University of Florida
IFAS Extension Straugh Professional Development Center
The University of Florida IFAS Extension Straughn Professional Development Center is conveniently located on the south side of University of Florida campus, next to the Animal Sciences Building and across Shealy Drive from the Vetmed Teaching Hospital.
For more information on the IFAS Extension Straughn Professional Development Center - click here.
For your convenience, the ACVIM has reserved a limited number of rooms at the following hotels. The host hotels are conveniently located next to each other.
3370 SW 42nd Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32608
ACVIM group rate: $89.00 + tax per night for standard king or 2 queen beds
3401 SW 40th Boulevard
Gainesville, FL 32608
ACVIM group rate: $98.00 + tax per night for King Studio Suite with pull-out couch. All suites have fully-equipped kitchens.
Hotel rooms and rates at both hotels include the following:
- Complimentary hot breakfast
- Complimentary Evening Social Monday-Wednesday at the Staybridge Suites Hotel for hotel guests at both hotels
- Complimentary wireless guestroom internet
- Complimentary use of fitness center
- Complimentary self parking
How to Make Your Reservation:
Phone: (352) 378-1300 (valid for both hotels), and ask for the Sales department; mention ACVIM Brain Camp and group code ACV.
Online: Click here for access to the Holiday Inn Express Gainesville I-75 group rate
Click here for access to the Staybridge Suites Gainesville I-75 group rate
ACVIM group rate will be available until July 10, 2020 or until sold out, whichever comes first. If you need to reserve a room that falls outside of Brain Camp dates (July 31-August 17, 2020), then please call the hotel directly. Please check your hotel reservation confirmation for reservation change and cancellation policy.
Complimentary transportation will be provided between the host hotels and the course venue. Schedule will be announced prior to the beginning of the course.
**Please note – if you are not staying at the Holiday Inn Express Gainesville I-75 or Staybridge Suites Gainesville I-75 , then breakfast and transportation will be on your own**
GETTING TO GAINESVILLE, FL
Below are the closest airports to Gainesville, Florida:
- Gainesville Regional Airport: 10 miles
- Jacksonville International Airport: 65 miles
- Daytona Beach International Airport: 80 miles
- Orlando International Airport: 103 miles
- Tampa International Airport: 118 miles
Please view each airport’s website for further information, including ground transportation options.