VIrginia Tech College of Engineering Computer Science - Blocksburg: Blockchain Summit 2019  - November 10-12, 2019 -  Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center - Blacksburg, Virginia
VIrginia Tech College of Engineering Computer Science - Blocksburg: Blockchain Summit 2019  - November 10-12, 2019 -  Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center - Blacksburg, Virginia



LOCATION & LODGING

Area Information | Travel Information


The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
901 Price's Fork Road
Blacksburg, Virginia
540-231-8000 / 877-200-3360
www.innatvirginiatech.com

Photo of the Inn at Virginia Tech

The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center is the only hotel located on the beautiful Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, and offers convenient surroundings, state-of-the-art technology, and a world-class hotel with 147 elegant guest rooms including three suites. The facility sits on 25 lush acres within walking distance to the main campus and adjacent to the campus duck pond. Stroll down the hill to the nine-hole golf course or plan to play Virginia Tech's Pete Dye River Course, located a short distance from Blacksburg. Amenities abound at The Inn and include a fitness center and in room spa services. The hotel offers delicious fare and healthful selections for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Preston's restaurant. Enjoy light meals and beverages in the hotel's lounge, Continental Divide.

The Inn adjoins the Skelton Conference Center where you'll find a spacious 8,832 square-foot ballroom, reception hall, and 10 dedicated meeting rooms especially designed for events and conferences. The complex is within easy walking distance to downtown Blacksburg, or guests may use the complimentary shuttle service.

Group discounted rate: $145/room/night + taxes

Reservations: To make a reservation at the Inn at Virginia Tech, call 540-231-8000 or toll free at 877-200-3360 by Friday, October 11. Please state that you are attending the Blocksburg Summit 2019. Or, you can book online directly at: https://reservations.travelclick.com/

Overflow Lodging

Hyatt Place Blacksburg / University
Group discounted rate: $109/room/night + taxes
Reservations: To receive the discounted rate, please call 1-800-233-1234 and mention the Rate Code:BLCS, or complete your reservation online at: www.hyatt.com by October 10, 2019

Residence Inn Blacksburg – University
Group discounted rate: $109/room/night + taxes
Reservations: To receive the discounted rate, please call 1-844-473-7408 and mention the Rate Code:BCS, or complete your reservation online at: www.marriott.com by October 10, 2019.

Hilton Garden Inn – Blacksburg
Group discounted rate: $117/room/night + taxes
Reservations: To receive the discounted rate, please call 540-552-5005 and mention the Blocksburg Summit, or register at www.blacksburg.hgi.com and enter the group code BLOCKS by October 11, 2019.

Area Information:

Virginia Tech in beautiful Blacksburg, Va., is located in the New River Valley just a half an hour southwest of Roanoke. The Blue Ridge Parkway and the Appalachian Trail are nearby the plateau where the town sits between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains. Blacksburg has a small town charm with many big-city amenities including world class dining, fine cultural activities and shopping, and unique recreational adventures.

photo of the upper falls - Cascades

The New River Valley is filled with beautiful and historic locations to hike, swim, and explore; one definitely won’t be disappointed when venturing outside in the area. Blacksburg and its immediate surroundings also have no shortage of dining, shopping, and entertainment to offer.

photo of the upper falls - Cascades

Here are some one-stop guides to help keep you busy while you’re in town.

Area YouTube videos

The Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech
Virginia Cascades Slideshow
Pandapas Pond - Poverty Creek Trail

For further information about Virginia attractions, visit www.virginia.org


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Travel

Travel by Auto

Blacksburg is located in Southwest Virginia on U.S. Route 460, off Interstate 81. From I-81,take Exit 118 which serves all exit ramps A, B, and C. Take 118B and follow signs to Virginia Tech and 460 West. Follow U.S. 460 West Bypass to the Prices Fork/Downtown interchange (about 9 miles). Take the Downtown Exit heading east on Prices Fork Road, and then turn right at the first stop light. After the turn, The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center is on the right.

Travel by Air

Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport: www.roanokeregionalairport.com

Airport Shuttle

Roanoke Airport Transportation Service: - www.roanokeats.com
Provides an Airport Shuttle Service between Blacksburg and the Roanoke Regional Airport. Vans leave from the Squires Student Center, Inn at Virginia Tech, and University Holiday Inn. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 1-800-288-1958. For departure times and more information call 1-800-288-1958.

Blacksburg-Roanoke (Smart Way) Shuttle:
The new SmartWay shuttle provides bus service between the Roanoke Valley and the Virginia Tech Campus. The bright blue SmartWay buses provide service between Squires (Alumni Mall inbound side), the Roanoke Regional Airport and downtown Roanoke.

For updates, schedules, and further information, visit the SmartWay website or call their toll free number at 1-800-388-7005. Schedules are also available in the Squires Student Center or by calling the Office of Transportation at 540-231-1737. SmartWay Transit: www.smartwaybus.com

CONTACT:
For Media/Communications: Jenise Jacques, 540-231-1256; jenise@vt.edu
For all Other Inquiries: Julia Costello, 540-231-8945; juliapc7@cs.vt.edu


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