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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the event?

Downtown Orlando at the Church Street Ballroom and Cheyenne Saloon.

When is the event?

October 18, 2019. Registration opens in The Ballroom at Church Street at 8:30 a.m. and the summit ends at 5 p.m. just as Immerse begins.

I have my ticket. How do I check in/register?

No printout or ticket is necessary to gain entrance to the Summit. Check in at the registration tables in The Ballroom at Church Street main entrance, to get your badge and attendee bag. Students and attendees with military discount must bring their ID.

Where can I find the full schedule?

The full schedule for the 2019 Synapse Orlando is available on our website, at https://orlando.synapsefl.com

Will lunch be served?

Synapse will provide meals for VIP’s, Sponsors, Exhibitors, and Speakers.
Meals will be available for purchase for regular ticket holders throughout the event.

Transportation and Parking

Transportation

With 72 million visitors a year, Orlando has perfected the art of getting to and from here and is easily accessible to the entire globe. The region is home to three international airports, including Orlando International Airport which is the third largest origin and destination airport in the U.S.

Airports

Orlando’s business environment is strengthened by the presence of a world-class international airport that is consistently recognized for excellence in customer service, and six other regional airports that provide travelers with a variety of options. Detailed information on each of these airports is found below.

Orlando International Airport

Orlando Sanford International Airport

Kissimmee Gateway Airport

Leesburg International Airport

Orlando Executive Airport

Mid-Florida Air Service Airport

On land, the region sits at the crossroads of Florida’s highway network, serving as a hub for distribution. SunRail, the region’s commuter rail system, runs 31 miles from Volusia to Orange County and will eventually connect 61 miles into Osceola County. Also forthcoming is the All Aboard Florida train connecting Miami to Orlando. All of that connectivity is invaluable for business.

Roads

Florida’s Turnpike and Interstate 4 bisect in Orlando. The I-4 Ultimate construction project is one of the largest infrastructure projects in the nation. The 21-mile makeover — from west of Kirkman Road in Orange County to east of State Road 434 in Seminole County — will transform the region.

Other major state roadways include U.S. 441, 17/92, 27 and 192.

Toll roads include State Road 528, State Road 408, State Road 417 and State Road 429 — 100 miles encircling Orlando. Wekiva Parkway, the final portion of the toll beltway, is under construction. The Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) and Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise manage this network and operates an electronic toll collection system known as E-PASS, one of the first and most widely-used systems of its kind in the U.S.

The 12.5-mile Osceola Parkway links the international airport to major attractions and a half dozen regional arterial highways.

Bus

LYNX, an extensive public transportation system, serves Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties. LYNX is the first transit agency in the nation to build, produce and utilize its own B-20 Biodiesel blend for bus fleet conversion and the first to distribute B-20 to other regional agencies.

Lymmo is a state-of-the-art, three-mile, dedicated lane bus system in downtown Orlando, available free-of-charge.

Rail

SunRail

The first phase of SunRail, a commuter rail transit project that runs along a 32-mile stretch through Orange, Seminole and Volusia, began service in May 2014 with 9,000+ daily ridership in its first week. The second phase, which will extend the line further north in Volusia County and south into Osceola County, began construction in early 2016. The project is a result of collaboration among the Florida Department of Transportation; federal government; Orange, Seminole, Volusia and Osceola counties; and the City of Orlando.

Amtrak

Amtrak provides passenger service from the Orlando region to many cities in the U.S. If you want your car where you’re going and you just don’t want to drive it all the way there, bring it aboard the Auto Train with service between Sanford, FL and Lorton, VA. Amtrak has many partnership programs with other travel-oriented corporations that can make traveling easier. These partnerships include: Continental Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Icelandair, AAA, Hertz and Greyhound.

Parking:

All attendees, please park in the following lots or garages:

City Commons Garage
460 Boone Avenue, Orlando, FL, 32801

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SunTrust Center Garage
25 West South Street, Orlando, FL, 32801

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Citrus Center Garage
255 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL, 32809

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Garland Ave. Lot
City of Orlando Garage; Hours of Operation: 24/7
25 South Garland Avenue, Orlando, FL, 32801

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Regions Bank Garage/Lot
111 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL, 32801

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55W Garage
City of Orlando Garage; Hours of Operation: 24/7
60 West Pine Street, Orlando, FL, 32801

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The Plaza Garage
127 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL, 32803

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City Commons Garage
460 Boone Avenue, Orlando, FL, 32801

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Library Garage
City of Orlando Garage; Hours of Operation: 24/7
112 East Central Boulevard, Orlando, FL, 32801

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Nearby Hotels?

The city of Orlando is home to an abundance of hotels. Below is a brief list of hotels within a 1-mile radius of Synapse Orlando.

Aloft Orlando Downtown
500 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, Florida

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Courtyard By Marriott Orlando Downtown
730 North Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, Florida

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CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

Courtyard At Lake Lucerne

211 N Lucerne Cir E
Orlando, Florida

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Downtown
191 East Pine Street
Orlando, Florida

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Eo Inn & Spa
227 North Eola Drive
Orlando, Florida

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NORTH QUARTER DISTRICT

Crowne Plaza
304 West Colonial Drive
Orlando, Florida

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PARRAMORE

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Orlando Downtown
60 S Ivanhoe Blvd
Orlando, Florida

Residence Inn by Marriott, Orlando Downtown
680 North Orange Avenue
Orlando, Florida

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SOUTH EOLA DISTRICT

Grand Bohemian Hotel
325 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, Florida

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Marriott Orlando Downtown
400 West Livingston Street
Orlando, Florida

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Will Wi-Fi & Charging Stations be provided?

Free Wi-Fi will be provided throughout the event to all attendees.

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What NOT to bring?
  • Laser pointers
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Bottles, cans, or containers of any kind
  • Sharp objects, sticks or poles of any kind
  • Fireworks
  • Pepper spray or mace
  • Food or beverage items
  • Drugs or controlled substances
  • Chairs, folding chairs or any other type of individual chair for use
  • Wrapped gifts
  • Large banners or signs, banners or signs with objectionable language, banners or signs on a pole of any kind
  • Noisemakers and horns