FAQ 2023 FL

A: Our Florida show will be at the Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee (Orlando), FL September 21-24, 2023.
A: No, you'll just need your name and ticket type so that the team can look you up and provide you your admission items. ***Have a digital proof of purchase on your mobile device just in case there are any issues or you have a name change.*** All guests, excluding No-Class Pass ticket holders, will receive a lanyard and badge upon check-in. No-Class Pass ticket holders will receive an arm-band.
A: Exact locations of the Check-In Desk, and other rooms for SME will become available in Aug. ’23.
A: Head to the Convention Center parking area of Gaylord Palms for the closest and most convenient parking location. Head to our Driving Tour video to see where to park. Attendees who will be staying at the Gaylord should follow the signs for “Overnight Guest Parking”.
There is a cost to park, but you get a 50% discount on self-parking! The self-parking rates fluctuate, so please head to this link for the latest rates. You can obtain your parking discount card from the SME Check-In Desk. If you are staying at Gaylord, your parking cost will be included in your room bill and your discount should be automatically applied. **Please note, the discounted rate does not apply to valet parking.**
A: Early check-in is available at the No Host Social (Location TBD) on Thursday night from 6-8 pm EST. Daily check-in Friday-Sunday runs from 7:30 am EST until 4 pm EST.
A: You can see the opening and closing times of all our exhibits, vendor halls, and more HERE.
A: Yes! Gaylord property allows for our guests to have wagons, and rolling bags. You can store these items in The Closet as well, which is located near our classrooms.
A: The exact locations and the Walking Tour Video of Gaylord Palms will be available in mid 2023. Once available and ready in August ’23, a Vendor Hall Map will be located at the bottom of our Vendors page once available. Maps of parking, Gaylord Palms, rooms, etc will be released approximately two weeks prior to the event.