Travel and Accomodations


Conference Hotel


Hampton Inn & Suites – Venice Bayside South Sarasota
881 Venetia Bay Boulevard Venice, FL 34292 

Guests attending the Florida Neighborhoods Conference can receive a special room rate of $109 (plus taxes). This hotel is located approximately 1.3 miles from the conference venue.

Reservations may be made online at Hamton Inn & Suites – Venice Bayside South Sarasota or by calling 941-488-5900. Guests should use group code “FNC.” All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card.

Please book early as the special room rate requires individual reservations be made prior to the cutoff date of September 22, 2016.

Driving Directions to hotel:
From Interstate 75
1. Take exit 195 and travel west 3 miles.
2. Turn left (south) onto U.S. 41. Continue south for 1.7 miles.
3. Before the intersection of U.S. 41 Bypass and U.S. 41 Business, turn left onto Venetia Bay      Boulevard and into the hotel entrance/parking lot

Conference Venue

Venice Community Center (14)-01

Venice Community Center
326 Nokomis Ave South, Venice, FL 34292

Driving Directions to Venice Community Center:
From Interstate 75
1. Take exit 193 (Jacaranda Blvd.) and head west toward Venice.
2. Enter the round-about and exist at the first right (Venice Avenue).
3. Travel west on Venice Avenue, passing U.S. Highway 41 and going over the Venice Causeway bridge.
4. Turn left onto U.S. Business Highway 41.
5. Make a right onto Milan Avenue. A community bank is located on the corner.
6. Turn left onto Nokomis Avenue.
7. Turn right into the VCC entrance and parking lot.

From the Hampton Inn & Suites
1. Head west on Venetia Bay Boulevard.
2. Turn left onto South Tamiami Trail.
3. Use the right lanes to turn slightly right onto U.S. 41 Business.
4. Turn right onto Milan Avenue.
5. Turn left onto Nokomis Avenue.
6. Turn right into the VCC entrance and parking lot.