Special Events

Welcome to Orlando Reception

Friday, February 16, 6:00 p.m – 7:00 p.m.

Don’t miss this special corporate-sponsored event where you can greet old friends and make new ones. There will be an open bar and light hors d’oeuvres will be served. 

Sponsored by
Amvac Chemical Company; Corteva AgriscienceFarm Press Publications; ICE Futures US; John Deere; Samuel Strapping Systems; Syngenta; Tama; and Valent USA Corportion


Saturday Luncheon with Jake Sherman

Saturday, February 17, 11:30 – 1:00 p.m.

ShermanJake Sherman is an acclaimed reporter and news media innovator. For over a decade, he has been the entrusted source for news on Congress, congressional leadership, and the politics of legislating. He is a political contributor to MSNBC and NBC News and appears on television from the Capitol almost daily.

Sherman is a co-founder of Punchbowl News, a news community focused on the people, power, and politics in Washington. He has incomparable access to the highest offices in Washington, which gives him a unique perspective on policies, players, and personalities driving politics today.

From 2016 to 2020, Sherman was the co-author, alongside Anna Palmer, of the top-rated POLITICO Playbook franchise, in which they chronicled President Donald Trump’s first term. Under their leadership, Playbook became a daily must-read and the platform more than doubled in revenue and tripled its readership. It became a highly rated daily podcast, afternoon newsletter, and event series featuring interviews with the top political and business leaders across the country.
In 2019, Sherman co-authored The Hill to Die On: The Battle for Congress and the Future of Trump’s America. The book provided the inside story of Congress in the first two years of Donald Trump’s presidency. It was an instant New York Times and national bestseller.

Tickets are $75 per person.

Sponsored by


Bayer Crop Science


Prayer Breakfast

Sunday, February 18, 7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

DuffyMike Duffy is a philanthropist and the author of five books on happiness, resilience and success including: The Happiness Book: A Positive Guide to Happiness!, The Happiness Book for Men and The Happiness Book for Kids Volumes I & II. Duffy also founded the Happiness Hall of Fame Homeless Outreach. He has built a children’s medical center in Kenya and is currently building a children’s hospital playroom in Uganda.

As a top-rated inspirational and motivational public speaker, his worldwide audiences include corporations, government organizations, non-profits and universities, including Stanford University, where he has guest lectured over the years.

Mike started The Happiness Hall of Fame to recognize, encourage and celebrate people and organizations that make other people happy. Some of the many distinguished members of The Happiness Hall of Fame include: Muhammad Ali, Dolly Parton, Steph Curry, Serena Williams, The Golden State Warriors, The San Francisco Giants, The Wounded Warrior Project, Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity and The Make-A-Wish foundation.

Tickets are $60 per person.