Social Events & Resort Activities



Social Events

Hospitality Suite
Thursday, November 7 – Saturday, November 9
Time: 8:30 am – 11:00 am
STSA is provided a hospitality room for your spouse or guest to mingle with other spouses and guests and to make plans for exploring Marco Island.

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

President’s Mixer
Thursday, November 7
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost: Complimentary
Gather with fellow meeting attendees for an evening of networking and fun. Attendees receive two tickets with registration. Additional tickets may be purchased for $25.00.

Dinner Gala
Friday, November 8
Reception: 7:00 pm- 7:30 pm
Dinner: 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Advance registration is 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. A local band will provide easy listening during the dinner hour. Black tie or cocktail attire is welcome; come comfortable and prepared for an evening of fun with friends, families and colleagues!

Resort Activities & Local Excursions
The JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort features a long list of exciting and rejuvenation on-property activities. On arrival, guests will be provided with a Paradise Planner outlining the week’s activity schedule, as well as available excursions and dining options. The resort is situated directly on the beach, and offers two swimming pools, a splash park, full-service spa, two fitness centers, two private championship golf courses, a state-of-the-art gaming emporium, numerous watersports and excursions that depart directly from the resort. Browse the resort’s Recreation Guide for full details and reservation information.

Golf at Marco Island
The JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort offers two private championship courses. The Rookery at Marco, and Hammock Bay Golf & Country Club. Both courses are a short drive away via a complimentary resort shuttle. Visit the resort’s website for additional detail and to reserve a tee time, outside of official STSA activities, of course!

Tiki Tribe Discovery Day Camp
The JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort offers a supervised children’s program for ages 5-12, complete with a variety of stimulating activities. To view a highlight video, click here.  Visit the resort’s website for additional detail and reservations.

:10:00 am – 3:00 pm daily
Cost: $70.00 plus tax per child

This service is limited, please make reservations in advance.

Childcare Services
The JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort recommends the following childcare provider:

Nanny Poppinz
(239) 690-6495