Travel and Hotels



The Exhibit Hall, registration desk, and main sessions will be located in the Connecticut Convention Center, which is located next to the Hartford Marriott Downtown and one block from the conference host, the Connecticut Science Center.

Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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Please note: The official hotel-discount reservation deadline was September 4. Please call hotels directly to inquire about their rates and availability.

ASTC is pleased to offer the following hotel accommodations for the 2018 ASTC Annual Conference.

Please note: Several housing agencies may represent themselves as the hotel booking agents for the ASTC Annual Conference and contact exhibitors and likely attendees to solicit hotel reservations. No other housing company or travel agent is authorized to place hotel reservations for the ASTC Annual Conference. The official housing facilities for ASTC 2018 are the hotels listed below, along with their links for you to make your reservations.

Reservations made through any other agency cannot be guaranteed by ASTC and may result in a loss of deposit, additional charges, incorrect placement, or inflated room rates. Please use the online hotel reservation system on this website to avoid confusion, additional charges, and unsatisfactory service.

Hotel Name Single/Double Rate Reservation Deadline
Marriott Hartford Downtown $169* September 4
Hilton Hartford $149* September 4
*All rates are subject to applicable tax.
Please note guest rooms are based on availability and are reserved on a first come, first served basis.

Marriott Hartford Downtown

200 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, Connecticut 06103
(860) 249-8000


Hilton Hartford

315 Trumbull Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06103
(860) 728-5151


International Travel

We are delighted that you would like to take the time to travel to be a part of the 2018 ASTC Annual Conference. Because you are traveling from afar, there are a few things you need to do in order to get here and one is to apply for a visa.


Passport and Visa Information

Please visit for information regarding travel from outside of the United States.


Invitation Letter Request

You may require an invitation letter to obtain a visa to attend the 2018 ASTC Annual Conference. We require a completed registration for the conference before an invitation letter will be sent to individuals not speaking at or sponsoring the event; registration will open in April.

If the visa application is rejected, and you can provide us documentation confirming the rejection, we will refund the registration fees entirely.

If you will be making payment on site at the conference in Hartford, please indicate payment by check when using the online registration system.

Please submit the following information via email to write to

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