FlightSimExpo 2019

June 7-9, 2019 • Renaissance Orlando • Orlando, Florida

North America's community-driven flight simulation conference.

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2018 By the Numbers...

1,100+ Attendees

From 26 Countries

45 Exhibitors

The Biggest Names

21 Speakers

From Across the Industry

23 Media Partners

Generating 10,000+ Impressions

Fasten Your Seatbelt...

Welcome to North America's community-driven flight simulation and aviation conference. As the largest flight simulation event in North America, FlightSimExpo connects simmers, developers, exhibitors, and real-world aviators from across the globe. Join us in Orlando on June 7-9, 2019 to meet others who share your passion, learn from experts, and try out others' simulators.

FlightSimExpo is designed to bring flight simulation conferences to cities across the United States. The journey continues in 2019 in Orlando with easy international and domestic flight options, discounted hotel rooms, and plenty of activities before, during, and after the event. Created by simmers and developers, FlightSimExpo is the largest flight simulation event in North America.

Where

Renaissance Orlando

Orlando, FL

When

Friday to Sunday

June 7-9, 2019

Connect

Make connections with simmers, experts, exhibitors, and developers.

At FlightSimExpo, attendees have endless opportunities to network with the people behind their favorite flight simulation titles, put names and faces to voices, and build lasting connections that transcend the online world.

From the conference's dedicated mobile app to the event social, there will be plenty of opportunity to get out of the basement and into a group of like-minded enthusiasts.

Learn

Interact with a wide variety of speakers and panelists.

FlightSimExpo brings together some of the biggest names in the industry with a full series of seminars throughout the weekend. Hear about technology tweaks, flight planning and real-world operations, and the latest releases right from the source.

The biggest news of the year comes out at FlightSimExpo.

Try

The ultimate "try before you buy" experience

At FlightSimExpo, flight simulation hardware and software developers bring plenty to try out. Virtual reality demonstrators, 4K displays, full-cockpit panel setups, and the latest in technology will all be on display throughout the weekend.

Get hands-on, up close, and personal with the best the simulation world has to offer, and see how it all works before making it part of your own setup.

America's Most Visited City

Our Venue: Renaissance Orlando

Located next to one of Orlando’s historic theme parks, minutes from International Drive and Pointe Orlando, Renaissance Orlando offers an incredible atmosphere for the 2019 event. With room rates starting at just $114/night (plus taxes and fees), excellent on-site and nearby food options, and a focus on hospitality, we're excited to be working with Renaissance Orlando this year.

Reserve your room now! Space is limited. Click below to book online with the hotel. The special FlightSimExpo group rate is only available until May 20, 2019.

FlightSimExpo Room Block Amenities Include:

  • Access to beautiful ballrooms, a pool, arcade, fitness center, and outdoor game spaces
  • In-room bottled water (refreshed once per day)
  • Wireless in-room internet for up to 5 devices
  • 50% discount on self-parking
  • 10% discount at on-site restaurant
  • Free breakfast for children 12 and under (with 1 adult purchase at on-site restaurant)
  • 10% discount at on-site spa
Renaissance Orlando

Room Rate: $114/night

A discounted $15/night resort fee and applicable taxes apply. The all-in room rate is approximately $140/night.

Travel Discounts

We are actively reaching out to airlines and other transit companies in order to obtain discounts for FlightSimExpo attendees. Please check this page often, as travel discount codes and details will be posted as they become available.

WestJet

WestJet is offering 10% off all fare classes for guests travelling between Orlando, Florida and any North American WestJet destination. To take advantage of this offer, use discount code C66NM80 and book via the WestJet website. The code is valid for travel from June 1 to 16, 2019.

Delta Airlines

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for FlightSimExpo 2019. Please book flights directly through this link! You may also call the Delta Meeting Network at +1 800-328-1111 (Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 7:30pm Central Time) and refer to Meeting Event Code NMSK3.

Lyft

Get meeting transportation on demand. Download the Lyft app and receive up to $5 off your first 4 rides with code FSExpo19. The code is valid in the Orlando area for rides from June 5 to 11, 2019.

