Welcome to Miami

Experience the Extraordinary in Miami Beach at #OTOMTG24

Miami is known as “Magic City,” and for good reason. Home to the AAO-HNSF 2024 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO℠, from September 28 to October 1, Miami is famous for its art, culture, diversity, and so much more. From amazing museums and art districts to natural wonders and family-centric attractions, the options are limitless to fulfill whatever your heart desires while visiting one of the most unique cities in the United States.

Advance travel planning and early visa application are important when preparing for your trip to Miami. Depending where you are from, it can take many months to secure a visa appointment. For more information about the visa process and wait times, visit the U.S. State Department website. If you need an invitation letter to present to the Embassy/Consulate, please email us at [email protected].

Fun Facts About Miami

  • Miami is named after the Mayaimi tribe that lived in the area surrounding Lake Okeechobee, Florida’s inland lake, in the 1600s and 1700s. Mayaimi meant “big water.”
  • Miami is the only major U.S. city founded by a woman (Julia Tuttle). Miami was officially incorporated as a city in 1896.
  • Miami has the world’s largest collection of Art Deco architecture.
  • Miami has the largest cruise ship port in the world.
  • Miami is The Most Visited City In The USA By International Tourists After New York City.
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