Hotel Registration Deadline: 21 February 2009
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn By the Bay, 88 Spring Street, Portland, Maine 04101, USA.
US$125 + tax per night for two occupants with additional US$10 per person up to 4 in the room.
Please call the Holiday Inn reservation line, +1-800-345-5050, and request a reservation under “NEGSA 2009.”
By car: The meeting hotel is easily reached from I-95 north or south bound. From I-95 northbound, take Exit 44 (formerly Exit 6A) onto I-295. Follow I-295 north to Forest Avenue south (Exit 6A). After exiting, immediately bear right, and turn right onto State Street. Follow State Street to Spring Street, then turn left onto Spring Street. Follow Spring Street two blocks to the Holiday Inn, which will be on the right. From I-295 southbound, also take Exit 6A and proceed as directed to the Holiday Inn.
From the Airport: Portland is served by the Portland International Jetport (4 miles from the Holiday Inn). Take Jetport Access Road, turn right onto International Parkway. Take International Parkway to Congress Street and turn right. Follow Congress Street to State Street and turn right, then turn left onto Spring Street: The hotel is located at 88 Spring Street. The Holiday Inn By the Bay also offers a complimentary shuttle to and from the airport for guests, and a direct-dial telephone to the hotel is located in the baggage claim area.
By rail: Portland is also serviced by rail from Boston via the "Downeaster," which is run by Amtrak. Commercial bus service to Portland is available as well, and taxis run from both the rail and bus terminals.
For more information, please call the Holiday Inn directly at +1-800-345-5050, or go to www.innbythebay.com.