Travel & Accommodations

Conference Accommodations

Edgewater Golf and Beach Resort
11212 Front Beach RoadEdgewater Resort
Panama City Beach, FL 32407

Edgewater is a condominium resort. If you are traveling with others attending the conference, renting a two or a three bedroom condominium for the group will be a cost-effective way to stay on or near the beach.

Conference Rates:
1 bedroom golf villa – $123.00*
2 bedroom golf villa – $143.00*
3 bedroom golf villa – $183.00*
1 bedroom standard beachfront – $151.00*
1 bedroom deluxe beachfront – $159.00*
2 bedroom standard beachfront – $188.00*
2 bedroom deluxe beachfront – $204.00*
3 bedroom standard beachfront – $247.00*
3 bedroom deluxe beachfront – $263.00*

*These rates are per unit, per night and do not include the tax and fees, which are listed below:
State & Local Tax and reservation fee: 18.24%
One-time cleaning fee: 1 bedroom $40; 2 bedroom $50; 3 bedroom $65 (plus tax)

To make reservations at Edgewater and obtain conference rates:
Call Edgewater’s Reservations Department toll-free at 1-800-874-8686 to make your reservation.
Or, book your reservation online, using the group code below.
To get the conference rate, you must state the following when making your reservation:
Panhandle Library Access Network – PLAN and use the Group Code: 10P6RB
NOTE: The cut-off date to receive the discounted Edgewater Resort reservation rate is July 18, 2016.

More Hotel Options

Other Hotels in the Area  (.PDF  file with a listing of selected hotels)

*See also the websites listed below under ‘About Panama City Beach…’


Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (airport code: ECP)
Airlines & Flights, Directions, Rental Cars, Ground Transportation

Local Transportation

A shuttle will be available between the Edgewater Golf and Beach Resort and the FSU-PC campus.


Breakfast & Lunch will be provided for the Pre-Conference on August 17 and for the main Conference days on August 18-19. No fee will be charged for these meals; they are covered by your registration fee.

A reception is being held at the Edgewater Resort, overlooking the beach, on Thursday evening, August 18. All attendees, speakers, and sponsors are invited. Food will be provided free of charge.

Other dining options can be found in the ‘About Panama City Beach’ links below.

About Panama City Beach…PCB-Shore

Panama City
Where to stay, Restaurants, Things to do, Nightlife, Shopping

Info provided by the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce
Vacation info, Restaurants, Attractions, Shopping, Hotels

Panama City Beach Visitors Guide
Things to do, Places to stay, Events, Restaurants, Trip planner

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