Travel & Accommodations

Location Sheraton Norfolk Waterside 777 Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA 23510 (757) 622-6664
Please Note - the conference is now completely online due to Covid-19. If you have booked travel, please be sure to cancel ASAP.


Getting Here
Hotel Parking

Convenient, covered and secured automobile self-parking is located at the Dominion Tower Parking Garage, adjacent to the hotel and other nearby facilities. Parking is subject to availability.

The current charge for self-parking for overnight guests at Dominion Tower Parking Garage is $13.00 per car per day. Overnight valet parking is provided at $26.00 per night. Discounted self-parking vouchers to be purchased at guest check in for $8.00 discounted self-parking

Arriving By Land

Follow I-95 South to I-64 East in Richmond.
Follow I-64 through Williamsburg, Newport News and Hampton into Norfolk.
Take Exit #284 onto I-264 West towards Downtown Norfolk.
Take Exit #9, Waterside Drive.

Follow Route 13 through the Eastern Shores of Maryland and Virginia.
Cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel.
Stay on Route 13, which will become Northampton Blvd.
Take Northampton Blvd. to I-64 East.
Take Exit #284 onto I-264 West towards Downtown Norfolk.
Take Exit #9, Waterside Drive.

Take I-95 North to Route 58 East.
Exit onto I-664 East to I-264 East.
Follow through the Downtown Tunnel and cross the Berkley Bridge.
Take Exit #9, Waterside Drive.

Arriving By Air or Train
Norfolk International Airport (ORF)
Airport Phone:  757-857-3351
Hotel direction: 7 miles NE

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Alternate transportation: James River Transportation;reservation required
  • Estimated taxi fare: 25 USD (one way)

Visit ORF airport website

Driving directions:

  • Depart the airport and turn left onto Norview Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Azalea Garden Road.
  • Turn left onto North Military Highway / VA – 165.
  • Merge onto Interstate 264 West towards Downtown Norfolk / Portsmouth.
  • Exit left at Exit 9 onto Waterside Drive.
  • Turn left onto Water Street. The hotel will be on your left.

Amtrak train service originates in Norfolk with daily roundtrip service from Norfolk to Petersburg, Richmond, Washington DC and cities all the way to Boston.

Getting Around Town
Taxi Service

Andy’s Taxi Group

Black & White

City Wide Cabs

Duke Cab

Coastal Rides

Waterside Taxi Co.

Transit System

The Tide light rail system extends 7.4 miles, originating on the city’s west side at Eastern Virginia Medical Center, through Downtown Norfolk and then eastward to Newtown Road. There are eleven stops and four stop-and-ride facilities along the route. The Tide is a convenient option for destinations such as Norfolk State University, Tidewater Community College’s Norfolk campus, City Hall (the station closest to the conference hotel), Harbor Park, MacArthur Center and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

Service Times


Elizabeth River Ferry

F.R.E.D (Free Ride Every Day)

Elizabeth River Trail

Lime scooter and electric bike
share programs

Things to Do & Places to Go

Museums and Attractions

Battleship Wisconsin

Waterside District

Elizabeth River Ferry

Chrysler Museum of Art

Fort Norfolk

Hermitage Museum & Gardens

MacArthur Memorial Museum


Parks, Beaches, & Trails

Harbor Park

Cannonball Trail

Downtown Norfolk Dog Walk

Legends of Music Walk of Fame

The Plot

TowneBank Fountain Park

Civil War Trail

Elizabeth River Trail

Visit for a full list of things to do in Norfolk, VA.

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