Hotels

NFMT offers a variety of comfortable and affordable accommodations. We have reserved an exclusive room block with discounted rates, available on a first-come, first-served basis at area hotels. Each one is within walking distance of the convention center.

Click here to make your NFMT 2018 Housing Reservations »

Visit Baltimore is NFMT's Official Housing Provider.

NFMT's room block cut-off date is March 13, 2018.

Hotel
Rate*
Location
Days Inn
$149 + tax
Located across the street from the convention center.

Hilton Baltimore
$225 + tax
Connected to the Convention Center via a covered skywalk.
Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor
$185 + tax
Connected to the Convention Center via an uncovered skywalk.
Marriot Inner Harbor
$222 + tax
Approximately 1 block from the Convention Center.
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace
$222 + tax
Approximately 3 blocks from the Convention Center.
Sheraton Inner Harbor
$219 + tax
Connected to the Convention Center via an uncovered skywalk.

*Subject to availability



Please be cautious if you are contacted by any other housing vendor as they are in no way affiliated with or authorized by NFMT.

Visit Baltimore and NFMT will not be able to provide assistance or resolution to any issues with reservations made with a third party.

We have been made aware of solicitations to NFMT Conference & Expo exhibitors from several unauthorized 3rd party vendors. They are representing themselves as NFMT housing vendors for this event.

Please be aware these 3rd party vendors are in NO WAY affiliated with NFMT Conference & Expo. Housing is handled by Visit Baltimore. Visit Baltimore is NFMT's Official Housing Vendor.

NFMT and ROC Exhibitions, Inc. are the event owners and organizers of NFMT Conference & Expo and any communications will come from them directly.

If you are contacted by any outside company you find suspicious or are unsure if they are a legitimate authorized vendor for this event, please contact us immediately at info@rocexhibitions.com. If possible include any e-mail communication you received from this vendor.

 



 

Travel

Baltimore Convention Center
1 W. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

NFMT is held at the Baltimore Convention Center, in the city's Inner Harbor. Baltimore's Inner Harbor is a hub of activity with a beautiful waterfront, loads of attractions, restaurants, pubs, hotels and shops.

Airport: BWI is the closest airport located 20 minutes from the convention center.

Train Station: Baltimore Penn Station is located 10 minutes from the convention center.



United

Airlines

United Airlines

ZEJQ108005

3/17/18 to 3/25/18

You may book online at www.united.com and enter your Offer Code ZEJQ108005 in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights.

Make telephone reservations by calling United Meetings at 800-426-1122 and provide the Z Code ZEJQ and Agreement Code 108005.

Please note phone reservations are subject to a processing fee.

Book Online — Offer Code ZEJQ108005
Amtrak

Railways

Amtrak

Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the best available rail fare to (Baltimore, MD) between (March 17, 2017 – March 25, 2018). To book your reservation call Amtrak at 1 (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent.

Conventions cannot be booked via Internet. Please be sure to refer to Convention Fare Code X12G-977 when making your reservation. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela Service. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges.

INFORMATION FOR PASSENGERS
You may present this information to the Amtrak Ticket Agent or your Travel Agent to assist them in providing you with this discount.

X12G-977

3/17/18 to 3/25/18


AVIS

Rental Car

AVIS

D105518

1 (800) 331-1600
Provide reservations agent with AWD Number D105518 to ensure the best available car rental rates.

3/13/18 to 3/29/18

Book Online — Discount #D105518

Taxis and Cabs:

Yellow/Checker Cab

(410) 685-1212

  • Enter mobile phone number
    • Get download link
    • Choose black car or taxi
  • Choose Ride Now or Ride Later
  • Choose credit card or cash
Learn More

Local Transportation

Light RailLink

Baltimore's Light Rail System travels through the heart of the city. There are 32 stops along the route, including near the Baltimore Convention Center at Camden Yards. Tickets are available onboard.

  • From 5:00 am to 12:00 am WEEKDAYS
  • From 6:00 am to 12:00 am SATURDAYS
  • From 11:00 am to 8:00 pm SUNDAYS
  • Hunt Valley and BWI Marshall Airport
  • Hunt Valley/Timonium and Cromwell Station/Glen Burnie
  • Penn Station and Camden Yards

MARC Train Service

MARC Train Service is a commuter rail system whose service areas include Harford County, Maryland; Baltimore City; Washington D.C.; Brunswick, Maryland; Frederick, Maryland and Martinsburg, West Virginia. MARC Train Service operates Monday through Friday with limited service on the Penn Line.

Metro Subway

The 15.5-mile, 14-station Metro Subway system operates every. 8-10 minutes during the morning and evening peak periods; 11 minutes during weekday evenings; 15 minutes on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

MTA Bus Service

MTA bus service currently has 60 bus routes, which include high frequency CityLink routes, LocalLink, & Express BusLink routes (which operate from various suburbs to downtown Baltimore).

