Registration and Housing is Now Open

Don’t miss out on the Best Value Rates and register early!

Hotel reservations may be obtained after you have registered for the conference.

Booking Your Hotel Room

Step 1

Register for the ICMA Annual Conference

Step 2

Reserve your hotel room through Maritz

Split payments using multiple credit cards

How to Split Payments

  1. Register yourself for the Annual Conference only
  2. Once you receive an email confirmation, you will be provided with a link to access your registration record
  3. Add additional items and utilize a separate credit card to pay for them

Please follow the instructions if you wish to pay using a separate credit card for:

  • A partner registration
  • A guest registration
  • Any extra ticketed event

Benefits of Reserving with Maritz

Maritz is ICMA’s official housing company and solely authorized to coordinate hotel reservations for the 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, you will have access to secure a hotel reservation

Support

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

Advantages to booking your room through ICMA’s official housing provider Maritz

  • After registering for the Annual Conference, you will have access to secure a hotel reservation.
  • Hotel reservations will be taken on a first come, first-served basis.
  • For best availability and immediate confirmation, make your reservation via Maritz online reservation system or by telephone by calling Maritz at (219) 354-6679; Monday- Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm CT.
  • Reservations must be received by Monday, August 26th to guarantee conference rates. Higher rates may exist after that time.
  • Reservations must be accompanied by a credit card valid through October 2024 to serve as a guarantee.
  • Reservations may be changed (based on availability) until Wednesday, September 6th, via Maritz.
  • Reservations must be cancelled at least 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid a penalty of one night’s room and tax.
  • Special requests are not guaranteed. Hotels will assign specific room types upon check-in based on availability.
  • All rates are subject to state and local taxes (currently 14% per night).

By booking a hotel room through Maritz, you receive:

  • Discounted room rates.
  • Immediate email acknowledgement of your hotel assignment.
  • A guaranteed room reservation at an official ICMA conference hotel.
  • Access to Maritz’s customer service representatives for help with your reservation.

When attendees reserve rooms at hotels that are NOT within the official hotel block, ICMA is:

  • Unable to assist when a reservation cannot be located in a hotel’s system.
  • Unable to protect a reservation when a hotel “oversells” its room inventory.
  • Exposed to penalties for not fulfilling contractual room block commitments. By avoiding such penalties, ICMA is able to keep conference costs down.

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

Maritz will send reservation acknowledgements via email within 24 hours if booked online or by telephone. If you do not receive your acknowledgement within 24 hours, please contact Maritz. You will not receive a written confirmation from the hotel.

  • Reservations must be cancelled at least 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid a penalty of one night’s room and tax.
  • Through August 26, 2024, send requests for changes and cancellations in writing to Maritz via e-mail icma@maritz.com.
  • Beginning August 30, 2024, contact hotels directly to make changes and cancellations. Please do not contact the hotels directly until August 30.

Do you have a question?

For answers to conference housing questions, call Maritz at (219) 354-6679 or send an e-mail to ICMA@maritz.com between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday for questions, cancellations, or changes about your reservation.

Maritz is the Official Housing Provider for the ICMA Annual Conference. Improper solicitation of hotel reservations from any company other than Maritz is not approved. Reservations made by unaffiliated organizations may appear to have lower rates, however they may be illegitimate, not have the rooms to sell, have unreasonable cancellation or change penalties, or be completely non-refundable. Please be aware of and report any unauthorized solicitation to ICMA or Maritz.

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.

About Conference Hotels

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

Please DO NOT contact the hotels directly.

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.

Meetings and/or special events may take place at the Westin Pittsburgh (attached to the DLCC) or another nearby conference hotel.

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

ICMA has made every effort to secure discounted rates at a variety of hotels in close proximity to the conference. However, hotels are selling out and availability of the discounted ICMA hotel rooms is now limited. Below is an overview of the hotels, rates and distance from DLCC. When you log in to your account to register and make your hotel reservation, you will see the up-to-the-minute availability as well as additional options for reserving a hotel room for your stay in Pittsburgh.

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, $239 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 Pittsburgh* $309 5 blocks
11 EVEN Hotel PB Downtown* $189 6 blocks
12 Pittsburgh Marriott City Center* $195 6 blocks
13 Wyndham Pittsburgh Grand* $199 7 blocks
14 Cambria Hotel Pittsburgh – Downtown* $169 8 blocks

*indicates shuttle service, indicates price for limited inventory, indicates price after limited inventory is sold out

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
  • Cambria Hotel Pittsburgh – Downtown
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 www.rideprt.org 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 https://www.portauthority.org/fares-and-passes/mobileticket/.  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 http://www.portauthority.org/paac/apps/pdfs/28x.pdf 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 www.portauthority.org 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 www.ztrip.com/pittsburgh 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 www.parkpgh.org 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.