Conference Location and Hotel Accommodations

Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel
1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
Tel.: +1 (407) 934 4000

Ideally located, the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel provides an extraordinary backdrop for business or pleasure. Nestled between lush landscape, beautiful waterways and unique architecture, the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel creates an impressive landmark. You will embark upon their stunning lobby and unique restaurants while enjoying the many comforts provided as one of their guests.

For the convenience of participants, a room block with a limited number of rooms has been reserved at the discounted conference rate of $205* single/double occupancy, plus tax, currently at 12.5%. This limited number of discounted rooms will be available until October 9, 2017. This discounted rate is not guaranteed outside the conference dates. Reservations received after October 9, 2017 or after the room block has been filled (whichever comes first) are subject to availability and prevailing hotel rates.

To reserve your room please contact the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel reservations department at +1 (800) 227 1500 or for international guests +1 (407) 934 4000. To receive the conference rate, callers must identify themselves as being with the 2017 Advances in IBD group. You may also visit the following link at Reservation requests received after October 9, 2017 may not be guaranteed the conference rate.

Mandatory Resort Package – Included in room rate*
* The mandatory resort service package of $20 (exclusive of taxes) per room per day has been included in the room rate.

Disney Parks Discount
Before arriving, guests staying at the Disney Dolphin may purchase Full-Multi-Day (2 days or longer) tickets at a 10% discount. These tickets include one (1) complimentary admission to an additional Disney Experience at any one (1) of the following: :

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park
Disney’s Winter Summerland or Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Courses (before 4 p.m.)
A round of golf at Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course

Visit this link before arriving to purchase: Partial-Day tickets are also available (additional details for all available tickets are listed on the microsite).  Please note: this Disney Ticket Microsite will EXPIRE for advanced purchase sales on November 8, 2017.

If you are bringing a group of 5 or more people, you must go through Imedex for housing. Please contact Teresa Lovich at or +1 (214) 679-8736.

The Registration and Information Desk at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel will be staffed:

Thursday, November 9, 2017 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Friday, November 10, 2017 6:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, November 11, 2017 7:00 am – 5:30 pm