Travel and Hotel Logistics for the Summit in Baltimore, MD
The Envisioning the Future: Allies in Self-Advocacy summit in Baltimore, Maryland will be held at The Marriott Waterfront, located in Baltimore’s East Harbor area. The summit will start around 8am on Monday, March 19 and go until 3pm on Tuesday, March 20. It is recommended that team members arrive the night before (Sunday, March 18), so that the entire team is present and ready for the early morning start time on Monday, March 19. The agenda is scheduled to allow team members to leave directly after the summit ends on Tuesday, and hopefully be back home that evening. Breakfast and lunch will be provided both days as well as a reception with heavy appetizers on the evening of Monday, March 19.
The The Marriott Waterfront is the host hotel of the Envisioning the Future: Allies in Self-Advocacy summit in Baltimore, Maryland.
Telephone Number: 1-410-385-3000
Located in Baltimore’s Harbor East neighborhood, the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront sits on the water’s edge. You’ll enjoy spectacular views from this Inner Harbor hotel, as well as easy access to the city’s finest shopping and restaurants.
Click on the map to view Google Map of hotel location.
Deadline for hotel reservations: Monday, February 17 by 5pm
Room rate: $150/night
Nights available: Sunday, March 18 and Monday, March 19 (checking out Tuesday, March 20)
- Reserve a room online by clicking here. This will allow you to reserve a rooms at the negotiated rate of $150. Enter your arrival and departure dates and check availability. If you need to reserve a room beyond the listed nights please call the hotel directly to extend the dates: 1-800-266-9432.
- Reserve a room by phone: Call 1-800-266-9432 and ask to reserve a room for the “Self-Advocacy Summit” at The Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore, Maryland.
- If you are reserving an ADA room please call our hotel contact Jamie Stewart directly to reserve your room at 410-895-1918. Often times hotel staff are not aware of the different “levels” or types of rooms. Please be specific with the accesibility features that you need in your room. For example: if you need a need roll-in shower in your ADA room.
If you have questions or encounter problems in booking with the hotel, please first contact your state team leader. If the team leader still encounters problems, he or she can contact Hillary Spears at AUCD at HSpears@aucd.org or 301-588-8252.
- Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI)
7062 Elm Road Baltimore, Maryland
Click here to be directed to BWI map’s page.
The main telephone number for the Baltimore/Washington International Airport is: (410) 859-7111 (Voice). Do not call the airport regarding tickets, luggage restrictions, travel visa requirements, flight arrival or departure times, or any other issue which should be taken up with the particular airline with which you intend to travel. In these cases and for accessibility accommodations, contact your airline directly. Most airline websites are linked to from the main terminal map page on this website.
Accessible Transportation from the Airport
- Airport Taxi Services
The taxi stand is located just outside of the baggage claim area of the Lower Level of the BWI Marshall terminal. BWI Marshall taxicabs are prohibited from charging flat rates, but expect a minimum rate of $45 to the hotel.
For more information, call (410) 859-1100 or visit www.bwiairporttaxi.com
BWI Airport Taxi maintains vehicles in fleet which are equipped with wheelchair lifts. It is strongly recommended that you phone a week ahead to the taxi’s dispatcher at: (410) 859-1100 and request a wheelchair accessible taxi.
- Other Accessible Taxi Services
Accessible Transportation is a local company who provides accessible transportation both around downtown Baltimore and to/from the BWI airport. To reserve services through Accessible Transportation please contact Brady Wolfe at 443-538-8308 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
- Super Shuttle
SuperShuttle passengers at BWI airport have the option to share the ride with others going in their direction in one of their representative blue vans or to book a private van with their own group. Advanced SuperShuttle at BWI reservations and pre-payment is highly recommended.
SuperShuttle at BWI has two wheelchair accessible vans . Please, reserve your SuperShuttle van at least 2 weeks in advance and indicated any accesibility needs.
Click here to be directed to the SuperShuttle website or you may call in reservations at 1 800-BLUE-VAN (1 800-258-3826). You can use the discount code for lower rates: K3KSG
$14 for a single person one-way in a shared van
$75 group up to 10 people in a private van
If you have any questions about this discount please call Michele McLeod at SuperShuttle Sales at 703-416-2661 during business hours.
- Hotel parking, fee: 8.5 USD hourly, 26 USD daily
- Hotel Valet parking, fee: 40 USD daily
- Parking garage does not accommodate over-sized vehicles
About Baltimore, MD
Baltimore is Maryland’s largest city and economic hub, known for its beautiful harbor; quirky, distinct neighborhoods; unique museums and the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital to the east and the University of Maryland Medical Center to the west. Its rich history, colorful culture, exquisite cuisine and wide variety of activities make Baltimore a popular tourism destination for many travelers. Visitors can taste world-famous Baltimore seafood, at Inner Harbor, which is home to many tasty restaurants, unique shopping, famous museums, and live entertainment. The average temperature for Baltimore in March is 50*F.