A block of rooms is being held at the Crowne Plaza at Bell Tower Shops in Ft. Myers, Florida (13051 Bell Tower Drive, Ft. Myers, Florida 33907). You must make your own hotel reservations. The room base rate is $179 per night. Rate is for either a king/sleeper or double/double room.
Please Note: The block of rooms reserved for our event will be released on January 1, 2021 for general booking. There is no guarantee that there will be availability or that you will be able to receive this rate when booking after this date.
By phone: Call the Crowne Plaza at 239/482-2900 and ask for the BRIGHT EXPECTATIONS group rate.
By online booking: Please use this website booking link (www.crowneplaza.com). Enter your arrival and departure dates. The IATA #99801505 and Group Code EXP should already be filled in. Click “Book”. The next page opened should have the correct discounted rate.
Other hotels within relative close proximity to the venue are:
Fairfield Inn and Suites – 7090 Cypress Terrace; Ft. Myers, FL 33907 (844/631-0595)
Homewood Suites by Hilton – 5255 Big Pine Way; Ft. Myers, FL 33907 (855/655-0320)
Hilton Garden Inn – 12600 University Drive; Ft. Myers, FL 33907 (855/618-4697)
Southwest Florida International Airport / Ft. Myers (RSW) is located within 15-20 minutes of the hotel. Complimentary shuttle service is available by the Crowne Plaza (contact them for more information). There are several airlines that fly into this airport - some of which are not always noted when booking through travel related websites (such as Frontier Airlines – www.flyfrontier.com). A listing of airlines that fly into this airport may be found at: www.flylcpa.com/airlines.
The Charlotte County Airport (PGD) in Punta Gorda is a little over 30 minutes from the event location. Airlines that fly into this airport include Allegiant Air (www.AllegiantAir.com) which normally has good fares. Check with your hotel for shuttle service or transport recommendations.
Other airports in the general area that may be convenient to use are Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL), Tampa International Airport (TPA), St. Pete – Clearwater International Airport (PIE), and Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ). There are many shuttle and limo services in south Florida that provide transport to these airports also.
LOCAL RESTAURANTS, SHOPPING, and FT. MYERS BEACH:
The Crowne Plaza Hotel is located within the Bell Tower Shops which has many stores, restaurants, and a movie theater. For more information, visit their website at www.thebelltowershops.com. Ft. Myers Beach is located only 11 miles away with long stretches of white sand beaches.