21st International Pepper Conference

November 4-6, 2012
Waldorf Astoria  |  Naples, Florida


Travel Information

Just Where is Naples, Florida?


NaplesNaples is situated on the edge of the Florida Everglades, 110 miles (180 km) west of Miami and Ft. Lauderdale and 150 miles (240 km) south of Tampa. The city is easily reached by air or by automobile. Most major domestic carriers and international airlines provide frequent service into Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, just 40 minutes from the hotel, and shuttle service is available. If you prefer to fly into Tampa, Miami, Orlando or Jacksonville, there is frequent commuter service from these major airports to the Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers.


Ground Transportation to Hotel from Airport


There are numerous taxis and shuttle service providers located at the airport, as well as private cars that can be reserved in advance and public transportation. Prices range from $45-75 per person, one way. Because the airport is about 30 miles from the hotel, using public transportation is not recommended. For more information on transportation between the hotel and the Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, visit these web sites:

A Few Additional Transportation Options

More Naples Information

Paradise Coast

Orlando/Orange County Convention
& Visitors Bureau

Southwest Florida
International Airport

Tampa International

Click here to find driving directions to Naples, FL from any address/destination in the USA by simply typing in the starting address and then the end destination address; very user friendly.

Map of Florida

Click here for a map of the state of Florida.

Avis Worldwide Discount
or AWD
number is A113499. Use this number when calling Avis at 1 (800) 331-1600 to make discounted reservations.

The AWD is effective from seven days prior to the event until seven days after the event.

Or you may click the AVIS logo above to make a discounted reservation online.

Mileage Chart

Click here for a chart that lists the mileage/distance
 from city to city in Florida.

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Conference Deadlines

Abstracts Due:
Midnight EDT
Sunday, July. 15, 2012


Submitters Receive Notification on Status of Abstracts:
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012


All Speakers and Poster Presenters must Register to Confirm Participation:
Friday, Aug. 17, 2012


Early Registration Deadline: Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012


Hotel Reservation Deadline:
Friday, Sept. 14, 2012
Be sure to make your hotel reservation as soon as possible.



Photos of Syngenta pepper varieties: Bayonet, Red Victory and Sinai are copyrighted by a Syngenta Group Company and used with permission.

Photos of Sakata pepper variety: El Rey is copyrighted by Sakata Seed America and used with permission.

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