2015 Lodging and Travel

Higher Education Data Warehousing Conference 2015
April 19-22, 2015 — Bloomington-Normal, IL

 Hotel and Travel Information

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Marriott Hotel & Conference Center — hotel is sold out! (please see alternate hotel information below)

201 Broadway Avenue
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 862-9000

There is a garage on-site for those who choose to drive. Services and amenities are described at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bmimc-bloomington-normal-marriott-hotel-and-conference-center/

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Alternate Hotel:

DoubleTree by Hilton Bloomington

10 Brickyard Drive, Bloomington, IL 61701

Phone:  (309) 664-6446

Reservations can be made by calling 309-664-6446.  You must identify yourself as being with the Higher Education Data Warehousing Forum at the time the reservation is made. The room rate is $119.00 per room per night plus applicable taxes.  The deadline to make your reservation is March 29, 2015 to receive the HEDW group rate.  Conference organizers are arranging transportation between the DoubleTree and the conference location at the Marriott.

 

Getting to Bloomington-Normal, IL:

By air:

Bloomington’s regional airport: http://www.cira.com/

AIRPORT SHUTTLE TO MARRIOTT: There is a courtesy phone at the airport that you can use to call the Marriott once you arrive to arrange for the Marriott shuttle to pick you up.  This is complimentary for Marriott guests.

In addition, there are several regional airports adjacent to Bloomington-Normal, IL:

 

It is only 2 ½ hours from Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis:

 

By rail:

For those who prefer, the Amtrack station is across the street from the conference hotel:

http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=am/am2Station/Station_Page&code=BNL

From Chicago O’Hare to Union Station to Bloomington-Normal:

http://metrarail.com/metra/en/home/maps_schedules/metra_system_map/ncs/station.OHARE.html