FLUG – A Bentley Institute Sponsored Users' Group


The 2022 FLUG Training Event was a huge sucess with over 450 total attendees. 


FLUG 2023 – Live and In-Person


FLUG 2023 will be an extra special Event as we celebrating 10 years at the Hilton Cocoa Beach Ocenfront Hotel.


2023 FLUG Training Forum

Tuesday, Oct 3rd thru Friday, Oct 6th, 2023

Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront, Cocoa Beach, Florida

Registration is NOT OPEN for the 2023 FLUG

Watch for update emails and Important Announcements for the 2023 Event below




The FLUG 2022 – Final Agenda with Room Assignments has been posted to our website; it can be found using the link below.

2022 FLUG Agenda_Final-MASTER (flugsite.com)

This is the Official Agenda so please take the time to print your copy. Please feel free to share this with your colleagues.


To better control the room/attendee ratio, from this point going forward, EVERY ATTENDEE is REQUIRED to build their own custom agenda (My Agenda) through your registration process. The completed “My Agenda” can be accessed and printed via the home screen of your FLUG account.

Registration Updates

Once again FLUG will be allowing Guest Registration, as well as, auditing of hands-on-workshops.


General Session Presentations

General Session presentations are available to download from the online Agenda.

Simply search for the General Session and click the link under the sessions description.


Workshop Training Material Downloads

  • FLUG will provide ALL workshop laptops. Do not bring your own laptop to any hands on workshops.
  • All Bentley workshop hand-outs will be available on the FLUG website for download.
  • If Bentley workshop attendees want a hard copy of the training material handout(s), it is the attendees’ responsibility to print their own copy(s) and bring it to FLUG.
  • To allow FLUG attendees the ability to reference training after FLUG, the datasets will be available for download also.


FLUG continues to offer the most economical and customizable hands-on training available in the Southeast.

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 10th, 2022, FLUG will be offering early on-site registration between the hours of 4:00pm to 6:30pm in the Seagrapes room. Try to take advantage of the early on-site registration to avoid the Tuesday morning crowds.

2019 TRAINING – Our most Successful event ever
The 2019 FLUG Training Forum saw a total of over 500 attendees from 22 States and Canada. With awesome User turn-out like this, the Florida Local Users’ Group is far from a “Local” users group. We look forward to an awesome 2022 training event. See you there.

Florida Local Users’ Group

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 best 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 2022 FLUG Training Forum announcements

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