ABC has partnered with the Fort Lauderdale Housing Bureau for all hotel reservations. Attendees of the 2017 National Craft Championships have the option of reserving a room within the ABC block at any of the hotel options below. You are NOT able to complete reservations by calling the hotel directly. The ABC booking link is now live.

Click here to reserve your hotel today!  
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Fort Lauderdale
  • Extended Stay American Fort Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise Port
  • Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel Fort Lauderdale Convention Center-Cruise
  • Hyatt Regency Pier 66
  • Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel
Travel Arrangements
Directions from Airport:
Exit airport on US1 North and follow to SE 17th St Causeway. Turn right at 17th St for 1 mile. Immediately past Eisenhower Blvd veer right onto Grande Dr. Proceed 1st stop sign and turn left under the bridge. Arrive at hotel.

Distance from Hotel: 2 miles
Drive Time: 10 minutes
Taxi: $14.00 
Bus Service: $2.00
Limousine Rates vary: (P) 954-328-1234

Car Rental Discounts:
Avis - corporate code A784199 

Enterprise - corporate code 16KT752 and PIN# ABC to receive a discount

Airline Discounts:
To receive a 5% discount on American Airlines, call (800) 433-1790 or visit and use promo code 9326AZ.

Weather & Attire:
Weather: Average high is 81, average low is 66
Attire: Business casual
March 18-22, 2018
Long Beach, CAlif.
Long Beach Convention Center

Intent to Compete deadline Dec. 1, 2017:  Click here to register!

Competitor Registration(s) deadline Jan. 12, 2018: Click here to register! 

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