2018 Global Summit Hotel and Travel

2018 IREM Global Summit

2018 IREM Global Summit
Please Note: The 2018 Global Summit will take place from Wednesday Sept 26 - Saturday Sept 29. Governing Council is on Saturday morning. Lunch and Keynote Speaker on Saturday afternoon. Gala and REME Awards on Saturday evening.


Headquarter Hotel and Travel Information


The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood
Curio Collection by Hilton
3555 South Ocean Drive
Hollywood, Florida 33019
(954) 602-6000

IREM Global Summit will take place at The Diplomat Beach Resort, a playground by the sea that is tucked between Ft. Lauderdale and Miami along Hollywood’s Gold Coast.  Founded in 1925, the charming oceanside town of Hollywood, Florida blends modern day elegance with old world charm. Take a stroll along the historic boardwalk, voted one of 'America’s Best Beach Boardwalks' by Travel & Leisure magazine. Enjoy the spectacular oceanfront views, access to pristine beaches, and much more. Come and soak up the breezy SoFla lifestyle!

The IREM group rate is $259 single/double occupancy. Reservations can be made online or by calling The Diplomat at (800) 446-6677. Identify yourself as an IREM Global Summit attendee in order to obtain the group rate.

Resort Fee:  Attendees are able to purchase the $26.00 daily resort fee and the included amenities at the time of reservation or at check-in.  You will receive all of the amenities outlined below:

  • Basic guestroom internet
  • Local and toll-free calls
  • Two bottles of water day of arrival
  • Up to 4 beach chaise lounges per day
  • One group fitness class per day
  • Non-motorized water sports

Note:  The resort fee is not required – you can choose to add the resort fee at check-in.

We suggest that you make your guest room reservations early and no later than August 1, 2018. Space is limited and reservations are confirmed on a first come, first served basis. IREM does not guarantee guest room availability.

Visit The Diplomat Beach Resort website for more information.

Alternate Accommodations

Availability at The Diplomat Beach Resort has become very limited.  However, there are many fine hotels within walking distance of The Diplomat.  The DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hollywood Beach is a short distance from The Diplomat and currently has availability.

DoubleTree Resort By Hilton Hollywood Beach
4000 South Ocean Drive
Hollywood, Florida 33019
(954) 454-4334

We also suggest hotels.com, Orbitz and Travelocity as sources for accommodations. 



Travel Discounts

United Airlines
Visit United  and enter Offer Code: ZEFY713078  when booking your flight to receive up to 10% discount on applicable fares. Valid travel dates are September 23 - October 2, 2018. You may also call United Airlines at (800) 426-1122 and refer to Agreement Code: 713078 and Z Code: ZEFY.  Booking fees are waved for Meeting reservations.

Southwest Airlines
Visit Southwest Corporate Travel and enter Corporate ID Number: 99042915 to receive discounts on applicable fares.  Valid travel dates are September 24 - October 1, 2018.  Please note that in order to take advantage of this great discount, flights must be booked by September 10, 2018.  You may also contact SWABIZ at (800) 435-9792.  Don’t forget to enroll in the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards program.

Visit Delta and enter Meeting Event Code: NMRAG when booking your flight to receive up to 5% discount on applicable fares. Valid travel dates are September 23 - October 2, 2018. You may also call Delta Meeting reservations at (800) 328-1111, Monday - Friday 7am - 7pm CDT and refer to Meeting Event Code: NMRAG.  Please note that a Direct Ticketing Charge may apply for booking by phone.



Ground Transportation

The Diplomat Beach Resort is located approximately 8 miles (15 minute drive) from Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and approximately 22 miles (30 minute drive) from Miami International Airport (MIA).  

Hotel Parking: Self-parking is $35 per night (credit card payments only). Daily valet is $44 (in/out privileges). 

Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport
Taxi: Approximately – $35 one-way
Super Shuttle:   $22
Ride Uber

Miami International Airport
Taxi: Approximately $70-80 one-way
Super Shuttle: $30
Ride Uber


Summit Attire

Embracing the South Florida vibe, business casual takes a new twist for this year's Summit.

Wednesday and Thursday - leave the suits, ties, and high heels behind.
Friday - jeans acceptable with a $10 donation to the IREM Foundation; IREM wearables available for purchase on-site.
Saturday - leave the suits, ties, and high heels behind during the day; black tie optional for the Inaugural Gala & REME Awards in the evening.

During the month of September, the outdoor temperature in Florida average a low of 72°F and high of 88°F.


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