Crossroads of the West - Why Salt Lake?

By HEUG Events posted 05-24-2017 02:58 PM


Why Salt Lake City, Utah for Alliance 2018?


Easy Access

Getting to Salt Lake is easy. Our international airport makes travel to Salt Lake one of the easiest parts of our convention. Getting around Salt Lake is easy, too. A walkable convention district combined with public transportation options, shuttles, rental cars, taxis, and limos make it easy to get around when you're in Salt Lake.

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Green Meetings

There are 6,006 new reasons to meet in Salt Lake, thanks to the state's largest rooftop solar-panel array atop the Salt Palace Convention Center. And in addition to our carbon offset program, Salt Lake has worked to maintain a high level of environmental stewardship. By continuing our commitment to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle, we are engaged in sustainable initiatives that preserve the well-being of our own backyard for the enjoyment of our visitors and locals alike.

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Convention District

Salt Lake's compact convention district makes it quick and easy for our attendees to access everything you need. And it's not just hotels that are within easy distance of the convention center; the downtown convention district abounds with restaurants, nightlife, and shopping. The Convention Center is next door to the City Creek Center, Salt Lake's newest shopping destination, and a short walk from the Gateway.


Destination Appeal

Salt Lake's scenery, cleanliness, friendliness, and safety make it an appealing destination for groups. Attendees consistently comment on our city's beauty and sightseeing opportunities. The Salt Palace Convention Center is conveniently located within walking distance of more than 6,700 hotel rooms, 170+ restaurants, cafés and nightspots, and numerous arts, culture, and entertainment venues.

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Things to Do

Salt Lake's climate, culture, location, and history as an Olympic city also make it an ideal location. Wondering if there's anything for your group to do in Salt Lake? Find out for yourself at