Meeting Registration and Hotel Information


Meeting Registration

As of October 7, 2019, advance registration for the STSA 66th Annual Meeting is closed.  After this date, attendees will need to register for the meeting on site at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort. Please note that there will be an additional $50.00 charge for attendees registering on site.

For attendees registering  on site, you are welcome to download the registration form posted below and bring a completed version with you to the registration desk.

Please be advised, the guest category is for significant others and family members only. Medical professionals are required to register separately in the appropriate designated category.

Registration Cancellation Policy
Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing prior to October 7, 2019; unfortunately, STSA is unable to honor any subsequent requests. Refunds are subject to a $50.00 administrative fee.

Hotel Information and Reservations

JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort
400 South Collier Boulevard
Marco Island, FL 34145

The initial housing deadline (October 7, 2019) has passed. However, the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort will honor the discounted STSA room rate until Wednesday, October 16, 2019, based on availability only.

There are two ways to make hotel reservations:

  • Online: Click here for the JW Marriott reservation site, where you can book your hotel reservation any time. If you’d like to specify a bed type, please enter your request in the “Additional Requests” field within the “Other Information” section while booking online.
  • Telephone: Contact the hotel reservations department at (800) 438-4373. To qualify for the special meeting rate, be sure to mention that you are attending the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association’s Annual Meeting.

Room Rate and Cancellation Information
The rate for a single or double room is $289/night, plus tax. A discounted resort fee of $20 (normally $30) per night plus tax will also apply, which includes resort-wide internet access, daily beach umbrella rental, unlimited local and long distance calls, two spa fitness classes daily, and access to tennis courts and golf practice facilities. A credit card is required to secure your reservation, however it will not be charged until you check-out.

Cancellations made within seven days of arrival will result in a charge of one night’s room and tax to the credit card associated with your reservation.

Check-in time is 4:00 p.m.; check-out time is 11:00 a.m.

If there is no room availability at the host resort, please check room availability at the following hotel located .4 miles from the JW Marriott. (Please note that STSA will not be providing transportation between the JW Marriott and the Hilton.)

Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa
560 South Collier Boulevard
Marco Island, FL 34145