Venue / Travel

Wyndham Grand Hotel

The Venue

Conference Hotel – Wyndham Grand Hotel

600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Tel: (412) 391-4600

Click here to register for the hotel using the conference’s special rate.


Phipps Conservatory


The 2016 Banquet will be at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden located at 1 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (View map).

US Visa Information

To learn more about US Visa requirements and letters of invitation, go to http://eipbn.org/us-visa-information.


The Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) is approximately 17 miles from the hotel.


By Shuttle: SuperShuttle shared ride services are located at the “Ground Transportation/Car Rental area” in the center of the baggage claim level. The cost for a round trip from the hotel to the airport is approximately $25 per person. Visit the SuperShuttle website for more information.

By Bus: The Port Authority, Pittsburgh’s public transportation system, services the airport with the 28X Airport Flyer via the West Busway. The ride to the hotel takes approximately one hour, and fare costs $3.75 one way (exact change is required). View the bus schedule here.

By Car:  Go North on Airport Blvd and bear slight left to exit Airport. Take 376E towards Pittsburgh to 279N. Exit at 70A for CONSOL Center and take Blvd of Allies/Liberty Avenue exit. Make left at end of ramp onto Commonwealth Place.

Parking:Valet Parking is available on a first-come-first-serve basis and starts at approximately $30 per night with unlimited in and out privileges. Self-parking options are nearby.

Pittsburgh Area Information

Skyline at Night

The Wyndham Grand Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Pittsburgh where the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers meet to form the Ohio River. Pittsburgh is known as a city of 90 neighborhoods and was voted one of Conde Nast Traveler’s “Top 15 Places to Go in 2015.”

Pittsburgh Visitor Information

TripAdvisor’s Top Ten Things to do in Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh Group Tour

There will be an optional group tour after the conference on Saturday, June 4th. When registering for the conference, select group tour to register for it. The tour includes bus transportation and admission. It will depart from the Wyndham Hotel on Saturday, June 4th at 9:30am and return at 3:00pm. To learn more about the tour, visit http://www.fallingwater.org/