MTA Commuter Bus

Commuter Bus provides express transit service connecting suburban residential areas that include Columbia, Bel Air, Havre De Grace, and Laurel to downtown Baltimore. There are five Commuter Bus routes that operate to the Baltimore region, making 55 daily trips.

MTA MobilityLink/Paratransit Program

MobilityLink/Paratransit service is for citizens who are unable to use CityLink, LocalLink, Metro SubwayLink or Light RailLink service. MobilityLink/Paratransit service is provided by the MTA via contracts with Veolia Transportation, MV Transportation, and First Transit Inc. Certified Riders may click here for more information or to use PASS Web.

 

 

Directions

The Baltimore Convention Center is located off I-95, and is easily accessible from cities throughout the northeast.

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From New York

  • 95 south to exit #53 (395 south - downtown exit).
  • Follow 395 south towards inner harbor.
  • Proceed on 395 south and make a right at the 3rd light which is Pratt Street.
  • The Convention Center will be on the right.

From Washington DC

  • 95 north to exit #53 (395 north - downtown exit).
  • Follow 395 north towards Inner Harbor, proceed on 395 north and make a right at the 3rd light which is Pratt Street.
  • The Convention Center will be on the right.

From York & Harrisburg, PA

  • 83 south to 695 west.
  • Proceed on 695 west and take the next 83 south exit.
  • Follow 83 south to Lombard Street and make a right.
  • Continue on Lombard Street and make a left onto Hopkins Place.
  • Proceed on Hopkins Place (Hopkins Place will convert into sharp street) and make a left onto Pratt Street.
  • The Convention Center will be on the right.
  • Take Conway to Howard.
  • Make a right onto Pratt Street.
  • The Convention Center will be on your right.
 

 

Parking

The Baltimore Convention Center does not offer parking, however parking is available adjacent to the Convention Center at Camden Yards, Lot C.

Parking Rates for Camden Yards, Lot C:
  • Arrival before 10am daily rate is $8.00 (24 hour max)
  • Arrival after 10am daily rate is $10.00 (24 hour max)
Oversized vehicle parking:
  • Daily $25
  • Overnight $35
  • 24 Hour $60
  • Pay in advance by calling 410-347-9330


Shuttle Bus from Camden Yards - Lot C to the Convention Center

NFMT offers shuttle service from the Camden Yards - Lot C parking lot to the Pratt Street entrance of the convention center. The shuttle will run a continuous loop from the center to the parking lot.

Buses will depart from each location at the top of the hour and 30 minutes past the hour.

  • Tuesday: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thursday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Additional Parking Options

There are a number of affordable parking options located throughout Baltimore's Inner Harbor. For other parking lots available please visit Parking Panda.



Additional Baltimore Parking Information
 

 

Baltimore

Baltimore is famous for its beautiful waterfront, world-class museums, one-of-a-kind attractions, three centuries of history and much more. The city's shining jewel, the Inner Harbor, is surrounded by renowned attractions, a variety of restaurants, unique shopping and first-class hotels. It's all within a quick walk from the Baltimore Convention Center. Sample the local fare at some resident favorites in Little Italy, Fell's Point, or any other of Baltimore's one-of-a-kind neighborhoods. Discover the many entertainment and music establishments in Power Plant Live! Located just outside the Inner Harbor.

Visit Baltimore
 

 

Accessibility

Americans with Disabilities Act

The Convention center provides access for our guests with disabilities in the following ways:

  • Sidewalk curb cuts provide easy access for wheelchair users to main lobby areas.
  • Wheelchair ramp located in the Charles Street Lobby.
  • Thresholds are level with floor at entrance doors.
  • Meeting room audio enhancements.
  • Exterior automatic sliding doors are located at each public lobby entrance - Pratt Street, Sharp Street, Charles Street, and the Mezzanine Level, Main Terrace.
  • Emergency systems provide emergency notice for the visually and hearing impaired.
  • There are amplified telephone handsets located in each of the permanent public telephone banks located throughout the Center.
  • TDD and TDY-equipped telephones are located throughout the public areas of the facility.
  • Telephones in each telephone bank are installed at a height that accommodates persons in wheelchairs.
  • Elevators are located near escalators on each level, and are equipped with Braille indicators, chimes, and raised lettering, providing mobility for visually impaired as well as mobility impaired guests. In addition, meeting room signs have additional Braille text.
  • All restrooms are accessible for standard wheelchairs.
  • The elevator cabs provide information on the location of the phone and instructions on using the instruments.
  • Visual line indicators (flashers) and amplified handsets are available to exhibitors and show management through the Center's Telecommunications Department.