2020 JA Conference

ORLANDO – July 23-26, 2020 

Hotel Information

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld©
6677 Sea Harbor Drive
Orlando, Florida 32821
Phone: 407-351-5555
For more hotel information please visit: http://renaissance-hotels.marriott.com/renaissance-orlando-at-seaworld

The Arthritis Foundation has negotiated the following nightly rates for attendees. If lodging is available, this rate will be honored three days before and three days after the published meeting dates. (based on availability). The group rate is available until June 17. After this date, we cannot guarantee the group rate will be available.   

One Standard Guest Suite: $159.00 (plus 12.5% taxes) (standard room options: one king bed or two queen). The group rate INCLUDES resort fee which covers –Shuttle Service to: Orlando Premium Outlets (Vineland Location), Enhanced Wireless Internet, Welcome Resort Beverage (2 Coupons per Room per Stay), Breakfast for Children (Two Children Ages 12 and Under per one Adult) **Subject to Change**



Guest Room Amenities

For your convenience, the following items are available:

  • Mini-Refrigerators are available free of charge in each room.
  • Visit http://renaissance-hotels.marriott.com/renaissance-orlando-at-seaworld for more details on the hotel and amenities.

Recommended Dress/Weather
The dress for the conference is casual, so you are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. The temperature in Orlando in July averages a high of 92 degrees and a low of 75 degrees. Remember to bring a sweater or jacket since the temperature inside those hotel meeting rooms may be cool!

  • Self-parking costs USD 28.00 per night  (Subject to Change)
  • Valet parking costs USD 38.00 per night (Subject to Change)

Local Attractions

SeaWorld® Orlando - 7007 SeaWorld Drive - 0.1 miles E from hotel

Aquatica® SeaWorld's Waterpark - 0.3 miles from hotel

Discovery Cove® Orlando - 1 mile from hotel

Universal Studios Florida® - 6.9 miles E from hotel

Universal’s Islands of Adventure® - 5 miles N from hotel

Walt Disney World® Resort - 8 miles NW from hotel

Disney Springs® Area - 5 miles SW from hotel

Kennedy Space Center- 55 miles from hotel

Gatorland - 14501 South Orange Blossom Trail, 9.6 miles SE from hotel

Richard Petty Driving Experience - 9.5 miles SW from hotel

Holy Land - 4655 Vineland Road, 8 miles N from hotel

Wonderworks - 9101 International Drive, 2.3 miles SW from hotel

Lakeridge Winery - 19239 US 27, 37.3 miles NW from hotel

Ripley's Believe It Or Not - 8201 International Drive, 3.2 miles NE from hotel

Orlando Science Center - 777 East Princeton Street

Travel & Maps

The Renaissance Orlando at Sea World is located just 13 miles from the Orlando International Airport (MCO). Please visit the hotel website for more details driving directions and maps.

Transportation from Orlando International Airport (MCO)

  • Airport Phone: +1 407-825-2001
  •  Hotel direction: 13 miles W

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Alternate transportation: Mears Shuttle Service; fee: $20 USD (one way) reservation required
  • Estimated taxi fare: $40 USD (one way)
  • Uber/Lyft: Approximately $25-$35.00(one way)ng on time of day and car size)
  • Visit MCO airport website for more information.

Driving directions from MCO
Take Interstate 95 to Interstate 4 West. Merge onto toll road SR-528 West toward Interstate 4/International Drive. Proceed to exit 1 for International Drive. Turn left onto International Drive and at the second traffic light turn right onto Sea Harbor Drive. The hotel will be on the right.

Other Transportation Options

Train Station

Amtrak - 12 miles E from hotel
Greyhound - 16 miles NE from hotel
Hertz Rental Car (at the Renaissance Orlando at Sea World)

6677 Sea Harbor Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
Phone: +1 407-351-4900

Taxi: A taxi from MCO is approximately $40 depending on traffic.

UBER/LYFT: An Uber/Lift ride will cost approximately $25-35, depending on traffic and car size.

Additional Transportation Centers

Orlando International Airport (MCO)
Hotel direction: 13 miles W
Alternate transportation: Mears Shuttle Service; fee: 20 USD (one way) ;reservation required
Estimated taxi fare: 40 USD (one way)
Visit MCO airport website

Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM)
Hotel direction: 12 miles N
Estimated taxi fare: 33.77 USD (one way)
Visit ISM airport website

Orlando Executive Airport (ORL)
Hotel direction: 17 miles W
Estimated taxi fare: 57.71 USD (one way)
Visit ORL airport website

Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB)
Hotel direction: 41 miles N
Estimated taxi fare: 113 USD (one way)
Visit SFB airport website

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The Arthritis Foundation is focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis with life-changing information, advocacy, science and community. We can only achieve these goals with your help. Strong, outspoken and engaged volunteers will help us conquer arthritis. By getting involved, you become a leader in our organization and help make a difference in the lives of millions. Join us and become a Champion of Yes.

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By taking part in the Live Yes! INSIGHTS assessment, you’ll be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis, for yourself and for 54 million others. And all it takes is just 10 minutes.

Your shared experiences will help:

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- Shape a powerful agenda that fights for you

Now is the time to make your voice count, for yourself and the entire arthritis community. 

Currently this program is for the adult arthritis community.  Since the needs of the juvenile arthritis (JA) community are unique, we are currently working with experts to develop a customized experience for JA families. 

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As a partner, you will help the Arthritis Foundation provide life-changing resources, science, advocacy and community connections for people with arthritis, the nations leading cause of disability. Join us today and help lead the way as a Champion of Yes.


Our Trailblazers are committed partners ready to lead the way, take action and fight for everyday victories. They contribute $2,000,000 to $2,749,000


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