The scheduled location of the 2021 DAV and Auxiliary National Convention—the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada—has canceled the July 24–27 event due to the state’s COVID-19 restrictions for events and meetings. The convention will now take place July 31–August 3 (the Day of Inspiration will take place on Thursday, July 29) at the JW Marriott Tampa Water Street and the Tampa Marriott Water Street in Tampa, Florida.

GSR Cancelations:
Grand Sierra Resort will begin canceling reservations on March 22 and all reservations will be canceled no later than March 31. A refund will be issued within 7-10 business days from the date of canceling. If you have any questions about your cancelation after April 10, please contact the hotel with your original confirmation number at 1-800-648-5080.


 Tentative Schedule

Tampa, Florida Co-Locations

Tampa Marriott Water Street
505 Water St.
Tampa, FL  33602
Group Name: DAV/Disabled Veterans
$129 Single/ Double
Telephone:  1-813-221-4900

Reserve Online


Overflow Hotels

Westin Tampa Waterside
725 South Harbour Island Boulevard
Tampa, FL  33602
Group Name: DAV/Disabled American Veterans
$129 King/ $149 Harbor View King or 2 Queens $149
Telephone:  1-813-229-5000

Reserve Online


JW Marriott Tampa Water Street
510 Water St.
Tampa, FL  33602
Group Name: DAV/Disabled Veterans
$129 Single/ Double
Telephone:  1-813-221-4950

Reserve Online



Hilton Tampa Downtown
211 North Tampa Street
Tampa, FL  33602
Group Name: Disabled American Veterans
$129 Single/ Double
Telephone:  1-813-204-3000

Reserve Online

Be sure to mention our Group name when calling.



Valet Parking:

All hotel properties offer valet parking on a first come first serve bases (no self-parking at the hotels).  Rates are $32 overnight with in/out privileges or $20 for daily parking. The Westin has offered a discount on their overnight pricing at a rate of $26.


Tampa Convention Center Lot
141 E. Brorein Street, Tampa, FL 33602
(Tampa & Brorein Streets)

Pam Iorio Lot
301 Channelside Dr., Tampa, FL 33602
This lot is next door to the JW (near the Embassy Suites)

Both lots are run by the city of Tampa and are pay by plate garages. The rate is $2 per hour with a max daily/ overnight rate of $12 (no in/out privileges). The daily rate resets each morning at 6am.


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