Travel Information

Make your trip to Florida a smooth one! Check out travel and hotel information below, including discounts from American Airlines and Delta Airlines.

Hotel

Hotel Address

At the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, 6000 West Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, FL 34746.

Hotel Reservations

Reserve your hotel room by using our online booking link. To receive the CONNECT 2022 group rate for single/double occupancy, you must book your reservation by Friday, July 29, 2022. After July 29, the group rate is not guaranteed, and hotel rooms may not be available. If you pre-paid for the hotel through Corptax, you DO NOT need to make another reservation.

After your pre-paid reservation is made through Corptax, an email with your confirmation number will be sent. You will then have access to change or extend your stay.

Conference registration is separate from the hotel reservations system. If you have not registered for CONNECT 2022, please register now!

Hotel Rate

$249 per night (single or double occupancy), plus $20 resort fee and applicable taxes/fees. The hotel group rate will apply for three (3) days before and after the conference dates, based on availability.

Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is 11:00 a.m. Express check-out and video check-out are available.

Rooms and Amenities

  • Mini-fridge, coffee maker, and 2 bottled waters per day
  • Wired and wireless in-room high-speed internet access
  • Dual-line phones, speakerphone, and guest voicemail system
  • In-room safe

Resort Fee

  • $20 per day plus taxes
    • Resort-wide enhanced internet access
    • 2 bottled waters per day
    • 24-hour access to the Relache Fitness Center
    • Shuttle bus service to Walt Disney World® theme parks and Disney Springs®. A daily schedule is available at the concierge desk.

See the Gaylord Palms overview for more resort details.

If I pre-paid for the hotel, how can I change my reservation?

Once the reservation is booked, you will receive an email with your confirmation closer to the conference date. It contains instructions for making reservation changes.

Are hotel costs included in the conference fee?

No, the conference registration fee does not include hotel costs.

Airline Discounts

American Airlines

Book your flight online at www.aa.com. When booking online, enter promotion code 7782DD to receive a 4% discount. Place the promotion code in the promotion code box, and your discount will be calculated automatically.

Reservations may also be made by calling 1-800-433-1790; please reference the promotional code when you call.

Delta

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for CONNECT 2022. Use this link to book your flights!

You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111 Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code NMVS3

Transportation

Maps and Directions

Hotel Map

Directions

From Orlando International Airport (MCO) to Gaylord Palms (19.3 miles NE):

  • SR-528 W
  • Exit I-4 W
  • Exit 65 Osceola Parkway-Animal Kingdom
  • East on Osceola Parkway
  • Gaylord Palms is on the right

Transportation

Shuttle service is not provided

Alternate Airport Transportation:

Dining and Entertainment

MOOR

SeafoodMOOR

Find the freshest seafood in Kissimmee, FL, at MOOR. We partner with local fishmongers to bring you regionally inspired fare and libations. From the Key West Atrium, peer into the lagoon and prepare for a nautical night. Hours vary.

Reservations

Wreckers Sports Bar

Wreckers Sports BarPub

Catch your favorite games at Wreckers Sports Bar. A 37-foot screen and more than 50 HDTVs put you right in the middle of the action. Order from our diverse menu that offers a treasure trove of tastes and ice-cold beers. Hours vary.

Villa de Flora

Villa de FloraMediterranean

Villa de Flora has reopened after its extensive renovation with an enhanced atmosphere and the same fresh and seasonal dining options. The attended buffet restaurant evokes modern coastal Mediterranean countries, including Italy, Spain and more. Hours vary.

Reservations

Old Hickory Steakhouse

Old Hickory SteakhouseSteakhouse

This rustic steakhouse retreat’s signature dishes and contemporary cuisine reflect the region’s unique flavors. Enjoy gourmet steaks, fish, chicken, artisanal cheeses and more. Entrées can be paired with taste-tempting sides and fine wine.

Reservations

Socio

SocioCaribbean

Join your friends at Socio, our upscale, Cuban-inspired bar and lounge. Our experienced mixologists offer an interactive cocktail service with bespoke beverages. Share small plates at this vibrant restaurant in Kissimmee, FL. Hours vary.

SandBar

SandBarAmerican

Refuel without leaving the pool. SandBar serves refreshing salads, flavorful flatbreads, tasty sandwiches and a kids menu. Savor the Kissimmee sun, order a beach-inspired beverage and lounge in paradise at this unique restaurant. Hours vary.

The Cocoa Bean

The Cocoa BeanCoffee House

Fuel up with an energizing cup of freshly brewed Starbucks® coffee and flaky pastry before your adventure begins. Grab-and-go snacks are also available for guests on the move.

Everyday

6:00 AM-9:00 PM

Cypress Springs Water Park

Cypress Springs Water ParkAn exclusive amenity for our resort guests, Cypress Springs Water Park will thrill your whole family. It features a zero-entry swimming pool, multi-level tree house playground, racing slides, a drop slide, a FlowRider surfing experience, and the thrilling new Crystal River Rapids. Children under 15 years old must be accompanied at all times by an adult.

Big Cypress Tower

Big Cypress TowerBrave our Florida Free Fall drop slide complete with a 35-foot fall through a trap door, where you’ll end by spinning ‘round and ‘round the slide’s giant bowl. If competition gets your heart pounding, choose the Tampa or Miami slide on the Tamiami Twister for a winding and turning race to the deck.

Multi-Level Water Playground

Multi-Level Water PlaygroundKids will absolutely flip over our multi-level treehouse playground. Slide down our four water slides, jump around in the geyser and ground spray area, get drenched by our 317-gallon tipping bucket and climb through three levels of water activities fun.

South Beach Pool

South Beach PoolEscape to the tropics at our pool lined with palms that captures a sophisticated South Beach flair.

Hotel Services

Parking

  • On-site parking fee: $30 daily
  • Valet parking fee: $40 daily

Parking fees do not include tax, which is additional.  In/out privileges for overnight guests only; Day guests per entry.