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ORANGE COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER

Conference Host Location – West Concourse D Hall
9800 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

Please review and note the below regarding the host location to best prepare for attending the conference:

  • For attendees who plan on driving, the Orange County Convention Center operates on-site vehicle parking. Please ensure you follow signs for West Concourse parking and NOT North-South Concourse as they are separate buildings.
  • Additional parking is also offered at the Destination Parkway Garage.
  • Parking rates vary upon vehicle size and entry time. Parking spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Fees are estimated at $20 per entry, but subject to change. There is NO overnight parking available at the Orange County Convention Center.
  • For those who plan on driving to the convention center, event-specific parking areas will be listed on roadway signage on International Drive, Universal Boulevard and the surrounding area.
  • Overnight parking is not allowed at the Orange County Convention Center.
  • The two host hotels, Rosen Centre and Rosen Plaza, are connected to the West Concourse by skybridge, and parking fees at the hotel are by day. Avoid excessive or re-entry fees by booking accommodations at one of the host hotels.
  • Food and beverage will be available for sale at the convention center.

For additional information such as directions, parking details, amenities, safety/first aid, or area information visit: https://occc.net/Attendee

Exhibitors should defer any logistical questions and ordering to the Florida Fire Conference staff and/or the contracted General Services Contractor – Alliance Nationwide Exposition. Please visit our Exhibit page for the most up to date information.

VALENCIA COLLEGE FIRE RESCUE INSTITUTE

All Fireground Hands-on Training (H.O.T.) Host Location
2966 W Oak Ridge Rd, Orlando, FL 32809

Valencia College’s School of Public Safety Fire Rescue Training Facility offers a wide variety of training and learning opportunities for the community’s public and private sector fire service professionals. Programs focus on the most recent updates, topics and equipment and are taught by experienced professionals from the field. In addition, Valencia College can customize programs to meet the specific needs of any agency.

In collaboration with central Florida fire agencies, Valencia College has established a premier Fire Rescue Institute to provide career pathways to meet the needs of the fire service community in central Florida, nationally and globally. The institute prepares all levels of fire service professionals, including the firefighter, fire officer, fire inspector, fire investigator and fire instructor. Also, the Fire Science Technology Associate in Science degree program provides opportunities for students to continue on to a bachelor’s degree.

9840 International Drive, Orlando, Florida 32819

*Group rate has ended. Please call 800-204-7234 to book accommodations based on current rates and availability.

A reduced rate of $219.00 per night plus tax ($20.00 per night for additional person) has been negotiated for conference attendees at the Rosen Centre. The group rate is subject to availability, and room types are limited, so be sure to make your hotel reservation in advance.

  • No resort fees.
  • Discounted rate of $15.00 per night self-parking for all overnight attendees, over event dates.

Group rate ends: Thursday, December 7, 2023

Terms and Conditions

Check-in time: 3:00 p.m. | Check-out time: 11:00 a.m.

Rosen Hotels and Resorts require that all reservations be secured by the reservations due date with a guaranteed payment method. Credit cards, debit cards, checks and money orders are acceptable forms of guarantee and/or deposit funds. Five (5) days prior to your arrival, a one night’s guestroom and tax authorization will be processed on your credit/debit card if there is no deposit. Please be aware that an authorization on a debit card will reduce the funds available in your bank account at that time.

Rosen Hotels and Resorts have a five (5) day individual guest room cancellation policy. If an individual guest cancels less than five (5) days prior to arrival, the credit/debit card used to guarantee the reservation will be charged a one night’s guestroom and tax fee. If deposit was sent in to guarantee the reservation it will be refunded only if the room is canceled more than five (5) days before arrival.

Please keep in mind that the event organizers may suffer a financial penalty for reservations that are made and not utilized, such as cancellations, no-shows, and reduced stays even if you are charged a penalty, which may impact our ability to secure rooms in the future. We ask that you be considerate in booking only hotel accommodations that you anticipate using.

9700 International Drive, Orlando, Florida 32819

A reduced rate of $209.00 per night plus tax ($20.00 per night for additional person) has been negotiated for conference attendees at the Rosen Plaza. The group rate is subject to availability, and room types are limited, so be sure to make your hotel reservation in advance.

  • No resort fees.
  • Discounted rate of $12.00 per night self-parking for all overnight attendees, over event dates.

Group rate ends: Thursday, December 7, 2023

Terms and Conditions

Check-in time: 3:00 p.m. | Check-out time: 11:00 a.m.

Rosen Hotels and Resorts require that all reservations be secured by the reservations due date with a guaranteed payment method. Credit cards, debit cards, checks and money orders are acceptable forms of guarantee and/or deposit funds. Five (5) days prior to your arrival, a one night’s guestroom and tax authorization will be processed on your credit/debit card if there is no deposit. Please be aware that an authorization on a debit card will reduce the funds available in your bank account at that time.

Rosen Hotels and Resorts have a five (5) day individual guest room cancellation policy. If an individual guest cancels less than five (5) days prior to arrival, the credit/debit card used to guarantee the reservation will be charged a one night’s guestroom and tax fee. If deposit was sent in to guarantee the reservation it will be refunded only if the room is canceled more than five (5) days before arrival.

Please keep in mind that the event organizers may suffer a financial penalty for reservations that are made and not utilized, such as cancellations, no-shows, and reduced stays even if you are charged a penalty, which may impact our ability to secure rooms in the future. We ask that you be considerate in booking only hotel accommodations that you anticipate using.

Rooms may still be available at the group rate based on availability. Please call 800-627-8258 or check at the link below:

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