Retail Smarter 2017

Registration & Hotel

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The Vinoy® Renaissance
St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
St. Petersburg, Florida
Rate: $189.00 per night

Make a Reservation

Inform the hotel you are attending the Retail Smarter Symposium for the $189.00 rate.

Reservations Toll Free: 1-888-789-3090
Reservations Local Phone: 1-888-303-4430

The luxurious Vinoy hotel on the downtown waterfront blends historic charm and a rich past with modern luxuries and amenities. The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club is near the area's most popular attractions and pristine Florida beaches. The hotel also offers easy access to Tampa International Airport (TPA), St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) and is also home to five restaurants, a full-service spa, beautiful 18-hole golf course, fitness center, and an outdoor pool.


Early bird rate: The registration fees will increase $100 after April 14th.

  • $275.00 Academics & Alumni Registration
  • $345.00 Sponsoring Company Registration
  • $395.00 Non-Sponsoring Company Registration

NEW! One Day Registration Option

  • $150.00 Friday, June 9th (Includes Breakfast, Break, Boxed lunch, 4 speakers)
  • $300.00 Thursday, June 8th (Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Breaks & Reception, 4 Speakers & 2 Concurrent Sessions, Florida Retailer of the Year Award During Lunch)


EFT Policy: A US$30 fee will be applied to all registration fees paid by Electronic Funds Transfer. If you will be paying by EFT, please contact the UF Conference Department. This does not apply to credit or debit card payments.

Cancellation policy: Refunds, less an administrative fee of $50.00 will be made for all cancellations received in writing prior to May 19, 2017. No refunds will be made after that date, but substitution of attendees may be made by notifying the Miller Center.