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Hotel

Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center
Orlando - Kissimmee, Florida

Call 407-586-2000 or Click here to reserve your room at the Gaylord Resort and Convention Center.

The AFP TechKnow conference provides a great venue conducive to learning and relaxing. At the Gaylord Palms, TechKnow attendees will stay plugged-in, connected and productive during the conference. The Gaylord Palms was built from the ground up with technology needs in mind, because technology is the cornerstone of effective and efficient communication for attendees. The entire 400,000 square feet of meeting space is wired with state-of-the-art high-speed Internet connections at lightning speeds. Gaylord Palms provides wireless Internet access--anytime, anywhere--throughout the Convention Center. Wireless Internet is also available in the hotel and guest rooms.

The Gaylord Palms is a wonderful destination not only for the conference but for your family as well. Staying at the hotel will give you an opportunity to network with fellow conference attendees and/or allow your family to tag along and have fun in the sun.

The Resort offers:
Sun-drenched and spectacular, Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center brings excitement to life through world-class restaurants, dynamic on-site recreation, and breathtakingly beautiful gardens under glass. Our signature atriums, tropical and lush, recreate three Florida environments, immersing you in the sights and sounds that make the Sunshine State a top vacation destination. From the gently rising mists of the Everglades, to the funky and vibrant island revelry of Key West, to the Spanish-infused, old-world charm of St. Augustine, you'll delight in these unique Florida-themed settings.

The hotel itself was built in the sumptuous style and grandeur of a turn-of-the-century Florida mansion, but with the modern amenities and deluxe accommodations of a world-renowned luxury hotel.

Located just 1.5 miles from the front gate of Walt Disney World® and in close proximity to other Orlando theme parks, Gaylord Palms Hotel is just 20 minutes from Orlando International airport.

Guests will be amazed at the four-and-a-half acres of indoor gardens and three distinct Florida environments. Within this lush landscape you'll discover fine dining and casual restaurants,unique shopping experiences, and the 20,000-square-foot Relâche Spa and fitness center.

Every room features high-speed wireless Internet access and two phones, including one cordless. You'll enjoy the private oasis of your large bath area. You can even charge your laptop in the in-room safe while you're away.

Renovations at Gaylord Palms Resort - Coming Spring 2012!
We're investing $50 Million into your next Vacation Experience

Through a $50 million grand renovation project slated for completion in Spring 2012, Gaylord Palms is elevating the guest experience to a new level by creating two new spectacular pools, a one-of-kind new multi-level dining venue, extraordinary new amenities and activities, luxurious new guest rooms features, and non-stop over-the-top new DreamWorks experiences that even an "ogre" would enjoy! Learn more...

Transportation

Orlando International Airport
With more than 31 scheduled airlines providing nonstop service from 88 domestic cities in the U.S. and 19 international cities, nearly every major destination flies into Orlando International Airport (MCO).

Local Transporation to and from the Airport
The Orlando International Airport has all your transporation needs to get to you to and from the airport. Rental cars companies, both on-airport and off-airport, local bus, taxi and shuttle transportation, shuttle buses to The Gaylord Palms, pre-arranged vehicles for hire, national transportation companies including cruise transfers, Amtrak and Greyhound, as well as current traffic conditions for the major routes to and from Orlando International Airport. Ground transportation providers can also access the GT Permit Office information. To view this information click here.