2014 Annual Conference Travel

2014 Annual Conference
Hilton Omaha
1001 Cass Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68102
April 28-May 1, 2014

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Visit the Heart of America: Omaha, Nebraska

Visit Omaha, the heartland of America, and attend the 2014 LSA Annual Conference from April 28-May 1, 2014. Join your peers in this centralized location and enjoy the city this spring.

Conference Headquarters - Hilton Omaha

Hilton Omaha
1001 Cass Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68102
402-998-3400

To reserve your hotel room, click here: Hilton Omaha Hotel Reservations 
Cut-off Date: April 5, 2014 

Just seven minutes from Eppley Airfield Airport, and near the Old Market Entertainment District–Hilton Omaha is the ideal location for the 2014 LSA Annual Conference. From comfortable, contemporary guest rooms to the authentic Liberty Tavern Restaurant and Lounge and the Health Club and Spa, the Hilton Omaha will make guests feel right at home. Reserve your hotel room at Hilton Omaha or call 402-998-3400 and use group code: LUT. Please note that you must be registered for the LSA Conference to receive the LSA group rate. Reservations should be made directly with the Hilton Omaha by April 5 for the discounted conference rate for lodging. 

LSA Hotel Group Room Rates

Single/Double: $159 per night
Triple: $169 per night
Quad: $179 per night

The special room rate will be available until April 5, 2014 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Reserve early to ensure you get the discounted group rate.

Room Sharing Option

Contact us at lsa@lutheranservices.org or 202-499-5836 to submit your room share request. Please make sure to indicate your first and last name, full spelling of organization, gender, arrival and departure dates.

LSA Room Amenities

  • Complimentary wireless internet in guest rooms
  • 24hr Business Center
  • Parking discount
  • Health Club 3-day pass at a discounted rate
  • Complimentary shuttle service, including to/from airport

Alternate Hotel Accommodations

Embassy Suites
555 S. 10th St.
Omaha, NE

All Annual Conference activities and preconference meetings are taking place at the Hilton Omaha. If rooms are not available at the Hilton for your desired dates, attendees may also choose to book their lodging at the nearby Embassy Suites, where the One God One Call conference is taking place, just prior to the Annual Conference. Both the Hilton and Embassy Suites have free shuttles for ease of transfers.

Click here to view the Embassy Suites fact sheet  >>

To reserve your hotel room, click here: Embassy Suites Hotel Reservations and mention code: MLS
Reservations will be accepted through April 9, 2014 but the rate is not guaranteed after April 5, 2014

You can make your reservations online or by calling 402-522-8056. Remember to mention code: MLS under the One God, One Call group name with Lutheran Services in America.

LSA Hotel Group Room Rates

The group rate at the Embassy Suites is $149 per night.

The special room rate is guaranteed until April 5, 2014 but the Embassy Suites will accept reservations through April 9, 2014 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Reserve early to ensure you get the discounted group rate.

Getting There

There are many direct and daily flights to Eppley Airfield.

Eppley Airfield (OMA)

  1. By Taxi: Approximately 7 minutes and $11 one way to Hilton Omaha
  2. Hilton Hotel Shuttle: Complimentary airport shuttles are available to and from the Hilton Omaha. To reserve your arrival shuttle, please call 402-998-4390 upon arrival at the airport. The shuttle to the airport operates every 30 minutes beginning at 4:30am. Pick-up is at door 5. 
  3. Embassy Suites Hotel Shuttle: Complimentary airport shuttles are also available to and from the Embassy Suites. Guests may call the main line: 402-346-9000 and ask for the Valet station; the Valet attendants man the shuttles.

Getting Around

On Foot or by Car in Omaha

The Conference headquarters are ideally located near plenty of dining and entertainment options. Venture out to one of these locations, within walking distance of the Hilton Omaha, and experience this lively city.

  • CenturyLink Center Omaha – connected via sky bridge
  • TD Ameritrade Park – one block
  • Holland Performing Art Center – two blocks
  • North Downtown Omaha – three blocks
  • Omaha’s Old Market – five blocks
  • Omaha’s Children Museum – one mile
  • Eppley Airfield – three miles
  • Henry Doorly Zoo – four miles

Parking at Hilton Omaha

Overnight self-parking will be at a discounted daily rate for attendees of the Conference for $5.00; and valet will be offered at $10.00. There is ample self-parking available. 

Attire and Climate

Business casual attire is appropriate for all Conference sessions. In April, Omaha's average highs are in the 60s. Hotel temperatures may vary; layering is recommended.

Photography Disclaimer
A photographer will be onsite to capture images for the Conference. Registration for the Conference implies consent to be photographed and permission for photos and likeness to be used by LSA in promotional materials.