2019 Convention Highlights Recap

For those of you who missed our convention and trade show in August, you missed a great time. Below is a recap of the events.

Tom Stead Memorial Golf Tournament

We had over 220 golfers on two courses competing to take home the win. We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2019 Tom Stead Memorial Golf Tournament last month.

The winners were:

Panther Lake
First Place
Millwork Sales:

Ryan Stead, Jason Opal, Brian Harshbarger, Kelly Miller
Crooked Cat
First Place
Beaver Building Products:

Wade Jefferson, Randy Larson, John Bouy, Doug Anderson

Kick-Off Reception

Over 100 attendees listened to great music while enjoying a wide variety of mouthwatering and lavish hors d'oeuvres with complimentary drink tickets. An extraordinary time was had by all and who knew Mike Hain could sing?

Kick-Off Breakfast

The Kick-Off Breakfast was monumental with 300 attendees being captivated by former quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets and Arizona Cardinals, Boomer Esiason, With his laid back, easy-going personality, Boomer delighted the audience with stories from his football years and now his days as studio analyst for THE NFL TODAY as well as a contributor on NFL MONDAY QB on CMS Sport Network. Boomer hung around after the breakfast to sign footballs and photo ops for the attendees.

Hall of Fame Luncheon

One of largest Hall of Fame Luncheons to date, attendees looked on as Hall of Fame recipients, Don Magruder , Ro-Mac Lumber and Don Viscio, BlueLinx Corporation received their plaques. The audience shared humorous, touching and inspiring memories about the two Dons.

Once in a Lifetime Motivational Breakfast

Moving from the traditional Sales Expertise Breakfast, SSgt. Joey Jones proved to be the perfect speaker for our Once in a Lifetime Motivational Breakfast. Joey's genuine demeanor, thoughtful approach and innate humor allowed him to masterfully connect with the attendees. His message was simple….



Pre-Centennial Bash

There was no lack of fun at the Pre-Centennial Bash with terrific casino games, a lot of scrumptious food and enjoyable music and drinks. Flipping cards and rolling dice, attendees strived throughout the night to win tickets for cash prize drawings. Cash prizes in the amounts of $50, $200, $500…all the way up to $1,000 were won at the Bash. Truly an unforgettable night of fun!

2020 Convention and Trade Show!

Planning is already underway for our 2020 Main Event—FBMA's Convention and Gulf Atlantic Building Products Expo. We will be celebrating our 100 year anniversary. As you know from past conventions and trade shows, FBMA goes all out to make these events unforgettable.

FBMA has been working with Shingle Creek to eliminate the issues we experienced in this year's program; mainly, the parking problem.

In order to solve these problems, our 2020 Convention and Trade Show will now be held on Wednesday, September 16 through Friday, September 18.

Mark your calendar now. You don't want to miss next year's electrifying festivities - "The biggest and best in 100 years!"

You Don't Want To Miss FBMA's Orlando "TopGolf" Charity Golf Tournament Supporting Give Kids the World

There's still time to register for our Orlando TopGolf Tournament on October 24. The event will begin with registration at 4:30 p.m. followed by dinner and golf warm up. The tournament will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end by 7:30 p.m. Dinner is included in the registration fee.

Click on the link below to access the interactive PDF registration form. Complete, save it and email to Betty@fbma.org. Questions? Contact Betty Askew at betty@fbma.org or call 352.383.0366.

TopGolf Registration Form

FBMA Would Like to Thank All of Our 2019 Convention and Trade Show Sponsors!

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