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TriMet Transit Hop Fastpass Card

Upon check-in at the conference registration desk, participants will be provided with a TriMet Transit Hop Fastpass card.  Please do not lose this card as it will allow you to access TriMet public transportation for the duration of the conference.

Getting to Oregon Convention Center

Portland's MAX Light Rail line has a stop directly across from Oregon Convention Center (OCC). The Blue, Red and Green lines all stop at this location. Participants can purchase a daily pass that will grant travel throughout the MAX light rail system including downtown and the Portland International Airport (PDX).

Portland Streetcar’s Central Loop stops at the OCC MLK Lobby entrance every 15 minutes.

TriMet’s Bus Line No. 6 also stops at the MLK Lobby entrance and provides access to downtown stops and outlying areas.

Navigate using TriMet's trip planner

Get around via Portland Streetcar

Airport Information

Portland International Airport
7000 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97218

Phone: (503) 460-4234

American Airlines Discount

Reservations can be made by calling the American Airlines Meeting Services Desk at 1-800-433-1790 or booking online at for AA/AE flights only, without a ticketing charge. When booking online, use the Authorization Number noted below without the preceding A as the Promotion Code.

Authorization Code: A95H2DU
Valid Travel Dates: 10/20/2022 - 10/29/2022
5% off published fares (excluding basic economy and non-discountable fares)

United Discount

Reservations and Ticketing options
Visit and enter the Z code & Agreement code (no space) in the Offer Code box. Discount will be applied at time of ticketing.

Z Code: ZKVT
Agreement Code: 575186

United Meeting & Group Reservations (US and Canada):
Call United Meetings Reservations: (800) 426-1122
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. CST M-F
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST S-S

First Letter of Fare Basis Applicable Discount
J, C, D, Z, P, O, Y: 10%
A, B, M, E, U, H, Q, V, W, S: 5%
T, L, K, G: 2%

Car Rental

Avis has arranged for special convention rates valid one week before and one week after the conference. You must reference the AVIS AWD Discount Number to receive the special rates.

Call AVIS at 1-800-331-1600 or reserve online at Your Avis Worldwide Discount or AWD number is J097937

Hertz is offering a 20% discount off the retail rate during our conference dates, October 23-26, 2022. To receive the discount just enter CDP 2188961 under the add a discount code when making the reservation.

All bookings and discounts are handled directly through Hertz. NACADA is not responsible for rental reservations made with Hertz. Call 1-800-654-3131 for assistance and questions. 

Oregon Convention Center Parking

Onsite parking is provided in the convention center's underground garage. You may enter the garage through either the NE Lloyd Boulevard (P1) or NE First Avenue (P2) entrances. For directions and parking information to the Oregon Convention Center click here.  

Current Rate (Subject to Change): $12 for 4-18 hours (over 18 hours incurs an additional $2 per hour charge).

Transportation Around Portland

Helpful information on how to ride public transit, fares, how to pay, and much more. 

Portland Streetcar
The North | South (NS) Line operates on 8-miles of track from SW Lowell & Bond in the South Waterfront to NW 23rd & Marshall in the Alphabet District connecting PSU, the Central Business District, and the Pearl District along the way.

The A & B Loops operate two circular routes connecting the Pearl District, Lloyd, Central Eastside Industrial District, Central Business District and PSU in clockwise (A Loop) and counter-clockwise (B Loop) loops around the Central City.

MAX Light Rail
MAX (Metropolitan Area Express) Light Rail connects Portland City Center with Beaverton, Clackamas, Gresham, Hillsboro, Milwaukie, North/Northeast Portland and Portland International Airport.

Ride Share Services

Please note, that beginning May 3, 2023, you will need to have a REAL ID compliant driver’s license or another acceptable form of ID to fly within the U.S. More information can be found here