February 8-9, 2018

Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
Telephone: (407) 284-1234

All presentations from the Construction Conference are now available! View them HERE.

We have a great selection of sessions this year and will be featuring a safety track again as well as a DBE track for those interested. You can view the tentative schedule HERE.

Attendees by Last Name
Attendees by Company Name

Early bird registration fees are as follows:(Ends January 5th)
FTBA Members/FDOT Employees – $65
Non-Members – $180

Regular registration fees are as follows:(Ends January 31st)
FTBA Members/FDOT Employees – $85
Non-Members – $205

Early bird registration ends January 5th and registration closes January 31st. If you miss the online registration window you may still register on-site!

On-site registrations fees are as follows:
FTBA Members/FDOT Employees – $105
Non-Members – $230


**Please note that Continuing Education Credits are not issued by FTBA. You can provide your PE number during registration and FDOT will provide you with credit. You may contact Heather Hicks ( from FDOT with any questions regarding the issuing of credits.**

Room rates in the FTBA block start at $229 per night. Our block always fills up, so be sure to reserve your room ASAP. Book your room HERE or contact Hyatt Hotels & Resorts Reservations at 888-421-1442.

Don’t forget to make time to visit our exhibit hall! View the layout of exhibitors here.

2018 FTBA Hall of Fame Dinner

Wednesday, February 7th

Their contributions are numerous. | Their work ethic is irreproachable. | Their dedication remains unsurpassed.

Please join us the night before the Construction Conference as we honor the 2018 FTBA Hall of Fame Inductees for their contributions to the transportation construction industry during the FTBA Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony on February 7, 2018 in Orlando, Florida.

The reception and seated dinner will be held in the Orlando Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Orlando starting at 6:00 PM. Tickets will be available to purchase individually for $150 each with a cash bar or you can reserve an entire private table (10 seats) with preferred seating and complimentary wine for the table for $3,000. All companies who purchase a full private table will automatically be considered a dinner sponsor.

Any questions regarding tickets or table purchases can be directed to Jay Burleson at or (850) 942-1404.

2018 Construction Conference

FTBA Hall of Fame Class of 2018
Bobby Buser
Armando de Moya
Rick Espino
Jose Fernandez
Jimmy Lairscey
John Phillips
Charlie Potts
Dave Ritchie
Mike Slade

2018 FTBA TransPAC Rental Auction Dinner

Thursday, February 8th

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
9150 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819

Come down to the Construction Conference for some industry updates and then follow that up with some fun. We know our members enjoy a good bidding war! Join us for dinner and drinks at our live Rental Auction in support of the FTBA TransPAC. The auction dinner will be held on February 8th from 6:30 – 10:30 PM at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House in Orlando. A big thank you to Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers for providing the auction services.

You must purchase a ticket for the dinner to attend the auction. Dinner and drinks are included in the ticket price of $120. The ticket price will count towards your company’s 2017-2018 TransPAC contribution total.

If your company is interested in donating rental equipment or materials to be auctioned off, please click here to download the rental donation form. Contact Jay Burleson with any questions.

2018 Bonn-J Charity Golf Invitational

Wednesday, February 7th

Save the date for this great annual golf event and join us in Orlando the day before the construction conference begins! This is Bonnie’s 10th year hosting the annual Bonn-J Charity Golf Invitational which benefits the FTBA Scholarship Fund.

Registration is open – resigter now before all the teams are full!

2018 Construction Conference - 2018 Bonn-J Charity Golf Invitational