Getting to the Event and Returning Home
Inventors are responsible for costs accrued through travel to and from their home to the event. Transportation from home and outside of the specific event transportation listed below, is not included in the event registration fee. Please coordinate with your delegation leaders on the best transportation method for you.
For those traveling by air, Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is the most convenient arrival destination. If you are traveling from the airport to your hotel, consult with your hotel for transportation suggestions. If you are traveling directly to The Henry Ford Museum, there are taxis and ride apps (Uber, Lyft) for your transportation.
Event Transportation Provided
Transportation via bus will be provided on:
* Wednesday – between event hotels and The Henry Ford Museum
* Thursday – between event hotels and The Henry Ford Museum
* Friday – between event hotels and The Henry Ford Museum
* A detailed bus schedule will be available closer to the event.
Hotel rooms for Invention Convention U.S. Nationals are reserved from June 2 to June 6, 2020 and vary in price. Please try to book all rooms by May 2, 2020 as the rooms will be released after this date. If booking outside of the dates provided, you may have to call the hotel directly to add a night or two on to your booking and rates may be subject to change. If you have trouble booking, try changing the check-in and check-out dates to accommodate your schedule.
*Please note: the only way to use the complementary transportation for U.S. Nationals is by staying at one of the recommended hotels. Shuttles will be marked and run from each hotel throughout the duration of the event.
Breakfast is included in all hotel stays for U.S. Nationals groups.
The following hotels vary in price and a group discount is provided for each hotel.
Courtyard Detroit Dearborn Marriott, 5200 Mercury Drive, Dearborn, MI 48126, Phone 313.271.1400: Rooms available from $145 USD/night: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1571405459106&key=GRP&app=resvlink
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Detroit–Dearborn, 5801 Southfield Expressway, Detroit, MI 48228, Phone 313.336.3340: Rooms available from $149 USD/night: https://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/D/DTTDBDT-USB-20200602/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
Hampton Inn & Suites Allen Park, 16400 Southfield Rd., Allen Park, MI 48101, Phone 313.383.9730: Rooms available from $129 USD/night: https://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/D/DTTAPHX-USN-20200602/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Allen Park, 9000 Enterprise Dr., Allen Park, MI 48101, Phone 313.383.9790: Rooms available from $129 USD/night: https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/allen-park/dttap/hoteldetail?fromRedirect=true&qSrt=sBR&qIta=99801505&icdv=99801505&qSlH=DTTAP&qGrpCd=USN&setPMCookies=true&qSHBrC=EX&qDest=9000%20Enterprise%20Drive,%20Allen%20Park,%20MI,%20US&srb_u=1
The Henry Hotel, Fairlane Plaza, 300 Town Center Dr., Dearborn, MI 48126, Rooms available from $159 USD/night: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1580499819829&key=GRP&app=resvlink
All meals will be and are included in your registration fee beginning with breakfast Wednesday morning through Friday night dinner. We will provide a more detailed meal schedule closer to the event.
Food Allergies: Be aware that vendors we are working with handle and prepare egg, milk, wheat, shellfish, fish, soy, peanut, and tree nut products, and other potential allergens in the food production areas of their facility. Students and their chaperones need to be fully aware of any food restrictions and plan accordingly. Please be sure to indicate any food allergies on your registration form, there is space allocated to inform the organizers.
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