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Conference Host Location – South Concourse B Hall
9899 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 South Concourse parking (same building as North Concourse) and NOT West 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.
  • 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 host hotel, Hilton Orlando, is connected to the South Concourse by skybridge, and parking fees at the hotel are by day. Avoid excessive or re-entry fees by booking accommodations at the host hotel.
  • 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:

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


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.


6001 Destination Parkway, Orlando, Florida 32819
Group Rate: $299/night plus tax ends December 12, 2024

Exceptional resort experience in the heart of Orlando’s International Drive. Tucked away in the heart of Orlando is where you’ll discover Hilton Orlando, a vibrant, contemporary resort with an exciting personality to complement an exceptional location. Centrally located to all major theme-parks and attractions and just minutes from the eclectic dining scene and entertainment of International Drive, this resort sits on over 26 acres of lush landscaping and tropical inspirations making it a true destination in of its own. Guests are immediately welcomed with an upscale feel enhanced with resort-style accommodations and amenities.

To enhance the Orlando dining scene, Hilton Orlando offers several distinct dining options from our new sports bar, FastBreak, to the more leisure Tropics Pool Bar & Grill. From a little R&R to making a big splash, the heart of the resort is the expansive recreation area featuring a tropical oasis with sweeping waterfalls overflowing into two pools and a lazy river lined with luxurious cabanas. For more activity, take a plunge down the winding waterslide, or enjoy an afternoon on one of the sports courts. Inside, take the time to enjoy eforea spa, the 15-000 sq. ft. onsite spa and fitness center.

Hilton Orlando seamlessly blends extensive leisure offerings with world class business amenities, and there is a discreet separation between meeting facilities and recreational amenities allowing each type of guest to experience the stay that meets their unique expectations. The resort features 249,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, with picturesque outdoor venues and large, modern rooms with natural lighting. Hilton Orlando is connected to the South side of the Orlando Orange County Convention Center by a covered walkway, adding more convenience to group travelers. The resort welcomes each guest with the personalized service with the goal of creating unforgettable memories. Hilton Orlando is truly a destination with a unique experience in of its own.

Terms and Conditions:

  • A deposit equal to one night’s stay is required to hold each individual’s reservation.
  • 20% off self-parking fees per day off the prevailing 2025 rates
  • Rates quoted are for single or double occupancy. An additional charge of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) will apply for each additional adult. Children under age eighteen (18) stay free in the same room with parents. Maximum occupancy is 4 (four) persons per room, regardless of age.
  • Run of House rooms will be assigned based on hotel availability at check-in.
  • Check in time is 3:00 p.m. and check out time is 11:00 a.m. Early check-in is based upon availability at time of arrival and cannot be guaranteed in advance.
  • Discounted resort fee from forty dollars ($40.00) to ten dollars ($10.00) per room, per night, plus tax to include the following:  
    • Basic in-room Wi-Fi on unlimited devices
    • 15% discount at hotel restaurants and lounge (excludes Tropic’s Pool Bar & Grill and banquet events)
    • 24-hour access to the fitness center
    • Equipment rental for recreational activities (lazy river, splash zone, tennis, basketball, volleyball, and bocce ball)
    • 10% discount on eforea spa services and merchandise (excludes salon services)
    • 25% discount on poolside cabana rentals
    • Unlimited local, toll free & domestic long-distance calls
    • Two I-Ride Trolley tickets daily ($10.00 value) – Guest will be able to redeem 2 passes per day from Lobby Concierge team
    • Recreation arts and crafts (Must present card to receive discounts and rent equipment. Discounts applied before taxes & gratuities at time of purchase.)
  • Cancellation: Should a guest cancel a reservation, the deposit will be refunded if notice is received at least three (3) working days prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained.

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