Hotel and travel for Orlando, Florida, USA

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Views of Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center where SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2022 will be held

Welcome to Orlando, an important hub of innovation

SPIE is pleased to announce the next meeting will be held in Orlando, Florida, USA. 

The Southeast of the United States is a hub of defense technology with most major defense contractors from the U.S. and abroad having significant operations in Florida. With over 17,900 companies and 194,000 employees, the Florida defense and homeland security industry is one of the nation's largest. From defense aviation to biometrics to cybersecurity, Florida's areas of industry expertise are wide-reaching and ranked fourth in the nation for high-tech employment.


Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
6000 W Osceola Pkwy
Kissimmee, Florida, 34746 USA

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Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

Hotel options and reservation details are now available. Book through SPIE for the best offers.

Exhibitor sub-block request (10+ rooms)

Exhibitors seeking 10 or more hotel rooms should request a sub-block. Use the button below to email the appropriate contact at Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center. 

For any exhibitor housing questions please contact the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center. 
Email: Tabatha Figueroa,
Phone: 1 407-586-0000
Toll-Free: 1 877-350-3236

Important dates

Deadline to submit a sub-block request 17 February 2023
Deadline to assign rooms with names 7 March 2023
Deadline to make name changes 6 April 2023
Last day to cancel rooms without penalty Cancellations made within 72 hours of arrival will forfeit one night's room and tax deposit

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Don't forget to your visa

Be sure to plan ahead and apply to get a visa if it is needed.