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Need to Know

Below is information needed prior to arrival. For updated conference information during the SASDA conference click here.

How to Get Here

Nearby Airports

Montgomery Regional Airport – 9 m.

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport – 96 m.

Conference Addresses

Preconference: The Lodge at Gulf State Park 21196 E Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Conference: Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa  201 Tallapoosa St, Montgomery, AL 36104


Uber or Lift to convention center - 9 miles

On-Time Taxi 334-505-1189 

For reference, the Montgomery Regional Airport is quite small so there is only one baggage claim carousel. If you book a taxi, Uber/Lift, or have an Alabama Department staffer picking you up they should be waiting right outside the door.

Should you have any issues arriving please contact us!

Hassey Brooks 334-657-1792

Morgan Desselle 334-604-5051


What to Wear/Bring

June in Alabama can be hot and rainy. Check the weather hereNo ties or suits needed, bring weather appropriate clothing and closed-toe walking shoes for tours. The convention meeting rooms tend to be on the cooler side, bring a jacket for inside.

Attire is business casual view below for more details.


Afternoon Tours: Casual (Golf, Talladega Superspeedway, Clay Shoot)

Dinner: Sunday Dress (129 Coosa)


Morning Meetings: Business Casual

Afternoon Tours & Dinner: Casual (Selma and Lowndesboro outside dinner)


Morning Meetings, Afternoon Tours & Dinner : Business Casual (Auburn University)


Morning Meetings: Business Casual

Afternoon Tours: Casual (Downtown Montgomery)

Evening: Business Casual (Montgomery Country Club)

Wednesday: Travel Day - please feel free to be casual at breakfast


Other Important Information

SASDA Proxy Form – Please send completed forms to Morgan Desselle at

If you have any questions, please contact 334-240-7105.

We look forward to seeing you in Sweet Home Alabama!

Discount Codes for Activities

Below are some codes for activities to do on your own or pass along to your guests.

20% Hotel Spa Discount Code: BOOK HERE

20% Hank Williams Museum (across street from hotel) wear your name badge to receive discount.

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