Serious education in a beautiful location.™
Relax and learn in sunny Sarasota, FL.
American Medical Seminars wants to respect our customers’ needs for time away from every day life to participate in distraction-free education.
Sunny Sarasota, Florida, our main live conference location, offers some of the country’s safest outdoor and COVID-conscious activities.
Endless Outdoor Dining
From casual to fine-dining restaurants, Sarasota offers extensive outdoor options for any taste.
Enjoy some of Florida’s top beaches while spending your days sunning, swimming, grilling, or snorkeling.
State Parks & Nature Activities
Explore state parks, botanical gardens, and more. Kayaking, fishing, and biking are just a few of the area’s popular activities.
Ranked the #1 Beach in the U.S. in 2020 by TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Awards™, Siesta Key Beach’s soft, clean, sugary-white sand offers an invitation for relaxation and rejuvenation. Made from 99% quartz, most of its sand comes from the Appalachian Mountains.
Lido Key Beach has yards of soft white sand with excellent shelling. A pavilion houses a restaurant, ice cream shop, beach shop, restrooms and a public freshwater swimming pool. With ample parking, refreshments, lifeguards on duty, and calm, warm water, this beach is a great choice for a day of sunning, swimming and snorkeling.
Relax in the restaurants and explore the shops of St. Armands Circle — the exquisite home of more than 130 fine shops and gourmet restaurants that pamper customers from all areas of around the world. Lush tropical plantings, courtyards and patios, and contemporary architectural design contribute to an atmosphere of friendly warmth, elegance, and taste.
Additionally, Sarasota’s University Town Center district spans over 4 million square feet and features a unique combination of more than 250 retail shops and 80 fast-casual to fine-dining restaurants, the majority with outdoor seating options.
Gardens & Nature Parks
The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Nestled on the shores of beautiful Sarasota Bay, Selby Gardens is a tropical urban oasis. It provides 45 acres of bayfront sanctuaries that connect you with air plants of the world, native nature, and Sarasota’s regional history. As a respected center for botanical research and education, it includes 8 greenhouses and the stunning Tropical Conservatory, the Center for Tropical Plant Sciences and Conservation.
Myakka State Park
One of Florida’s oldest and largest parks, Myakka consists of 58 square miles of land. The Myakka River, Florida’s first state-designated wild and scenic river, flows through the center. Discover a vast expanse of wetlands, prairies, hammocks, and pinelands that make up the beautiful park. Boating, fishing, canoeing and kayaking are popular activities on the water while hikers and bicyclists can explore miles of trails and backroads.
The Ringling Museum
The museum and its accompanying palatial mansion is a tribute to the American Dream and reflects the splendor and romance of Italy. Described as “the last of the Gilded Age mansions” to be built in America, Ca’ d’Zan has 56 incredible rooms filled with art and original furnishings. The grounds are as spectacular as the museum itself, home to 66 acres of fabulous Florida foliage and fauna right on the Sarasota Bay.
Mote Marine Aquarium
The Mote Marine Aquarium is an independent, nonprofit marine research institution comprised of world-class marine scientists who are committed to the conservation and sustainable use of our oceans. What started as a small, one-room laboratory has now grown to include more than 20 marine research programs. Discover the incredible ocean life surrounding Sarasota while learning about sharks, manatees, dolphins, sea turtles, coral reefs, and other fish.
Upcoming Live Events
COVID-19 News & Updates
In response to the concerns we are hearing about COVID-19, we want to keep our customers updated on our current status.
We understand that personal health issues and concerns, along with hospital policies and restrictions, have put many in a position where they cannot travel, and we respect your decision. We also know that this doesn’t apply to everyone, and for those of you who wish to travel, we want to respect your need for time away from every day life to participate in distraction-free education.
We have implemented the following precautionary measures:
- Touchless sign-in
- Temperature screenings
- Required face masks for both staff and attendees
- Acrylic guards on classroom tables between attendees
- Hand sanitizing stations easily located throughout the conference
- Increased daily cleaning of conference rooms and audience response units
For more information, please watch our live webinar in regards to latest info on COVID-19.