Hotel & Travel
Hotel reservations are now being accepted for Petfood Forum 2017!
Petfood Forum rooms are available to pre-registered, Petfood Forum attendees and exhibitors on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to the high demand at our headquarter hotel, only pre-registered attendees and exhibitors of Petfood Forum 2017 and Petfood Innovation Workshop may reserve hotel rooms within the Petfood Forum room block.
Please note: The remaining availability for the Kansas City Marriott Downtown is currently limited to April 3 and April 4. Event organizers are working to secure additional capacity. Attendees wishing to reserve a room prior to or beyond those dates are encouraged to consider one of the other available Petfood Forum hotels (Crowne Plaza Hotel Kansas City or Hotel Phillips Kansas City).
PLEASE BE AWARE: In order to appropriately and safely secure your hotel rooms, please use the links below to ensure you are booking within the official Petfood Forum room blocks. We do not affiliate with anyone that conducts telephone or email solicitations for booking hotels and do not recommend you arrange your hotel reservations with any of those groups.
Hotel Phillips Kansas City – $166 Single or Double
2 block walk from KC convention center
106 W 12th St.
Kansas City, MO 64105
Hotel Phillips Kansas City is part of the Curio Collection by Hilton
Hilton President Kansas City – $166 Single or Double – SOLD OUT
1 block walk from KC convention center
Group name: Petfood Forum 2017
1329 Baltimore Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64105
Updated air travel information for Petfood Forum 2017 will be coming soon!
The Kansas City Convention Center main parking lot costs $7 per day and is called the Barney Allis Plaza Garage located between 12th & 13th and between Central & Wyandotte. It is in front of the Marriott Hotel. There is an underground tunnel into the Convention Center from inside the Barney Allis Plaza Garage.This garage is located directly across from the Little Theatre/Music Hall.
- Taxis are available from the Kansas City International Airport (MCI) to the Kansas City Marriott Downtown Hotel and Kansas City Convention Center; the average fare to/from downtown Kansas City is $50. Kansas City Marriott Downtown is 20 miles from the MCI (KCI) Airport. Kansas City cab rates are $2.10 per mile, plus $2.50 fee, plus $3.00 airport fee – average is $50 each way.
- SuperShuttle of Kansas City provides roundtrip transportation from Kansas City International Airport to the convention hotels. To make your reservation and receive the attendee discounted rate, click here. You may also make your reservation by calling (800) BLUE-VAN (258-3826) and mentioning Petfood Forum discount code QJFZD. SuperShuttle Kansas City offers a Shared-Ride Round-Trip service to/from the Marriott Downtown for a discounted group rate of $30 per person. One-way will be $18 per person.
- The city’s MAX (Metro Area Express) rapid transit service is another ground-transportation option. MAX provides faster, more convenient commutes than traditional bus service for all points between the River Market area (north of downtown) and the Country Club Plaza shopping center in the south. Each ride is $3. To purchase a $10 three-day pass that gives you unlimited rides for three consecutive days, click here (or paste to your browser, http://www.kcata.org/fares/visitors).
Discounted parking of $7/day at the Kansas City Convention Center is available to Petfood Forum attendees and exhibitors driving to Petfood Forum and Innovation Workshop.
In front of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown Hotel and directly across from the Little Theater/Music Hall, the Convention Center main parking lot is the Barney Allis Plaza Garage located between 12th & 13th and between Central & Wyandotte. There is an underground tunnel into the Convention Center from inside the Barney Allis Plaza Garage.
Business Center services are available at the Kansas City Convention Center, Lobby 2100. For a fee, copying, color copying, binding, laminating, notary public, office supplies and outbound package wrapping and shipping via Federal Express and UPS. The Business Center accepts cash, MasterCard, VISA and American Express. Sorry, checks are not accepted.
Visit: www.kcconvention.com for additional information on the Kansas City Convention Center.
Explore Downtown Kansas City
After hours, Petfood Forum 2017 participants can network and socialize in the newly revitalized Power & Light District with countless dining and entertainment options, just a few blocks’ walk away from the convention center and Marriott.