Official Hotel Information

Animate Florida has two official hotels

The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina
1881 SE 17th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
954.463.4000
LOCATED DIRECTLY ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE CONVENTION CENTER
Rooms start at $119 per night
CLICK HERE or go direct to https://aws.passkey.com/event/14946261/owner/4912/home to reserve your room today!

The Embassy Suites by Hilton Fort Lauderdale 17th Street
1100 SE 17th Street
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
954.527.2700
Located approx. 5 blocks from the Convention Center
Rooms start at $129 per night
CLICK HERE or go direct to http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/F/FLLSOES-ANI-20160914/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG to reserve your room today!

The OFFICIAL HOST HOTEL for Animate Florida is The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, located directly across the street from The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center at 1881 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316. CLICK HERE or go direct to https://aws.passkey.com/event/14946261/owner/4912/home to reserve your room today! Attendees who stay at the Hilton will be invited to a special V.I.P. only Pre-Opening Party on Thursday, September 15th.

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The official overflow Hotel for Animate Florida is The Embassy Suites by Hilton Fort Lauderdale 17th Street, located approx. 5 blocks from The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center at 1100 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316. CLICK HERE or go direct to http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/F/FLLSOES-ANI-20160914/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG to reserve your room today!

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ANIMATE FLORIDA will take place at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

ADDRESS: 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

PHONE: 954.765.5900

The Fort Lauderdale Convention Center is located at the northern end of Port Everglades, the world’s largest cruise port. Port Everglades Security manages the checkpoints at all entrances to Port Everglades.  Any personnel visiting or attending an event is required to present government issued photo identification at all check points.  

From Interstate North or South: Florida Turnpike or I-95. Exit I-595 East to US-1 North (Federal Highway). US-1 (Federal Highway) to SE 17th Street (East). Follow SE 17th Street to Eisenhower Boulevard – (South).The Fort Lauderdale Convention Center main entrance is SE 20th Street.

From Fort Lauderdale- Hollywood Airport: US-1 North (Federal Highway) to SE 17th Street (East). Follow SE 17th Street to Eisenhower Boulevard – (South).The Fort Lauderdale Convention Center main entrance is SE 20th Street.

FROM US-1 (FEDERAL HIGHWAY) NORTH OR SOUTH: US-1 (Federal Highway) to SE 17th Street (East). Follow SE 17th Street to Eisenhower Boulevard – (South).The Fort Lauderdale Convention Center main entrance is SE 20th Street.

From A1A Highway North: A1A South turns into to SE 17th Street. Follow SE 17th Street to Eisenhower Boulevard – (South).The Fort Lauderdale Convention Center main entrance is SE 20th Street.

From A1A Highway South: A1A North to East Dania Beach Boulevard. East Dania Beach Boulevard US-1 North (Federal Highway). US-1 North to SE 17th Street (East). Follow SE 17th Street to Eisenhower Boulevard – (South).The Fort Lauderdale Convention Center main entrance is SE 20th Street.