NBIA's 23rd International Conference

For more information, call (740) 593-4331 or email education@nbia.org.

Accommodations & Travel

Conference Location

Westin Crown CenterWestin Crown Center
1 East Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: (888) 627-8538

The Westin Crown Center will serve as conference headquarters. All conference-related activities – including registration, the NBIA Expo, keynote addresses, sessions and workshops, and tour bus loading – will take place at the Westin.

NBIA has arranged a special group rate of $159 per night for a single or double room at the Westin. The cutoff date for this rate is March 30, 2009. Space in the hotel fills up quickly, so make your reservation soon to guarantee a room. Call (888) 627-8538 or visit www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/res?id=0809256763&key=A166E to reserve a room. Be sure to mention the NBIA group rate.

Transportation to Kansas City

Several major airlines offer flights into Kansas City International Airport (MCI). For a complete list of air carriers that service the airport, visit www.flykci.com/.

Getting to the Westin from the Airport

Shuttle: The SuperShuttle airport service runs from the airport to several major downtown hotels, including the Westin. Service is available 24 hours a day. Shuttles depart from the airport every 30 minutes. Tickets are $17 one way or $29 round-trip. You can make reservations in advance through SuperShuttle’s Web site (www.supershuttle.com), or proceed to the SuperShuttle ticket counter – located near the baggage claim area – after you land. For more information, visit www.supershuttle.com.

Taxi: Travel from the airport to the hotel by taxi takes approximately 25-30 minutes and costs approximately $45-$50.