HOTEL & TRAVEL INFORMATION
#ILCA18 will be held at the Oregon Convention Center, located in the Lloyd district of downtown Portland, Oregon, United States. One of the greenest convention centers in the world, this facility will meet all of our conference needs. In addition to free WIFI for conference participants, you won’t want to miss the public art walking tour of the center’s unique and diverse collection of art.
ILCA has made arrangements for block of rooms at a number of area hotels. For more information and to make a reservation, visit our Hotel Overview Page.
Air Travel Info
The Portland International Airport (PDX) is served by 17 airlines and has direct flights to more than 75 destinations in five countries. To learn more, visit flypdx.com/PDX.
Ground Transportation Info
There are numerous options for making the 11-mile (17.7 km) journey between the Portland International Airport, and the conference location and hotels. Details are available on the airport website at http://flypdx.com/PDX/GroundTransportation.
MAX Light Rail: The TriMet Max Light Rail provides convenient and inexpensive transportation throughout the Portland metro area. For $2.50 USD, ride the Light Rail from the airport to the hotel. Ticket kiosks are available at the airport, and rides are based on the honor system (you may be asked to show your ticket).
TriMet provides transportation between the conference venues. Passes for free transportation in the downtown corridor, including between the different venues, will be available to registered conference delegates at the conference registration desk.
TriMet tickets also are valid for the bus and commuter rail systems. To learn more about TriMet transportation options, visit their website at trimet.org.
With the benefits of a large city nestled between the picturesque Pacific Coast and mountain peaks, Portland is the perfect backdrop for the convergence of culture and nature. To learn more about award-winning food and beverage, tourist activities, and tour opportunities, visit www.travelportland.com.