Booking Your Hotel Room

Step 1

Register for the 2024 ICMA Annual Conference


Step 2

Reserve your hotel room through MGE


About Conference Hotels

ICMA secures room blocks at hotels to meet a variety of conference attendee tastes and budgets.

ICMA’s conference hotel block offers a range of options in terms of proximity, affordability, and style in order to meet a variety of attendee needs and preferences.

Many conference hotels are conveniently located either adjacent to or within walking distance from the David L. Lawrence Convention Center (DLCC). A shuttle service will run every 20 minutes during prime conference hours.

All hotels are non-smoking. Guest rooms have free Wi-Fi access, coffee makers, hairdryers, and iron/ironing boards.

Please DO NOT contact the hotels directly.

Benefits of Reserving with MGE

Maritz Global Events (MGE) is ICMA’s official housing company and solely authorized to coordinate hotel reservations for the 2024 ICMA Annual conference.

Best Rates

Discounted room rates and a guaranteed room reservation at an official ICMA conference hotel

Secure Reservations

After registering for the Annual Conference in June, you will have access to secure a hotel reservation


Once the housing reservation system opens in June, access to MGE’s customer service representatives for help with your reservation

Need to book a hospitality suite?  Contact Felicia Littky at, (202) 962-3656.

Important notice regarding hotel reservations for the 2024 ICMA Annual Conference

We have become aware of spammers who are contacting individuals via phone calls and emails, falsely claiming to assist with hotel reservations for the upcoming 2024 ICMA Annual Conference. We want to emphasize that our official housing block is managed exclusively by Maritz, our trusted partner in accommodation services.

Please note the following important information:

  • The official housing block for the 2024 ICMA Annual Conference will open in mid-June concurrent with the opening of conference registration.
  • To ensure that you book your accommodation within our official block, receive our specially negotiated discounted rates, and have access to Maritz staff for any assistance regarding your reservation, it is imperative that you make your reservation through our designated system.
  • We advise all attendees to disregard any communication, including phone calls and emails, from external entities claiming to assist with hotel reservations. These communications are not authorized by ICMA or Maritz.

We value the trust you place in us, and we are committed to ensuring a seamless and secure reservation process for all attendees. If you have any questions or concerns regarding hotel reservations, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly.

Download the map
Map Marker Hotel ICMA Room Rate Distance from DLCC
1 Westin Convention Center $235 Connected
2 Courtyard by Marriott $229 1 block
3 Drury Plaza Hotel $189 1 block
4 AC Hotel $195 2 blocks
5 Kimpton Hotel Monaco $209 3 blocks
6 Embassy Suites by Hilton $215 4 blocks
7 *Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel $215 4 blocks
8 Omni William Penn Hotel $229 4 blocks
9 *DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites $194 4 blocks
10 *Fairmont $309 5 blocks
11 *EVEN Hotel $189 6 blocks
12 *Pittsburgh Marriott City Center $195 6 blocks
13 *Wyndham Grand (was Hilton) $199 7 blocks

*ICMA will provide complimentary shuttle service between these hotels and the David L. Lawrence Convention Center (DLCC).

ICMA Shuttle Service

Hotels in walking distance to DLCC

The following hotels are within walking distance to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center (DLCC):

  • AC Hotel Pittsburgh Downtown
  • Courtyard Pittsburgh Downtown
  • Drury Plaza
  • Embassy Suites Pittsburgh Downtown
  • Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh
  • Omni William Penn Hotel
  • Westin Pittsburgh
Hotels not in walking distance to DLCC

ICMA will provide shuttle service every 20-30 minutes between the following hotels and the David L. Lawrence Convention Center (DLCC):

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites
  • EVEN Hotel PB Downtown
  • Fairmont Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh Marriott City Center
  • Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
  • Wyndham Pittsburgh Grand (was Hilton)
Day Times
Saturday 7:00am – 6:00pm* & Evening Reception
Sunday 6:30am – 7:00pm*
Monday 6:30am – 5:30pm*
Tuesday 6:30am – 6:00pm* & Evening Reception
Wednesday 7:00am – 12:00pm*

*Last bus departs from the hotels to the Convention Center one hour prior to the end of service

Travel Information

Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)

Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) is located 17 miles from downtown, the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, and the ICMA contracted hotels.

ICMA does not provide shuttle services from/to the airport.
Traveling between PIT and downtown is easy with a variety of options
Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT)

Pittsburgh Regional Transit offers public transit service to and from Pittsburgh International Airport via the 28X Airport Flyer. View schedules »

Riders using cash to pay their transit fares must have exact change; credit cards are not accepted on vehicles.Credit cards are accepted at the ticket vending machine in Baggage Claim inside Door #2.

You can also purchase mobile tickets by using the Transit app or Ready2Ride application on iOS or Android devices. Learn more about mobile ticketing »

For more information, visit or contact customer service at 412-442-2000.

One-way fare to/from the airport is $2.75; exact change is required and fairs are paid upon boarding.  Mobile ticketing options are available. To view tickets and passes available for mobile purchase please visit  Passengers are responsible for handling their bags both on and off the vehicle.  Tipping operators is not permitted.  Upon arriving at the airport, you can board the 28X at Door 6.  Go to to find the schedule and current cost. Schedules are subject to change, so please check the website right before you depart for Pittsburgh.  The ride from the airport to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center takes approximately 35 minutes. The stop for the Westin Convention Center Hotel is Liberty Avenue at Wood Street, and it is a 6-minute walk (.3 miles) from the stop to the convention center.  For additional information, please visit PRT’s Website at or call (412) 442-2000.

