Pre-Conference Tour: Miami Stadiums Tour

The Sport & Society Conference is pleased to announce the Pre-Conference Tour.

Join other conference delegates and our private guides for a 4 hour tour of the stadiums of Miami's national teams: The Miami Marlins, part of Major League Baseball (MLB); The Miami Heat, part of the National Basketball Association (NBA); and the Miami Dolphins, part of the National Football League (NFL). Learn the history of each park and team as our guides take us through each stadium and experience a behind-the-scenes tour of these state-of-the-art facilities.

The tour will be held the day before the conference begins, 18 July 2018, with transportation provided. Be sure to book early as space is limited. Price includes transportation from the conference hotel, tax, and gratuity for our guides.

Date: 18 July 2018
Time: 9:00AM
Cost: US$25.00
Location: This tour departs from the Conference Hotel at 9:00AM.

Booking: The conference tour can be booked during registration or if you've already registered, by clicking here and adding this extra to your existing registration. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Sightseeing Cruise of Biscayne Bay

The Sport & Society Conference is pleased to announce the Conference Tour.

Sit back and relax for an unforgettable fully-narrated bilingual sightseeing cruise along scenic Biscayne Bay. See Miami's spectacular coastal sites including the beautiful downtown Miami skyline, the Port of Miami, Fisher Island, Miami Beach and "Millionaire's Row" - the homes of the rich and famous. Beverages and light snacks are available for purchase onboard during this 90 minute cruise.

Our modern yachts, the Island Queen, the Island Lady and the Miami Lady, offer the utmost in comfort and style for up to 140 passengers. Each vessel features an air-conditioned lower salon, enclosed in picture windows, as well as an upper-deck where you may take in the fresh ocean breeze and an awning that will protect you from direct sunlight and light seasonal showers. Don't forget to purchase your favorite soft drink, cocktail or light snack from our full cash bar.

Island Queen Cruises has earned its reputation as a premier choice for visitors, residents, and local businesses when planning a Miami tour. Island Queen's vast fleet of vessels offer a multitude of ways to experience the surrounding Miami area by water. The tour includes transportation to and from the conference venue, Florida International Biscayne Bay Campus, which will depart directly following sessions on the first day.

Date: 19 July 2018, Thursday
Time: Tour departs at 6:00PM, participants are to arrive at 5:30PM, transportation will be provided and will depart from the conference venue, Florida International Biscayne Bay Campus
Cost: US$40.00

Booking: The conference tour can be booked during registration or if you've already registered, by clicking here and adding this extra to your existing registration. If you have any questions, please contact us

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Conference Closing Reception and Wine Tasting

The Sport & Society Conference is pleased to announce the Conference Closing Reception.

Common Ground Research Networks, Florida International University, and the Sport & Society Conference will be hosting a closing reception at Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus. The reception will be held directly following the last parallel session of the last day, Friday, 20 July 2018.

As an added bonus, the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism will provide a complimentary wine tasting to all conference participants. Join other conference delegates and plenary speakers for the conference award ceremony while enjoying drinks, light hor d'oeuvres, and a chance to converse.

We look forward to hosting you!