Chapter Resources

Chapter room blocks

2011 GCSAA Education Conference and the Golf Industry Show
Feb. 7-11, Orlando, Fla.

A chapter room block must be at least 10 rooms and guarantees a confirmed number of sleeping rooms will be available for your chapter members. Chapter room-block requests will be processed in the order of receipt. For best selection, complete and return forms by Aug. 20. Housing for individual reservations and conference registration will open Tuesday, Oct. 5.

Stay in the GCSAA room block and reap the rewards:
Low rates
Hotels conveniently located on I-Drive, some within walking distance of the convention center
Complimentary shuttle service for hotels not within walking distance
Networking opportunities
Golf Industry Travel available to assist with questions or challenges, at no cost to you

To reserve a block of rooms for your chapter:
Review the Hotel Locator Map and determine which hotels would most suit your chapter's needs.

Complete and return the Chapter Room Block Request Form. For forms received by Aug. 20, confirmation of your room block will be e-mailed to you on or around Sept. 1. This confirmation e-mail will include instructions on processing your reservations online, managing them and running reports.

Any rooms in the block not reserved by Nov. 24 will be released for sale to other attendees.

Golf Industry Travel
Golf Industry Show management has formed a partnership with Travel Planners Inc. Travel Planners will manage housing for the Golf Industry Show, including chapter room blocks. The company has a proven track record that offers the best technology and customer service in the industry, and it specializes in citywide housing programs, offering an unparalleled level of expertise.

Travel Planners will operate under the familiar name of Golf Industry Travel. The new telephone numbers are 866-940-0938 and 212-340-6981.

Advantages of booking with Golf Industry Travel:
You’re in control – manage all your reservations online; view, change or cancel anytime
Access exclusive hotel profiles
Online, real-time reservations, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
On site service in Orlando

Planning a meeting or function?
If you would like to host an event at one of the conference hotels, complete the Meeting Room or Function Space Request Form. Your request will be forwarded to the hotel’s event services department, and you will be contacted within 10 business days to discuss specific arrangements.

For events at unique off-property locations, contact Courtenay Newell at the Orlando Convention & Visitors Bureau, by e-mail or call 407-363-5864.


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