Welcome to sunny St. Petersburg on the Gulf coast of Florida
To ensure smooth travel to our headquarters, we are providing all the information you need to have a productive and enjoyable visit.
EDI is located in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, just minutes from the major airports, lodging, dining, entertainment and the beaches. You can leave suits and ties at home, business casual attire acceptable. Our headquarters are located within the Carillon Office Complex in the Northeast "gateway" area of St. Petersburg, Florida. The physical address is 780 Carillon Parkway, Suite 100, St. Petersburg, Florida 33716.
We are five minutes from the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport and fifteen minutes from the Tampa International Airport. Many hotels and resorts provide complimentary transportation to and from the airports - please check with your hotel for details. The Airport Limo is the main regional shuttle service with very reasonable fares (the fare between Tampa International Airport and EDI is approximately $13 each way, while taxis generally cost $25 each way). For Airport Limo reservations, call The Limo at 727-572-1111.
From Tampa International Airport
Tampa International Airport (TIA) is approximately fifteen (15) miles east of the Carillon Office Complex. Served by most major air carriers, the airport is consistently rated as one of the finest in the world. All arrival and departure gates at TIA are located at airside terminals connected to the airport's central hub by shuttle trams. After you deplane, the shuttle will take you to the central hub where you can board escalators or elevators to the ground floor baggage claim area. Rental car agencies, airport limos and taxis are also located on this level. To get from TIA to EDI by car, exit the airport and follow Interstate 275-South toward St. Petersburg. You will cross the Howard Franklin Bridge and veer right onto exit 31, which is Ulmerton Road. Go approximately one mile on Ulmerton Road to the second traffic light. Turn left at the traffic light into the Carillon Office Complex. You will turn right onto Carillon Parkway and continue until you see building number 780. Parking at EDI is free of charge.
From St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport
To get from the St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport to EDI by car take a left at the airport exit and follow Roosevelt Boulevard southeast toward Tampa. Drive in the left lane onto the overpass where Roosevelt crosses and then merges onto Ulmerton Road. Continue approximately one and a half miles east on Ulmerton Road, in the middle or left-hand lane, through two traffic lights and under an overpass. Turn right at the third traffic light into the Carillon Office Complex. Then turn right on Carillon Parkway and continue until your see building number 780.
From Sarasota via Interstate 75
From Sarasota, take Interstate 75 North to exit 228. This takes you onto Interstate 275 and over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge ($1 Toll). Stay on Interstate 275 heading north (about 15 miles) to exit 30 West (State Road 686 - Clearwater/Largo - old exit 16). This road exits to the right, before the Howard Franklin Bridge. Veer left onto the overpass. The entrance to the Carillon Office Complex is on the right at the first traffic light (28th Street). Once inside the office complex, take the first left (traffic light) onto Carillon Parkway and follow the road around to building 780 (on your left).
The following hotels are less than a half mile from our training center. (You can click on the links to go directly to their websites).
950 Lake Carillon Drive, St. Petersburg, FL 33716
(727) 540-0050 Fax: (727) 540-0778
2233 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, FL 33762
A myriad of hotels within one mile of our training center are available to you. They include Courtyard by Marriott, on Roosevelt Boulevard, Extended Stay America, La Quinta, Fairfield Inn, Hampton Inn and Super 8. If you would prefer a hotel close to the beaches, the average travel time to the training center from the surrounding beaches is about 15-20 minutes.
The following restaurants are between 0-2 miles from our training center:
Carillon Cafe - on premises.
Breakfast and Lunch only
Feather Sound, 2649 Ulmerton Rd, Clearwater, FL 33762
110 Fountain Parkway North, St. Petersburg, FL 33716
Panera Bread, Bakery Cafe
2285 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, FL 33762
13505 Icot Boulevard, Suite 214, Clearwater, FL 33760
The area also provides Chick-fil-A, Burger King, McDonald's, Subway, Starbucks, Wendy's and various delicatessens and grocery stores.
Looking for places to go for entertainment? Check out these local resources:
Always feel free to contact us for more information or for any assistance you may need in making your travel arrangements!