HI-TEC - Hotel and Travel Information


We hope you will make plans to attend the July 17-20 annual HI-TEC conference at The Grand America Hotel in beautiful Salt Lake City. Just ten minutes from Salt Lake International Airport, The Grand America Hotel is an ideal base from which to explore Utah and the city. Salt Lake hosts a flourishing nightlife, a vibrant artistic and cultural scene, numerous museums, and sidewalks safe enough to stroll along after dark.

Salt Lake International Airport is 10 minutes from The Grand America Hotel. Framed by the Wasatch and Oquirrh Mountain Ranges, the Grand America is on ten landscaped acres in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, within walking distance of shopping, restaurants, light rail, nightlife, cultural, and sporting events.

All of Utah’s major ski resorts and Salt Lake City’s excellent golf courses are less than an hour’s drive from the hotel. Recreational opportunities abound nearby in the magnificent national forests and state parks, several of which can be accessed from the hotel in 40 minutes or less. Historic Temple Square, the world-famous Great Salt Lake, major sporting events and several national monuments are also nearby.

For things to do in Salt Lake City, click here.

Hotel Reservations

The Grand America Hotel

550 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Main Phone: 801-258-6000

HOTEL RATES: Single/Double: $209 / + 12.6% tax
Check-in: 3:00 p.m. Checkout: Noon
*The above rates include complimentary Internet.

(Deadline EXTENSION: After June 25 as long as rooms are available)

To make your online reservations at the Grand America Hotel, CLICK HERE.

Or call 1-800-437-5288 and mention "HI-TEC" to get the group rate.

Reservation Policies

- Purchase orders not accepted.

- A credit card is required when making your reservation, but will not be charged until check-out.

- Should reservation be cancelled within 72 hours of arrival, one night's room plus tax will be charged to credit card on file.

Airport Transportation

The TRAX (train) is available to and from the airport for $2.50 one way or $5.00 roundtrip. The stop nearest the Grand America Hotel is the Courthouse Station (Route 704, Green Line). For a schedule, click here. The train runs every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 20 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays. (The TRAX is complimentary within parts of downtown Salt Lake City.)

Taxi service is available throughout the city. Taxi fare from the Salt Lake City International Airport to The Grand America Hotel runs approximately $20, not including gratuity. Taxis can be found outside of the baggage claim area of each terminal at the airport.

Uber is also available in Salt Lake City. For more information, click here.

If you would like to rent a vehicle during your stay, reservations can be made by the Grand America Concierge. The Grand America is within a few blocks of Enterprise, Budget and Hertz rental car agencies.

Haroon Transportation, (private limo service) offers round-trip and one-way airport transfers between the Salt Lake City International Airport and The Grand America Hotel, reservations are required. At The Grand America Hotel, reservations can be made through our Concierge at 801-258-6703.


Overnight valet parking at $25.00 per night. Overnight self parking is $15.00 per night. The daily valet rate is $10.00.
Underground parking is offered for self-parking, accessible from both the Main Street and 600 South Street entrances.

QUESTIONS: Contact Sheila Wilson, swilson@cord.org or 254-741-8329