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Swan and Dolphin Resort


The room block at the Swan and Dolphin Resort is now full. Please secure your room for the Congress using one of the Alternate Hotel Options provided below.

The Swan and Dolphin Resort is a recipient of the prestigious Meetings & Conventions Hall of Fame Award. The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin is a nationally respected and recognized leader in the Disney convention resort arena. Ideally located in the heart of Walt Disney World, the resort offers 2,265 guest rooms and over 329,000 square feet of meeting space. Features consist of 84 meeting rooms, including two executive boardrooms, four ballroom options, 110,500 square feet of contiguous convention/exhibit space, outdoor function areas, two business centers and exclusive Disney Differences. Groups also enjoy luxurious guest rooms featuring the Heavenly Bed®, 17 spectacular restaurants and lounges, the Mandara Spa, and impressive lobbies with an urban contemporary feel.

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Alternative Hotel Options

These options are approximately a 10-minute walk from the Dolphin Resort where the Scientific Sessions and 2-day Technical Exhibition will be held. Please note that we cannot guarantee availability at any of these resorts and the special Congress room rate we contracted at the host hotel will not be applied to these options:

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort
Disney’s Beach Club Resort
Disney’s Boardwalk Inn
Disney’s Boardwalk Villa Resort


The Swan and Dolphin Hotel

Dolphin Hotel

Upon notification that the United States Society would host the 2016 Congress, it was decided that Orlando would be the site chosen. After various proposals, the Swan and Dolphin Hotel, designed by internationally acclaimed architect Michael Graves, was selected as the site. In the heart of the Walt Disney World® Resort, the award winning Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort is your gateway to Central Florida’s greatest theme parks and attractions. The resort is located in between Epcot® and Disney’s Hollywood Studios™, nearby Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and Magic Kingdom® Park.

Maps & Directions: CLICK HERE

Come discover our 17 world-class restaurants and lounges, sophisticated guest rooms with Westin Heavenly Beds® and the luxurious Mandara Spa. Enjoy five pools, two health clubs, tennis, nearby golf, and many special Disney benefits, including complimentary transportation to Walt Disney World Theme Parks, Attractions, and the Extra Magic Hours benefit.

Orlando, Florida


Orlando is not only a great vacation destination, it is a great meeting city as well. Located in central Florida, Orlando is a major destination for domestic and international travelers. Its year round climate allows visitors to enjoy all this vibrant city has to offer. From Arts and Culture to Attractions and Activities to Restaurants and Entertainment to Sports and Recreation to Shopping, Orlando has it all. If you would like more information on what the city of Orlando has to offer, please visit their website at

 Walt Disney World® Resort

As noted, the Dolphin Hotel is situated right on Walt Disney World Resort Property in the Epcot Resorts Area. Hence, you will be part of the magic everyday. Here is a small overview of some of the many things available to do at Walt Disney World.

 Disney World
The Walt Disney World Resort consists of:

  • Four Major Theme Parks including the Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Walt Disney World, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park.
  • Epcot has 2 distinct realms: Future World, which features technological innovations, and World Showcase which shares with the Guests the culture and cuisine of 11 countries: Canada, United Kingdom, France, Japan, the United States, Italy, Germany, China, Mexico, Morocco, and Norway. Dining in Epcot is always a wonderful experience.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios is where the movies come to life. Thrill rides, wonderful shows, Toy Story Mania and Star Tours – The Adventures Continue!
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park brings you into the animal world of Africa and Asia with exciting Kilimanjaro Safaris and Maharajah Trek, Dino Land USA and Discovery Island Trails.
  • Two Water Parks, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon and Disney’s Blizzard Beach.
  • The Disney Springs Area consists of The Marketplace, The Landing, The Town Center and Thew West Side with multiple shopping and dining options.

Individuals attending the Congress will be able to purchase exclusive meeting/convention theme park tickets. For more detailed information, please visit their website at Information is available in eight languages. Rides and attractions are subject to change.