Housing and Travel
All Annual Meeting activities take place in the Baltimore Convention Center unless otherwise noted.
Headquarters hotel is the Hilton Baltimore Convention Center Hotel.
Please note transportation will not be provided between hotels and the Baltimore Convention Center. All hotels are less than 3 blocks from the Convention Center and walking distance.
All hotels offer complimentary Wi-Fi to guests in our room blocks.
Existing Housing Reservations
Please contact the housing bureau with questions. If you wish to reach a live operator please call 800-282-6632 or 410-837-4636 (international), Monday–Friday between 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. (ET).
New Housing Reservations
A-Res Housing Service can help those with last-minute housing needs.
Roommate | Room Share
Attendees seeking roommates should contact the Alliance.
Requests for hospitality suites must be approved by the Alliance.
When traveling to the Baltimore area, you have a choice of three major airports. All major airlines fly into Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) or Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). The Baltimore Washington International Aiport (BWI) is the closest and suggested airport for conference attendees. Below is more information on each airport along with links to their websites.
Association Travel Concepts (ATC) is the official travel agency for the Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo. ATC has negotiated discounts with United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, Hertz, Enterprise and Dollar Car Rental, which are lower than those available to the public. ATC will search for the lowest available fare on all airlines. You can save up to 5% by booking more than 30 days in advance on Delta and American Airlines.
View additional information and discount codes in this PDF. To make your airline reservations please visit http://www.atcmeetings.com/aam.
Airport Shuttle Service
SuperShuttle is offering a discounted rate of $14 (one way) between the Baltimore International Airport and downtown hotels for Annual Meeting attendees. To receive your group discount, make your reservation online here or call 800-258-3826 and mention group code AAM13. View additional information in this flyer.
Taxicabs are readily available at the airport. The approximate one-way fare between the airport and downtown is $30–35.
Choose the closest location to where you'll be starting:
Closest station is Baltimore, MD Penn Station (BAL).
Amtrak is offering attendees a 10% discount off the best available rail fare to Baltimore between May 16–25. To book your reservation call Amtrak at 1 (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent. When booking, please use the Annual Meeting Special Amtrak Convention Fare Code number X85M-963.
The MARC Train Service is a commuter rail system operating three lines of service on weekdays only.
- Penn Line: operates primarily between Baltimore's Penn Station, through BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Train Station, and Union Station in Washington, D.C.
- Brunswick Line: operates between Brunswick, Maryland and Washington Union Station.
- Camden Line: operates out of Camden Yards in Downtown Baltimore City and travels to Union Station in Washington, D.C.
Purchase your ticket prior to boarding the train. This train system connects Penn Station with a stop close to the Convention Center.
The Light Rail system starts at BWI Airport or Cromwell Station in Glen Burnie. At BWI Airport the Light Rail station is on the lower level next to Concourse E. The Light Rail system runs to downtown Baltimore and Camden Yards where Oriole Park and M&T Bank Stadium are located. The system ends at Hunt Valley in Baltimore County. Before boarding, purchase a ticket from vending machines at each station. Tickets are not available onboard. The one-way fare is $1.60 or $3.50 for a day pass.
The 15.5-mile, 14 station Metro Subway system operates from the Owings Mills corporate and shopping complex in Baltimore County, through Downtown Baltimore to Johns Hopkins Hospital. Purchase a ticket from a ticket vending machine prior to boarding. The closest stop to the Convention Center is approximately 4 blocks north.
Getting Around Baltimore
The Charm City Circulator
The Circulator is a fast, complimentary, convenient and energy-efficient way to move about Baltimore’s downtown area.
View a listing of downtown Baltimore parking garages in this PDF.