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Orlando, Florida-January 19-21, 2014

Orlando, FL 
January 19-21, 2014


Meeting Registration Step 1 - Meeting Selection

HOTEL BOOKING:  If you still need to make your reservations at Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista at the EBA special rate contact Laurie Hansch at (407)-827-3844. 

*New* Just added to the Agenda Networking Night Cap sponsored by Platinum Sponsor EDR


Airport Transportation to/from Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista:

All attendees receive $4 off roundtrip shared ride shuttle service to and from the airport courtesy of SuperShuttle Orlando using discount code ENV14Discounted rates are $18 one way and $32 roundtrip per person Exclusive Sedans, SUVs, and Vans are available (rates vary). Click here to book your transportation or call 1-800-258-3826.

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Activities In Orlando  

Extended Theme Park Hours - Extra Magic Hours, Just show Your EBA Hotel Keycard from the Hilton Orlando, Courtesy of Sponsor, Ecolog-ERIS

Extra Magic Hours offer a rare and unique opportunity to enjoy additional time in Walt Disney World parks—above and beyond the standard operating schedule—at no extra charge. This special perk is offered to Guests of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels.  Each day, one of the 4 Walt Disney World theme parks opens one hour early or remains open up to 2 hours after regular closing time. Additionally, Disney Water Parks offer Extra Magic Hours during select times of year.


How It Works:

To take advantage of extended park hours, simply visit the designated park at the designated time. Upon check-in at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel, Guests will receive a schedule detailing when each park offers Extra Magic Hours, so you can be sure to plan your stay accordingly.  Your room key will get you on the bus transport to the theme park from the Hilton Hotel.

In addition to the schedule, the following guidelines will help you make the most of Extra Magic Hours:

·         Morning Hours: Arrive up to an hour before the designated park is scheduled to open and show your valid park ticket and Resort ID at the park turnstiles.

·         Evening Hours:  A valid theme park ticket and Resort ID are required. Each member of your party will need to present a Resort ID to access evening Extra Magic Hours offerings.

Please note that not all Walt Disney World attractions are available during Extra Magic Hours. Extra Magic Hours schedule and available attractions during Extra Magic Hours are subject to change without notice.

To learn more about how you can avoid the crowds and long lines, board some of the most popular attractions more quickly and experience more time in Disney parks, explore the Extra Magic Hours FAQ.

Disney/Lake Buena Vista Dining for EBA Members


Big names provide plenty of star power, with exquisite fine dining, casually elegant eateries and first-class entertainment. Host a private reception under the fireworks and just listen for the "wows." Sample the refined menus of Cat Cora, Todd English, Wolfgang Puck and Don Shula. Drive the exotic car of your dreams. Just don't forget to visit the Downtown Disney® Area, where top-name musical acts and one-of-a-kind shows like La NoubaTM by Cirque du Soleil® dazzle and inspire.

Orlando has evolved into a bona fide culinary destination with sophisticated restaurant options for every taste. From independently owned neighborhood restaurants to family-friendly establishments, the Orlando area offers a surprisingly diverse array of epicurean delights. Even visitors with sophisticated palates will find a number of celebrity chef-anchored, four- and five-diamond restaurants, and wine connoisseurs can take advantage of the multiple certified master sommeliers in Orlando.

Download Disney/Lake Buena Vista area Map

For a list of restaurants sorted for nearness to Disney/Lake Buena Vista, click this link:

EBA Plans 20th Anniversary meeting in Orlando, FL in January 2014

The Environmental Bankers Association, a nonprofit 501 (c) (6) professional trade association located in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia, turn 20 years old in 2014.  EBA represents some of the largest universal, national, super-regional, money center and community banks in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.  Our focus is environmental risk management and sustainability development as these services apply to preserving lender net income and assets from environmental risk issues.  We are celebrating our 20th Anniversary in Orlando, Florida and would like to talk to you about how we might perform some collaborative events with your member banks in attendance.  To learn more about us, please visit us at

At our semi-annual meeting, EBA schedules two and a half days of conference and educational outreach in the areas of environmental risk management, appraisal, sustainability, addressing environmental due diligence for loan life cycle origination through foreclosure, property condition reports, energy auditing, etc.  In particular, we will tackle topics at our Orlando meeting such as Scope 3 Bank Financed Emissions, determining levels of risk tolerance for banks, environmental due diligence for multi-party lender transactions, the evolving role of property condition assessments in construction lending and pre- and post-foreclosure transactions, career sustainability, regulatory and legal changes in vapor intrusion, legal analyses updating bank law cases, an open forum and much more.

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