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Federal Business Council (FBC)
Offices: Annapolis Junction, Maryland
FBC specializes in producing trade show events and conferences, with an emphasis on information technology, at Federal Government locations throughout the United States. Each month thousands of federal employees attend these events to evaluate the latest advances in information technology and update their sources for future requirements.
Federation of European Direct Marketing (FEDMA)
Offices: Brussels, Belgium
The Federation of European Direct Marketing was created in 1997 as a result of the merger between EDMA (est. 1976) and FEDIM (est. 1992). FEDMA is the single voice of the European direct marketing industry. Its national members are direct marketing associations (DMAs) representing users, service providers and media/carriers of direct marketing. FEDMA also has more than 350 direct company members.
Fiber To The Home Council (FTTH)
Offices: Washington, DC
The Fiber-to-the-Home Council is a non-profit organization established in 2001 to educate the public on the opportunities and benefits of FTTH solutions. FTTH Council members represent all areas of broadband industries, including telecommunications, computing, networking, system integration, engineering, and content-provider companies, as well as traditional telecommunications service providers, utilities and municipalities.
Financial Executives International (FEI)
Offices: Florham Park, New Jersey
FEI speaks on behalf of the profession to legislative and regulatory bodies in Washington, D.C., and other corridors of power. FEI provides a corporate perspective to Congress and policymaking bodies such as the SEC, the FASB and the IASB. They monitor a range of public policy issues affecting financial executives. FEI's advocacy for the profession has been characterized by the significant impact the association had on Congressional legislation in 2002 to address corporate accounting reform. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 incorporated several provisions of FEI's 12-point Observations and Recommendations on improving financial management, financial reporting and corporate governance.
Florida Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus (FACVB)
Offices: Tallahassee, Florida
The Florida Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus serves as the single unifying voice for all of Florida's convention and visitor bureaus, providing cooperative tourism industry education, enhancing professionalism, facilitating the cooperative exchange of information between Florida CVBs, developing an awareness of legislative issues and unifying the state's CVB industry through public relations. Its stated mission is to provide cooperative action to enhance and encourage the growth of Florida’s convention and visitors industry.

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Florida Chamber of Commerce
Offices: Albuquerque, New Mexico
The Florida Chamber is of Commerce is a federation of businesses, chambers of commerce and associations. The Federation's more than 137,000 member businesses represent three million employees in every legislative district in Florida. More than eighty percent of their members are small businesses, which reflects Florida's strength and spirit.
Florida High Tech Corridor
Offices: Sanford-Lake Mary, Florida
The Florida High Tech Corridor includes the 21 counties that make up the service areas of the University of Central Florida and the University of South Florida. This region stretches from Volusia county and Florida’s Space Coast on the Atlantic through Metro Orlando and on to Tampa Bay. Current studies have revealed thousands of high tech companies reside along the Corridor.
Florida Renewable Energy Association (FREA)
Offices: Altamonte Springs, Florida
The Florida Renewable Energy Association promotes the development of clean energy in Florida through public education, political advocacy, and industry networking opportunities. FREA works often with local governments and other nonprofits in providing seminars on energy efficiency, solar energy, and alternative fuel vehicles. We strive together with like-minded organizations to provide unified advocacy for progressive state policies designed to propel Florida to the forefront of renewable energy development and use.
Florida Retail Federation (FRF)
Offices: Tallahassee, Florida
The Florida Retail Federation protects Florida's retailers by lobbying the state legislature and providing cost-saving services. FRF was founded to promote a healthy, free enterprise system in Florida. Their purpose is to strengthen and support a favorable business environment where retailers and their suppliers can grow and prosper. By protecting Florida's retail industry, FRF is preserving and fostering the foundation of the country's economy.
Florida Telecommunications Association (FTA)
Offices: Tallahassee, Florida
The mission of the Florida Telecommunications Association is to represent its members and promote the telecommunications industry by providing value to the companies and consumers. Members participate in the framing of regulatory and legislative policy and position statements. They also have opportunities to actively participate in Association activities through membership on committees, task forces and the Board of Directors.
Florida Venture Forum
Offices: Tampa, Florida
The Florida Venture Forum  is Florida's oldest, largest and most prestigious statewide support group for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs. As an entrepreneurial networking group, the Florida Venture Forum educates entrepreneurs and assists them in identifying sources of venture capital. Created in 1984 by a group of high-level business leaders and academicians, the goal of the Florida Venture Forum is to help ensure the success of Florida-based entrepreneurial ventures by offering expert counsel and educational advice. Throughout the year, the Florida Venture Forum provides programs on a statewide basis.