only the table and tablecloth upon departure.   
All Exhibitors are responsible for their setup and removal. 
All exhibitor materials must be removed from the Capitol by February 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm. 
Neither the Florida Technology Council nor the State of Florida are responsible for materials left over night on February 18, 2020.  

*All exhibitors are invited to attend the Florida Technology Council 2020 Legislative Reception on February 19th from 4:30pm-7:00pm.  This event takes place on the 22nd floor of the Florida Capitol. Reservations Required.




Contact:
Jim Burke
321-727-9131
jburke@harris.com

www.harris.com/ 

 

 

 

Who is L3Harris Technologies?
Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers' toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers around the world. Learn more at harris.com.

Why are you part of the Florida Technology Council?
The Florida Technology Council is the driving force behind Florida’s rapid growth in the technology sector; connecting and empowering Florida’s technology community. 

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