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.

Where to Stay

Sink your toes into 10 acres of sugar-white sands at this exclusive beach resort located in Clearwater Beach, Florida. Enjoy pool and beach activities, tennis, spa services, fitness center, shopping, casual and fine dining, and more. You can also hop on a trolley to explore the scenic Clearwater Beach area.

Conference Rates

The conference has reserved a limited number of rooms at the special group rate of $189 single/double plus tax, currently 13%. (With tax, the total comes to $209.05 per night.) As an added bonus, the group rates above come with a complimentary internet access code, which will be provided at check-in.

For reservations, please call 727-595-1611 and identify yourself as a participant of the Social Marketing Conference to receive the special group rate. Book your group rate for The Social Marketing Conference reservation online here.

Note: The group rate is not available if you call the national reservation line. You must use the link, or call the local number, or email [email protected].


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