FLUG – A Bentley Institute Sponsored Users' Group


2024 FLUG Training Forum

Tuesday, Oct 8th thru Friday, Oct 11th, 2024

Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront, Cocoa Beach, Florida

Watch for email updates and Important Announcements for the 2024 event below including 2024 Hotel Room Blocks and Registration Information.



Registration for 2024 FLUG Training Forum is NOT Open, however please check out the Event Page which contains all the Registration and Workshop pricing information required to help plan and budget for this awesome training event.


2023 Presentations are available for download.

The presentations we have received to date can be downloaded from the Events Tab > Conference Presentations 2023. 

Additional presentations will be added as we receive them.


1) New Multiple Attendee Group Registration Option:

FLUG has added a new Multiple Attendee Group Registration Option for those companies looking to send multiple attendees to FLUG but wanting to receive just one Order and pay one Invoice. One individual can register all their companies FLUG attendees quickly and easily. 

2) Early On-Site Registration:

For those attendees arriving to FLUG Monday October 7th, 2024, FLUG will be offering early on-site registration between the hours of 4:30pm to 6:30pm in the Seagrapes room. Try to take advantage of the early on-site registration to avoid the Tuesday morning crowds.

The Florida Local Users’ Group continues to offer the most economical and customizable hands-on training available in the Southeast, but FLUG is no longer “Local” with attendees from 22 states and Canada attending.

For over 35 years, the Florida Local Users’ Group has provided the most realistic and economical training in the Southeast. Our instructors are some of the bests in the industry, which helps make FLUG the best value for your CADD training dollar. FLUG is not a Marketing Event. FLUG’s primary purpose is to keep engineers, designers and technicians up to date and educated about the latest CADD information in the technology world. We are here to help you and your company succeed and grow. Our attendees are the go-getters, the mainstays of your office. Our attendees come to FLUG to expand their working knowledge in software and applications so your professional firm can win projects. The accomplishments of FLUG attendees and their companies are unprecedented. Our instructors encourage FLUG attendees to bring project and real-world questions to FLUG. Our instructors are here for YOU! Their job is to educate you. Your success is a direct reflection of our instructors and their desire to teach you the most worthwhile process for achievement.

Top 8 Reasons to Attend FLUG this Year.

Direct Hands-on Training:
Come learn everything from the best trainers around. From basic beginning to immediate and more advanced software hands-on training. FLUG provides the training that is relevant to your day-to-day job be it CADD, Reality Modeling, Survey, Drainage or Road and Bridge/Structures Design and Construction. FLUG offers it all.

Board Certified Continuing Education for Professional Engineering and Land Surveyors:
FLUG is a certified provider of Continuing Education Credits for the Florida Boards of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors and Mappers. FLUG continually offer over 100 hours of PDH/CE credits. Come complete your annual renewal requirements at the lowest prices around.

FLUG is a culmination of a meeting of the minds. Come meet up with friends and get to know some new ones. Enjoy talking directly with the software developers and suppliers to see what the future holds. Rub elbows with CAD Managers and other Professional Engineers.

Talk directly with Bentley:
Learn directly from the Bentley experts who are available and always willing to teach every day of the Conference. Ask about specific tools or new workflows and gain valuable insight into the future of Bentley software. Any project related concerns, bring them with you to FLUG. The Bentley experts are always willing to sit with you and help.

Technical Knowledge:
The advancement today in software capabilities requires in-depth training and hands-on labs and no one does it better than FLUG. Your company is making an investment in you and the increase in productivity when you return to the office will be immeasurable.

Time away from the Office:
This is your chance to get out of the office environment and enjoy Learning the software you love to use without the office distractions. Relax with your friends or meet new friends in this unique peer-to-peer learning environment. For over 35 years, FLUG has been the event to offer this.

The FLUG Directors and Officers enjoy seeing the interaction between our attendees, sponsors and Bentley and we like to rewards the attendees for it. All FLUG attendees qualify for door prizes and Vendor raffles, from food and beverage gift cards, VISA gift cards to a Drone. Hundreds given out all week.

Cocoa Beach:
Cocoa Beach is located on the East Coast and October is the off-season, meaning the beaches are quieter but the weather is still ideal. FLUG is held yearly at The Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront Hotel featuring 295 modern guest rooms and suites, a 10,000 s.f. oceanfront pool deck and a 1,800 s.f. covered Tiki Bar just steps from a beautiful sandy beach.

Stay tuned for more 2024 FLUG Training Forum announcements!

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