SIA Richmond 2018 – Hotel & Travel Information


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CONFERENCE HOTEL

Omni Richmond Hotel
100 South 12th Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219

The Omni Richmond Hotel is where refined Southern hospitality meets contemporary amenities. With elegant accommodations inside, historic Richmond outside, and the magnificent Blue Ridge mountains just an hour away, this is the ultimate Virginia ex-perience. The James Center YMCA, a 30,000-square-foot state-of-the-art health and fitness athletic facility, offers complimentary access to Omni Richmond Hotel guests. Guest services includes: 24-hour dining, onsite ATM, 24 hour business center, Starbucks Coffee shop, complimentary safes in each guest room, full-service restaurant, valet parking ($25 per day), and WiFi Internet service.

SIA has reserved a block of rooms that can be reserved online at https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/richmond/meetings/society-for-industrial-archeology-47th-annual-conference or by calling 1-888-444-6664 and mentioning you are attending the SIA Conference. You are encouraged to book early. The $138 per night conference rate is available through May 9, 2018.


TRAVELING TO RICHMOND

AIRLINE TRAVEL – Richmond is served by the Richmond International Airport, located 10 miles from Downtown Richmond. The airport is served by seven air carriers (American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, United, Allegiant and Onejet), with most offering non- stop flights to major domestic destinations and connecting service to points around the globe.

There are various transportation options (http://www.flyrichmond.com/index.php/prearranged-services) from the airport to the conference hotel. James River Transportation has a counter inside Richmond International Airport. For advance JRT reservations call toll free at (855) 831-4343.

RAIL TRAVEL – Richmond’s historic Main Street station (RVM) is just 6 blocks from The Omni and is served by the Carolinian/ Piedmont passenger service that operates between New York and Charlotte and the Northeast Regional passenger service from Boston to Norfolk/Newport News. For more information, visit https://www.amtrak.com.