Hotel & Travel

ETC's Annual Conference | Chattanooga Marriott Downtown | Chattanooga, Tennessee | February 3-6, 2020

Experience all that Chattanooga has to offer from this centrally-located, 4-star Marriott property!

This hotel is just minutes away from the Chattanooga Riverfront, Tennessee Aquarium, and other area attractions.

Onsite amenities include: Free high-speed Wi-Fi in guest, meeting rooms and Bazaar;  in-room dining; concierge lounge; 24-hour business and fitness centers; parking; indoor pool; Starbucks cafe; and convenient location adjacent to Conference Center.

Hotel Rates & Reservations

Early Bird Planner Rate:     $149 single/double*

Early Bird Destinations, Operators, Suppliers (DOS) Rate:       $169 single/double*

*Excludes 17.25% tax.

Online Reservations

Reservations by phone

ALWAYS reference your booking to the ETC/Educational Travel Consortium and specify whether you are part of the Planner or DOS (Destination, Operator, Supplier) room block. Attendees receive a $100 conference registration discount when they reserve a three-night stay within ETC’s official room block, at the official rate.   OTA, IATA and other third-party bookings do not qualify.

If you encounter any issue booking your room and/or in securing pre/post Conference nights, please email Carole Erickson.

Travel to Chattanooga

Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA) is located just five miles from the heart of the city. CHA is the first aviation terminal in the World to be LEED Platinum Certified. There are five commercial airliners that are serviced by the airport. Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport sees an average of 500,000 passengers annually on more than 75,000 flights, averaging 200 flights daily. It is a 25 minute flight from ATL to CHA.

Ground Transportation

The Chattanooga airport is 5 miles from the city center.  Uber and taxis serve the airport. More here.

Atlanta Arrivals

The drive is less than two hours from Atlanta to Chattanooga.  Options are car rentals and a very convenient shuttle service: Groome Transportation – shuttle Chattanooga <-> Atlanta; $44/one-way, $88/round-trip

Suggested Flights

We have compiled some suggested flights (as of June 2019) to/from CHA. These suggestions allow you to:

  • Arrive in time for the opening session on February 3, 2020, 7 pm
  • Depart after the closing BOLD Talk on February 6, 2020, 10:00 am

So you don’t miss out on pre-or-post-conference activities, always review the conference agenda before making flight arrangements.