Social Events and Activities

Thursday, November 10 – Saturday, November 12

Time: 8:30 am – 11:00 am
STSA is providing a hospitality room for attendee spouses and guests to mingle with other spouses and guests and to make plans for exploring Fort Lauderdale.

Thursday, November 10

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Residents and medical students are encouraged to attend this function to meet other residents and students, and network with leaders in the field.

Thursday, November 10

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Gather with fellow meeting attendees for an evening of networking and fun. Attendees receive two complimentary tickets with registration. Additional tickets may be purchased for $25.00.

Friday, November 11

Reception: 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Dinner:       7:30 pm – 10:00 pm


  • Adult Ticket: $125.00 each
  • Child Ticket: $40.00 each (Ages 12 and younger) Children’s ticket includes a child-friendly dinner
  • Trainee Ticket: $75.00 each
  • Trainee Guest Ticket: $75.00 each
    (must be registered in Trainee category or be a guest of a registered Trainee to purchase ticket.)

 Advanced registration recommended. A limited number of tickets will be sold on site.

Join fellow meeting attendees and their families for the always-memorable Dinner Gala, complete with a cocktail reception, dinner, awards and music entertainment. Black tie or cocktail attire is welcome; come comfortable and prepared for an evening of fun where you can reconnect with friends, families and colleagues!

Golf in Fort Lauderdale
The Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa is located near two beautiful golf courses, the Jacaranda Gold Club Golf Club and the Plantation Preserve Golf Course. Both courses are unaffiliated with the hotel, but the Concierge Desk can assist in reserving tee times and arranging transportation.

Surf Club
Hours: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm daily

Cost: $40.00 plus tax per child for full day; $20.00 plus tax per child for half day

This service is limited, please make reservations in advance by calling (954) 766-6108.

Resort guests from ages 5-12 can enjoy the Surf Club activity center, featuring an innovative multimedia area, arts and crafts, video games and more.  

Resort Activities and Excursions
The Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa features a long list of exciting and rejuvenating on-property activities. On arrival, guests will be provided with an activities schedule outlining the week’s fitness center hours and class schedules, cabana and watersport rental information, as well as available excursions and dining options.

The resort is situated directly on a private beach, and offers a lagoon style swimming pool, a splash park, full-service spa with private outdoor pool, a fitness center, basketball and tennis courts, and beachside watersport rentals.

Be sure to take advantage of all the amenities your daily resort fee includes: two chairs and one beach umbrella daily, two spa fitness classes daily (reservations required), one-hour rental of non-motorized water sport equipment per day for up to two people (weather permitting; choose from surf/paddle/boogie boards or kayaks) and access to tennis facilities.