Wondering where to stay and how to get around once you get into Portland? The conference will be held at the Crystal Ballroom, in downtown Portland, and most conference events will be held within just a few blocks of the Crystal Ballroom.
Portland is an amazing food city. Here are some resources that will help you find something good to eat:
Where to stay¶
We are not working with any of the hotels for attendee accommodations, but there are many hotels available within walking distance of the venue:
How to get around¶
Portland is a very accessible city and there are many transportation options available, public and otherwise.
The MAX is Portland’s major light-rail system. The MAX primarily connects Portland with the surrounding cities, such as Gresham, Beaverton, Clackamas, and Hillsboro.
If you’re flying into Portland Airport (PDX), we recommend taking the MAX into downtown Portland. There is a MAX station for the red line in the airport itself. The closest red line stop to the Crystal Ballroom is the Galleria SW 10th stop.
The Streetcar and Buses¶
Portland just got Lyft or Uber, but they are somewhat unreliable. There are several reliable local taxi companies:
Please note that it is not common to hail taxis in Portland, and that your best bet is to call in advance.