The OCC is Portland's primary home for serious-business conferences. I mean, you won't find that exact term in any brochures, but trust us :p The Convention Center is big, comfy, and most importantly, equipped to handle groups far larger and more complex than ours—so we'll be a cake walk for them.
EmberConf will take place upstairs in the Portland Ballroom and Lobby.
Address: 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232
We've negotiated discounted room blocks at the DoubleTree and Crowne Plaza, both a short walk (or single/double-stop MAX ride) from the convention center. The room blocks sold out quickly last year, so reserve your rooms ASAP, and be sure you're staying with the rest of us.
Options include a single King bed or two Queen beds. Room includes a microwave, refrigerator, DVD player, Keurig coffee station, 32” LCD HDTV, ergonomic chair and oversized work desk, cordless phone, hair dryer, full size iron and ironing board, lighted vanity mirror, and complimentary Crowne Plaza holistic Sleep Amenity Kit.
Same as the King, but the single bed is smaller, so the rate is lower :p Flat-screen TV, WiFi, large desk, ergonomic chair. Enjoy a restful night's sleep on the king Sweet Dreams® bed complete with down pillows. Complimentary WiFi for our guests plus upgrade options available.
Options include a single King bed, or two Queen beds (and most Double Queen rooms have a balcony). Flat-screen TV, WiFi, large desk, ergonomic chair. Enjoy a restful night's sleep on the king Sweet Dreams® bed complete with down pillows. Complimentary WiFi for our guests plus upgrade options available.
If you're flying to PDX on United Airlines, use the EmberConf discount/promo code to save 2-10% on your aifare. The code you need is ZUGA264898, and it's valid for travel dates between 2/27 and 3/8.
Take Rose Quarter, Broadway/Weidler Street Exit (302A), go right on Weidler, and right on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Take Rose Quarter/City Center Exit (302A), go across Broadway, then left on Weidler, and right on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Take Lloyd Blvd. Exit (1) and stay on Lloyd Blvd. all the way to the Convention Center.
Take I-205 South to I-84 West. Exit at Lloyd Blvd. (1) and stay on Lloyd Blvd. all the way to the Convention Center.
Board the MAX Red Line to City Center and Beaverton TC. Exit at the Convention Center MAX Station. The trip should take approximately 33 minutes, with about 5 minutes of walking (mostly inside the OCC) once you arrive. Tickets can be purchased at PDX in the boarding area.
Bike Parking at the OCC is abundant. Check out the full map here.
The OCC was built with accessibility in mind. Ramps, no revolving doors, elevators, accessible restrooms and more. For complete and specific details, check out the OCC's Accessibility Guide.