March 17 - 19, 2020
Marriott Tampa Waterside
When & Where
March 17-19, 2020
Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina
700 S Florida Ave, Tampa
Tel: +1 813-221-4900
Experience Tampa's dynamic downtown with a stay at Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina. Our beautifully transformed, waterfront hotel sits adjacent to the Tampa Convention Center and is steps from the Tampa Riverwalk, Florida Aquarium, the evolving Sparkman Wharf (formerly Channelside) and Amalie Arena. Relax in a reimagined room or suite, which features spacious layouts, indulgent bedding, mini-refrigerators, ample workstations and balconies with water or skyline views. Choose one of our Stay Well rooms to enjoy amenities like air purifiers and vitamin-infused showers. Concierge-level rooms grant access to our hotel's Lounge, and our modern suites provide Tampa Bay views and expanded living areas. Take the plunge in our gorgeous rooftop pool, work out in our state-of-the-art fitness center, take part in marina activities or indulge in our restaurants, including our brand new gastropub.
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Should you require accommodation for the duration of InvestOps USA, we have arranged an exclusive discount with the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina of $249 plus taxes & fees (currently 12% + $1.50 per night) per night. To book please use this link: https://book.passkey.com/go/InvestOpsMar2020
We would advise you book sooner rather than later as rooms are offered on a first come, first served basis and will be valid until the month prior to the conference.
Please note; we do not take responsibility either for reserving your room or for any subsequent cancellation.
Whilst you’re here…
Top things to do in Tampa
1. Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure, combining world-class thrill rides, live entertainment and more than 12,000 animals. Challenge a 335-foot drop tower, Falcon's Fury, or race like a cheetah on Cheetah Hunt. Busch Gardens' newest attraction, Cobra's Curse puts a spin on family thrills with this one-of-a-kind spin coaster.
2. Big Cat Rescue
Do you see yourself looking over the vast Serengeti plains, searching the horizon for a glimpse of a pride of Lions, or a Leopard lounging in the trees? Do you imagine yourself in India, riding an elephant through the high grass with your eyes peeled for the elusive Tiger? Have you ever thought how great it would be to hike through the rainforest, listening to the tropical birds, ever on the lookout for a Leopard or an Ocelot high in the canopy? Have you ever been to the zoo and wanted to be closer to the exotic cats; so close you could almost touch them? You don't have to spend tens of thousands of dollars to make these dreams come true. The world's largest accredited big cat rescue facility is right here in Tampa, Florida at Big Cat Rescue.
3. Tampa Theatre
1926 movie palace is on the National Register of Historic Places and still plays its Wurlitzer organ before shows.
4. Bayshore Boulevard
Home of the world's longest sidewalk.
5. The Florida Aquarium
Go from tree level to sea level while being entertained and educated at The Florida Aquarium! With thousands of animals and plants including sharks, alligators, seahorses and more, you’re sure to have an amazing aquatic experience. Begin your Aquarium adventure on our Florida Wetlands Trail. Winding through a vast mangrove forest, you’ll encounter river otters, free-flying birds and native fish. Continue to the second floor of the Wetlands gallery and enter Journey to Madagascar. Filled with Ring-tailed Lemurs, hissing cockroaches and colorful chameleons,this exhibit captures the unique Island of Madagascar and the diverse animals that call it home. The next part on your journey will take you through Bays & Beaches where you’ll discover a Goliath Grouper and other species that call Tampa Bay home. As you travel onward you’ll descend deeper into aquatic environments where you’ll discover stingrays, reef fishes, sea turtles and our massive sand tiger sharks!
BEWARE OF ROOM BLOCK AND RESERVATIONS SCAMS! Please note that the information provided above is the only official method to make reservations within the conference for hotel bedrooms. No housing company has been sanctioned by WBR and any outside groups contacting you claiming to be the housing provider for the event are not affiliated with the conference or WBR. If you have been contacted by one of these companies, or have any questions regarding making your hotel reservations for the event, please contact your event manager or call +44 (0) 207 368 9465