Caribla & AKFCF Convention
February 6-9, 2019

Rosen Shingle Creek Resort
Orlando, FL

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Wednesday, February 6

7:00am-2:00pm                                  AKFCF Golf Tournament (pre-register)
9:00am-5:00pm                                  KFC LA&C RMF (closed session)
5:00pm-6:00pm                                  Caribla Welcome Gift Distribution

Thursday, February 7

7:30am – 8:30am                                 Caribla Breakfast
8:30am-10:00am                                 Caribla Board Meeting (Franchisees only)
10:00am-11:45am                               Caribla General Session
11:45am-12:45pm                               Caribla Lunch
12:45pm-5:00pm                                 AKFCF Workshops
5:00pm-8:00pm                                   Trade Show (visit the CARIBLA booth row)
8:00pm-12:00am                                 Caribla Party

Friday, February 8

7:00am-8:00am                                   AKFCF Networking Breakfast
8:00am-9:00am                                   AKFCF General Session “Prime Time” Episode 1
9:15am-12:00noon                              KFCC Presentations. Episode 2
12:00noon-2:30pm                             Trade Show LUNCH (visit the CARIBLA booth row)
2:45pm-4:45pm                                   NCAC Update, AKFCF Keynote Speaker. Episode 3
6:00pm-10:00pm                                AKFCF Private Event at Universal Studios

Saturday, February 9

7:15am-8:15am                                     AKFCF Networking Breakfast
8:15am-9:15am                                     Brand Q&A with AKFCF, KFCC, NCAC, RSCS. Episode 4
9:30-10:45am                                        Best of the Best RGM Workshop. Episode 5
11:00am-12:45pm                                AKFCF Annual Legal Update (Franchisees only) Episode 6
1:00pm-2:15pm                                    AKFCF Board Meeting (Franchisees only)

Be sure to check your onsite program guide and the convention APP for the final agenda, locations and time.
Your badge is required for admission to all events.

Rosen Shingle Creek Resort
9939 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL  32819

The deadline for hotel reservations at the group rate is January 4, 2019.

Click here for the hotel website

Rosen Shingle Creek reservations direct phone : 866-996-6338.

The group room rate of $225 rate is per guestroom, per night, for up to four (4) occupants. Rates are subject to a 12.5% sales tax. The room rate includes complimentary In-Room Internet Access and use of the Fitness Center. Rates are honored three(3) days prior and post-Convention dates based on availability. A deposit of one night’s room and tax is required at the time of booking. Changes and cancellations must be made within 72 hours of the scheduled arrival day to avoid one night’s penalty fee.

Travel Information

You will want to fly into the Orlando International Airport (MCO) which is served by all major carriers.

Rosen Shingle Creek® is conveniently located on Universal Boulevard just off of the Beachline Expressway (SR 528, Exit #2).  All rideshare companies are on site at the Orlando Airport and taxi service is available. Taxis are available at an average rate of $40 one way and depending on traffic it is a 20-minute ride from the airport. Uber is available from the airport. Enterprise Rent-A-Car is on property at Shingle Creek.  Super Shuttle (shared rides) has extended a special rate click here for details.

Self-parking is complimentary for the convention attendees.  Valet parking is also available for $26 overnight..

Sorry!  You can no longer register online for this event.

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Exhibitor Information


Gatlin Registration Desk #1)
Wednesday, February 6 – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday, February 7 – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Wednesday, February 6 – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday, February 7 – 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday, February 7 – 4:00 pm – Inspection and walk-through – freight for any booth not set up by that time will be removed.

Show Hours
Thursday, February 7 – 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Welcome Reception in Trade Show)
Friday, February 8 – 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm (Lunch in Trade Show)

Friday, February 8 – 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Saturday, February 9 – 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Non-Exhibitor or Non-Sponsor attendees: $2,000. This category applies for vendors that are not doing a Caribla booth or a Caribla sponsorship.  If you are doing a sponsorship or booth in AKFCF and want to participate in the Caribla convention you will need to register in this category.