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Travel Information

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL)

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL) serves millions of travelers from all over the world and is located in the heart of Florida's Gold Coast. Just a 10-minute drive from immaculate beaches, the area's business district, hotels, golf courses, and many other major attractions.

Miami International Airport (MIA)

Miami International Airport (MIA), one of the busiest airports in the world, is served by over 100 airlines taking travelers to approximately 150 destinations around the globe. Miami International Airport (MIA) has more than 33.6 million passengers and 500,000 take-offs and landings each year.


Super Shuttle is offering discounted Super Shuttle transportation pricing between the host hotel and the Fort Lauderdale or Miami International Airports.
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Enterprise is pleased to offer Short Course participants discounted rental car rates prior to, during, and after the meeting. To take advantage of these reduced rates, simply make your reservation through this link, which has the discount automatically built in. If making a reservation by phone (1-800-RENT-A-CAR), be sure to reference account #L430984 to receive the discounted rate.

Area Information

Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

Visit the official Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau website from the Greater Fort Lauderdale tourism office. Find out about hotels, restaurants, things to do, events, maps and more.

The Official Site of Broward County, Florida Web Site is a service of the Broward County Board of County Commissioners. We encourage you to visit often to learn more about Broward County: our government, programs, services and cultural/recreational opportunities.

Nearby Attractions

  • Sawgrass Mills Mall
    Mills Mall

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  • The Florida Everglades
    The Florida

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  • Everglades Tours

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  • Butterfly World

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  • The Deerfield Beach Arboretum
    The Deerfield Beach Arboretum

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  • Bonnet House Museum & Gardens
    Bonnet House
    Museum & Gardens

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  • Flamingo Gardens

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  • The Florida Botanical Gardens
    The Florida
    Botanical Gardens

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