Venue, Hotels & Travel

Symposium Venue

Hynes Convention Center [map]
900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115
Click here for directions and parking info


Symposium Hotel Room Blocks:

Host Hotel: Sheraton Boston Hotel, 39 Dalton Street, Boston

Secondary Hotel: Boston Marriott Copley Place, 110 Huntington Ave., Boston


Room Block Notification

Worldwide ERC®’s room blocks at the Host Hotel and Secondary Hotel are sold out and ERC® is unable to add any additional rooms. Worldwide ERC® has compiled a list of alternative hotels in the area which can be found at the site below. Registrants are also welcome to use online booking sites to find more affordable lodging at one of the many hotels surrounding the Hynes Convention Center.

Aternative Hotel Options


Letter of Invitation for Travel Visas

Depending on your country of origin, you may need to acquire a visa before you travel to the USA. For visa requirements and application procedures, please click here.

To request an official letter of invitation from Worldwide ERC® for your travel visa, you must submit a request form with the necessary information AFTER you have registered for the Symposium. Please submit your request no later than 16 August 2019 to ensure timely processing and receipt of the letter. Your letter will be sent as a PDF document via email within 2 business days after submission. If you require an original letter to be sent via courier, there will be a USD $45 fee for the service. You should allow up to one month from your request to when you receive the hard-copy document.

GWS Invitation Letter Request Form