Aquatic Weed Control Short Course

May 4-7, 2015
Fort Lauderdale Coral Springs Marriott Hotel
Coral Springs, Florida

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Hotel Accommodations

NOTE: The host hotel, the Fort Lauderdale Coral Springs Marriott, is SOLD OUT over some of the short course dates. Since cancellations are possible, we recommend checking availability at the host hotel BEFORE contacting the overflow property. If you are unable to reserve a room at the host hotel for your preferred dates, please contact the overflow hotel (see information below).  


Host Hotel and Meeting Site Information

Fort Lauderdale Marriott, Coral Springs

11775 Heron Bay Boulevard
Coral Springs, FL 33076
PHONE: 954-753-5598
FAX: 954-753-2888
TOLL FREE: 800-311-8018
Hotel Exterior

Please join us at the upscale resort-style Fort Lauderdale Coral Springs Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, located directly on the Tournament Player's Club at Heron Bay golf course. The Marriott is conveniently located midway between Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton, just off the Sawgrass Expressway (Coral Ridge Drive - Exit 14), in the prestigious Heron Bay development.


Special Group Rate for Short Course Attendees:

  • Regular Room - $107 per night (plus 11% taxes)Group Code: AQT
  • Reservations must be made by Sunday, April 12, 2015 in order to receive this group rate. After April 12th, the discounted rate is not guaranteed on possible remaining rooms.
  • To make a reservation, call the hotel at (954) 753-5598, request Reservations, and identify yourself as a participant of the Aquatic Weed Control Short Course to receive the reduced rates. You may also make your reservation via the reservations website.
  • Additional upgraded room and rate options are available via the reservations website, or by calling the hotel directly.

Important Notes:


  • Hotel check-in time is 4:00pm and check-out time is 12:00pm.
  • Self-parking is complimentary for all short course attendees.
  • Wireless Internet is available in guest rooms for $4.99/day (discounted from $9.99/day). In-room Internet is free for all Marriott Rewards members.
  • All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. The hotel will not hold any reservations after 6:00pm on the day of arrival if not secured by one of these methods.
  • Florida government participants: To receive tax exempt status, payment must be made in the form of a government issued check or credit card and be accompanied by a Florida sales tax exemption certificate presented at check-in.

The Fort Lauderdale Coral Springs Marriott is a member of the Florida Green Lodging program. For information about Florida’s Green Travel Policies, click here.


Click here for directions and map to the host hotel.


Overflow Hotel Information

Courtyard Fort Lauderdale
Coral Springs

620 N. University Drive
Coral Springs, FL 33071
PHONE: 954-227-1300


The Courtyard is 6 miles and approximately 12 minutes driving distance from the host hotel. A special group rate of $107 per night (plus applicable taxes, currently 11%) is available at the Courtyard for all short course attendees through Monday, April 27th. To book a room at the Courtyard, please call 1-800-236-4227 and use the Group Code UFGC, or simply mention you are participating in the Aquatic Weed Control Short Course to receive the group rate. You may also book directly online.


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