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Embassy Suites

Fort Lauderdale - 17th Street

1100 SE 17th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: (954) 527-2700
Fax: (954) 760-7202


Official Media Headquarters

The Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale serves as the official media headquarters for the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl. The credential distribution and all news conferences, with the exception of the arrival news conferences and impromptu interviews following practices, take place at the Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale on 17th Street. Internet is available at no charge in both guests rooms and in meeting room areas.

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Press Headquarters & Office     Causeway 1-3

Credential Pickup                       Causeway 1-3

Media Work Room                     Gulf Stream A-B

Media Hospitality                        Terra Ballroom

Press Conferences:

Head Coach & Coordinator        Grand Salon A-C

Player Breakouts                        Grand Salon D-E



(Causeway 1-3)

Sunday                                   December 29              10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Monday                                  December 30              8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tuesday                                 December 31              8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wednesday                            January 1                    8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday                                January 2                    8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday                                     January 3                    8 a.m. - Noon


Media Workroom Hours of Operation

Sunday                                 December 29           Noon. - 11 p.m.

Monday                                 December 30           8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Tuesday                                December 31           8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Wednesday                          January 1                  8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Thursday                               January 2                  8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Friday                                     January 3                  8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Saturday                                January 4                  8 a.m. - Noon



Both cars and satellite trucks can be parked at the Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale during the week. Self Parking is $8 per day for automobiles and $25 per day for a satellite truck.

All Westin Diplomat Team and bowl materials are available in the Headquarters, as well as daily practice reports, schedule updates, notes and quotes.

As a complimentary service to our guests, information from our local tourism partners in Broward and Miami-Dade counties are made available in the Media Headquarters.