Rideshare & Taxis

Average fare from the airport to Downtown is $40+.  zTrip (silver taxis) do not surge charge.  Uber and Lyft are available as well.  Upon arrival at the airport, proceed to the landside terminal, lower level, exit through the “commercial” doors, and proceed to the taxi stand area on the curb where cabs will be waiting. It is always recommended that you confirm costs with your driver prior to your trip to avoid any confusion when you arrive at your destination.

Rental Car

Car rental companies (located at the airport) are located on the baggage claim level of the Landside Terminal. Rental car pick-up and return areas are located on the lower-level of the parking garage.

Alamo 800-397-9633

Avis 412-472-5200

Budget 800-527-0700

Dollar 800-800-4000

Enterprise 412-472-3490

Hertz 800-654-3131

National 412-472-5045

For a nominal fee, the Traveler’s Aid Society, also located on the baggage claim level of the Landside Terminal, offers a car seat loan program for passengers arriving at the airport with an infant or child.

Tips for Getting Around Town

Pittsburgh Regional Transit

Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT) has more than 700 buses, 83 light rail vehicles and the Monongahela and Duquesne Inclines to make getting around Pittsburgh quick and easy. Riding PRT will save money on car rentals, parking fees and gas. The light rail system and three dedicated busways will help you to avoid traffic congestion and alleviate the tension associated with driving in an unfamiliar city. PRT also sponsors the ACCESS program, the nation’s largest paratransit program of its kind for senior citizens and persons with disabilities. Contact Pittsburgh Regional Transit for schedules and other valuable information on how to connect to life in Pittsburgh.  Travel within downtown (the triangle) Pittsburgh is FREE. Pittsburgh Regional Transit Telephone: (412) 442-2000.

Light Rail – The ‘T’

The T is a 26.2-mile light rail system that runs from the North Shore and Downtown Pittsburgh through Pittsburgh’s southern neighborhoods and many South Hills suburbs.  The ‘T’ serves downtown Pittsburgh with a four-stop loop including stops at First Avenue Parking Garage, Steel Plaza at Grant Street, Wood Street and Gateway Center. Stops on the North Shore include North Side and Allegheny Station.  Travel within downtown (the triangle) and North Shore is FREE 24/7.  Pittsburgh Regional Transit Telephone: (412) 442-2000.

Public Bus

Pittsburgh Regional Transit’s fleet of 700 buses operate 365 days a year, servicing more than 7,000 stops throughout Allegheny County.  You can take any public bus for a cash fare or ConnectCard fare of $2.75, or you can purchase a 3-hour or day(s) mobile ticket pass.  Stops are located all throughout downtown and near the convention center. Check Pittsburgh Regional Transit for more information.  Discount fares are available for individuals with disabilities and children ages 6-11. Seniors 65+ ride free, as do children 5 years of age or younger when accompanied by a paying adult. Police, fire and municipal employees ride for free on all Pittsburgh Regional Transit services while in full uniform. Proof of eligibility is required for all discounted passengers.

All major hotels in the Downtown area have taxis waiting outside their front doors. In other areas of the city, look for “taxi stands.” You can also call for a taxi by dialing 412-777-7777 for zTrip or Black Car Services at (412) 444-4444 x6.  Both zTrip and Black Car Services can be requested using the zTrip app on your smart device.   Visit to download the app.

UBER & LYFT are mobile applications that connects riders to drivers. In a few minutes, a car will be curbside. Your rideshare is just a touch away.

“ParkPGH” is the smart phone app that provides real-time parking availability for garages in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District. Download the iPhone app or view the website through your smartphone’s browser. Or, text “PARKING” to 412-423-8980 or call 412-423-8982.

There are over 20,000 parking spaces in Downtown Pittsburgh operated by ALCO Parking and the Pittsburgh Parking Authority. On-street metered parking is also available in downtown Pittsburgh, these are Pay-by-License Plate meters, so look for the nearest kiosk after parking.

Parking is available at downtown garages and surface lots for a fee. Two companies in the area that offer garages and lots are (they can also answer questions regarding oversize vehicle parking):

Pittsburgh Parking Authority

Alco Parking

For real-time parking availability in the downtown area, please use the website or download the app!

If you are interested in exploring Pittsburgh by bike, Bike Pittsburgh has a variety of resources to make your trek enjoyable and worry-free, including the Bike Commuting 101 Guide. Pittsburgh Regional Transit encourages riders to combine modes of transportation to reduce dependence on cars, so every bus provides a bike rack.

Need to rent a bike? We’ve got options! Golden Triangle Bike Rental on First Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh. Explore 20+ miles of traffic-free bike path bordering the three rivers with spectacular views of Downtown, South Side and North Side. Or, if you are looking to get from one side of town to the other on a bike register for POGOH, Pittsburgh’s e-assist bike share program, and rent a bicycle from any of the conveniently located POGOH stations 24/7 for as little as $3.50 for every half hour.