Hotel and Dormitory Information
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Conferencing Services will NOT be able to accommodate any requests for meal tickets or dorm rooms during on-site registration. Please make plans to pre-register for these services at your earliest convenience. All meal cards MUST be pre-paid!
University of Denver Nelson Hall (close walk to music school). Single occupancy room: $52.75 per night (taxes included); Double occupancy room: $34.60 per night (taxes included). Rooms are air conditioned and furnished with pillows, sheets and towels. Meal cards for campus meals can be purchased for $75 (meals start with breakfast on Wednesday morning June 16 and end with lunch on June 19). Dorm room and meal tickets must be paid for by May 24, 2004 to secure registration.
Marriott Denver Southeast - Official 2004 ITG Conference Hotel. 6363 Hampden Avenue (4 miles from DU). UPDATE: Flat room rate $69.21 (taxes included; 2 double beds or 1 king size bed). Indoor and outdoor pool. Free parking available. Continuous shuttle to the conference site all day. Reserve by May 24, 2004 to guarantee availability at (800) 228-9290.
Fairfield Inn - Denver/Cherry Creek. 1680 S. Colorado Blvd. (2 miles from DU). Flat room rate $66.95 (taxes included; 2 double beds). Indoor pool. Deluxe Continental Breakfast. Free garage parking available. (No shuttle service). Reserve by May 24, 2004 to guarantee availability at (303) 691-2223.
You MUST make your own hotel reservations. Please specify ITG Conference to qualify for these rates.
Air Travel Information: The Denver International Airport (DIA) is located about 30 miles from the University of Denver. Access to campus is easily available via shuttle, bus service, taxicab and car rental services at the terminal. The University of Denver is located off exit 205 of Interstate 25 (the main N-S highway) which intersects Interstate 70 (the main E-W highway) at downtown Denver. United and Frontier Airlines are the official airlines for the 2004 ITG Conference. Please see the ITG website for promotional codes and discount offers. For special ITG Conference fares contact Mike OMalley at Diplomat Travel in Chicago. He can be reached at (773) 774-1011. For personal attention and best rates available, contact OMalley at least 60 days prior to the conference. Diplomat Travel Service, 6835 West Higgins Avenue, Chicago, IL 60656-2078
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