Venue & Travel

About Hartford, CT

We’re excited to be visiting one of the oldest cities in the United States and the gateway to the Connecticut River Valley. Founded in the early 1600s, Hartford has a rich history and gorgeous architecture to match. As the capital of Connecticut, Hartford has thriving cultural and entertainment districts, and we know you’ll love visiting and exploring this classic New England region.

Conference Facility

HighEdWeb’s first annual conference in New England will be held at the Connecticut Convention Center. We’re sure you’ll enjoy this modern, open facility in downtown Hartford, overlooking the Connecticut River during autumn in New England.

Conference Hotels

Hartford Marriott Downtown
200 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, CT 06103

Interconnected with the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford’s Front Street District.
$165.00 Single/Double
Complimentary basic guestroom internet access included
Call 1-877-901-6632 or book online
Note: Parking rate is subject to change.

Hilton Hartford Hotel
315 Trumbull Street, Hartford, CT 06103
Located in the heart of the dining and business district.
$155.00 Single/Double
Complimentary basic guestroom internet access included
Call 1-860-625-8104 or book online
Note: Parking rate is subject to change.

Getting to #heweb17

Hartford, CT sits on major highways, and is served by Amtrak and by Bradley International Airport, which serves nine airlines. As well, CTtransit operates local and commuter bus service within the city and the surrounding area. Hartford’s Downtown Area Shuttle (DASH) bus route is a free downtown circulator.