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2021 FSEA Midyear Convention


I am looking forward to seeing everyone at the upcoming Florida State Elks Association Midyear Convention November 18-20 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center located at 1714 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32607. The agenda for all meetings may be found in the quick links on the left. Dress for all activities is business. Gentlemen are urged to wear jackets, tie optional.

Everyone attending, including spouses, guests, FLOE delegates, etc., is asked to preregister with the FSEA so we know who will be attending and so we can have a name badge waiting for you when you arrive at the Elks registration table. Online registration will close at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 14th. The link to online registration can be found in the quick links on the left. The Elks registration table at the Hilton will be staffed during the convention from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday.

A couple of notes about the Hilton:

  • Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. Check-out is 11:00 a.m.
  • Pet-friendly rooms are available. Service animals are always allowed.
  • Elks guests receive complimentary self-parking.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi service is available in the meeting rooms and guest rooms.

On Friday morning, the ladies from FLOE (Florida Ladies of Elks) will be sponsoring a wine glass decorating activity. The cost is $30 per person. To register, use the quick link on the left.

The midyear general session complete with reports from all our committees and programs will be held on Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. This session and the Major Projects Presentation on Saturday are the two events that are required to be attended by at least the Exalted Ruler and two other members from each Lodge.

The Major Projects meeting will be held on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. and is scheduled to conclude at 11:30 a.m.

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact our Meetings & Events Manager, Shannan Wilburn by e-mail at

We look forward to seeing you at the November meetings!

Carl T. Seibert

Carl Seibert, COO/State Secretary