This year AVADconvention will be held in Orlando, Florida "the City Beautiful" at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort.

The Rosen Shingle Creek Resort is one of the largest full service hotels in Central Florida that offers a variety of amenities from a full service spa, 18 hole golf course, state of the art fitness center, four swimming pools, two lighted tennis courts, sand volleyball and basketball courts along with nature and jogging trails and fourteen dining and lounging options. It's your one luxury spot where almost all your vacation needs can be met without even leaving the hotel.

Nearby amusement parks include Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, Wet n'Wild. For those seeking a shopping experience, don't miss out on the Prime and Premium Outlets, Pointe Orlando and the Mall at the Millenia. For nighttime fun and excitement, check out City Walk at Universal Studios, Downtown Disney, Boardwalk Disney and International Drive ( Howl at the Moon, Improv: Comedy Club).

For additional attractions, travel approximately 50 miles (one hour) to visit Florida's newest attraction LegoLand or travel approximately 84.5 miles (1.5 hour) to Tampa to visit Bush Gardens- where you can see a variety of animals and ride thrill-seeking roller coasters.

For a more natural side of Florida please visit our many local beaches on both the eastern and western coastline: Cocoa, Daytona, new Smyrna, Melbourne and Clearwater Beach.