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Plan Your Visit to Orlando!

Conference Overview

Thursday, March 22nd – Certification Boot Camp &
Pre-Conference

Friday, March 23rd – Conference Day 1

Saturday, March 24th – Conference Day 2

Sunday, March 25th – Conference Day 3 – 1/2 Day

*Certification Exam date/time offering TBD.

Hotel Reservation Website – Coming Soon!


Local Transportation – To and from conference hotel/airport or to local attractions! 

SuperShuttle Orlando – Advanced booking online.  $20 (+ tax) for one-way shuttle to conference hotel from Orlando International Airport (MCO).

Uber – Advanced booking through app. Visit app store to download to your phone.  App allows you to split rides with friends/co-workers riding with you! Receipts are stored in the app for easy reimbursement by employer (if needed).

Lyft – Advanced booking through app. Visit app store to download to your phone. App allows you to split rides with friends/co-workers. Receipts are stored in the app for easy reimbursement by employer (if needed).


Orlando World Center Marriott

To make your reservation at the great DDNA rate of $159/night, please click here – COMING SOON to be directed to the World Center Marriott – DDNA reservations website. No group code needed to secure this great rate when using the link! 

Expect breathtaking views & sunny days at this year’s conference hotel!  With 1,889 spacious guestrooms, you will be able to relax after conference sessions in your room or by the pool! Sleep soundly in the plush beds and freshen up in the well appointed baths!  Each room has space to work or catch up on emails because we know a nurse’s job is never done!  You will also find mini refrigerators, mini bar, in-room coffee makers/tea service, in-room safe, and complementary guest room internet for Marriott Rewards Members (sign-up to become a member today – FREE)!  Non-rewards members will have access to in-room internet for $5.00+ per room, per night.

Our conference hotel features 10 restaurants and lounges (including Starbucks!).  A full-service spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, an excellent pool with two 200-foot waterslides and a 90-foot speed slide, a kids’ splash park, and a nightly laser light show.

Play a round of golf at the 18-hole championship golf course or check out the golf instruction at the Jack Nicklaus Academy on-site.

Take advantage of the resort amenities by opting in to the $25 per day resort fee at check-in.  By opting in, you will receive the following amenities (not otherwise included in your stay):

  • Enhanced in-room wireless internet for up to 6 devices.
  • Unlimited local and domestic long distance calls.
  • Bottled water (two 10oz bottled) replenished once daily with housekeeping service.
  • Daily scheduled shuttle service to Disney Parks for up to 4 guests.
  • Daily credit of up to $10 per room towards dry cleaning (credit is not cumulative through stay).
  • Daily bucket of practice balls at the driving range.

Orlando International Airport

Fly into Orlando International Airport on one of many major carriers (Alaska Air, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, jetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin – just to name a few!).

Want to rent a car while you’re saying in Orlando?  Click here for rental car options at the Orlando airport.

Need more information Orlando’s airport?  Click here to visit the airport website.

 

 


Helpful Links for Things to Do:

Dining/Shopping/Entertainment Destination

Pointe Orlando – 9101 International Drive
Open air entertainment/shopping/restaurant district – home to many fine and casual dining options, bars, live music, shopping, and other entertainment!

 

 

Theme Parks/Family Fun

Universal Studios Theme Park

Walt Disney World Resort

SeaWorld Orlando

Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park

LEGOLAND Resort

The Coca-Cola Orland Eye – Observation Wheel

Chocolate Kingdom – Chocolate Factory

WonderWorks

Best of Orlando Restaurants ($ – $$$$)

Hot Krust Panini Kitchen $

Blaze Pizza $

Shake Shack $

Whole Foods Market $-$$

Seito Sushi $$-$$$

The Melting Pot $$-$$$

NYPD Pizza $$

Ocean Prime $$$-$$$$

Victoria & Albert’s $$$$

The Capital Grille $$$$

Shopping

Orlando International Premium Outlets

The Mall at Millenia

Disney Springs

The Florida Mall

Sports/Entertainment

Orlando Magic – NBA

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

Orlando Opera

Orlando House of Blues

Day Trips from Orlando – Rent a car and enjoy a day outside of Orlando!

Kennedy Space Center (60 miles)

Daytona Beach (75 miles)

Cocoa Beach (66 miles)

Tampa, FL (69 miles)