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Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at RailsConf, contact Yvonne Romaine at yromaine@oreilly.com.

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RailsConf 2011 Venue, Hotel & Travel Information

Hotel Reservations | Travel Assistance

Conference Location

Baltimore Convention Center
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
(410) 649-7000

RailsConf 2011 will be held at The Baltimore Convention Center, located in the heart of the Inner Harbor. Nestled in the heart of downtown, the Center's location is a tourist's dream. From the world renowned Inner Harbor to historic Little Italy, the Convention Center offers attendees a grand variety of attractions.

The Center is conveniently located close to public transportation for easy access by MARC Train or Baltimore's Lightrail to Washington, D.C. or the Baltimore International Airport (BWI). Baltimore's Penn Station is a short seven minute drive while BWI Airport is only 20 minutes by car.

Hotel Reservations

We have negotiated discounted room rates at the following hotels near the convention center. Please make your hotel reservations early, as rooms are limited and likely to sell out.

Hyatt Regency Baltimore on the Inner Harbor
300 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
(connected to the convention center via walkway)

  • Hyatt Regency Baltimore
  • Hyatt Regency Baltimore
  • Hyatt Regency Baltimore

In order to receive the group room rate, you must identify yourself as attending O'Reilly 2011 Rails Conference. Reservations received after the cutoff date of April 15, 2011 or after the room block is sold out (whichever comes first) will be honored on a space-available basis at the prevailing rate of the hotel. All rates are single or double occupancy. All room rates listed above do not include 13.5% local & state tax (subject to change without notice). Please provide 72 hours notice when canceling your reservations to avoid deposit forfeiture or penalties.

Room Rate: $179.00 Single/Double
(Room Rate is subject to availability)

Make your hotel reservations

The cutoff date for room reservations is: April 15, 2011.

Sheraton Inner Harbor
300 South Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
(connected to the convention center via walkway)

  • Sheraton Inner Harbor
  • Sheraton Inner Harbor
  • Sheraton Inner Harbor

In order to receive the group room rate, you must identify yourself as attending O'Reilly 2011 Rails Conference. Reservations received after the cutoff date of April 14, 2011 or after the room block is sold out (whichever comes first) will be honored on a space-available basis at the prevailing rate of the hotel. All rates are single or double occupancy. All room rates listed above do not include 13.5% local & state tax (subject to change without notice). Please provide 72 hours notice when canceling your reservations to avoid deposit forfeiture or penalties.

Room Rate: $179.00 Single/Double
(Room Rate is subject to availability)

Make your hotel reservations

  • Online : Reservations
  • By Phone: (410) 962-8300 or (800) 325-3535

The cutoff date for room reservations is: April 14, 2011.

International Attendees

Please visit travel.state.gov for important information about international travel to the United States.

Travel Discounts

Airport Shuttle Inc

Airport Shuttle

The Airport Shuttle Inc. is offering a special discounted rate for RailsConf attendees needing transportation to and from BWI Airport .

Hertz Rental Cars

Hertz Should you choose to make travel arrangements independently, you may go to the "Hertz Interactive Reservation System" to receive the special O'Reilly discount on rental cars for the conference. Or call Hertz Reservations at 1-800-654-3131 and mention code #01XY0036.

United Airlines Discount

United

Purchase your ticket online at united.com and receive a 5% discount off the lowest applicable fares. After you link to united.com, enter your origin and destination, travel dates and click below to "more search options" and enter under "promotion code" the following: 564MN. This special offer applies to flights to or from the US only. There are no fees for booking on line. Note the CODE 564MN is case sensitive and the characters need to be capitalized.

Or, you can call United Meetings Desk at (800) 521-4041 and you can speak with a live meeting planning agent. Or, visit a local Travel Agent and simply provide them with the promo code 564MN.

O'Reilly Media, Inc.and Ruby Central assume no responsibility or liability for the facilities or services provided by the vendors and suppliers. Anyone attending this conference releases O'Reilly Media, Inc. and Ruby Central from any and all claims that may arise out of attending at this convention.