Hotel Information

Holiday Inn Orlando - Disney Springs

Holiday Inn Orlando – Disney Springs

1805 Hotel Plaza Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830 United States
1-407-828-8888 | Hotel Website
Click here for directions and a map of the hotel

The International Forage & Turfgrass Breeding Conference (IFTBC) will be held at the Holiday Inn Orlando – Disney Springs. The property is conveniently located within the Walt Disney World Resort and is just a short walk from everything the Disney Springs area has to offer, as well as several Orlando attractions, and shopping.

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Discounted Group Rate

Discounted Group Rate: $140 per night + taxes (currently %) with one or two people per room.

  • The rate being offered to attendees is exclusive and may not be used in conjunction with any advertised or unadvertised promotional specials existing or yet unreleased.
  • This discounted room rate is available three days prior and following the conference (based on hotel availability).
  • This is a discounted group rate and is net, non-commissionable if you are using a travel agent.

Reservation Instructions

Attendees must use the group online reservation form in order to receive benefits negotiated just for IFTBC, including:

  • Complimentary self-parking (1 car per room - a savings of $12 per day)
  • FREE wireless internet access in the meeting space
  • Waived resort fee (a savings of $13.50 per day)

You may make your reservation in one of two easy ways:

  1. Click the following link to Book Online. The group code is IFT.
  2. Call the hotel at 1-407-828-8888 and ask for reservations. Be sure to identify yourself as a participant of the International Forage & Turfgrass Breeding Conference (IFTBC) to receive the reduced rate.

Reservation Deadline

Because March is peak season in Florida, the hotel reservation deadline is February 14, 2019. Please be sure to make your hotel reservation before this date to assure a room in the host hotel at this greatly discounted room rate.

Guests are required to present a major credit card whose brand is accepted by the hotel at check-in.

Check-in is 4pm and check-out is 11am. (The hotel will arrange for baggage storage if you arrive earlier than 4pm or will remain at the hotel later than 11am on your day of departure.)

Suggested Customary Gratuities for Hotel Staff

  • Baggage Handling: $5.00 per room, each way
  • Housekeeping: $3.00 per room, per day
  • Room Deliveries: $3.00 per room

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The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life.


OCI stands for the Office of Conferences & Institutes. It is a full service conference planning agency at the University of Florida. OCI was created to support the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) mission to develop knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and to make that knowledge available to people to sustain and enhance the quality of life.

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  • Address:
    2311 Mowry Road, Bldg. 78
    PO Box 110750
    Gainesville, FL 32611
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