Venue and Travel

Conference Venue

The 2018 Summit will take place at Hyatt Place State College in State College, Pennsylvania. This premier hotel and conference center includes first class facilities and is conveniently located downtown. The Hyatt Place is located just one block from Penn State University and the State College dining and shopping scene.

We have reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate of $129 per night. This rate is available until September 21, 2018. Reserve your room by calling 1-800-596-3793 or visiting and using the Group Code: G-BMT3.

Hyatt Place State College
219 W Beaver Ave
State College, PA 16801

(814) 862-9808

Hyatt Place State College

Alternate Hotels

If you prefer another hotel, here are a few in the area. Please note that only a few alternate hotels are within walking distance, so you may need to arrange for transportation back and forth to the conference venue. These alternate hotels range from a 4-15 minute walk and 4-10 minute drive:

Atherton Hotel
125 S Atherton St
State College, PA 16801
(4 minute walk)

Quality Inn
1274 N Atherton St
State College, PA 16803
(4 minute drive)

Sleep Inn
111 Village Dr
State College, PA 16803
(6 minute drive)

Days Inn Penn State
240 S Pugh St
State College, PA 16801
(6 minute walk)

Residence Inn by Marriott
1555 University Drive
State College, PA 16801
(5 minute drive)

Comfort Suites
132 Village Dr
State College, PA 16803
(6 minute drive)

The Nittany Lion Inn
200 W Park Ave
State College, PA 16803
(14 minute walk)

Courtyard by Marriott  
1730 University Drive
State College, PA 16801
(5 minute drive)

Ramada Inn & Conference Center
450 South Atherton Street
State College, PA 16801
(6 minute drive)

Additional hotels can be found at the Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau.


University Park Airport offers daily flights to and from Detroit, Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington (Dulles), and is serviced by Delta, American Airlines and United.

Rental Cars

There are four rental car companies located on-site at the University Park Airport:

  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car: 814-238-4450
  • Hertz: 814-237-1728 or 1-800-654-3131
  • National Rental Car: 814-237-1771 or 1-800-CAR-RENT
  • Avis: 814-237-9750 or 1-800-831-2847


Taxi service is available in the State College area by:

  • Uber
  • Lyft
  • Handy Delivery: 814-353-6001
  • Nittany Express: 814-867-4647
  • Happy Valley Ride: 814-237-7433


All travel information provided is for your convenience only and should not be considered a recommendation or endorsement by Blue Mountain. Blue Mountain is not liable for the accuracy of directions and accommodation information. We advise that all attendees confirm all travel information themselves.