The VLEOA 2019 International Training Conference
October 9-12, 2019
PLEASE NOTE: The Conference Hotel has a deadline of September 1, 2019 to receive our incredible conference room rate. Please do not wait to make your reservation! Make your hotel and conference registration reservations early to save money!
Conference Hotel: The Rosen Shingle Creek Resort
Be prepared to be dazzled by the beautiful Rosen Shingle Creek Resort and the GREAT conference rate we have received - $125 (plus tax) for single/double occupancy per night during the conference and three days before and after (based on room availability)! This is a "4-diamond" hotel. The hotel is surrounded by a beautiful golf course, has 5 restaurants, and is located 10 minutes from Orlando International Airport, and near the Orange County Convention Center. The hotel also has four swimming pools and has free shuttle service (at pre-arranged times) to Universal Studios and Sea World. Travel drive time to and from Walt Disney World is about 15 minutes. We've stayed in some nice places as an organization, but this place is REALLY nice. Their nightly rate in October is normally $289 per night or higher. Make your reservation as quickly as possible after April 1, 2019 to get our VLEOA rate.
Please NOTE: there are three (3) ROSEN Hotels and (1) ROSEN INN, three of the ROSENs are located on International Drive. This conference is being held at ROSEN SHINGLE CREEK on Universal Boulevard.
Some notes about our stay at this beautiful resort:
Breakfast is not included, but attendees will be able to purchase vouchers for $13.40 (half price) for the breakfast buffet, or $8 for a simple breakfast sandwich with coffee or juice and hash browns.
Complimentary parking for hotel overnight guests and all conference guests (normally $18 per car).
Complimentary basic Wi-Fi in guestrooms and public areas, excludes meeting/convention area.
Guestroom rates are good three (3) days pre- and post- the program dates of Monday, October 7, 2019 to Monday, October 14, 2019, and are based on availability.
The hotel will not charge resort fees. All ancillary items are charge upon usage.
Reservations can be made directly with the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel by calling the toll-free number 1-866-996-6338 or locally at 407-996-6338, or Click here to make your hotel reservation online. Please request the GROUP rate* for Volunteer Law Enforcement Officer Alliance International Training Conference.
* The VLEOA Group Rate is $125 Per night (plus tax) for single/double occupancy. Beyond double occupancy there will be a $20 Per person per night (plus tax) for each additional guest.
WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND that you do not make your air reservations until your hotel booking is confirmed.
***Although we do not have a conference schedule to post yet,
please note that the following is a general outline of what we anticipate:
Wednesday, October 9- conference attendees begin to arrive at hotel. Conference registration begins. At approximately 4pm we will host a volunteer leadership roundtable. This event will be hosted by VLEOA leaders and will focus on our organization, volunteer policing trends, and other items of interest to leaders in volunteer policing.
Thursday, October 10- UNIFORM DAY. All attendees will participate in an opening ceremony with VIPs, training will be held throughout the day. THIS IS DIFFERENT THAN PREVIOUS YEARS, and will allow participants to wear their uniform for the entire first day of the conference.
Friday, October 11- training continues with site visits available in and around the Orlando area for specialized training (to be announced).
Saturday, October 12- more training in the morning, followed by a break in the early afternoon. Our closing dinner will be held this evening from approximately 5:30-9pm. More information will be posted.
Additional information will be communicated in advance of the conference. YOU MAY WANT TO CONSIDER EXTENDING YOUR HOTEL STAY if you are interested in visiting Orlando or any of the theme parks.
-Taxis, Uber, Lyft, and other transportation options are available from the Orlando International Airport (MCO). There are NO hotel shuttles from the airport, but it is only about a 10-minute drive (depending on your arrival time).
-On site parking is available for free for registered conference attendees.
All conference attendees must be registered. A preliminary conference schedule will be posted soon, however, travelers should be aware that events will begin informally the evening of Wednesday, October 9, and with an opening ceremony (attendees are encouraged to wear agency uniforms to opening events) on October 10 early in the morning. The conference will conclude with our dinner event on Saturday, October 12, 2019.
Member Regular Registration: $139
Non-Member Regular Registration: $189 (includes a one-year membership to the VLEOA), non-members who wish to register for the conference after August 1, 2019 will be $209 for conference registration (which will still include a one-year membership to the VLEOA). Conference participants must be approved members to participate in conference activities.
(you will be asked to log in if you are a member)
Plan now to attend. Space is limited to
165 attendees. If you have any questions,
please call 888-746-8869 toll-free
Class offerings are subject to change without notice.