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Meet Us in Salt Lake City, Utah!

Smaller, more personal setting facilitates greater interaction, engagement and access to industry leaders

Salt Lake City, host for AAWC's 2022 Annual Conference, is a modern city set at the foot of spectacular mountains - both picturesque and state-of-the-art. Our venue is more intimate than at many other industry conferences, perfectly complementing the nature of our multidisciplinary membership - friendly and collaborative. Join us to experience Salt Lake City's rugged beauty!

Hilton Salt Lake City Center
255 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

The hotel is just a six-minute walk from shopping, dining, and nightlife at City Creek Center. A block of rooms has been reserved at a special block rate of $159 per night. Special rates will be extended three days prior and three days following the main program based on availability. This discounted rate extended through Monday, October 24!

Make your reservations today!

Transportation Information

Salt Lake City has a robust public transportation system that utilizes commuter trains, buses, and light-rail to provide you with access from the airport all the way up to the ski resorts.

Eat and Drink

You’ll find a surprisingly diverse assortment of cafés and restaurants – dining options from every corner of the world to thrill your tastebuds. You’ll also want to partake in the vibrant nightlife, with nightclubs, sports bars, piano bars, pubs and martini bars. Yes, you can get a drink in Salt Lake. If you've heard things about the liquor laws in Salt Lake and Utah, you might be surprised to find out that it's as easy to get a drink there as just about anywhere else — if you're of legal drinking age.

Things to Do

There are thousands of interesting places, sights, and curiosities waiting to be explored! Check out the arts and culture scene, shop 'til you drop, take in some pro sports, research your family history, or get your nature fix in the mountains. Salt Lake also happens to be the perfect place to plan a trip to awe-inspiring nearby national parks.

Fun Salt Lake City Facts

  • The theme of the 2002 Olympics, held in Salt Lake City, was "Light the Fire Within." The Olympic Cauldron still stands as testament to that motto.
  • For the sports fans - An obvious example of a team name being unrepresentative of its current home is Salt Lake City's NBA team, the Utah Jazz. The Utah Jazz began life as the New Orleans Jazz, and when owner Sam Battisone decided to move the team in 1979, he chose Salt Lake City.
  • Located about 2.5 miles from the conference in Liberty Park is the Tracy Aviary. This bird sanctuary is the largest and oldest free-standing aviary in the country.
  • Located just around the corner from the AAWC 2022 Annual Conference, the Walker Center has helped shaped the Salt Lake City skyline for 100 years, and the building's iconic flashing neon sign offers a weather forecast to all in view:

    • Blue - Clear skies
    • Flashing blue - Cloudy skies
    • Solid red - Rain
    • Flashing red - Snow
  • Enjoy the murals of downtown Salt Lake City!
  • The University of Utah, located in SLC, is changing the future of medicine. The Utah Genome Project takes advantage of the University’s access to the Utah Population Database, which holds generations of medical and genealogical records unmatched anywhere in the world, to study the genetic cause of diseases including breast and colon cancer, heart ailments, diabetes and more.

Take a sneak peek of Salt Lake City.


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