Join us March 3-7, 2022, at the Caribe Royale Resort
in sunny Orlando, Florida, as we celebrate IBDEA turning the BIG 5-0!!!

You don’t want to miss attending this Golden Anniversary Celebration.
It will be a blast from the past as we leap into the future!

Keynote Speakers

Dirk Beveridge, 2022 Keynote Speaker

Dirk Beveridge

The IBDEA is thrilled to have Dirk Beveridge, with over 30 years of experience, back as the keynote speaker at the 2022 Conference in Orlando! His energy and passion for life, business, and your success are evident in everything Dirk does.

Naturally curious, Dirk believes that every interaction has the making of a story that others can learn from. Dirk helps audiences expand their belief of what’s possible through relevant, compelling, and at times humorous or soul-touching stories he gathers while traveling the world. As an entrepreneur, researcher, author, and strategist, Dirk is the catalyst that industry and organizations turn to to help them redefine their future in the age of rapid change.

Are you looking to be inspired?

Come to Orlando and learn how Dirk can build a relevant and profitable future for you and your organization!

Hank Fishkind, 2022 Keynote Speaker

Henry Fishkind, Ph. D

The IBDEA is excited to announce that Henry Fishkind, Ph. D., will be a keynote speaker at the 2022 Conference! With over 30 years of experience in economic analysis and forecasting, Dr. Henry Fishkind is widely regarded as one of Florida’s premier economists and financial advisors.

Dr. Fishkind’s career began in the public sector, where he worked as an economist and associate professor at the University of Florida. In 1980, Dr. Fishkind became the associate director for programs at the University of Florida’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research. During his tenure at the university, Dr. Fishkind served from 1979-1981 on the governor’s economic advisory board. He began his career as a private-sector consultant when he became president of M.G. Lewis Econometrics in Winter Park, Florida. In 1988, Dr. Fishkind formed Fishkind & Associates, Inc. as a full-service economic and financial consulting firm. In 2019, Dr. Fishkind sold his business’s financial advisory, consulting, and real estate advisory portions while keeping the expert witness portion, Fishkind Litigation Services, Inc.

What type of information can Dr. Fishkind provide to your organization to help you thrive in this economy?



Conference Registration includes admission to the Opening Night Welcome Event, 3 Breakfasts & 3 Lunches, Opening & Closing Receptions & Dinners, Product Fair Exhibition, Workshops, Meetings, Keynote Speaker, Golf* & Alternate Activities*, Hospitality Suite, and Spouse/Partner Events.

Social (Spouse/Partner) Registration includes admission to all food and beverage events including the Product Fair.

Please be sure you receive your email confirmation.

Full refund if canceled in writing prior to 12/31/21. Cancellation received after 12/31/21 subject to a 50% penalty. No refunds after 01/31/22.


Our special rate with the resort is $189/night (includes hotel fee) and includes in-room Wi-Fi standard service, two device package, scheduled shuttle service to the four Walt Disney World™ Theme Parks, Disney Springs, and Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets (reservations required), access to the fitness center, 10% discount on spa services at the Island Spa. This special rate will be available until February 7, 2022, or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Conference Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Silver Sponsors




Silver Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Key Card Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Supporting Sponsor

Charles Boggini Company