Travel Information

Conference Venue

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
35 West Fifth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202


A block of rooms have been reserved at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, 35 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.

The special rate is $135 (USD) plus tax, single or double.

Please make your reservation before May 25;

(1) by calling 1-800-HILTONS or 513-421-9100 and identifying yourself as a participant of the ICSB.

(2) or book your hotel room online at  


*Due to a high tourist attraction in Cincinnati that weekend, reserve your room today to ensure you get the reduced room rate. The special room rate will be available until May 25, 2010 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Driving Directions
The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza is a 12 mile drive from the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati International Airport. From the airport, take I-275 East to I-75 North. After crossing the bridge into Ohio, take the Fifth Street Exit. The hotel is three blocks on the right at the corner of Fifth and Race Streets. For turn by turn directions, please click here to visit the offical hotel website widget.

Valet Parking:

Hotel valet parking is $21 overnight with complimentary in and out privileges with the exception of departure day where there is a $10 re-park charge each time the car is brought around.  The clearance into hotel valet is 6’6” for oversized vehicles.


Self Parking adjacent to the hotel:

Tower Place Garage is located directly across the street from the hotel valet entrance.  This is a self parking garage and based on time duration per day.  12-24 hours is $15.  There are no in and out privileges in this garage.  The clearance is 6’8” for oversized vehicles.


Surrounding Self Parking:

For other self parking options, click here (pdf).  “E” or “parking options” is the open air lot across from the hotel.  Oversized vans and SUVs can park here if available.


Katy Roberto Marston, Program Manager

Ph - 513-558-1810  |


Cincinnati Information & Fast Facts and Orientation

  • Country: United States of America (USA)
  • Location: Hamilton County, Ohio (OH)
  • Status: city, county seat
  • Area: approximately 78 square miles / 202 square kilometers
  • Population: approximately 332,000
  • Language: American English
  • Currency: US Dollar (USD)
  • Time zone: GMT - 5 hours Eastern Standard Time (daylight saving time is observed)
  • Country dialing code: +1
  • Telephone area code: 513
  • Average daily January temperature: 3ºC / 37ºF
  • Average daily July temperature: 29ºC / 84ºF



Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (IATA: CVG, ICAO: KCVG)

Click here to visit the offical website

Quick Facts:

  • Cincinnati is within 500 miles (approx. 1hr. flight) of 60% of the nation's population.
  • Cincinnati International Airport is the second largest Delta Hub in the US.
  • #1 in the nation for on-time arrivals and #2 for on-time departures.
  • More daily departures than the nearest four cities combined.
  • Daily non-stop service to nine foreign countries.
  • 15 minute ride to downtown Cincinnati.

Ground Transportation

Airport Executive Shuttle (Recommended) Airport Executive Shuttle provides transportation to hotels, attractions and other locations throughout the region.

  • Just $20 to Downtown or Covington, $30 round-trip
  • Call for rates to other area locations
  • Walk-up service welcome, call to guarantee reservation
  • Service available via shuttle desks in bag claim areas
  • Van or limousine service also available
  • Reserve a private coach for large groups
  • Call (859) 261-8841 or (800) 990-8841 to learn more

Taxicab Service from CVG: For cab service, visit the taxi desk in Terminal 3 bag claim or use the courtesy phone in Terminal 2 bag claim.

  • $27 fares from CVG to downtown Cincinnati
  • Call for rates to other area locations
  • Service is available 24 hours a day
  • Call (859) 767-3260 for more information

Please click here for more options, including rental car.


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