March 3 - 7, 2020
The Omni Grove Park Inn
Asheville, NC
Hotel Info
The Omni Grove Park Inn
290 Macon Ave
Asheville, NC 28804

The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa is set among the invigorating Blue Ridge Mountains in Asheville, North Carolina. This national treasure, dating back to 1913, captures the charm of bygone eras, while offering a magnificent multi-million dollar convention facility.

With a history of serving guests for over 102 years, The Grove Park Inn welcomes you with a tradition of Southern hospitality, rich heritage, and all the conveniences a modern traveler requires. Enjoy the view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Relax in our subterranean Spa, play a round on our Donald Ross designed golf course, and dine in one of our four locally sourced restaurants.

In order to ensure our special competition discount, hotel reservations for The Grove Park Inn must be made by 1/31/2020. This rate is only available through the organizers, so to make reservations please complete the Rooming List Form on our Registration Page.

Map & Directions
Asheville Airport - Hotel Transport

For the convenience of attendees, special rates have been arranged with Airport Limousine Service for transfer between Asheville Airport and The Grove Park Inn. Coaches and mini buses will meet the scheduled flights only for those who have made reservations in advance. For reservations, contact Becky at Airport Limousine Service in Asheville by one of the following means:

  • Call direct to 828-274-5719 between 9 am and 5pm ET or after hours at 828-301-9227
  • Fax to 828-274-5521; or email emmabuslineinc@bellsouth.net.

You will need to provide the names of your group members, the airline, flight number and arrival and departure times in Asheville. The cost is only $40 per person, round trip, representing a substantial savings.

Driving Directions:
  • From I-26 or I-40, take I-240 into Asheville.
  • Take Exit 5B, Charlotte Street.
  • Proceed north on Charlotte Street for approximately 1.3 miles, turn right on Macon Avenue.
  • After 8/10 mile, you will see the Grove Park Inn entrance on the left.
Hotel Parking

If driving, there are several parking options. Self-parking for Resort Guests in garage or outside is $15, or $22 for Valet parking. Non Restort guests are complimentary for up to 3 hours, 3-6 hours $10, 6+ hours $15. Day time Valet is $15 per car.

Hotel Check-In

Official hotel check-in is 4:00 pm each day. The front office staff will make every effort to accommodate early arrivals, however no guarantees can be made. Ample dressing room facilities are located adjacent to the Grand Ballroom.

Local Airport

Asheville Regional Airport is the most convenient airport approximately 20 minutes drive to the Grove Park Inn. Carriers operating into Asheville include American, United and Delta. Allegiant and AirTran Airways have direct flights on select days from a number of Florida airports plus Newark & various north-east cities, otherwise flights usually connect through Charlotte, NC or Atlanta, GA.

Other airport options would be Greenville-Spartanburg, SC, which is about 90 minutes by car. Charlotte, NC is about two hours by car. Considering Asheville airport is 20 minutes drive to the Grove Park Inn and the transfers are $40 per person round trip, a rental car at one of these optional airports could save considerable airfare with the same arrival time at the Grove Park Inn and provide you with mobility during the event.