Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center
Fort Lauderdale, FL
or the “Sunshine State,” is located in the southeastern part of the United
States. The name Florida comes from the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León as
he described the region as “La Florida”, Spanish for “the land of flowers.”
Florida is the largest producer of citrus fruit in the United States and
produces the majority of oranges, tangerines, and grapefruits. It comes as no
surprised that the number one industry in Florida is tourism due to the all of
the shopping, beaches, museums, and historic landmarks. The average high temperature for Fort
Lauderdale in March is 83°F with an average low of 68°F. Learn more and visit
Lauderdale is located approximately 23 miles north of Miami and 42 miles south
of Palm Beach on the southeast coast of Florida. It is the eighth largest city
in Florida. Fort Lauderdale was one of the three forts named after Major
William Lauderdale in the Second Seminole War. None of the three forts are
Annual Meeting Location
The Greater Ft. Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center is the
country’s premiere waterfront
conference facility. Architecturally
designed to take advantage of its location, the Convention Center is
nestled on 17 acres of land adjacent to Fort Lauderdale's prized
Intracoastal Waterway. A 2,500-space parking garage is connected to the
Center via two enclosed, air-conditioned skywalks. The building is a
five-minute drive from the Fort Lauderdale Airport, within walking distance of
many local hotels, and less than one mile from Fort
Lauderdale's famed Blue Wave beaches.
and Transportation Information
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Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
is about 4 miles, or 10 minutes
away from the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center. This airport is ranked
21st in the U.S. in total passenger traffic and 13th in domestic origin and
destination passengers. It services 640 commercial flights per day on 26
Getting to Fort Lauderdale is a breeze, thanks to the
Lauderdale/ Hollywood International Airport
with free wireless internet access in all
terminals. When you land, you'll be in the heart of Greater Fort Lauderdale,
just three miles from hotels,
attractions, the beaches, Broward County Convention Center, Port Everglades and
just about anywhere else you want to be.
FLL Airport App: Get plugged in to what’s what and what’s where at FLL. Download the free FLL Airport App now for flight
information, parking information, an airport guide, Greater Fort Lauderdale's
Playbook, even the local time and temperature. It’s all there and more, just
touch your screen.
Directions from FLL to Convention Center: US-1 North (Federal Highway) to SE 17th Street (East). Follow SE 17th Street to Eisenhower Boulevard – (South). The Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center main entrance is SE 20th Street.
U.S. cities with non-stop service into FLL
International cities with non-stop service into FLL
32 miles, or 40 minutes away from the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention
Center. MIA is the United States second busiest airport for international
passengers. MIA is also the top US airport for international freight.
2100 NW 42nd Ave,
Miami, FL 33126
International Airport (PBI)
is 50 miles, or 55 minutes away from the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention
Center. It has 13 airlines that currently serve the airport. Palm Beach International Airport is a
public airport three miles west of Palm Beach, Florida, in West Palm Beach. It
serves the Greater Miami and Ft. Lauderdale areas and is 51 minutes from the
convention center in Ft. Lauderdale
1000 James L Turnage Blvd West Palm Beach, FL 33415
Getting Around Fort Lauderdale
Take the Sun Trolley from the convention center and official AADR hotels to the beaches and restaurants! View the route!
Rental Car Discounts
Receive between 5% - 40% discounts with Avis Budget Group by taking advantage of the AADR/CADR Annual Meeting discount. Reservations may be made by phone (+1.800.331.1600) or internet www.avis.com using the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number D012114.
IADR/AADR has partnered with Hertz to offer discounted car rental services to attendees. To reserve a car at these special meeting rates, please use the CV# 04RM0002. You can make reservations online at http://link.hertz.com/link.html?id=26097&LinkType=HZLK&TargetType=Homepage&ret_url=www.aadronline.org or call Hertz directly at +1.800.654.2240 (U.S. and Canada) or +1.405.749.4434 (other)
Things to Do
Arts & Entertainment
into a culture as deep as the ocean which frames us. A culture characterized by
Seminoles and Broadway shows.
Check out the taste of
Greater Fort Lauderdale's heritage including
tasty jazz and art festivals. And like
the horizon here, the list goes on and on and on. Be sure to check out the
concert schedules at the
Broward Center for the Performing Arts in the downtown Riverwalk Arts &
Hard Rock Live in Hollywood and the BB&T Center in Sunrise.
if you’re looking to add creativity to the mix, a walk through
The Downtown Hollywood Mural Project is a must with 20+ curated outdoor contemporary art
murals by internationally & international recognized artists. For film
lovers the newly unique Cinema Paradiso theater features independent films to
various locations, not to mention you will notice filming crews quite often in
Visit www.sunny.org/ways-to-play/attractions. Say hello to
your wild side and visit sea turtles on the beach, butterflies in an aviary, or
an eight-foot gator in the Everglades. Or lose yourself in a
museum and experience cultural treasures. Browse through
the attractions and activities below and maximize your fun during your
visit to Greater Fort Lauderdale.
Sightseeing Cruises & Tours
in an Intracoastal Waterway cruise, where you'll see eye-popping mansions along
Millionaire's Row, the mega-yachts of the rich and famous and private islands.
From popular cruises like the
Jungle Queen Riverboat and Riverfront Cruises, to
gondola rides, to Water Taxi – taxi cabs in the water!
kayak tours for an up close and personalized look at Greater Fort
Lauderdale's flora and fauna. Learn more at
Free Things to Do:
Stroll Hollywood's famed 2½
mile Broadwalk along the beach. Snorkel (no boat needed) from shore
reef system and discover the many underwater treasures. Meditate as you focus
on the sunrise by the pier in
Fort Lauderdale's beachfront promenade. Hop
downtown Fort Lauderdale's Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District on Fridays
and Saturdays to experience the lighthearted energy of
Las Olas Boulevard. Learn more at