This year the IMR conference will be held at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa, directly across the street from DOWNTOWN DISNEY® http://www.wdwinfo.com/downtown/marketplace/
The Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa
The Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa is an official Walt DisneyWorld® Resort and is located across the street from DOWNTOWN DISNEY®. The Buena Vista Palace has 1,014 guest rooms and 117 suites. Accomodations are stylish and feature luxurious pillow-top mattresses and bedding. Amenities include a fitness center, full-service spa & salon, gift shop, in-room safe, in-room refrigerator, mini-market, valet and free parking, 3 heated swimming pools & a whirlpool. There are also several restaurants and lounges on site for your enjoyment.
The Buena Vista Palace provides complimentary transportation to the Walt Disney World® Theme Parks. The Walt Disney World® Theme Parks offer a pre-arrival savings of 10% on their full-multi Day (2 days or longer) tickets. You can obtain your tickets at http://www.mydisneymeetings.com/snl22ir/. You can also obtain partial-day tickets (after - 2pm and after - 4 pm) for conference attendees at this site.
Here is a link with some other fun attractions, activites, nightlife, and shopping in the Orlando area.
Information on local weather in Orlando. What to expect weather to be like in October 2013.