Conference Location

The 2022 USF Social Marketing Conference will be held at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd. Clearwater Beach, FL 33767. 727-595-1611. *Social Marketing Hotel Rooms at the site hotel have all been booked!

Where to Stay

The Sheraton Sand Key is sold out of sleeping rooms and our alternate hotel block has expired. We recommend that registrants who need accommodations directly contact the Hampton Inn and Suites in Largo which still has availability. It is about 6.5 miles, or 15 minutes from the Sheraton, which is the site hotel. Transportation will be on your own. Please follow this link to book your room at the Hampton Inn:


The Sheraton Sand Key Resort offers complimentary self-parking. However, parking is limited. We recommend arriving early to locate a space.


There are many airlines serving the Tampa Bay Region. The nearest airports are Tampa International and St. Petersburg / Clearwater.

Ground transportation to/from the airport and hotel is available through SuperShuttle passenger van service. Reservations must be made on the SuperShuttle or ExecuCar website, or on the SuperShuttle app. A 5% discount can be applied at all airports SuperShuttle serves and is active 5 days before your arrival date and 5 days after the end of the conference. Alternatively, you can use this link if you prefer. The Social Marketing Conference ‘Group Code’ is KHC6Y (5% discount).

SuperShuttle Airport Arrival Instructions (Note: This service requires a reservation)

  • Upon arrival at the Tampa International Airport, please proceed to baggage claim to pick up your bags. The airport divides the baggage wheels by airlines, so make sure to search for your airline’s baggage claim area.
  • After collecting your baggage, follow signs to Ground Transportation. SuperShuttle has a booth on the ground floor (near the glass entrance/exit doors).
  • Next, check in with the reservation agent and give either your name or your confirmation number. If you find yourself slightly off track, the SuperShuttle agent will assist you. Tell them you are traveling to the Sheraton Sand Key or Marriott Sand Key and they will direct you to the next departing Shuttle.
  • You may wait in the heated/air-conditioned room near the agents’ booth. Lastly, please ensure that all of your bags are accessible to the driver to load prior to departure.

Taxis, rental cars, and Uber are also available at the airport.

For more information regarding ground transportation to/from Tampa International Airport, please visit