The LADA is excited to announce that we will be returning to the beach for the 82nd Annual Convention in 2020.  Please SAVE THE DATE for this exciting event that will be held June 10-14, 2020 on the sugary white sands of Destin's breathtaking Gulf Coast!

We are mixing it up this year and hosting the convention at The Henderson Beach Resort!  Click HERE for a tentative agenda.  Registration for the convention will open at a later date.  In the meantime...


The Henderson, A Salamander Beach & Spa Resort

200 Henderson Beach & Spa Resort
Destin, FL 32541

For hotel reservations, please contact Alex Landers, Revenue Manger
Office:  850-424-4535

Reservation Deadline:  May 26, 2020, or until the room block sells out

Guest Room Accommodations:

  • Run of House King - $299/night
    • Available 6/9-6/13
  • Run of House Queen/Queen - $299/night
    • Available 6/9-6/13
  • Two Bedroom Loft - $499/night
    • Available 6/10-6/13; 4 night minimum; sleeps up to 8
  • One Bedroom Loft - $399/night
    • Available 6/10-6/13; 4 night minimum; sleeps up to 6

Additional Fees:

  • Valet Parking $12.50 per day
  • Self Parking $7.50 per day (limited availability)
  • Resort Fee $15/night
For additional information about the hotel fees, reservation procedures, tentative agenda, and loft layouts, please click HERE
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