Ampersand Studios

31 NE 17th St, Miami, FL 33132


The conference will be held at Ampersand Studios, on the first floor (ground-level). 

The venue is fully wheelchair-accessible. There are bathrooms available and large open spaces as well as smaller rooms.

Accommodation Options: 

DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Hotel Biscayne Bay 

1717 N Bayshore Dr, Miami, FL 33132 

Location: A stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Hotel Biscayne Bay places you in the heart of Miami, a 5-minute drive from FTX Arena and 9 minutes from PortMiami. This 4-star hotel is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from James L. Knight Center and 3.2 mi (5.1 km) from Lincoln Road Mall.

Downtown Miami, FL, Hotel | Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay 

1633 N Bayshore Dr, Miami, FL 33132 

This waterfront hotel is a breathtaking oasis amid the incomparable beauty of Miami. Relax in well-appointed hotel rooms, featuring spacious floor plans, modern amenities, work desks, high-speed Wi-Fi and stunning views of Biscayne Bay and the downtown cityscape.

Hilton Miami Downtown Hotel in Miami, Florida 

1601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 

Looking out over Biscayne Bay, this hotel is a mile from the Bayside Marketplace. South Beach and the Port of Miami are within a 10-minute drive. Explore all of downtown with the free Metromover, which stops around the corner. Every room features floor-to-ceiling windows, and the rooftop pool and bar boast sunset and skyline views.


We recommended that you take a ride-sharing service (Uber, Lift, etc.) or taxi to Ampersand Studios. If not, there are several public parking lots and street parking in the area though we don’t recommend those.

If you will be driving, there is metered street parking around Ampersand Studios and the neighboring blocks. Metered parking uses the PayByPhone service and you can download the app here. The meter fares are reasonably priced ($3/hr).

The Brightline Metro Rail is another great option because it stops at MiamiCentural Station, which is a 15 minute brisk walk from Ampersand Studios! You may also opt to use many of the excellent public transportation network systems available.

Directions from Miami International Airport: 

The venue is approximately 7 miles away from Miami International Airport: 

Google Maps Directions: 

  1. Get on FL-836 E in Miami from NW 42nd Ct 
  2. Continue on FL-836 E to NE 2nd Ave. 
  3. Take exit 2A from MacArthur Causeway 
  4. Take NE 1st Ave to NE 17th St 

Things to Do

Miami South Beach
Visit iconic South Beach and witness the famous Art Deco architecture and electrifying Ocean Drive hotels, clubs, and bars.

Bayside Marketplace
401 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132
Experience Downtown Miami’s exciting nightlife at Bayside, the open-air marketplace with shopping, dining, and stunning views of Downtown waterfront.

Perez Art Museum
1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132
The world-renowned contemporary, modern, and international art museum, which showcases a vast collection of Latina American, Caribbean, and African works.