City Information

City Information

Join us in Salt Lake City!

ACI is excited to bring The Concrete Convention and Exposition to Salt Lake City, UT, USA this spring. Salt Lake City combines the amenities of a major metropolitan area with the friendliness of a quaint, mountain town. A beautiful, safe, and vibrant destination, Salt Lake combines unparalleled access to natural recreation, a bustling economy, dynamic nightlife, remarkable history, and warm hospitality. Head to www.visitsaltlake.com to learn about this awesome city!

Climate & Time Zone

The average daily high for Salt Lake City in March is 56°F (13°C) and the average low is 36°F (2°C). Visit www.weather.com for the latest weather forecast.

Salt Lake City is in the Mountain Daylight Time zone. All convention events are listed in Mountain Daylight Time. Be sure to create your schedule and appointments accordingly.

Dining

Salt Lake City has a diverse assortment of cafes and restaurants. From great American classics to dining options from every corner for the world, you will find exactly what your taste buds are craving for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Find your perfect restaurant here. 

Things to do in Salt Lake City

There's so much to do in Salt Lake, the hardest part about planning will be narrowing down your options. 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. For things to see and do while in Salt Lake City, go to visitsaltlake.com.

Transportation

The Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) is located 8 miles (13 km) from The Grand America Hotel and The Little America Hotel.

Shuttles

There are a couple shuttle services available at the Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). Please click here to learn more about each airport's options.

Rental Cars

Hertz is the official car rental agency for the Concrete Convention. Receive discounts on upgrades, weekly rentals, and weekend rentals. To make advance reservations, call +1.800.654.3131 or visit www.hertz.com. Provide Group Code 0077289 when making your reservation. Additionally, all major car rental companies have offices at the airports listed above.

Taxi

Taxi cabs are available at the Salt Lake City International Airport.

Ride Services

Uber and Lyft are both authorized airport ride services at SLC. The estimated ride fare in a base level vehicle from SLC to The Grand America Hotel is approximately $15 each way depending on the time of day. Please note fares are an estimate and are subject to change, based on vehicle type and time of day. Download the Uber or Lyft app on your Apple or Android device.

Trax Light-Rail

The Utah Transit Authority offers Trax Light-Rail service from the Airport to downtown Salt Lake. Riders can board at the station and Welcome Center just outside terminal one. Fare is $2.50 and trains run every 15 minutes. Weekday service begins at 5:30 am and runs until 11:30 pm. To plan out your trip, click here.

Parking

Overnight valet parking is available at The Grand America Hotel for $25 U.S. per day. Overnight self parking is available for $18 U.S. per day. Daily valet parking is available for $10 U.S. per day. Overnight self parking is complimentary at The Little America Hotel (for hotel guests). Overnight valet parking is available for $7 U.S per day.

Visas

ACI is unable to offer any financial assistance to attendees from outside the United States traveling to the convention, but will provide a letter of invitation upon request. ACI strongly encourages attendees to request a visa letter 6 months prior to the convention. ACI staff does not communicate directly with consulates or embassies on your behalf. Please contact ACI Event Services at conventions@concrete.org to request a letter. Please include your complete contact information (name, address, phone number, and e-mail address) in your request. To determine if a visa is required for your trip, go to https://www.visahq.com/citizens/.

Individuals from certain countries should register on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Electronic System for Travel Authorization website and fill out an application before traveling by air or sea to the United States. If approved, this application is good for 2 years. You will not need to fill out the I-94W form before each trip. This program is designed to speed up the process for travelers, enable customs officials to screen passengers in advance and improve security. For more information and to verify if you need to complete this application, please visit https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/esta.html.

Convention News

Online convention registration for The Concrete Convention and Exposition in Salt Lake City is now open [Click here].

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