The Westshore Grand
The Westshore Grand
4860 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33609
The Westshore Grand is located in the same building as our other Tampa workshop venue, the Centre Club. Parking is free in the Urban Center garage. Be sure to bring a sweater or jacket with you to the workshop and dress in layers since the temperature in the room will fluctuate. It is also good to bring an umbrella with you since you never know when it might rain in Florida.
Directions to the Centre Club (Tampa Training Center):
From Tampa International Airport: (Approx. 3.8 miles / 9 minutes)
Head north toward Airport Recirculation Dr.
Merge onto Airport Recirculation Dr.
Make a slight right onto Blue Departure Dr.
Take a slight left onto George J Bean Outbound Pkwy
Stay in the right lane to take the ramp to FL-589 Toll S/FL-60 E
Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Tampa and merge onto FL-589 Toll S/FL-60 E
Keep left to continue on FL-60 E
Turn right onto S. Westshore Blvd. (on right)
From I-4 (Orlando): (Approx. 1½ – 2 hrs.)
Head WEST on I-4
Once in Tampa, use the left 3 lanes to take the exit toward Tampa International Airport
Merge onto I-275 S
Take exit 40A for N. Westshore Blvd.
Take the Hillsborough County 587 N ramp
Turn left on N. Westshore Blvd.
Continue to 123 S. Westshore Blvd. (on right)
From Embassy Suites (555 N. Westshore Blvd.) (Approx. 0.3 miles / 2 min.)
Head west on W. Gray St. toward N. Westshore Blvd.
Turn left at the 1st cross street onto N. Westshore Blvd.
Continue south on Westshore Blvd.
Cross W. Kennedy Blvd.
Reach destination (on right)
You have arrived at 123 S. Westshore Blvd - Centre Club (Urban Center)
You are responsible for making your own hotel reservations. We can recommend the following hotels:
Westshore Grand Hotel - You may choose to stay in the same hotel as the workshop, but this is not required. When making your reservations, call the hotel and tell them you are attending the function being held July 8-9, 2017 in their meeting space to get the best rate. The hotel offers a rooftop heated pool, fitness center, complimentary high speed internet, and a free airport shuttle.
Address: 4860 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa FL 33609 Phone: (813) 286-4400
Embassy Suites by Hilton (Tampa Airport Westshore)-This hotel is located 2 minutes from the training center and 11 minutes from Tampa International Airport. The hotel also offers complimentary 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle. It is centrally located in the heart of the Westshore business district, within walking distance of many restaurants, shopping and a movie theatre. They offer free made-to-order breakfast and evening receptions. All rooms are oversized, two room suites which come equipped with a microwave, coffee maker and mini-fridge.
Address: 555 North Westshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33609 Phone: (813) 875-1555
The training center is located only minutes away from Tampa International Airport and there are dozens of hotels around the training center on Westshore Blvd. Downtown Tampa and the Convention Center are about 10 minutes away heading north on I-275. Uber is a great way to get around in Tampa so you do not have to navigate the one-way streets downtown or find expensive parking in a garage. The parking is free at this venue.