2018 NCTE Annual Convention

Houston, TX

This fall, we’ll come together in Houston to celebrate students’ voices and the impact they make in the world.

Save the date:
November 15-18, 2018

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Travel & Hotel

Information for the 2018 NCTE Annual Convention in Houston, Texas, November 15–18, will be posted soon. All content below is from the 2017 Annual Convention.



NCTE Response to the NAACP Travel Advisory for the State of Missouri

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Delta Flight Discount

Look for the “Meeting Event Code” box when booking your flight!

Use this code when booking your flight: NMPXM

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Getting to Your Hotel

GO BEST Express Shuttle Service can be scheduled to provide roundtrip travel to and from the airport. Reserve your ride. 

Driving to St. Louis? Learn more about getting to and parking at America’s Center Convention Complex.

Need a scooter or wheelchair while attending? Rent here

Where to Stay

America’s Center Convention Complex in downtown St. Louis is the venue for NCTE’s 2017 Annual Convention. A number of hotels surround America’s Center; many of them are just steps away from its doors. Download the hotel comparison chart here.


When reserving your hotel room, please take note of the following important dates: 

  • NCTE Annual Convention – November 16-19
  • Workshops – November 16
  • ALAN Workshop – November 20-21
  • CEL Convention – November 19-20
  • Deadline to reserve your room at the NCTE convention rate: October 19, 2017

If you have questions throughout the reservation process, please contact us by phone at 800-967-8717 (toll free) or 847-996-5846 (International residents) or by email.

Local Attractions

Downtown Dining Map

Download Downtown Trolly Map


Exhibitors: Request your room block here.

*Note: Neither NCTE nor the NCTE Housing Bureau will contact you directly about reserving your hotel block. Only reserve your rooms by reaching out to the Housing Bureau via the link above.


The following hotels will be available at the NCTE discounted rate. Rates listed are the nightly rates for single, double, triple, or quad, and do not include hotel tax.


Marriott St. Louis Grand

800 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63101

Single: $189
Triple: $189
Quad: $189


Drury Plaza Hotel at the Arch

2 S. 4th Street
St. Louis, MO  63102

Single: $168
Triple: $168
Quad: $168

Drury Inn & Suites Convention Center

711 N. Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63102

Single: $168
Triple: $168
Quad: $168

Lumiere Place Casino and Hotel

999 N. 2nd Street
St. Louis, MO  63102

Single: $164
Triple: $184
Quad: $184

Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark

1 S. Broadway
St. Louis, MO  63102

Single: $174
Triple: $174
Quad: $174

Hampton Inn -- Gateway Arch

333 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO  61302

Single: $179
Triple: $179
Quad: $179

Holiday Inn St. Louis Downtown/CC

811 N. 9th Street
St. Louis, MO  63101

Single: $149
Triple: $149
Quad: $149

Embassy Suites St. Louis Downtown

610 N. 7th Street
St. Louis, MO  61301

Single: $194
Triple: $204
Quad: $214

Courtyard St. Louis Downtown/Convention Center

823-827 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO  61301

Single: $189
Triple: $189
Quad: $189

Crowne Plaza St. Louis Downtown

200 N. 4th Street
St. Louis, MO 63102

Single: $159
Triple: $159
Quad: $159

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

315 Chestnut Street
St. Louis, MO  61302

Single: $184
Triple: $209
Quad: $234

Rates: Regency Club

Rates: Suites

Magnolia Hotel

421 N. 8th Street
St. Louis, MO 63101

Rates: King
Single: $169
Triple: $169
Quad: $169

Rates: Queen-Queen
Single: $199
Triple: $199
Quad: $199