Logistics and FAQs

Getting to the Hotel

The Renaissance Orlando is located adjacent to SeaWorld® Orlando, just a few minutes from International Drive. The event takes place entirely within the hotel. While car rentals are available from a central facility adjacent to Orlando International Airport, a car rental is typically unnecessary unless you plan to visit attractions outside the city before or after FlightSimExpo. See the other sections of this page for more information on getting to and from the hotel.

Food

An event social will take place on Saturday evening and will include free, light appetizers and drinks.

The Renaissance Orlando has a number of restaurants built into the property that will provide attendees with breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. A full-service Starbucks Coffee is also available in the hotel.

International Drive

Just minutes from the hotel is International Drive, which we encourage attendees to explore for dinner and night-life opportunities. Interntional Drive offers a variety of food and entertainment options, including Bar Louie, Oreganatta Italian Buffet, Boston Lobster Feast, and several pizzerias.

Orlando International Airport (MCO) is a quick 20 minute (13 miles) drive, shuttle, or taxi/rideshare from our venue. The airport is served by a large variety of domestic and international carriers, including several discount airlines. For full ground transportation information and fare estimates, visit the Orlando International Airport website.

Shuttle

The most economical transportation to and from Orlando International Airport is by shared shuttle. Pricing varies from $15-25 one-way, and is typically 15-25% lower than taxi fares. For larger groups, inexpensive van and limousine service is also available.

Taxi

Taxis are readily available at the airport. A one-way taxi will be approximately $40, not including tip.

Rideshare

Both Lyft and Uber are available at the airport and pick-up from the arrivals curb (Level 2). Download the Lyft app and receive up to $5 off your first 4 rides with code FSExpo19.

Rental Cars

Rental cars are available from a central facility located adjacent to the airport. Free shuttle service is provided to/from the rental car center. Rental cars are also available on-site at the Renaissance Orlando.

Address

The Renaissance Orlando is located adjacent to SeaWorld® Orlando:

6677 Sea Harbor Drive
Orlando, Florida 32821, USA

Click this link for driving directions.

Parking

Self and Valet parking is available at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®. FlightSimExpo attendees staying at the hotel will receive discounted parking rates of $13.50/day for self parking or $16.00/day for valet parking, plus tax.

For more information about parking, visit the Renaissance Orlando website.

There are plenty of fantastic day trips and getaway ideas for attendees in the area before and after FlightSimExpo. The conference has negotiated discounts with the following attractions. We encourage attendees to consider these options:

iFly Orlando

iFLY makes the dream of flight a reality with indoor skydiving in a safe and fun environment. The company offers a range of packages, starting at two flights each, so you can make the most of your experience. Attendees should use the code FSE2019 to receive $15 off the First Time Flyer package (normally $69.95/person).

The Escape Game

Located in the heart of I-Drive, The Escape Game is Orlando’s #1 escape room. Here’s how it works: You and your team are locked in a room and have one hour to complete a mission and escape. Attendees can use code FlightSimExpo for 15% off their booking for games taking place between June 5 and 12, 2019.

iFLY makes the dream of flight a reality with indoor skydiving in a safe and fun environment. The company offers a range of packages, starting at two flights each, so you can make the most of your experience. Attendees should use the code FSE2019 to receive $15 off the First Time Flyer package (normally $69.95/person).

Disney's Epcot Center, Universal Studios, and Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets

A free shuttle to Disney's Epcot Center, Universal Studios, and Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets is included for guests staying at the Renaissance Orlando. The shuttle is operated by a third party and although tickets are free, reservations must be made in advance to guarentee a seat. Please see this flyer for more details.

June 7-9, 2019

Renaissance Orlando
Orlando, FL

Drop us a Line

Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions! Call 1-833-4-FSEXPO, or email us at info@flightsimexpo.com. If you wish to stay in touch with us for news and updates, please subscribe to our social media profiles. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Sponsor and Exhibitor Information

Potential sponsors, exhibitors, media partners, and speakers may get in touch with FlightSimExpo via one of the email addresses below.

General Inquiries: info@flightsimexpo.com

Sponsors, Exhibitors, and Speakers: sponsors@flightsimexpo.com

Media Partners or Inquiries: media@flightsimexpo.com