Hotel and Travel

Where It’s Happening

Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown 
1301 Wyandotte Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
Hotel Phone: +1-816-460-6617
Reservations: +1-816-474-6664 ext. 7500

Our host hotel is the Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown, which is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Kansas City. AUTM has negotiated a discounted rate of $154.00 for single or double occupancy, plus applicable taxes. This rate will be available to attendees, based on availability. To reserve a room at the special rate, call the hotel at +1-816-460-6624 and identify yourself as an AUTM meeting attendee. Make reservations by Monday, August 9. Discounted room rates may not apply after this date. A credit card guarantee is required to hold your reservation. The hotel will charge the equivalent of one night’s room and tax if cancellation notice is not provided to the hotel by noon at least 48 hours before scheduled arrival.

Downtown Kansas City is booming with local eateries and historical sites. Cutting-edge galleries, a thriving jazz scene and sleek modern shopping malls jostle for your attention and make this an charming destination for an action-packed city break. 
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Airport Transportation 
Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown is located 20 miles from the Kansas City International Airport (MCI). Taxi fare each way from the airport is approximately a $45. Shuttle service is available from the airport. Check their website for a list of available companies and pricing.

Self-parking is $10.00 per car, per day for event parking and $19.00 per car, per day for overnight guests. Valet parking is also available at $14.00 per car, per day for event parking and $23.00 per car, per day for overnight guests.

Attire and Weather
Attire for AUTM meetings is business casual.  Average daytime high temperature in Kansas City in August is 86°F (30°C); the average low temperature is 68°F (20°C). Because meeting room temperatures sometimes fluctuate (read: brrr), AUTM recommends bringing a light sweater or jacket.

Gold Sponsors

McKee, Voorhees & Sease PLC
TechAccel LLC
Boehringer Ingelheim

Silver Sponsors

CSU Ventures
National Pork Board
Merck Animal Health

Bronze Sponsors

Auburn University
Kansas State University