Connect 2017, July 18-29

Hotel and Travel

All of Connect 2017's educational sessions will take place at the Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Dallas - so this is where you'll want to be! By staying in the hotel, you will have easy access to all conference activities, networking events, and the best restaurants and sites Dallas has to offer.

Getting to the Sheraton from the two major airports is a short drive or you can hop onto the DART system's Orange Line which has a direct stop at the Sheraton Hotel. Once in Dallas you'll be within walking distance of some of Dallas' most popular spots including Deep Ellum's music scene, The Arts District, and numerous restaurants featuring Texas’ famous cuisine!

Key Dates

February 21, 2017

Registration Opens

February 21, 2017

Call for Proposals Opens

April 14, 2017

Call for Proposals Closes

April 15, 2017

Early Bird Registration Closes

July 18 - 20, 2017

Connect Conference

Hotel Information

400 North Olive Street.
Dallas, TX 75201

Phone: (1)(214) 922-8000

Special Conference Rates
$185 per night for single and double occupancy.

Reserve A Room

Travel to Dallas

If you plan on flying in for the conference, the closest airports to the conference hotel are Dallas Love Field (DAL) and DFW.

Dallas Love Field Airport

Dallas Love Field Airport is the closest airport to the conference hotel, located less than 10 miles away in the heart of Dallas. Dallas Love Field welcomes three major airlines. If you are traveling into Dallas on Southwest, Delta, or Virgin, we would recommend you arrive at Dallas Love Field.

Driving Directions to Hotel

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

DFW Airport is located less than 25 miles from the conference hotel. The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport has five terminals (A-E) and 23 major airlines.

Driving Directions to Hotel

Travel Within Dallas


For quick and easy transportation to and from the hotel and airport, we’d recommend you check out Uber/uberX. If you are new to Uber, download the app on your phone and use the code “19o8c” for a free ride up to $30.


Lyft is another option like Uber that will allow for easy transportation to and from the hotel and airport. If you are new to Lyft, simply download the app on your phone and use the code “LYFTON25” to receive $25 in Lyft credit to use on your first five rides.

DART Orange Line

Dallas DART light-rail system is a great way to get to the conference hotel and around Dallas, and is most likely to be your easiest and cheapest option. Day passes can be purchased at the DART stations and cost $5.00.

  • DFW to the Sheraton: 55 Minutes
  • Dallas Love Field to the Sheraton: 40 minutes

Airport Shuttle Services

Airport Shuttles are available at both Dallas Love Field and DFW Airports.

  • City Shuttle: 1-888-760-1998 (Dallas Love), 214-760-1998 (DFW)
  • Super Shuttle: 800-258-3826 (Dallas Love), 214-841-1900 (DFW)
  • Yellow Checker Shuttle: 972-222-2000 (Dallas Love), 972-456-3128 (DFW)

Car Rentals

If you’d prefer to rent a car during your stay, click on a certified renter below to explore their options. Please note that the Sheraton does have a daily hotel parking fee.