Host Hotel Information
Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
350 West Maryland Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Hotel Reservations can be made directly through the Visit Indy Housing Bureau using the link below. Please choose "Attendee" in the pull down.
Visit Indy Housing Bureau
The official housing/travel provider for 2018 Die Casting Congress & Exposition event is Visit Indy Housing Bureau.
Be aware that you may be solicited by other companies to book hotel reservations and/or make travel arrangements. Such companies are not affiliated with and are not sponsored or approved by NADCA. Neither NADCA nor Visit Indy can verify the authenticity of such companies or their representations, and will not be able to provide a resolution to issues related to such reservations. NADCA will not be responsible for any actions or omissions of such companies.
Booking through Visit Indy ensures individuals and organizations are reserved in the official 2018 Die Casting Congress & Exposition housing block.
NADCA or Visit Indy will be the only people contacting you regarding housing for this event. If you are contacted by anyone else please notify Melisa Ryzner, CMP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For visitors staying in the heart of the city, Go Express Travel Airport Shuttle and IndyGo are options to get from the airport to downtown hotels. Go Express nonstop bus service (www.bloomingtonshuttle.com/airport_shuttle) runs every 30 minutes from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. for $10 one way. Passengers board the shuttle at Zone 7 of the airport’s Ground Transportation Center. In addition to the airport transfer, the IndyGo (www.indygo.net) bus system operates routes all around the city, for as little as $1.75 per ride. Megabus (us.megabus.com) and Greyhound (www.greyhound.com) terminals are also located downtown.
Indy just opened the new Julia M. Carson Transit Center downtown that gives nonstop bus rides from 5 a.m. to midnight Monday-Saturday and 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays.
Taxis are readily available at the airport, Indiana Convention Center, Circle Centre mall and major hotels. A typical fare from the airport to downtown is $35, and a $5 flat rate is available for most trips within the downtown area.
Known as the Crossroads of America, Indy is within a day’s drive of over half of the country’s population. Traffic congestion is a rarity in Indianapolis, and visitors find the city’s street layout straightforward and easy to navigate. Downtown features over 70,000 parking spots.
Take I-70 East to exit 79A (West Street). Turn left (north) onto West Street to Maryland Street, turn right (east) onto Maryland Street. Hotel will be on your left 1 block down. Valet parking is in front of Hotel on Maryland Street.
Additionally, visitors can rent an electric car through Blue Indy, which has up to 200 stations all around the city where a car can be rented or returned. Customers can even reserve cars and parking spots online and there is even a station at the Indianapolis International Airport.