ARDA World 2016  

May 1-5 | The Diplomat Resort & Spa | Hollywood, FL

Registration | Hotel  | Exhibiting Schedule | Sponsors

Hotel Information

The host hotel for the 2016 ARDA World Convention is The Diplomat Resort & Spa. Information on how to make your room reservations will be available in Fall 2015.  

Please note that any groups wishing to book 10 or more rooms must have approval from ARDA prior to doing so and will be held financially responsible for all rooms that are booked. Please contact Catherine Lacey for approval or for additional information.

Hospitality Suites/Meeting Rooms: 

If you are interested in reserving a hospitality suite or meeting room, please contact Catherine Lacey.

Please note the following things regarding suite and meeting room allocations: 

  1.  All suites and room rentals are based on availability and are not guaranteed.  
  2. Hotel will not release any space to a company who does not receive approval from ARDA.
  3. Companies who are not exhibitors or sponsors, are not eligible to reserve suites or meeting rooms.  
  4. Meeting Rooms (if available) will be allotted only to those companies at the Signature Sponsor level; and will be allocated one meeting room per every $50,000 of spending, including exhibit booth and signature sponsorships. No company may have more than 4 meeting rooms regardless of their spending.
  5. All costs associated with Hospitality Suites and Meeting Rooms are the responsibility of the company who is reserving the space.  


Hospitality Suite and Meeting Room Allocation:  

Hospitality Suites (a sleeping room with a separate room suitable for one on one meetings within the hotel) will be allocated in the following order:

  1. Signature Sponsors ($50,000 and above) who are exhibitors.
  2. Signature Sponsors ($50,000 and above).
  3. Exhibitors who are Contributing Sponsors ($15,000 and above).
  4. Contributing Sponsors ($15,000 and above).
  5. Sponsors below the Contributing Sponsor Level and Exhibitors who are not sponsors. Companies falling into either of these categories who wish to reserve a hospitality suite will be charged a $5,000 surcharge, in addition to all fees associated with the room.

Meeting Rooms (an actual small meeting room within the hotel)  will be allocated in the following order:

  1. Signature Sponsors ($50,000 and above) who are exhibitors.
  2. Signature Sponsors ($50,000 and above).
  3. Meeting Rooms are not available to any other category of sponsors or exhibitors.


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