2002 Holm Conference City - Orlando, Florida


The conference this year meets in Orlando, Florida at the Holiday Inn International Drive where meeting facilities are well suited to the Conference Sessions and other activities. The hotel is offering special rates of $119.00 US dollars single/dou ble occupancy to conference attendees. Rates are subject to 10% tax. To make a reservation please call the Holiday Inn International Drive Resort at 407-351-3500 and identify yourself as part of the IEEE Holm Conference on Electrical Contacts in order t o receive the special group rate. The special rate is valid until September 26, 2002, reservations received after this date are subject to space and availability.

Holiday Inn International Drive
6515 International Deive, Orlando FL 32819 USA
Phone: 407-351-3500 Fax: 407-351-9196


Travel Arrangements
Special discounted airfares for the 2002 Holm Conference being held on October 21-23, 2002 in Orlando, Florida have been negotiated by IEEE Global Travel Services. Discounts are as high as 20% off the lowest published airfares with Continental, American, and United Airlines. If Saturday night stays or super-saver airfares are not applicable, deeply discounted airfares are available. Discount code A606098 entitles attendees to receive special rates that have also been negotiated with Avis Rental Car Company. Travel arrangements using the negotiated air carriers or the carriers of your choice can be made through IEEE Global Travel Services by calling between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. EST. Monday through Friday. Within the US and Canada, call (800) TRY-IEEE, (800-879-4333); and outside of the US and Canada, call (732) 562-5387. Or, you may visit their on-line travel service web site at www.ieeetravelonline.org. This secure site offers simple and convenient service through which you can search, reserve, and ticket your travel anytime, anywhere. Or, you can e-mail your request to travel-team@ieee.org. You may also your fax requirements to the IEEE Global Travel Services at (732) 562-8815. When faxing, please be sure to include your travel dates, departure, and return times, and phone and fa x numbers. A Travel Counselor will contact you promptly.

Local Transportation

The Holiday Inn International Drive is located in Orlando, Florida at 6515 International Drive.

Taxi and limousine service
Cost is $26-$35 from Orlando Internationa l Airport, depending on traffic. Drive from the airport takes approximately 20 minutes.

Shuttle Service

If you are arriving by your own transportation and you wish to park at the hotel, the Holiday Inn International Drive offers complimentary parking. For specific driving directions, consult Mapquest at http://www.mapquest.com or call the hotel directly at 407-351-3500

The hotel is located steps away from Orlando's finest restaurants and shopping. Take advantage of the complimentary shuttle service to Universal Studios, Wet 'N Wild, and Seaworld. All are a short ride away. The spacious guest rooms feature hairdryers, cable TV, work desks, data ports, and in-room safes. Enjoy the Florida sunshine in the giant free-fo r m pool with a waterfall, complete with recreation for the entire family. Start off your day with the fabulous breakfast buffet. Follow up with lunch in the Front Street Cafe or stop by the Convenience Court for specialty coffees, pizza, sweets, and snac ks. Finish off your evening with a dinner featuring delicious grilled steaks and seafood.

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