The Conference Venue Address:
Virginia Beach Resort Hotel
2800 Shore Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
A limited block of 160 discounted rooms (based on 2013 occupancy) has been reserved for IASD at the conference site, the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center – which is located on the Cape Henry bay and beach. Rooms must be booked directly with the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel by contacting the hotel at 800-468-2722 or 757-481-9000 and asking for the IASD Conference group rate. The discounted room block is limited and formally ends on 15 May however the hotel will honor our discount as long as they have rooms left they can sell at this rate (they too would prefer not to turn anyone away) but please do book your hotel room immediately for the best chance at staying at the bay front conference site. Check-in is 4 PM and check-out 11 AM.
Each fully-appointed suite is advertised as offering a sleeping area with two double beds and cable TV, a separate living area with a queen size sofa bed, cable TV, dining table/chairs and a private balcony with varying degrees of bay view. Other amenities include air conditioning, a microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, sink, hair dryer, iron, ironing board, alarm clock, and internet connection. Parking is complimentary. Check when your make your reservations as to the location and amenities of the room they can reserve for you. Room upgrades with suites directly over the beach, king size beds, or two bedrooms, may be available. Ask when making your reservations. For more information go to the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel website.
All of the cleaning products for the sleeping room suites and laundry which the hotel uses are ‘green’.
New 2015! WiFi – Web Access • Complimentary wi-fi is available 24 hours a day throughout the hotel, including meeting spaces and guest rooms.
Room Rates These discount rates have been negotiated for IASD and are provided here for information only – please confirm your rate and any payment or cancellation details when you make your reservations. Neither IASD nor the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel will assign roommates so please arrange these prior to making your reservation. To connect with potential roommates you may go to the conference Roommate / Travelshare page or the IASD Bulletin Board. Multiple occupancy rooms must be billed to a single individual so arrange this with roommates ahead of time and tell the hotel of your arrangement.
Rate Per Night excludes tax (state and local taxes, fees and assessments, currently 14% plus $1 city tax per night, but could change without notice).
The bay front location provides an ideal venue for beach activities as well as complimentary bicycles, a fully-equipped health club, pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and a professional massage service. The hotel is also less than a mile from historical First Landing State Park, a wildlife sanctuary where you can experience cypress swamp, salt marsh, maritime forest, freshwater wetlands, dunes, and bay shoreline. The park features camping and cabins, 19 miles of hiking trails, and 5.9 miles of biking trails. June temperatures average around 84°F high in the daytime to 67°F low at night and it is generally humid. See the Local ATTRACTIONS page for additional things to do and see in the VA Beach area.