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Greater Fort Lauderdale, located on Florida’s southeastern coast, hosts over 12 million visitors annually, and is home to 23 miles of Atlantic beaches and 300 plus miles of Intercoastal Waterways and inland canals. Known for their promenade-lined beachfronts, luxury hotels and yachting community, Fort Lauderdale is the ideal place to relax and take in the beautiful scenery. Enjoy upscale outdoor restaurants, boutiques, an impressive art scene, and all the sunshine you’ll ever need in the city commonly referred to as the “Venice of America”.

Visit the Greater Fort Lauderdale Website for more information.

Conference Venue

OMAE 2020 will be held at the Diplomat Beach Resort, voted one of the top 10 resorts in Florida by Condé Nast Reader’s Choice in 2018. The closest airport is the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, a short 15-minute taxi ride, and is 30-minute to Miami.

Diplomat Beach Resort: 3555 South Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019, USA

Getting to Fort Lauderdale

By Air

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is located 15 minutes from the conference hotel and has 325+ arrivals and departures each day, over two dozen airlines. For more information, visit the

The Miami International Airport is also located just 30 minutes from the conference venue, and is third busiest airport for International passengers, with over 100 air carriers.

By Train

Fort Lauderdale Station is served by both Amtrak and Tri-Rail. Amtrak’s Silver line connects New York to Miami, with a stop at Fort-Lauderdale, and Tri-rail, a commuter train, links Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.

By Car

From West: I-75 E to I-595 East. Proceed to I-95 South. Take Exit 18 and turn left to Hallandale Beach Blvd. Turn left onto S. Ocean Drive/A1A follow for less than a mile to reach the resort.

From South: I-95 North to Exit 18. Right onto Hallandale Beach Blvd. Left onto S. Ocean Dr/A1A. Follow for less than a mile to reach the resort.

From North: I-95 South to Exit 18. Left onto Hallandale Beach Blvd. and proceed 3.5 miles. Left onto S. Ocean Blvd. Follow for less than a mile.

Map and directions.

Travel options to the Diplomat Beach Resort from the two main airports – Fort Lauderdale and Miami

The Diplomat Beach Resort is located about halfway between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in Hollywood.

Travelling from Fort Lauderdale International to the Diplomat Beach Resort