Join Us for the 2019 FCA Annual Conference

May 8-10, 2019 | Columbus, OH

FCA's Annual Conference is a three-day event, providing you with ample opportunities for education, networking and recognition.

Registration closes on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.
$400 per member        $500 per non-member

Can't attend the full conference? Join us for the 96th FCA Recognition Banquet at the Westin Hotel on Friday, May 10, 2019. Register here.

To register at our member price, the fraternal organization for which you work must be a dues-paying member of FCA.
Not sure if your organization is a member? Contact Director of Information Phil Aiello at

Not a member? You are still welcome to attend! Simply register at our non-member price. Associate members will register for the conference using a separate form.


FCA Annual Conference Programming
Attendees will hear from speakers who will host presentations and hands-on workshops on a vast array of topics, including: copy editing, graphic design, email marketing, and storytelling.

Click here to review the current program schedule.

96th FCA Recognition Banquet

We cordially invite executive and local staff, volunteers and spouses to attend our cocktail reception and banquet, celebrating members' achievements and their creative work.

Reception and dinner is held at the Westin Hotel concluding the conference on Friday, May 10. Business or cocktail attire is appreciated.

Reception: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dinner: 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Cost: $70 per person

Register online!

2019 FCA Annual Conference
Communications Critiques

Critiques will take place Friday, May 10 between
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Thank you for your submission and we wish you the very best on your critiques. You will receive an email confirmation of your time and on-site location before you arrive at the conference.

If you have any trouble with your submission or have questions,
please email Hillary Brewer at

Need Accommodations?
The Westin Great Southern Columbus hotel offers the finest services and amenities - steps from shopping, dining and entertainment. All conference programming is in the Westin.

Our special hotel rate ends April 8 at 5 p.m. EST.; However, rooms will still be available at the hotel's regular rate.

The Westin Great Southern Columbus
310 S. High Street
Columbus, OH, 43215
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FCA Accolades is the Association's philanthropy program that allows FCA members to recognize one another and support a nonprofit in the local community that hosts the annual conference.

Whether you can attend #FCA2019 or not, share kind words of affirmation with peers in the community. This year the proceeds from our accolades will benefit Thurber House. The Thurber House, a nonprofit literary center, celebrates the written word through education and entertainment.

The cost is $3 for one or $5 for two stickers for conference attendees to proudly wear on their nametag. Be sure to honor your fellow FCA members and colleagues while supporting a great cause in our conference host city.

Purchase Accolades

If you have any trouble with registration or hotel accommodations, contact Annual Conference Committee Chairman Terry Hugo at

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