Graduate Student Research Conference in Business and Economics (GRADCONF 2017), which will be held during May 25-26, 2017 at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus in Sarasota, Florida. Sarasota, Florida is home to amazing beaches including #1 beach in America (Siesta Key), museums (The Ringling Museum), art galleries, state parks, lakes, and other attractions such as the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, the G-Wiz Museum, and the Sarasota Jungle Gardens. USF Sarasota-Manatee is easily accessible by two airports (Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport-SRQ and Tampa International Airport- TPA).


University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, 34212, USA)


USFSM has the variety of hotels near campus. Most of them provide complimentary shuttle service.



Weather in May:

sunSarasota, Florida USA: 27°C/81F

Sea Temperature: 27°C/81F

By Air:

Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
SRQ is literally across the street from USF Sarasota-Manatee campus. Most area hotels around the airport (and USFSM) provides complimentary shuttle to/from airport and 5 mile radius. SRQ has flights to/from Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, New York, Toronto and other destinations.

Tampa/St Pete International Airport (TPA)
TPA is about 60 minutes drive distance from USFSM. You can take a shuttle or Uber/Lyft from TPA to USFSM for about $50-60. You can easily rent a car from TPA.

By Car:

USF Sarasota-Manatee is easily accessible from I-75 (Exit 213)