The SN 2007 would be in Miami and the venue appears to be Hall C of the Miami Beach convention center (MBCC -see the calendar of the venue) and not at the Miami Convention Center.
Calendar of events:
This is a map:
Many of the hotels in Miami Beach are oceanfront. There is a large avenue that communicates all of them. According to the calendar of events, the SN headquarters would be the Miami Beach Resort & Spa, which looks to be on the Bay side of the island and is only 3 miles away from the Miami Beach Convention Center. Good luck, guys!
Out of the listed hotels in the MBCC, I have been at the Sheraton Bal Harbour Beach Resort a couple of times. It is a very pretty and nice hotel but even farther away. see:
I plan to book early on one of the South Beach oceanfront hotels, afterall, I know where I will spend my non-fencing time .
According to Expedia, the Four hotels in the oceanfront side that are the closest to the MBCC are:
The Richmond Hotel - 3 stars - 3 blocks away - rating 3.9/5 - 83% recommended (Expedia) The beach is past the pool and the spa tub through the yard, and over a white-wooden bridge.
The Townhouse Hotel Miami -3 stars - 7 blocks away - rating 4.0/5 - 71% recommended (Expedia - near beach easy access)
Continental Hotel South Beach (formerly Riande) - 2.5 stars - 3 blocks away - rating 2.2/5 - 44% recommended - beach access
The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach - the usual 4.5 stars - 4 blocks away - rating 4.7/5 - 94% recommended - EXPENSIVE
However, the Richmond has had bad reviews: