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Conference Venue, Arrival, and Local Travel

Welcome to Clearwater Beach, Florida

LCN 2012 will be held in Clearwater Beach, Florida with its award winning beaches, warm weather, plenty of sunshine, and endless things to do.

"Clearwater Beach, is about 20 miles west of Tampa International Airport, boasting one the best beaches in the state of Florida. Home of Winter our celebrity Dolphin, Pier 60, The Clearwater Marina, The Jolley Trolley, Caladesi Island, Sand Key Park, World Class Accommodations and Fabulous Restaurants and Shopping. Everything is here waiting for you even if you want just sit around the pool and soak in the sun or take a parasail ride over of the Gulf of Mexico, Clearwater Beach has it all." (The Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce)

To learn more about the Clearwater Beach area:

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Conference Venue

The LCN 2012 conference hotel is the Sheraton Sand Key Resort.

The hotel and LCN 2012 venue address is:

    Sheraton Sand Key Resort
    1160 Gulf Boulevard
    Clearwater Beach, Florida 33767

Arrival and Local Travel

Clearwater Beach is approximately 30 minutes west of Tampa, Florida. Travel time from Orlando, Florida is about 2 hours. The primary airport is the Tampa International Airport with direct fights from many major European and South American cities. Transportation from the airport to the conference hotel is possible via rental car, taxi, or Super Shuttle. Directions and travel information are here (scroll to the bottom for means of transportation from the airport).

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Additional questions can be directed to the LCN Local Arrangements Chair, Ken Christensen (Email: