PDCA is pleased to host another exciting Companion’s Program with special activities throughout the Conference. This PDCA tradition brings spouses and guests together once again to review old friendships and create new ones.

  • Wednesday, June 28

    • All companions and guests are welcome to register for the 8th Annual PDCA Scholarship Fundraising Event – Golf Luncheon and Tournament at the Ocean Links Course, Omni Plantation Resort
    • Conference Opening Reception – Magnolia Ballroom, Omni Planation Resort
  • Thursday, June 29

    • Companions Program Breakfast – Hospitality Suite
    • Private Wildlife Tour and Lunch Buffet at White Oak Conservation (Learn more about White Oak here). White Oak is a functioning conservation facility devoted to the care and preservation of imperilled species. Companions will depart the Omni on provided transportation and embark on a two-hour tour led by wildlife experts, who introduce guests to conservation programs, facilities, and some of the 35 species that call White Oak home, including rhino, giraffe, okapi and cheetah.  You’ll step on board open-air tour vans or trolleys and experience White Oak with all your senses. Whether you have a casual interest in nature or truly want to save the planet, you won’t want to miss seeing Mother Nature at work.
    • Annual Conference Reception, Dinner & Entertainment (Beach, BBQ & Blues featuring Toots Lorraine & The Traffic) – Amelia Ballroom, Omni Plantation Resort
  • Friday, June 30

    • Companions Program Breakfast – Hospitality Suite
    • Private Tour of the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort’s “Sprouting Project” and Interactive Chef-led Cooking Class (Learn more about the Sprouting Project here). With what was once just a seedling of an idea has blossomed into the resort’s newest offering. “The Sprouting Project” consists of a state-of-the-art aquaponics greenhouse, an expansive organic garden, a large collection of beehives, and a barrel room. See, Sense, Sample.