FLAGGL 2016 is September 21-23rd at JW Marriott, Orlando

About our Conference


This year’s fifth annual conference will be held September 21st-23rd, 2016 at the JW Marriott in Orlando, Florida. This year’s conference is expected to host a cross section of attendees from various industry institutions throughout the state of Florida. The annual conference will include general sessions, keynote addresses, breakout sessions and networking opportunities with other colleagues and SBA officials.

SeanSnaithKEYNOTE SPEAKER:  This year’s keynote will be Dr. Sean Snaith, Director of the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Economic Competitiveness. Sean is a widely recognized economist in the fields of business and economic forecasting, the housing market, consumer issues and federal economic policy. Bloomberg News recently named Snaith one of the country’s most accurate forecasters for his predictions about the Federal Reserve’s benchmark interest rate, the Federal Funds rate. Read more…

Conference Registration:

Individual registration is $449 and we are ALMOST SOLD OUT – Last day to register is Wednesday, 9/14 (only 7 spots left!).


Cancellations with refunds accepted until August 15th, less processing fee. Sorry, no refunds after August 15th. Substitutions always accepted.


NAGGL Pre-Conference Training:  SBA Construction Lending Course

When:  September 21st (registration deadline September 9th or until full); 8:30a-5:00p

Instructor: Diane Gallion of Radius Bank

Cost:  $495 NAGGL Mbr/Non-Mbr, $345 Govt

This one-day course addresses special requirements related to construction lending and risk management.

• Construction Requirements
• Construction Risk Management
• Payment and Performance Bonds
• Contracts and Supporting Documentation

Suggested Prerequisites: Understanding the SOP 50 10, Closing and Funding the SBA Loan

This course will be held onsite at the JW Marriott (room TBD).  Course fee is separate from conference registration, and is not included with conference registration fee.  To attend both NAGGL training and the conference, register for BOTH separately.  Registration open now on the NAGGL website.  Click here to register.


Sponsorships are now CLOSED.  Thank you to all our sponsors – to view our Sponsor Info Packet for booth assignments and other logistics info, click here.

SponsorPkg“No Suitcasing” Policy
Only conference exhibitors are permitted to promote their products, services or company during the FLAGGL Conference. Corporate product or services marketing must occur within the contracted exhibit booth space. Any individual found roaming the exhibit hall handing out flyers, ‘poaching’ prospects, placing/distributing product information in public spaces anywhere within the convention venue will be asked to cease and may be asked to leave the FLAGGL event.

Hotel Reservations:

HotelRmWe have SOLD OUT of rooms at the group rate at the JW Marriott (our host hotel).  Additional blocks are available at the following:

Other nearby hotel options (within 5 miles) include:  Courtyard by Marriott Orlando, SouthFairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld, Rosen Shingle Creek, Hilton Orlando, Springhill Suites Orlando at SeaWorld, Hyatt Regency Orlando, Hilton Garden Inn Orlando at SeaWorld, and Rosen Plaza (book directly here).


Please note that FLAGGL does not endorse nor have a relationship with any outside booking agency – a company called “Exhibitor Housing SerFLAGGL 2016 Alternate Hotelsvices” has contacted our sponsors in the past, stating that rooms are almost sold out and encouraging them to provide credit card information.  If  someone contacts you to book your hotel room or indicates the rooms are almost sold out, it is advised that you do not provide them with your credit card and contact the hotel or FLAGGL immediately at or call 844-887-6477.


Click here to download the full conference agenda


This year’s Golf Tournament will take place at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Course with a 1:00 pm Shotgun Start on Wednesday, 9/21.  Golf registration has now closed.  If you have not requested your foursome, please email us by Monday, 9/12 at


Please email us with any questions you have.





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