Hotel & Travel

NCA 105th Annual Convention

The NCA 105th Annual Convention will convene in Baltimore, MD. Booking a room within the NCA room block is an important way to support the association and ultimately keep overall meeting costs as low as possible. Staying “in the block” is also more convenient and helps keep you connected with the informal activities and networking opportunities that occur at the hotels during the convention. There are guest room blocks at the four hotels listed below.  While you will not be charged at the time of reservation a one night deposit may be charged on or following the October 14 hotel reservation deadline.

The Hilton Baltimore is the only hotel that will also have convention programming. The NCA Exhibit Hall and the Registration Area will be located at the Baltimore Convention Center located at 1 West Pratt Street. The Hilton Baltimore is connected to the Baltimore Convention Center by an enclosed skywalk.

Hotel reservations are now open. All hotel reservations must go through the Visit Baltimore housing bureau using this link. Reservations CANNOT be made within the NCA discounted room block by calling the hotel properties directly. Visit Baltimore agents are available 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. eastern time Monday - Friday by calling 1-800-282-6632. Please note the call center is closed on holidays.

Hotel Reservation Deadline: October 14, 2019. The reservation deadline at the Sheraton Inner Harbor has been extended until October 22, 2019. The deadline at the Holiday Inn has been extended until October 25, 2019.

Hilton Baltimore - $200/night + applicable tax
401 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor - $189/night + applicable tax
110 South Eutaw Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Sheraton Inner Harbor - $189/night + applicable tax
300 South Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Holiday Inn Inner Harbor - $179/night + applicable tax
301 West Lobard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

There are a limited number of discounted student rooms available at a reduced rate at the Hilton. The discounted student rooms will be assigned on a random lottery basis. To enter the drawing for a student discounted room, please complete the following by September 13, 2019: 1. make your hotel reservation at the Hilton, 2. register for the convention, and 3. email your reservation acknowledgement number and hotel information (the reservation must be in your own name) to Drawing winners will be notified via email by September 20. One entry per reservation confirmation number, duplicate entries will be disqualified.

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for the National Communication Association. Please click here to book your flights. You may also call Delta Meeting Network at 1-800-328-1111, Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. CT and refer to Meeting Event Code NMT5P. Please note, there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via Delta reservation 800-number.
United Airlines is offering discounts of 2% to 10% off published fares for attendee flights between November 13 - November 17, 2019. To redeem on click the "all search options" link. Choose your flight times, and access your meeting discounts by inserting ZGQA133925 in the Offer Code textbox located at the bottom of the page. You may also call United Meetings at 1-800-426-1122 for reservations. Refer to Z Code: ZGQA and Agreement Code: 133925. Outside of the U.S. or Canada, please call your local United Airlines Reservation Office. Discount is available only for flights to and from Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI).

Light RailLink is the MTA's light rail system. The Light RailLink has a station stop at the Baltimore/Washington Internation Airport, located immediately outside the lower level of the terminal building, adjacent to Concourse E. The closest station stop to all five hotels is the Pratt Street station. A one-way fare is $1.80. Accessibility information is available here.

The Charm City Circulator is a free bus service with stops, including several within walking distance of the Baltimore Convention Center, throughout downtown Baltimore. All circulator buses meet ADA requirements of accessibility. The Charm City Circulator connects to Amtrak at Penn Station.

Uber and Lyft are both operate in Baltimore, including to and from BWI. The airport is 20 minutes from downtown Baltimore.

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For more information about Baltimore, visit the NCA microsite created by the Baltimore Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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