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2023 Conference Hotel


Advancing the Public Good in an Era of Disinformation, Mistrust, and Democratic Backsliding

Nov 16-18, 2023 | Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista - Orlando, FL 

From interaction with attendees, to enhanced cleaning and sanitation procedures and better utilization of meeting space for social distancing, ARNOVA will continue to review and revise our processes to support the safety of everyone attending.

Navigate the different tabs and click on the links to learn more about each item. 

Experience a relaxing retreat within walking distance via a pedestrian skybridge of Disney Springs. Disney Springs includes 102 shops, 67 dining options and 24 attractions, shows and entertainment.


For reservations, use the Reservation Button above or call Hiton Reservations at 1-800-782-4417 and reference the code “ARN” for the group rate.


Conference rates are available until October 25, 2023 (while available rooms last). Book early to ensure your preferred room and dates.


Rates range from $194.00 - $254 (plus applicable taxes) depending on room type.

Check-in 4:00 PM 

Check-out 11:00 AM 

Explore the fun-filled world of Disney Springs® and discover more than 150 dining, shopping and entertainment venues. Step into the heart of the action and let the memories make themselves.



  1. Early Check-out Fee - One night's rate and tax will be charged for early departure. Guests wishing to avoid an early checkout fee should advise the Hotel at or before check-in of any change in planned length of stay.
  2. Late Check-out Fee - Late Check Out fee will be charged accordingly. $50 after 2pm



Cancellation policies may vary depending on the rate or dates of your reservation. Please refer to your reservation confirmation to verify your cancellation policy. If you need further assistance, call the hotel directly or contact customer service. Alternatively, you can cancel your reservation online.



  1. Contactless check-in/check-out.
  2. Face masks for guests available.
  3. Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas.
  4. 24-hour security.
  5. Air purifiers.
  6. Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning.
  7. Disinfection of high-touch surfaces.
  8. Enhanced cleaning



This hotel is 100% non-smoking in all guest rooms and public spaces.



  1. Self Parking $25.00
  2. Valet Parking $35.00
  3. Secure Parking Available
  4. Covered Parking Unavailable
  5. In/Out Parking Available
  6. Other Parking Information All parking charges are taxable at 6.5%.



Orlando International Airport (MCO) is 25 minutes from the hotel. Transportation options to/from Orlando International Airport include: Taxi (fees apply), Avis Rental Car (Fees apply), or MEARS CONNECT Shuttle (fees apply) which can be booked here. Please contact the Hilton concierge desk for more information: 407 – 827 - 4000



This speed provides for a service level sufficient forgeneral web browsing, email, Twitter, Facebook and similar applications. Additional WiFi Standard in-room and lobby WiFi will have a $9.95 fee



  1. Official Walt Disney World® Hotel across from Disney Springs®
  2. Complimentary shuttle to and from Walt Disney World® Theme Parks
  3. Enjoy 30 minutes early theme park entry every morning
  4. Purchase your Disney tickets in advance online, or onsite through our Concierge
  5. Disney Golf – Choose from 4 courses and enjoy discounts on green fees and 50% off on equipment rental, (savings of up to $25 per player, per round) and more! Proof of a valid and current resort stay will be required at time of check in for the discount to be applied.
  6. Exclusive Disney Springs® savings booklet





Tempt your taste buds and be entertained at Benihana! Our chefs will perform before you as they cook according to a 1,000-year-old Japanese recipe. Perfect for a special occasion with family or friends, choose from a mouth-watering menu ranging from chicken and steak to sushi and sashimi.


Monday to Thursday 4 pm – 10 pm

Friday to Sunday 2 pm – 9 pm

  • Covington Mill 

Start off your day right and help yourself to Covington Mill’s breakfast buffet that boasts a bountiful assortment of hot and cold items, seasonal fruit and freshly baked pastries.

Open daily for 

Breakfast: 7 am – 11 am

Lunch: 11:30 am – 2 pm

  • John T's

Unwind with good friends and good conversation at John Ts Lounge. Enjoy an ice-cold beverage while cheering on your favorite sports team or catching up on the day’s top news stories on seven screens.

Choose from a wide selection of draft and bottled beers, or try one of our local or organic microbrews. Our knowledgeable bar staff is happy to recommend a glass of wine or mix up one of our seasonal drink specials. An array of appetizers, salads, sandwiches and entrees are available until midnight.

Open daily from 4 pm – 11 pm 

  • Mainstreet Market (Grab & Go) 

Jump-start your morning with a fresh cup of joe from Mainstreet Market, where “We Proudly Serve” Starbucks coffee! Before heading to the parks, stop in and grab a quick breakfast or pick up some treats to snack on throughout the day. With a variety of options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks – from fresh fruit and pastries to salads, sandwiches and pizza – there is something to satisfy every palate. Choose from our assortment of snacks, candy, and ice cream novelties to complete your meal.

Open daily from 6 am – 1 am

Soak up the sun under clear blue skies and experience paradise at Rum Largo Poolside Bar & Café. Sip on tropical seasonal cocktails at our full-service bar or from the comfort of your poolside lounger while grooving to the rhythm of Key West-style music. Our open-air café offers something for everyone: delicious salads, starters and sandwiches, and a children’s menu.

Open daily from 11 am – 6 pm, weather permitting

Why is ARNOVA going to Florida?

We’re hearing member concerns about our conference in Orlando this year, given the troubling legislative news coming from Florida. We are continuing to plan and prepare for any challenges that may arise between now and the conference.


For information on how we are addressing members' concerns, please check our statements and resources here.

More About the Annual Conference

Keep up to date on how the ARNOVA team will keep attendees safe while we connect.

Support Local Businesses

LGBTQ+-Owned and -Friendly

Local Businesses & Organizations in Orlando

African American Owned Restaurants

in Orlando.

Minority Owned

Shops and Restaurants in Orlando


Things to do

Check out all Orlando has to offer. ARNOVA conference attendees can check out and purchase offers discounted theme park tickets plus view information on things to do, transportation, and more. Be sure to visit the Show Your Badge program for discounts and specials at area restaurants, attractions and activities.

Thing to do besides Disney

Here's a guide from By The Way to make a Disney-free itinerary for Central Florida!

Below is a list of area childcare agencies you can contact for options and rates. Attendees are responsible for all arrangements and payments.

ARNOVA is not associated with this service, and it is not included in the registration fee.

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