Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The City of Fort Lauderdale is situated on the southeast coast of Florida, in the east-central portion of Broward County, approximately 23 miles north of Miami. Due to its expansive canal system it is known as the "Venice of America".

Fort Lauderdale has a sub-tropical rainforest climate, which means all months of the year have a mean temperature of 18 C (65 F) or higher.

Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is two miles south of downtown Fort Lauderdale and Miami International Airport (MIA) is 25 miles south of the city.


Attractions of note include:
Everglades National Park
Museum of Discovery and Science
Flamingo Gardens and Wray Botanical Collection
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
Sawgrass Recreation Park
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens

CLICK HERE to access the Fort Lauderdale Visitors and Convention Bureau website.


Do you require a travel visa to enter Canada? Be sure to check with the Canadian Embassy or Consulate for your jurisdiction about visa processing times, and allow sufficient lead time for your application to be processed. If you will require a letter of invitation to accompany your visa application you should make a request well in advance of the conference to the Conference Administrator.

Click here to determine whether you are required to obtain a travel visa to enter Canada (note: subject to change).

As of March 15, 2016, Canada has introduced a new entry requirement, known as an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), for certain international travellers who fly or transit through Canada. Entry requirements for other methods of travel (land, sea) will not change. Travellers who are not citizens of Canada or the United States will need an eTA before they board a flight to Canada. Details are available on the Government of Canada website