SWANA FL 2017 Summer Conference and Hinkley Center Colloquium

  • 23 Jul 2017
  • 25 Jul 2017
  • Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort

SWANA FL 2017 Summer Conference and Hinkley Center Colloquium

Make plans to attend the premier solid waste conference and tradeshow in the southeast – the SWANA FL 2017 Summer Conference and Hinkley Center Colloquium – July 23-25, 2017, at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort.

This summer the SWANA Florida Sunshine Chapter is partnering with the Hinkley Center and Lee County to bring you the best opportunity to
 Work, Play and Learn. Our annual conference is being held in conjunction with the Hinkley Center Colloquium, an academic seminar showcasing the center’s sponsored research projects, and this year it’s an all-star line-up! We’re also touring Lee County’s Resource Recovery Campus as part of our program.
Network with some of the best minds in the solid waste industry, earn continuing education hours and enjoy beautiful Fort Myers, only minutes away from the pristine beaches of Sanibel Island!

Event Description: This multi-day conference will include general sessions on best practices in the solid waste management profession, an exhibit hall, technology roundtables, a golf tournament, a technical tour, networking events and more.

Who Should Attend: Local, state and municipal government solid waste directors, managers, regulators, operators and coordinators; in addition to private sector consulting engineers and suppliers of materials and equipment used in the management of solid waste.


Preliminary Schedule of Events (updated 6/15/17)


Received by
June 30, 2017
Received after
June 30, 2017

SWANA Members:                          

Full Conference – Sunday/Monday/Tuesday $275 $325
Single Day – Monday $175 $225
Single Day – Tuesday $125 $175
Exhibitor (includes 6’ table & 1 full conference registration) $575 $625
Exhibitor (includes full 8’ x 10’ booth & 1 full conference registration) $775 $825

Non Members:                               

Full Conference – Sunday/Monday/Tuesday $425 $475
Single Day – Monday $275 $325
Single Day – Tuesday $225 $275
Exhibitor (includes 6’ table & 1 full conference registration) $775 $825
Exhibitor (includes full 8’ x 10’ booth & 1 full conference registration) $975 $1025


Single Day Speaker – Full Conference – Sunday/Monday/Tuesday $225 $275
Single Day Speaker – Monday $125 $175
Single Day Speaker - Tuesday $75 $125
Young Professional (35 and under) and
Retired Members (full conference)
$200 $250
Student/Regulatory Agency Complimentary (meals excluded)

Join SWANA and save!  One of the benefits of membership is discounted conference registration.  Members pay only $275 for full conference registration.  That's $150 off the early-bird fee!  Click HERE for membership details and sign up today.
Full conference registration includes welcome reception on Sunday; breakfast, lunch and dinner on Monday; and breakfast and lunch on Tuesday. Single day registration includes meals scheduled on that day only.
Tabletop exhibits and full 8’ x 10’ booths are available to showcase your products and/or services. Each exhibit registration includes one conference registration. Tables and booths are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Take advantage of this opportunity to network with Florida’s solid waste directors, managers, engineers, consultants and other decision makers.

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Note: The registration deadline for exhibitors to be included in participant materials is July 2, 2017.

By actively supporting this event, your organization will benefit by strengthening its prominence as a leader in the solid waste industry, by enhancing your product awareness, by increasing your brand recognition and by increasing your sales and marketing outreach capabilities.

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Note: The registration deadline for sponsors to be included in participant materials and on signage is July 2, 2017.

The SWANA FL 2017 Summer Conference and Hinkley Center Colloquium will be held at Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort. A block of rooms is available for participants who wish to stay over. To make your reservation, click HERE or contact the hotel directly at 1-800-767-7777 to receive the discounted rate of $131 per night. Be sure to mention SWANA FL to receive this great rate, which is available until July 3, 2017. Call today and reserve your room!
Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort
17260 Harbour Point Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33908

The Billy W. Gilley Memorial Golf Tournament will take place on Sunday, July 23 at 9:00 a.m. at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. The cost is $125 and includes green fee, golf cart, breakfast, BBQ lunch, drinks, prizes and more. Winners will be announced during the Monday night dinner. Don’t miss this chance to tee off on an award-winning course designed by PGA Tour Winner Mark McCumber!
Lee County will host an afternoon tour of its Resource Recovery Campus on Monday, July 24. Participants must be pre-registered. Transportation will be provided. Please pick up a box lunch in the exhibit hall and meet in the hotel lobby. Buses will depart promptly at 12:45 p.m.
Tour highlights include 1836 TPD waste-to-energy facility, redesigned scale house facility, 1000 TPD transfer station, 500 TPD construction and demolition debris recycling facility, 30 TPH materials recycling facility, public drop off area, yard waste processing, tire processing, retail compost outlet, fleet storage yard and fleet maintenance facility.

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Attendees will have the opportunity to earn up to 12 CEUs toward their SWANA recertification and up to 7 CEUs toward State of Florida continuing education requirements for operators by attending the conference. Professional Engineers will also have the opportunity to earn continuing education course hours. Please be sure to stop by the registration desk for the necessary paperwork.
Refunds, less $25 processing fee, will be issued upon receipt of written request by July 2, 2017.  Due to meal guarantees, no refunds will be issued after July 2, 2017, and we will invoice for no-shows who do not cancel by July 2, 2017.  Please send requests for refunds and cancellations to info@swanafl.org.

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