2013 Summer Conference Travel and Lodging

2013 NMC Summer Conference

The 2013 NMC Summer Conference will be held in Hilton Head, South Carolina.

 

Lodging Information
Attendees at the 2013 NMC Summer Conference will stay at the Westin Resort & Spa, where the conference events will take place. The hotel is centrally located on the beach, close to all the great restaurants, shopping, activities and attractions.

Westin Hilton Head Resort & Spa
Two Grasslawn Avenue
Hilton Head, South Carolina 29928 USA
Tel: +1 843-681-4000

 

 

Special room rates of $199 for single/double standard rooms and $219 for single/double ocean view rooms and suites (limited quantity), have been secured for 2013 NMC Summer Conference attendees, and include guest room wireless Internet access. When making your hotel reservation please be sure to mention that you are with the "NMC" or "The New Media Consortium" group to receive the special rate. To ensure the special rates and room availability, please make your hotel reservation no later than Friday, May 10, 2013.  It is recommended that if you would like to stay earlier or later than the conference dates, to make your hotel reservation as far in advance as possible.

There is no resort fee for the first two people in a room.  For the 3rd and/or 4th person, a $12 resort fee/per night will be charged for each person.

Make your hotel reservation online here!

All guests at the Westin Hilton Head Resort & Spa may enjoy these hotel amenities.

Airlines
The resort is easily reached by flying into one of the two area airports nearby. We are just 45 minute from Savannah - Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) and a short 5-minute drive from Hilton Head Island Airport (HHH).

Major airlines serve Savannah - Hilton Head International, whereas select regional carriers fly into Hilton Head Island Airport. Car rentals with many major companies can be conveniently arranged from both airports, and taxi service is just as easily accessed.

Follow signs in either airport for ground transportation and taxi service.

Ground Transportation

Discounted shuttle service has been arranged with K-Shuttle.  Make your shuttle reservations online here.

Rental car companies are available at both nearby airports. For rental reservations and information please contact them directly.

Savannah - Hilton Head International Airport Ground Transportation

Hilton Head Island Airport Ground Transportation

Within the Westin Resort & Spa, the concierge can help recommend ground transportation options for your needs.

Parking
Overnight self-parking is included in the room rate.

Driving Directions
Check here for driving directions to the Westin Hilton Head Resort & Spa.

Hotel Shuttle
The Westin offers a complimentary limited shuttle service to and from resort golf, tennis, beaches, and villas, as well as Shelter Cove Mall and Marina where you can find shopping, dining, nightlife and recreational activities.

If you have any questions please contact Nancy House at nancy@nmc.org or by phone at 512-733-1670.

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