Registration and Hotel


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Hotel Reservations

Hilton Clearwater Beach
Conference Headquarters Hotel
400 Mandalay Avenue
Clearwater, FL 33767
(727) 298-1486
Room Rate: $188 per night plus tax 

Reserve your room today!

A block of rooms have been reserved at the Hilton Clearwater Beach for $188 per night plus tax.  Participants are also offered an optional resort charge of $20.00 per night.  A full list of amenities included in the resort charge is listed on the Hilton booking website.  Rooms are available from November 1 - 20, 2017.  This special room rate is available until October 14th or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.  When calling the Hilton Clearwater Beach, please reference the group code "IAFC17" to book your stay.

Hampton Inn & Suites
635 S. Gulf Blvd
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
(727) 451-1111
Room Rate: $179 per night plus tax 

A block of rooms have been reserved at the Hampton Inn and Suites for $179 per night plus tax. Reservations must be made by October 16. The Hampton Inn & Suites offers complimentary breakfast and parking for $15.00 per night. If you need to cancel your reservation, you must do so 15 days prior to your stay or will be charged a one-night room and tax penalty.

Call 727-451-1111 to book your room.  Guests are not able to book online at this time.  Please call the number listed and speak with Eileen Crowley.  Make sure to reference the VCOS Symposium in the Sun.  

A complimentary shuttle will be provided between this hotel and the Hilton Clearwater Beach Thursday, 11/10/17 – Sunday, 11/13/17.

The VCOS Symposium is the ONLY conference that allows participants to interact face-to-face with leaders of rural and suburban combination departments. This is the best conference available for combination organizations.

– Ken Preston, Commissioner, North Greece (NY) Fire District