The short course and conference will be held at The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center, conveniently located at 110 Shenandoah Avenue. The complex consists of a luxurious historic hotel and a state-of-the-art conference center. An enclosed skywalk connects the facility with downtown Roanoke.
A block of lodging rooms is being held at The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center. Special rates of $129/single and $149/double (plus taxes) are available for the conference. These rates are effective until Friday, May 6, 2011. Please make your reservations by this date by calling the hotel directly at (540) 985-5900 or toll free at 866-594-4722. Be sure to mention the "Quality and Productivity Research Conference" room block when making your reservations. Online reservations may be submitted at: www.hotelroanoke.com. To ensure a room at The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center, please register early.
Parking is on your own, self or valet options are available, beginning at $7.00/night for hotel guests. Daily parking is also available for those who will not be staying at the hotel.
Travel by Auto
Roanoke is located in Southwest Virginia off Interstate 81. From I-81, take I-581 South via Exit 143 toward Airport/Roanoke. From I-581 South, take Exit 5, Hotel Roanoke is straight ahead.
Travel by Air
The Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA) is about 5 miles from Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center. The available airlines are: United Airlines, USAirways, Delta, and Allegiant Air. Most rental car companies are located at the airport. Lynchburg, VA (LYH), Greensboro (GSO), and Charlotte (CLT) airports offer alternative flight options.
Best Western Plus Inn at Valley View
5050 Valley View Blvd.
Roanoke, VA 24012
A block of 20 rooms has been reserved at the Best Western Plus Inn at Valley View. Special rates of $85/single or double (plus taxes) are available for the conference. These rates are effective until Friday, May 6, 2011. Please make your reservations by this date by calling the hotel toll free at 1-800-362-2410. Please note, individuals will be responsible for transportation to/from the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center.