Hotel & Travel
Hotel Reservations for Petfood Forum & Petfood Innovation Workshop 2019
The Petfood Forum hotel room blocks at the Marriott and the Crowne Plaza are currently full. Availability will fluctuate as we get closer to the event dates, therefore we recommend reaching out to the hotels directly via telephone to inquire about availability when you are ready to book.
As an alternative, we recommend contacting the hotels listed below, located very close to the Kansas City Convention Center (location of the Petfood Forum event). Please note, there is no group room block or group rate at these properties; rates will vary according to each property.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: In order to ensure the best possible rate and room availability, each room reservation requires a two-night, non-refundable deposit upon reservation. If reserving rooms outside of the event date, call the hotel directly to inquire about availability.
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.
The Kansas City Convention Center main parking lot costs $11 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.
Discounted parking of $11/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 2019 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. View the Petfood Forum Entertainment Guide for the best entertainment near the Kansas City Convention Center.
Several area businesses offer Petfood Forum attendees special rates and discounts. View special offers.
Known as the barbecue capital of the world and for its live jazz, join thousands of your pet food industry colleagues at the 2019 Petfood Forum in Kansas City. Kansas City is a gracious and historic blend of cultures, arts and professional sports featuring vibrant restaurants, hotels, shops and art galleries.