The Holiday Inn by the Bay is located just 1 block from our Conference venue. The CPO Course will also be held here.
We've contracted with our host hotel to guarantee a certain number of reservations in exchange for a discounted rate. If you can, please stay here so we can meet this goal!
Scroll down for alternative lodging options.
Holiday Inn by the Bay
88 Spring Street
Portland, ME 04101
Float Conference Rate:
$299/night (plus taxes)
We have passed the hotel reservation cut off date. Reach out to us at email@example.com if you still need a room and we may be able to help.
Getting to Portland
There are many different ways to get to Portland, Maine, and we've listed some below. Take a look at Visit Portland Maine's full list for more information.
Fly into Portland International Jetport (PWM).
Catch a ride on a Concord Coach Lines Bus.
Take the Amtrak Downeaster from as far as Brunswick or Boston.
Sail The CAT (Ferry) from Nova Scotia.
Getting around Portland
Portland has plenty of public transportation available. Visit Portland Maine has all the details, but some highlights are listed below.
The downtown Portland area is very walkable - bring your walking shoes!
What to Pack
for Portland, Maine
In late August, temperatures in Portland, ME are usually quite pleasant, ranging from the high 50s - high 70s with a good chance of rain.
Because temperatures vary greatly from room to room, we recommend wearing layers to adjust as you need to throughout the day.
Casual or business casual attire may feel most comfortable. Some attendees like to dress up a bit for the Saturday party.
We try to provide everything you'll need, but you might like to bring a refillable water bottle or coffee cup to refill throughout the event.