Hotel and Travel

All educational sessions will take place at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore.

Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore

Renaissance Harborplace Hotel
202 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

(Tel) +1-410-547-1200


Alert for Conference Attendees

The Renaissance Harborplace Hotel is currently sold out during the dates of the ADEC Annual Conference. ADEC is continuing to work with the Renaissance to ensure as many conference attendees are able to book a room at the hotel as possible.

You can refer to sites like or to find other hotel choices and rates.

(Please note that each of these hotels has a different cancellation policy; review the details of each hotel from the list.)

Roommate Service

For assistance in finding a roommate, contact Meetings Administrator Chris Viglione. We will send you a list of other registrants looking for a roommate. It is your responsibility to contact someone on the roommate list and make your reservation with the hotel directly. When contacting potential roommates, please be sure to include arrival and departure dates, your gender, city and country you reside in, and your smoking preference.

Air Travel Discounts

Airline reservations may be made through FCm Travel Solutions, the preferred agency for the ADEC Annual Meeting. FCm charges a processing fee on transactions. International callers and callers in the state of Illinois call FCm Travel Solutions at +1-847-948-9111, ext. 3; callers from North America dial +1-866-341-7672.

Ground Transportation

From Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel is approximately 8 miles (18 minutes) by car. Taxi fare is approximately $30.

Super Shuttle is available to and from Baltimore-Washington International Airport. Shared service from is approximately $23. Make a reservation by calling +1-800-258-3826 or by visiting the Super Shuttle website.

Car Rental

Avis Rent-a-car System Inc. is the official car rental service for the ADEC 36th Annual Conference. Avis has a facility conveniently located at all local airports and can provide discounted rates for annual meeting attendees. For details, call +1-800-331-1600 and indicate AWD number J991355 to receive special pricing. Or visit the Avis website.


Covered parking for guests is available at the Gallery Garage, connected to the hotel. Valet parking is available hotel for $40 overnight with in/out rights. Self-Parking is available at the hotel for $28 overnight in in/out rights.


All ADEC attendees staying at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel will receive complimentary wireless Internet access in their sleeping rooms. Wireless access is also complimentary in the first floor public area and the restaurant on the 5th floor. Wireless access is not complimentary in the meeting area.

Travel Visas

Visit for step-by-step instructions on the process for obtaining a temporary visa. If you need to obtain a Letter of Invitation for a travel visa, please contact Chris Viglione






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