This downtown Marriott is conveniently connected to the Chattanooga Convention Center
A centrally-located, 4-star hotel, just minutes away from the riverfront, Tennessee Aquarium & other area attractions.
Amenities include: Free high-speed Wi-Fi in guest, meeting rooms & Bazaar; in-room dining; concierge lounge; 24-hour business & fitness centers; parking; indoor pool; Starbucks cafe; & convenient one-minute walk to the modern Convention Center.
Hotel Rates & Reservations
Planner Rate: $159*
Destination\Operator\Supplier Rate: $179*
Reservations by Phone:
*rates exclude 17.25% tax
ALWAYS reference your booking to the ETC/Educational Travel Consortium and specify whether you are part of the Planner or DOS (Destination, Operator, Supplier) hotel 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, other third-party and any off-site bookings do not qualify.
If you encounter any issue booking your room and/or in securing pre/post Conference nights, please email Carole Erickson.
Chattanooga is vibrant, thriving & features the world’s first LEED platinum certified airport terminal
Surrounded by rivers & mountains, it is stunningly beautiful. Its growing arts, music & dining is complemented by world-class attractions & cutting edge-amenities.
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. It is just a 25 minute flight from ATL to CHA. In our document library, we have compiled some suggested flights (as of June 2019) to/from CHA. These suggestions allow you to:
- Arrive at the hotel in time for the opening session on February 3, 2020, 6:45 pm
- Depart from the hotel after the closing BOLD Talk on February 6, 2020, 9:45 am
So you don’t miss out on pre-or-post-conference activities, always review the conference agenda before making flight arrangements.
Walk the Talk
Reduce the environmental impact of your travel for the conference. Consider offsetting your carbon emissions using our handy guide!
Check out the Convention Center’s sustainable practices to be energy efficient and stay environmentally friendly.
The Marriott hotel invites you to “Make a Green Choice” by forgoing daily room cleaning and choosing to plant a tree or receive Marriott Bonvoy points instead. In addition, they have the following sustainability initiatives: low flow toilets, towel reuse program, no bleach, bed linens changed every 3 days unless otherwise indicated, smoke-free hotel, office paper & cardboard recycling, staff volunteers in the community.
The Chattanooga CVB has made a personalized map for ETC attendees.
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 for a shuttle Chattanooga <-> Atlanta; $44/one-way, $88/round-trip
Driving to Chattanooga? Here are some fun resources to make driving to the 2020 Conference educational and off-the-beaten-path!