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Registration and Lodging

Annual Meeting Registration

Annual Meeting Registration

Registration for the Federation of State Medical Boards’ 2018 Annual Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, is now open.




FSMB Member – Board Members and Staff $495 $595
FSMB Non-member $595 $695
One-day Rate $250 $300
CME Fee $75 $75

FSMB Foundation Luncheon
(reservations by April 16, 2018)

$100 $100
Additional Meal Tickets for Guest(s):    
Platter Lecture and Luncheon $50 $50
Bierring Dinner $75 $75

FSMB Foundation Luncheon
(reservations by April 16 2018)

$100 $100


Early-bird Registration Deadline March 19, 2018
Hotel Reservations Close April 2, 2018
Online Registration Closes April 9, 2018

FSMB Foundation Luncheon
Reservation Deadline

April 16, 2018


The registration fee includes admission to all Annual Meeting education sessions, meal functions and receptions. To take advantage of the early-bird registration discount of $100, registration and payment must be postmarked by March 19, 2018.

To register with a credit card (Visa or MasterCard only) through FSMB’s secure, online site, please click here.  

Please contact the FSMB Education Department at: or call 817-868-4037.

One-Day Registration
One-day registration is available for any of the meeting dates, but purchase is limited to one day only. Multiple one-day passes cannot be purchased for the same person.

FSMB Foundation Luncheon
The FSMB Foundation Luncheon will be held Friday, April 27, 2018. This year’s featured guest speaker will be announced soon. Tickets to the FSMB Foundation Luncheon are not included in the registration fee and should be purchased separately. For additional information, please click here. Reservations must be received by April 16, 2018

Cancellations must be made in writing to the FSMB Education Department. Individuals who cancel before April 9, 2018 are entitled to a refund of their registration fees, less a $125 processing charge. No refunds will be made for cancellations after April 9, 2018. Refunds will be made in the same form as the original payment. Please note, attendees are responsible for canceling their own flight and hotel reservations in the event they are unable to attend the meeting.

A draft of the 2018 Annual Meeting agenda is available here.

Hotel Information

Sheraton-Le Meridien Charlotte Hotel Complex
555 South McDowell Street
Charlotte, NC  28204
The Sheraton Charlotte Hotel and Le Meridien Charlotte are connecting hotels with shared meeting space.

Sheraton Charlotte Hotel (South Tower) Reservations-
Attendee Room Rate:  $199
For on-line reservations click here - Sheraton Charlotte Hotel Attendee Block
Government Room Rate:  $127 – A government issued photo ID must be presented upon check-in.
For on-line reservations click here - Sheraton Charlotte Hotel GOVERNMENT Block
Phone reservations – 866-716-8134

Le Meridien Charlotte (North Tower) Reservations- Attendee Room Rate:  $199
For on-line reservations click here – Le Meridien Charlotte Attendee Block
No government rate rooms available.
Phone reservations – 877-782-0116

Please make your reservations early, as only a limited number of hotel rooms will be available until the cut-off date of April 2, 2018, or until the block is sold out, whichever comes first.  A limited number of government rate rooms will also be available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Be sure to reference the FSMB Annual Meeting if booking your reservation by phone to secure the conference rate. 

Check-in Time:  3:00pm
Check-out Time:  12:00pm (Noon)

Rates are for single/double occupancy.

Electronic Recordings and Photographs
Registration for, attendance at, and/or participation in the 2018 FSMB Annual Meeting constitutes acknowledgement by the registrant/attendee/participant that photos and video/audio recordings may be made of the conference events and constitute agreement by the registrant/attendee/participant that the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) may use and distribute in its publications, on its web site, and in the conference proceedings, such photos or recordings that include the image or voice of the registrant/attendee/participant. 
Individual recordings (audio or visual) of any portion of the meeting are strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of the FSMB. By participating in the Annual Meeting, the registrant/attendee/participant acknowledges that he/she agrees to these stipulations.

Program Materials
Attendees are encouraged to bring a fully-charged laptop computer or other electronic devices with them to the meeting, as program materials and presentations for this year’s event will be provided electronically. Attendees are also encouraged to download the FSMB Annual Meeting mobile app to their smartphone or tablet. The app will be available for download in early April 2018.

Ground Transportation
From Charlotte-Douglas Airport: Charlotte-Douglas International Airport is approximately 7.5 miles/13 minutes from Sheraton-Le Meridien Charlotte Hotel Complex. There are many options for getting to and from the hotel including:

Private Car - Cartier Classic Transportation is the official day or night car service of Sheraton-Le Meridien Charlotte Hotel Complex, eliminating the worry of waiting for a cab. The driver will meet the guest with a name placard inside the airport.

Hertz Car Rental - Contact: (800) 831-4847

Taxi - $25 from the airport (Fees are only an estimate and subject to change)

Railway - Amtrac is located 1.5 miles from Sheraton-Le Meridien Charlotte Hotel Complex.