Plan Your Trip

Schedule

The conference begins the evening of Monday, November 16 with our AHEPPP Awards Dinner and concludes late afternoon on Wednesday, November 18.  A detailed schedule will be available after the program selection takes place.

Suggested arrival times: AHEPPP Institute attendees should plan to arrive Sunday, November 15. Regular conference attendees should plan to arrive on Monday, November 16, in the late morning/afternoon. The conference will will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday with the AHEPPP Awards Dinner.

Suggested departure times: All conference attendees should plan to depart after 4pm on Wednesday, November 18.

Hotel

Come discuss The Magic of Family Engagement with AHEPPP this year at the 2020 Family Engagement in Higher Education Conference. The conference will take place at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, located just steps away from Disney Springs and minutes away from the Magic Kingdom. 

AHEPPP has a negotiated rate of $189. Guests reserved in the designated group block will not be charged a Resort Service Fee and will receive complimentary guest room internet. Space is limited, so please reserve early. Once the block is full, we cannot guarantee this rate or space at the event venue. 

Please utilize this link to reserve your accommodations. 

Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista – Disney Springs® Area
1751 Hotel Plaza Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

 

 

 

Flight suggestions

MCO: The Orlando International Airport is 18 miles (approx. 25 minutes) from the Disney Springs area. 

SFB: The Sanford Orlando International Airport is 45 miles (approx. 60 minutes) from the Disney Springs area. 

Suggested arrival times:

AHEPPP Institute attendees should plan to arrive Sunday, November 15. Regular conference attendees should plan to arrive on Monday, November 16, in the late morning/afternoon. The conference will will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday with the AHEPPP Awards Dinner.

Suggested departure times: All conference attendees should plan to depart after 4pm on Wednesday, November 16.

Transportation/Parking

Uber/Lyft: Rates will vary depending on the time of day. At MCO airport, conference attendees can catch a rideshare from the designated pick-up zone.

Shuttle:

Hotel parking: 

Additional parking: 

Weather

Orlando in November boasts an average high-temperature is 78.4°F (25.8°C), and an average low-temperature is 58.6°F (14.8°C).

Excursions & Special Events

Coming Soon!

 

Places to eat

There are hundreds of delicious restaurants and bars in Orlando for you to try. The conference hotel is located within walking distance of Disney Springs and less than 5 miles from the Walt Disney World Resort theme parks. 

Conference chair recommendations:

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Places to visit

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