Location

DFW Fiber Fest takes place at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas.  We have more room for classes; more room for everything!  This page will help you find us and get there safely.

The Irving Convention Center (ICC) is accessible by public transit.  The Convention Center station is on the Dart Orange line and the walk from the station is about 3/10 of a mile according to Google Maps.

The address of the ICC is 500 W Las Colinas Blvd.  We have reports of GPSs taking folks to the wrong address.  Be sure to enter the W in the address.  The convention center looks like this.  ==>

Lodging

The official hotel for the 2017 DFW Fiber Fest will be the Marriott Las Colinas, located along Lake Carolyn in the heart of the prestigious Las Colinas Urban Center, just south of the Irving Convention Center.  We selected this hotel because of the great gathering space in the lobby, along with the outside seating area along the lake.  There is a bar and restaurant available onsite.  The hotel is less than 1/2 a mile to the Convention Center, but there is a large amount of construction between these two facilities at this time.  We will be providing a shuttle bus between this Hotel and the Irving Convention Center during event hours.

The DFW Fiber Fest special rate at the Marriott is $98 per night, for either a King single or Double/Double room.  Price also includes in-room Internet, and 10% off the hotel breakfast if you show your DFW Fiber Fest badge.  Reservations can be made by contacting Marriot at (800) 228-9290 or (972) 831-0000 and say that you are with DFW Fiber Fest when making your reservation in order to receive the group rate.  You can also >>Book your group rate: DFW Fiber Fest online<<.  More information about this hotel can be found on their website.

These rates must be booked by March 23, 2016 and are good for April 6 through April 10.

In addition, we have reserved a block of rooms at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Dallas Las Colinas.  The Fairfield Inn is located 1 mile from the Convention Center and can offer a shuttle service to and from the center on request.

The DFW Fiber Fest special per-night rate at the Fairfield will be $70 for a King, and $80 for a Double/Double.  Rates include breakfast and in room Internet.  Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at (972) 550-8800 or (800) 228-2800 and giving them the code "DFW Fiber Fest" to be part of the block.  You can also >>Book your group rate: DFW Fiber Fest 2017 online<<.  More information about this hotel can be found on their website.

These rates must be booked by March 17, 2017 and are good for April 6 through April 10.

We also have a block of rooms available at the SpringHill Suites Dallas/DFW Airport East Las Colinas.  SpringHill Suites is located 2.8 miles from the Convention Center and can offer a shuttle service to and from both DFW Airport and the Convention Center on request.

The DFW Fiber Fest special per-night rate at SpringHill Suites will be $109.  Rates include breakfast and in-room Internet.  Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at (972) 580-1120 and giving them the code "DFW Fiber Fest" to be part of the block.  You can also >>Book your group rate: DFW Fiber Fest 2017 online<<.  More information about this hotel can be found on their website.

These rates must be booked by March 20, 2017 and are good for April 5 through April 10.

Directions

If you are driving, here are specific directions that will take you directly to the convention center without taking the scenic tour of Las Colinas that the directions on the ICC website give you.  Click to enlarge the illustration at right.

From DFW International Airport

From Love Field Airport

Traveling east from Grapevine/DFW Airport on HWY 114:

Traveling North or South on SH 161 (George Bush Turnpike)

From Downtown Dallas

From North Dallas

From Arlington

From Fort Worth