2022 American Academy of Advertising Annual Conference 

March 24-27, 2022 ~ St. Petersburg, FL


The American Academy of Advertising invites you to join us for the 2022 Annual Conference held in sunny St. Petersburg, Florida from March 24 - 27, 2022. We can't wait to see you soon! Register here. A late fee will be applied to all registrations made after February 21, 2022.

Program Information

Please check Sched.com for the most current program.

Hotel Information

The Conference will be located at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, conveniently located in Downtown St. Pete, easily accessible from both St. Pete-Clearwater Airport (PIE) and Tampa International Airport (TPA). 

To make your reservation the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, please click here. The hotel cut-off date is March 9, 2022.

Recommended Transportation:

From the Airport:

  • From St. Pete-Clearwater Airport: 13 miles, or a 25 minute car-ride. ($25 - $30 for Cab, Lyft, Uber, or other ride-share service.)
  • From Tampa International Airport: 22 miles, or a 25 minute car-ride. ($35 - $40 for Cab, Lyft, Uber, or other ride-share service.)

While Downtown:

  • Ride-share platforms, such as Uber and Lyft, are readily available. 
  • Looper, St. Pete Trolly - a free trolly that runs throughout downtown St. Pete, with a stop (#15) located outside the hotel. More information can be found here. 


  • Valet parking is available at the hotel for a rate of $27/day. 


COVID-19 Information: 

Given the conference location in Florida, we are restricted by state and local COVID guidelines. Masks are expected, and we will do everything we can to encourage physical distancing of all attendees.

AAA is closely working with the Hilton team to provide a safe and enjoyable return to the annual conference. Additional information surrounding the COVID-19 policies and procedures of Hilton can be found here.

Things to Do:

Aside from the beautiful beaches and scenic downtown of St. Pete, the below attractions are available within walking distance from the hotel:

Al Lang Field: 1 block

Antique shopping: 4 blocks

Art galleries: 4 blocks

City Center: 0.00 miles

Dali Museum: 7 blocks