Meetings Accommodations



Official site of the 2017 SFG Meeting:
Hilton Portland Downtown

Address: 921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204
Phone: (503) 226-1611
Discount rate for attendees:  $189/night. Discounted group rates available until October 17, 2016 (or until block is full). Hotel arrangements/cancellations remain the sole responsibility of the individual. The Society has negotiated a special group room rate at the hotel for our Annual Meeting but discounted rooms are in limited quantity so please reserve as soon as possible. 
  • Room reservation link:
  • Limited federal government rate rooms available: Please email with your request.
  • ALERT: It has been brought to our attention that a housing company named “EMS Rooms” or “Expo Housing Services, LLC” (866-319-3976) and “National Travel Associates” (877-595-7666) and “Exhibition Housing Management” aka “Exhibiting Housing Services” (866-367-4414) and “Global Travel Partners (USA)” (877-312-7831) have been fraudulently claiming partnership with the Society for Glycobiology conference and/or the Hilton Portland Downtown and offering hotel reservation services. THESE COMPANIES AND OTHERS LIKE IT ARE NOT IN ANY WAY AFFILIATED WITH THE SOCIETY, THE HOTEL, OR THE CITY OF PORTLAND AND SHOULD NOT BE USED TO MAKE RESERVATIONS.

Check-in 4PM / Check-out 12PM.


Closest airport: Portland International Airport (PDX)

Ground transport to hotel:

Type              Typical Minimum Charge

Subway/Rail    $2.50 USD  (approx 45 min)
Uber/Lyft         $22-$29 USD (approx 30 min)
Taxi                  $35.00 USD
Super Shuttle   $14.00 USD
Rental Car        Prices vary

Driving: Airport Way: RT on HWY 205 South; RT on I-84 west; Approx. 4 miles, Follow signs to City Center/Morrison St. Go over Morrison Bridge; Go straight 5 blocks; LT on SW Broadway; LT on Salmon, LT on SW 6th Ave. Front doors will be on the left. Distance from Hotel:10 mi. Drive Time:30 min.

Parking: $45 valet parking/day 

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