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2018 Sponsorship and Exhibiting Opportunities

General Sponsorships

Break Sponsorships

Click here to find out more about our sponsorship opportunities.

Thank you to our current
2018 Sponsors!

General Sponsorships


Quantum Spatial

ESP Associates



Muscle Wall

Smart Vent


Moffatt and Nichol

Break Sponsorships

Freese and Nichols, Inc.

The North Carolina Association of Floodplain Managers annually hosts a Fall Floodplain Institute. This conference provides an opportunity to attend workshops and presentations, take the Certified Floodplain Manager exam, and mingle with your fellow floodplain managers.

NCAFPM will host our
13th Annual Fall Floodplain Institute

October 17-19, 2018
Crowne Plaza Asheville
Asheville, NC


Registration is $250 for current NCAFPM members (early bird price through October 1 is $200). For non-members of NCAFPM, registration is $295 (early bird price through October 1 is $245). One day rates are also available. If you have a question about your membership status and whether you qualify for the member rate, please contact Kelly Keesling.

The registration fee includes sessions and workshops, exhibitor’s social, two (2) lunches, conference social, break snacks, and conference giveaway. Additional options are available to pay for guest social tickets and for the golf tournament.


Refund Policy

Full refunds can be given if requested by Wednesday, October 10. After that date, you may receive a 50% refund. We only can process refunds by check. Please contact Kelly Keesling.


A draft of the conference program is available by clicking here. The last page is helpful as it includes the floorplan of the conference center. (rev. 10/14/18)

We will continue to update the program as we know more about the speakers and other information. The aftermath of the hurricane is obviously going to have an impact on the speakers and program, so please be patient as we continue to work on ironing out the details.

CFM Exam

The Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) exam will be offered on Friday, October 27. Note: Application must be approved prior to taking the exam. Go to our Certification page for application packet and details. Note that the fee for taking the exam is not included in conference registration. For more information, e-mail cfm@floods.org.

NCAFPM Membership

Current NCAFPM members (those who have paid their 2018 membership fee) qualify for a lower rate when registering for the conference. The registration form will offer an option to join or renew your NCAFPM membership or you can go to our Membership page and join NCAFPM today! NCAFPM membership is $60 per year and is renewed in January. To check your membership status, please contact Kelly Keesling.

Annual Golf Outing

Our golf outing will take place (weather permitting) on Wednesday, October 17, at the Asheville Municipal Golf Course (226 Fairway Dr., Asheville, NC 28805). It will be an 7:30 AM shotgun start. The cost to play is $60 per person and includes greens fee, cart, refreshments, light lunch, and prizes. For more information, contact John Fullerton at nchalfbacks.jf@gmail.com or 910-686-5640. You can include your golf fee when you register for the conference. If you register more than yourself with your online registration, please email the names of the golfers to John Fullerton.


2018 FFI Committee

John Fullerton email

David Key email

Laura Arnoldemail

Hotel Information

Crowne Plaza Tennis and Golf Resort
in Asheville, NC
1 Resort Dr., Asheville, NC  28806

Note! The cutoff date for our group rate is September 24 - so make your reservation today!

Here are three options for making reservations in order to get the group rate::

Call their toll-free number: 1-844-330-0296 (24/7) and mention the group name Floodplain Institute..

For in-house reservations, attendees can call their local number 828-285-2603 and mention the group name.

For online reservations, go to ashevillecp.com. Check availability (enter dates of stay). Enter group code: FFI

Room rate is $135/night + taxes.

Rate is available for October 16-18. Room must be booked by September 24 to receive this rate!