42nd HCQ&PS conference

Conference Location


Sheraton Sand Key Resort
1160 Gulf Boulevard
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
Local: (727) 595-1611
Rate: $210.00 per night*, plus applicable taxes, Single/Double Occupancy
Rate includes complimentary wi-fi in room and local area transportation.

The hotel also offers Gulf View, Poolside, and Club rooms with limited availability. Click on Rate Details on the Sheraton Sand Key reservation page for more information.
*Regular rates start at $369.00 per night over meeting dates.

To make your reservations please email group.reservations@sheratonsandkey.com or call the direct reservation line at (727) 595-1611. Be sure to identify yourself as an ABQUARP Conference Attendee to receive the ABQAURP room rate and benefits.

Rooms in this block are available at a limited quantity and on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations must be made no later than March 28, 2021.

Complimentary Parking
Overnight guests are offered complimentary self-parking. Valet parking is available for an additional fee.

Transportation from Tampa International Airport (about 22 miles) is available from Premier Airport Transportation. One way shared van is approximately $27.00 per person. https://premierairportlimo.com/

Additional transportation options may be available at St.Pete-Clearwater International Airport: http://www.fly2pie.com/.

Fun, local area transportation is available on the Clearwater Jolley Trolley (complimentary for hotel guests): http://www.clearwaterjolleytrolley.com/.

ADA Accommodations
Persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation in their room should contact the hotel group reservations directly at (727) 595-1611 to make arrangements.

Call today at 800-998-6030 or
Purchase/Register Online - Click Here

Local Information

Calypso Queen

Clearwater Beach has been named the nation's number one beach twice, and is the only Florida beach to make the top 25 beaches in the world.

There is something for everyone, including spectacular fresh seafood, outdoor adventure opportunities, and pristine undeveloped islands that can all be found in and around Clearwater Beach. Across the bay, Tampa is loaded with cultural events, fine dining, and this year's top football, hockey, soccer, and baseball teams in the country!

For tips on Visiting Responsibly and Things To Do in the area, click here!

Hotel is adjacent to Sand Key Park, for details click here!

For Clearwater Beach COVID-19 safety guidelines, click here!


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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
ABQAURP recognizes that our membership community represents a wide variety of health care professionals. As such, the potential impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) may affect our conference attendees in different ways.

The Annual Health Care Quality & Patient Safety Conference has been rescheduled to April 29-30, 2021. We will be taking all necessary and recommended precautions to ensure your health and safety at this conference. The health and safety of all conference participants is our top priority!

Read Sheraton's COVID-19 updates and what to expect during your stay at the conference hotel HERE.

If you have a need for COVID-19 testing to return to your state or employment, Pinellas County  has a list of testing locations. BayCare also has a unit onsite at Tampa Airport  for rapid testing (approximately one hour). Please view these links for more information and locations. Tampa Airport's website also has state-by-state travel restrictions updated in the Latest Travel Advisories  section of their COVID-19 Information page.

At the time of posting, these locations are closest to the hotel and offer rapid testing. Please call ahead to confirm if they are still testing and appointment requirements:

Community Health Centers of Pinellas at Clearwater (727) 824-8181

   -Appointment required during the day, M-F 9a-5p
   -No appointment required for drive-thru, Tu & Thur 5p-8p

Ruth Eckerd Hall-BayCare (800) 229-2273
   -Appointment required, M-F 7a-10p
   -Availability subject to change

AFC Urgent Care (727) 266-1266
   -No appointments, walk-in only, M-F 8a-4p, Sat-Sun 9a-3p
   -Subject to long lines/wait

ABQAURP will continue to closely monitor the situation, following guidance from the Florida Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the World Health Organization. We will provide updates should the situation require.

Please note: ABQAURP does not contract with any third party organization for hotel reservations; attendees should make their hotel reservations using the link provided, or directly with the hotel, and not with a third party vendor.