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APNA's Official Conference Hotels

JW Marriott Indianapolis – Headquarter Hotel

$179 single/double/triple/quad occupancy  
You must be a registered attendee to obtain housing under the APNA room block. All reservations made before September 26, 2014 must be made directly with APNA’s registration and housing company.*

The luxurious JW Marriott is conveniently located in downtown Indianapolis.  You’ll enjoy plush hotel accommodations and accessible conference space all under one roof.  The JW Marriott is surrounded by 200 shops, restaurants and entertainment options including NCAA Hall of Champions, Lucas Oil Stadium and the Indiana State Museum.  Hotel Details


Marriott Courtyard Indianapolis – Overflow Hotel
Sold out!  Reservations at this hotel are currently not available.

$159 single/double/triple/quad occupancy  
You must be a registered attendee to obtain housing under the APNA room block. All reservations made before September 26, 2014 must be made directly with APNA’s registration and housing company.*

The Marriott Courtyard is attached to the JW Marriott by a short covered hallway.  The guest rooms provide ample space with stunning views of White River State Park and Victory Field.  Hotel Details


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Travel

Known as the Crossroads of America, Indianapolis International Airport (IND) provides several options for direct flights from both the East and West coasts.  The airport is just 15 minutes from downtown which is an estimated $35 taxi fair.

By Air: APNA Annual conference attendees are eligible for airline discounts through United and American Airlines.  For flight information, transit services and other information, visit the Indianapolis International Airport website at http://www.indianapolisairport.com/

APNA Discounts available with select airlines:
United Airlines: Receive up to a 10% discount!  Book the reservation online at www.united.com.  Before beginning the search, in the “Offer Code” box enter ZSCH600183 to receive your discount.  Depending on the type of ticket booked, the discount will vary.
American Airlines: Receive a 5% discount!  Book the reservation online at www.aa.com.  After selecting your flight, you will have the option to enter a “Promotion Code.”  Enter 78H4Bv to apply your discount.

By Car: Indianapolis is a short drive from several major cities.  Louisville, KY is a quick 1.5 hour drive and just 3 hours from Chicago, IL and Columbus, OH.

Getting Around Downtown: Select Indianapolis taxi companies participate in a $5 flat rate fare for trips within the downtown area.  Please review the Indianapolis taxi guide for additional information.

 

Parking

JW Marriott Hotel Parking: The self-parking rate at the JW Marriott is $18 for overnight and drive in guests with in and out privileges. Current rates for valet parking are $36 per car, per night.

Marriott Courtyard Hotel Parking: The self-parking rate at the Marriott Courtyard is $23 for overnight and drive in guests with in and out privileges. Current rates for valet parking are $27 per car, per night.


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What to Pack

Packing for APNA
For the conference, casual / business casual clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended. For your comfort, we suggest that you carry a light sweater or shawl with you throughout the day as the session room temps may vary.

Weather
Indianapolis average high temperatures in October are mid 60s with lows in the mid 40s.


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About Indianapolis

Dining
Indianapolis offers over 250 diverse dining options for all palates and price points. With its rich soil and surrounding agriculture, Indy has been supporting farm-to-table restaurants for decades, with local farmers providing the freshest in produce and protein to menus. International fare, world-famous steakhouses, and sports bars with plenty of televisions for viewing the big game are also just around the corner.

Sports
Indianapolis is a sports lover’s dream destination. Collegiate, amateur, professional – Indy has it all, from top-ranked teams to award-winning facilities, and the experience of hosting over 400 national and international sporting events over the past 30 years.

Cultural Districts
Indianapolis contains six thriving and distinct Cultural Districts, each offering an eclectic mix of shopping, dining and entertainment. The city’s newest amenity, the Cultural Trail, is a bicycle and pedestrian path that winds through downtown connecting visitors with these unique neighborhoods.

Downtown Shopping
The four-story Circle Centre Mall is the shopping hub of downtown with over 100 specialty shops and dining options. The mall is easily accessible, as it’s connected via skywalk to hotels and the convention center and offers plenty of affordable underground parking.

Monuments & Memorials
Indianapolis is home to more memorials honoring our nation’s veterans than any other city in the United State, second only to Washington, D.C. Acres upon acres are dedicated to honoring and remembering past heroes.


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*To contact APNA's registration and housing company, please call 888-408-8191 or email
APNA@conferencedirect.com.