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2019 Annual Conference Hotel and Travel Information

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Hotel and Travel Information


Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
1500 Masters Boulevard
Orlando, FL 33896

Call-in Reservations: (407) 390-6664
Online Reservations: Group Reservation Link

Room Rate: $189 per night, single/double, resort fee waived
Reservation Deadline: Friday, April 12, 2019

Please mention PMBA or the Public Media Business Association to obtain the group rate. Hotel reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis until Friday, April 12, 2019, or until the block has sold out. PMBA cannot guarantee the group rate after Friday, April 12, 2019.

Check-in Time: 3:00 pm
Checkout Time: Noon

Reservation note:

Some nights may already be sold out at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate. To be placed on the waitlist, please email Lynette Randazzo at We will clear the waitlist as rooms become available. If you prefer to secure a room now at an alternative location, PMBA recommends the following property:

Reunion Resort
7593 Gathering Drive
Kissimmee, FL 34747
(407) 662-1000
4 miles (13-minute drive/Uber to Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate)

About the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
The Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate features 36 holes of championship Orlando golf, a signature Mokara spa, nine restaurants, and 15 acres of pools and recreation activities, including the 850-foot lazy river and a wave pool. The resort offers secluded luxury yet easy access to area attractions like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld. Complimentary scheduled shuttle transportation is provided to the Walt Disney World Theme Parks. (24-hour advance reservations are required.)

Omni Select Program
If you are not already a member of the Omni Select program, be sure to sign up at Get rewards instantly with complimentary in-room Wi-Fi, pressing service, morning beverage delivery, and much more.



<p style=">Airports
Orlando International Airport (MCO) is 25 minutes from the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate.

PMBA has partnered with United Airlines and is offering discounted airfare to all attendees. To book airfare and receive a discount, go to and use Offer Code: ZFSG703873. You may also call (800) 426-1122 and provide the agent with Agreement Code: 703873 and Z Code: ZFSG


Estimated Ground Transportation

$37–$47 each way from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to the Omni Orlando Resort

$70 each way from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to the Omni Orlando Resort

Rental Car
PMBA has partnered with Avis Car Rental and is offering discounted car rentals to all PMBA attendees. To reserve and receive a discount online, please visit: Avis Discount for the 2019 PMBA Annual Conference. Your Avis Worldwide Discount Code: Q100011 will automatically be placed in the reservation details. You may also call (800) 331-1600 and provide the agent with Avis Worldwide Discount Code: Q100011



Valet Parking: $30 per day, plus tax
Self-Parking: $22 per day, plus tax


Other Information

Dress Code   
Business casual attire is appropriate for the PMBA meeting.

The average high temperature in Orlando in May is 88 °F, and the average low is 69 °F.