A block of rooms have been reserved at several hotels near the Tampa Convention Center to accommodate Energy Exchange attendees. Rates are set at government per diem for government employees, and are offered at reduced rates for government contractors and the private sector. Government per diem rates are extended only to those attendees with a valid government or national lab ID.
** PLEASE NOTE: Reduced rate rooms are available in limited quantities, and are filled on a first come, first served basis. To qualify for pre-negotiated room rates, you must make your reservation by no later than JULY, 26 2017 **
In Tampa there are a variety of ways to get around from ride sharing and taxis to shuttles and a streetcar. The SuperShuttle offers discounted fares to and from the airport and downtown hotels for Energy Exchange attendees. For more information about this or to reserve your ride, visit http://group.supershuttle.com/group-page/2017-energy-exchange/.
With stops near many city attractions as well as the Tampa Convention Center, the Tampa Streetcar is a convenient way to move about the city. On the first day of the show, Monday 8/14, discounted tickets for the Streetcard will be available at the Convention Center from 12-5:00 PM.* To see general information about the Streetcar route, stops, and for information about ticket locations and hours, download the Tampa Streetcar Map.
* Single day tickets only. Cost is $2.50 per ticket, only credit/debit card payment accepted.
To learn more about Tampa, including local dining options and details about getting around the city, the Tampa Convention & Visitors Bureau hosts a site called www.visittampabay.com