ASHHRA 54th Annual Conference & Exposition

September 15 – 18, 2018



Discounted conference rooms and rates in the ASHHRA room block are no longer available.
Westin and Omni may have rooms available, however, these may be at a higher rate. Please call the hotel reservations department directly to check availability.
Westin: (412) 281-3700 | Omni: (412) 281-7100

For a complete listing of hotels in the downtown and surrounding areas, visit

Omni William Penn Hotel

530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 281-7100
(Two blocks from the Convention Center)
The following amenities are included in the guest room rate:
  • Complimentary basic wireless internet

  • Complimentary access to Omni 24-hour Fitness Center

  • In-room Safe, Coffee Maker and Mini Chiller Fridge

Westin Pittsburgh

1000 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 281-3700
(Connected to the Convention Center)
The following amenities are included in the guest room rate:
  • Complimentary basic wireless internet

  • Complimentary access to Westin 24-hour Fitness Center

  • Complimentary Hotel Shuttle Service within a 2-mile radius of the hotel

  • In-room Safe, Coffee Maker and Mini Chiller Fridge


Important notes about your reservation

  • A direct link to reserve your hotel room is provided in your registration confirmation email upon completion of the registration process. Discounted rates apply only when reserving your room through the ASHHRA housing link found in that email. The hotel will NOT accept call-in reservations for the ASHHRA guest room block.

  • The above-discounted ASHHRA rates are only guaranteed, based on availability, if you make your reservation through the official ASHHRA Housing Bureau by Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. After that date, the official ASHHRA room blocks are released and the hotels may charge higher rates. ASHHRA rates are extended three days prior and three days following the annual conference dates, based on availability.

  • Each reservation must be accompanied by a one night's deposit plus tax or guaranteed by a major credit card with a valid expiration date of October 2018 or after. The credit card is only a guarantee and will be charged upon arrival at the hotel. Reservations may be canceled up to 72 hours prior to your arrival date without penalty.

Check-In & Check-Out:

  • Check-in time is 3:00 pm local time and check out time is 12:00 pm local time. Be sure to reconfirm your check out date upon checking in. Late check-outs may be requested at the front desk and are based on availability. Early check-in is also based on the hotel's availability.

  • An early departure fee of $75 will apply if you check out prior to the confirmed check out date.

  • No fees will be charged in emergency circumstances.

Guest Room Reservations

The ASHHRA Housing Bureau allows you to reserve up to two rooms maximum in the same transaction. Should you do so, please provide true, individual names by August 1, 2018 to Should you require additional rooms, separate reservations must be made. Acknowledgments are sent via email after each reservation booking, modification or cancellation.

IMPORTANT: ASHHRA has NOT contracted with any expo or travel offices to manage hotel reservations. Please reserve your guest room only through the official housing provider for the ASHHRA annual conference - the ASHHRA Housing Bureau. By using the official housing provider, you can ensure that you are being booked in the housing block reserved by ASHHRA and take advantage of the group discounted rates.

Why book through the ASHHRA Housing Bureau?
ASHHRA has contracted a block of rooms at discounted group rates at the Westin Convention Center and the Omni William Penn and assumes financial risk by contracting with these hotels for large room blocks. If our room block is not met, ASHHRA is financially liable for penalties. By reserving rooms at these hotels via the authorized ASHHRA Housing Bureau, attendees and exhibitors continue to help ASHHRA leverage the most economical rates for future conferences in desirable cities.

Beware of Fraudulent Housing/Travel Claims
You may be solicited by other companies to book your hotel room or make travel arrangements for the ASHHRA annual conference. Such companies are not affiliated with and are not sponsored or approved by ASHHRA and the AHA to provide these services. ASHHRA and AHA will not be responsible for any actions or omissions of such companies.

Special Programs

Green Choice
Guests may opt to participate in the Starwood (Westin) Make a Green Choice program at check-in to conserve the environment. By participating, you will be rewarded with a $5 voucher to use at one of the food and beverage outlets at the hotel or earn 500 SPG points. To participate in this program, inform the front desk during check in and decline housekeeping services during your stay.

"Say Goodnight to Hunger"
For each individual reservation booked under the ASHHRA room block at the Omni William Penn, Omni Hotels and Resorts will donate (1) meal to Feed America on behalf of ASHHRA.

Westin Convention Center: The following options are available in the parking garage located under the hotel.
Self-Parking $23 for 24 hours. With self-parking, you must pay prior to exiting the garage. Self-parking does not include unlimited in/out privileges.
Valet parking is $24 for 24 hours. Valet parking may be charged to your guest room bill and includes unlimited in/out privileges.

Omni William Penn:
Self Parking is available in the Mellon Square Garage located across the street from the hotel. Hourly and daily rates do not include in/out privileges.
Valet parking is available to overnight guests including in/out privileges at $36 per night.

Package Handling
There is a package handling fee for all incoming and outbound packages.
Exact fees can be obtained directly from the hotel.

Contact Information

Should you require assistance or have questions about your guest room reservation, please contact the ASHHRA Housing Bureau at or call toll free at 1 (844) 744-7666.

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