RIDE THE WAVE

2025 IBDEA CONFERENCE

Tradewinds Beach Resort

March 6-10, 2025

Best One-Stop 4-Day Networking Event in the Beverage Dispensing Industry

Registration FeesUntil January 11After January 11On-Site
Conference Registration$825$925$1,175
Spouse/Partner Registration$575$675$925
Product Fair 8′ x 10′ Booth$1,700$1,800No On-Site Registration
Product Fair 8′ x 20′ Booth$2,700$2,800No On-Site Registration
Golf Deadline February 5No On-Site Registration
Alternate Activity $50No On-Site Registration

How to Register for the Conference and Activities

You can register to attend the 2025 IBDEA Conference ONLINE with a credit/debit card at IBDEA.org.

Registration will open in October!

Weather and Attire

Typical weather in St. Pete Beach in early March is mild. The average temperature is around the 75*F during the day and 60*F at night. It should be nice enough for short sleeves and a light jacket during the day but don’t forget something warmer if you plan to go out in the evening.

Attire for the Conference is “relaxed” Business Casual with an opportunity to dress a little fancier at the closing dinner!

Tradewinds Beach Resort

As the largest beachfront resort with 28 beachfront acres on a top-ranked U.S. beach, Island Grand is the perfect place just to let go and enjoy all of the sun and fun Florida has to offer. You’re invited to stay at one and play at two! Our adjacent property, RumFish Beach Resort, is just next door and offers even more fun for you to enjoy during your stay. Relax alongside the soft white sands and warm gulf waters of St. Pete Beach and take advantage of our endless array of restaurants, bars, and activities. From intimate escapes to family fun, let this waterfront paradise be the setting for your island escape.

Included in your stay:

  • Beach Cabana (1 per room)
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddleboats
  • High Tide Slide
  • Wipe Out Ride
  • Zip Line
  • Use of Fitness Center and Tennis Courts
  • Access to the Trolley System
  • Wireless internet access in guest rooms, common areas, and meeting rooms

 

Transportation to/from the Hotel

― Tampa International Airport (TPA) and St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) are about an hour away.

— Resort Transportation Services are available, call 727.343.3303 for rates and availability. Transportation fees vary depending on how many people are in your group, and what airport you need transportation to/from.

— Uber or Taxi. No Shuttle Service

— Free Self-parking, one car per room. Oversized vehicles, trailers, or RVs much make arrangements with the hotel.

— Enterprise & National Car Rental Corporate ID# XZ16H01 (for business and personal use).

— Onsite car rental from Hertz is available at Island Grand. Onsite agents are available Monday- Friday: 8:00 a.m.-1:30 pm. and 2:30 p.m-5:00 p.m. Call 727.360.1631 for special offers and reservations. If calling outside of these times, the Hertz call center is available at 888.407.1416.