Directions & Other Info
If you are a hotel guest use your hotel room key card to enter the gated section of the parking lot. For other conference attendees there is general parking behind the convention center.
The local airport is Lambert International Airport. There is not a shuttle from the airport to the hotel. Rental car information can be found at the Lambert Ground Transportation website. Taxis are also available outside of each Terminal on the lower level near baggage claim. For Terminal 1 exit door 14. For Terminal 2 exit door 12.
Transport from the Airport
GO BEST Express is offering a special rate for METC 2016. In order to get the round trip price of $29 (instead of $36), you must make your reservation for your shuttle seat online only. Have a credit card handy as that is required to make your reservation. Standard rates ($18 one way, per person) will apply for reservations booked on the spot at Lambert Airport.
Directions from the Airport
To the Embassy Suites (The St. Charles Convention Center is located next door):
Take I-70 West from the airport. From I-70 take the 5th Street South Exit (Exit 229A). Make a right onto Veterans Memorial Parkway. The Embassy Suites is .5 mile ahead on the left at 2 Convention Center Plaza.
To the Fairfield Inn (The St. Charles Convention Center is located less than 1 block away):
Take I-70 West from the airport. From I-70 take the 5th Street South Exit (Exit 229A). Make a right onto Veterans Memorial Parkway. Turn left on Fairlane Road.
To the St. Charles Convention Center:
Directions to the SCC can be found at their website.
Local St. Charles Restaurants and Attractions
Many restaurants are located nearby in Historic St. Charles. If you are staying at the Embassy Suites there is a hotel shuttle that will service a 3 mile radius, this includes downtown St. Charles and the two nearby casinos. It is a 9 person van and is first come first serve. Check with the front desk on availability. The hours of the shuttle are 7:00 a.m. - 10:45 p.m. Find more information on what to do during your stay in St. Charles at the St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau website.