Hotel Reservations and St. Louis Info

Hotel and Meeting Venue:

Renaissance Grand Hotel in downtown St. Louis

800 Washington Avenue · St. Louis, Missouri 63101

1-314-621-9600, 1-800-397-1282

For reservations and to obtain the conference rate of $139/night + taxes click HERE
For directions click HERE

Parking is available at the hotel.  For a map of alternative parking options and downtown attractions click HERE

If the Renaissance is sold out there are a number of good hotels close by.  Please click HERE to see a list.

 Washington Avenue Loft District

Upscale street with restaurants and nightlife

Union Station on Market Street

A wide variety of restaurants in historic union station


Laclede’s Landing

Once an industrial area that produced coffee, whiskey, machinery and leather goods for the Mississippi barges, this area

now features sidewalk cafes, clubs and unique restaurants.


The Hill

Italian neighborhood just south of Forest Park.  Nationally known residents are Joe Gargiola and “Yogi” Berra.


University City

Area just north of the Washington University campus.  A good place to go for galleries, record shops, bookstores and ethnic restaurants.


Local activities and attractions:

Within a 10-20min walk:

City Museum

Let your imagination run wild and be a kid again.  Also socialize with other core directors.  This fabulously wacky hands-on museum is where the opening will be held (6-11pm, Thursday, Oct 25th)


The Gateway Arch

The “Gateway to the west”.  Ride to the top to get a great view of the city.


Within a 10-15 minute drive:

Forest Park

This 1,300 acre park is considered the heart and cultural center of St. Louis.  Within the park are several attractions including the St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Science Center,


Missouri Botanical Gardens


Anheuser Busch Brewery Tours

Come see the Clydesdales.  Come drink the beer.  And remember to enjoy responsibly…

Within a 45 minute drive:

Six Flags

Seth Crosby,
Sep 25, 2012, 12:41 PM