A block of rooms have been reserved at the Courtyard by Marriott for a special rate of $109 per night plus tax if reserved by April 14, 2018. To reserve a room, call the hotel at 1-812-335-8000 or 1-800-228-9290 using group code Hardwood Forest. The Courtyard is connected to the Convention Center, site of the conference.


Bloomington, Indiana is approximately one hour from the Indianapolis, Indiana airport (IND), four hours from Chicago, and 3-1/2 hours from St. Louis.

Bloomington Shuttle and Star of America shuttle services have transportation from the Indianapolis airport to the Hilton Garden Inn (2 blocks away) with 9 roundtrips daily.

Bloomington Indiana is located in the heart of Indiana’s hardwood country and is adjacent to the Hoosier National Forest, Monroe Reservoir, and the Morgan-Monroe State Forest. The Convention Center is located in downtown Bloomington near eclectic shops, antique stores, and nightclubs.

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From the Indianapolis Airport: Bloomington is 50 miles south of the airport. Map link airport to hotel.