Tampa Convention Center  

Housing for 2020 SOFIC is now open! Click here to register and book your room.


For questions or for help making reservations, please contact the SOFIC Official Registration and Housing company, Experient:

  • By Email: SOFIC@experient-inc.com
  • By Phone: Call to speak with an agent at 800-424-5249 between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm, Monday – Friday ET. International registrants, please call 847-996-5829. If you have an existing reservation, please have your Experient confirmation number available.  


Click here to view a map of all the hotels included in the conference block. 

Shuttles will be running daily to the Tampa Convention Center from the Westshore hotel properties. The full schedule will be available closer to the conference.

 Hotel Name  Distance to Tampa Convention Center  Hotel Rate
Marriott Tampa Water Street *Headquarter Hotel  .01 Miles  $229
Embassy Suites Downtown  .01 Miles  $240
Westin Tampa Downtown  .02 Miles  $232
Hilton Tampa Downtown  .03 Miles  $229
Sheraton Riverwalk  .06 Miles  $229
Le Meriden Downtown  .08 Miles  $195
Residence Inn Downtown  1 Mile  $253
Hampton Inn Downtown  1.1 Miles  $229
Home2 Suites  1.1 Miles  $239
Aloft Tampa Downtown  1.3 Miles  $205
Hampton Inn & Suites Ybor Downtown  1.3 Miles  $229
Courtyard Tampa Downtown  1.5 Miles  $243
The Barrymore Hotel  1.8 Miles  $149
Hotel Alba-Christine  4.7 Miles  $199
SpringHill Suites Westshore  5.3 Miles  $229
Four Point by Sheraton Westshore  5.5 Miles  $165
Hilton Tampa Westshore  5.9 Miles  $172
Tampa Marriott Westshore  6.1 Miles  $180
Holiday Inn Westshore  6.2 Miles  $122


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Experient is the Official Housing Provider for 2020 SOFIC | Special Operations Forces Industry Conference. Improper solicitation of hotel reservations from any company other than Experient is not approved. Reservations made by unaffiliated organizations may appear to have lower rates, however they may be illegitimate, not have the rooms to sell, have unreasonable cancellation or change penalties, or be completely non-refundable. Please be aware of and report any unauthorized solicitation to your organization or Experient.

Third party companies other than Experient have not been contracted by NDIA to assist you in booking your hotel reservation. Please contact Trish Wildt at twildt@NDIA.org if you have been approached by a third-party company other than a representative from Experient.