GOSCON is pleased to partner with Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown/Convention Center as its 2008 "preferred place to stay". The Crowne Plaza is located in the vibrant Lloyd Business District of downtown Portland The Lloyd Center Mall (Oregon's largest tax-free shopping mall) is also within walking distance.

The Crown Plaza is located in Fareless Square featuring Portland's light rail system MAX which provides quick and easy access throughout downtown free of charge. The Portland International Airport (PDX) is located just 10 miles from the hotel and can be reached by MAX or a short ride in the hotel complimentary shuttle.

The hotel offers 24-hour service with a state-of-the-art fitness center, high-speed business center, and complementary wireless Internet. Please visit the Crowne Plaza web site for a full list of services and amenities.

Rooms that are being held for GOSCON attendees will be released on September 20th for general reservations, please confirm this discounted rate is still available when you call.  Negotiated special rates for GOSCON attendees are:

Overnight room with Government ID: $106.00 US plus tax (Portland, OR Per Diem)
Overnight room for All others: $119.00 US plus tax

Book Your Room Directly with the Hotel

Make your reservation on line through the hotel's secure registration page or
Call the hotel at 1-888-233-9527. Be certain to ask for the GOSCON 2008 rate.

GOSCON 2008 Conference Hotel
Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown/Convention Center
1441 NE Second Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97232 USA