SICB Annual Meeting 2019
January 3-7, 2019
Tampa, FL

Hotel & Travel

Hotel Reservations

SICB has learned that a variety of travel companies are contacting our attendees and exhibitors to assist with hotel reservations for the SICB Annual Meeting. These companies ARE NOT affiliated with SICB in any capacity. If you are contacted by travel booking agencies, we strongly urge you NOT to utilize their services. Please only book hotel accommodations through this web page or contact the hotel directly.
The meeting hotel this year is:
Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel & Marina
700 S Florida Av., Tampa FL, 33602
Phone: +1 813-221-4900

IMPORTANT: The Marriott Hotel is SOLD OUT at the group rate!
  • To book your room, follow this link.
    For hotel information, directions, etc., visit the hotel's website.

  • Overflow Hotels

    IMPORTANT: The Embassy Suites Hotel is SOLD OUT at the group rate!
    Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center
    513 South Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL, 33602
    Phone: +1 813-769-8300
    Room rate is single $140 and double $150.
    Follow this link to book.
    Group Code: SIB

    Aloft Hotel Tampa
    IMPORTANT: The Aloft Hotel is SOLD OUT at the group rate!
    Rate: $149
    Reservation link SICB Annual Meeting 2019 Aloft Tampa
    Or call 813-898-8000 or 877-GO-ALOFT and mention Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology

    Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk – 5 minute walk to the convention center
    Rate $139 IMPORTANT: The Sheraton is SOLD OUT at the group rate!
    200 North Ashley Drive Tampa, Florida 33602
    Reservation link SICB Annual Meeting 2019 Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk
    or call 1-888-627-8105 for reservations and mention Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

    NEW Overflow Hotels A block of rooms has been secured at the following hotels since the above are sold out.

    Westin Tampa Waterside
    Rate $149
    725 S Harbour Island Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602
    (813) 229-5000
    Book your group rate for Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology

    If you are having trouble getting a reservation at the overflow hotels, please contact Lori Strong at

    Child Care

    This year the child care at the annual meeting will be free and provided by Preferred Sitters, the same group that has provided care at SICB since 2015. They are fully insured, and dedicated to providing an enjoyable environment for your child. Registration by December 4th is required to participate. To register your child or children, please email: Questions? Please contact

    Ground Transportation

    SuperShuttle/ExecuCar offers attendees of the SICB 2019 Annual Meeting the lowest SuperShuttle airport transportation rate of $12.00 1-way and $20.00 round trip from Tampa International Airport to the Marriott Waterside meeting hotel and nearby downtown hotels. Additionally, they provide a group discount offering up to $10.00 off their ExecuCar private black sedan/SUV airport transportation - either with curbside pick-up or including airport meet and greet service. The 5-digit discount code, WBGVE, can be used on their website, or on their mobile app.

    Go! Running Tours Tampa

    Come see Tampa Bay the healthy way! Go! Running Tours Tampa shows you Tampa Bay on the move, with your own local guide, and at your pace! Enjoy endless opportunities for breathtaking photos of Tampa, with four customized tours ranging from historic Ybor, the Island Hopper, downtown and Riverwalk and the Hidden Brewery tour which ends with a free craft brew!
    Enjoy 15% off through January 8th, 2019 with promo code: SICBTAMPA15

    Booking link:

    Tampa Bay Food Tours

    This tour discovers downtown Tampa and the Riverfront. As the sun sets the Riverwalk comes alive as a hub for art, leisure, performances, fitness and more. We visit 4 to 5 amazing restaurants who showcase their finest tastings and three feature a wine pairing. Tampa's Downtown and Riverwalk is alive with energy, art and history. The tour starts at Oxford Exchange with a VIP tour and champagne. Wine and food pairings at Malios, Mise en Place and Riversedge. Crepe making demo at TamPiz and dessert and French roast coffee at Anise Global Gastrobar.

    To make reservations and learn more go to

    Lowry Park Zoo Discounted Tickets

    1. Click the link to access our ticketing page: ZooTampa at Lowry Park Convention Tickets
    2. Select the number of each ticket type (general admission and youth). Then add to your cart.
    3. Enter the promo code WCCNTR in the box.