Meeting Site & Hotel

NOTE: The host hotel, the Fort Lauderdale Coral Springs Marriott, is SOLD OUT on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 3rd and 4th.

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 location for more information.

Meeting Site & Host Hotel 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 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 10, 2016 in order to receive this group rate. After April 10th, 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 guaranteed with a major credit card or accompanied by a first night room deposit. The hotel will not hold any reservations after 6:00pm on the day of arrival if not secured by one of these methods.
  • Cancellation Policy: Cancellation of individual reservations within 24 hours of arrival will be charged one night's room and tax.
  • No-Show Policy: If a guest no-shows the first night of their reservation, the remainder of the reservation will be forfeited unless the guest contacts the hotel in advance and notifies them of the later arrival date.
  • 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 and government-issued ID presented at hotel 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 a map to the host hotel.


Conference Materials

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