Travel & Hotel
Here’s everything you need to know about the venue, hotel, visa, and general travel information.
Hilton Hotel – The
Official ICBI33 Hotel
Hilton Minneapolis Hotel
1001 Marquette Avenue South,
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
All sessions, receptions, and other activities will be held at the ICBI33 headquarters hotel, the Hilton Minneapolis Hotel.
Special Discounted Hotel Rate
InBIA has reserved a block of rooms for all conference attendees, the group rate is $179 plus applicable tax. You can book your room by clicking here.
We highly encourage you to book your room as soon as possible, as this rate expires on March 16, 2019, and the hotel may sell out before that date.
InBIA has partnered with Delta Air Lines to provide discounted rates to/from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport for the 33rd International Conference on Business Incubation. Reservations and ticketing are available via www.delta.com/meeting or by calling our Delta Meeting Network Reservations at 800-328-1111 and using the InBIA meeting code NMSAZ.
Getting to the Hotel
The conference hotel is 12 miles from the airport. The Light rail transit runs to downtown approximately every 10 minutes. To get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport to your destination: You can rent a car, take a taxi or limo or ride a bus. Rental car service desks are located in the baggage claim area. All major companies are represented in Minneapolis. Taxis are available outside the baggage claim area.
Light rail transit (LRT) trains stop at both Terminal 1-Lindbergh and Terminal 2-Humphrey and connect travelers to 17 other destinations, including downtown Minneapolis to the north.
The Terminal 2 light rail station is located on the north side of the Orange Ramp. From Level 1 near Ticketing take the elevator or escalator up to the Orange Ramp skyway. Follow the signs to the LRT station. Take the escalators or elevators down one level to the station platform.
Trains run every 10 minutes during peak hours and typically every 10 to 15 minutes at other times of the day. Tickets are sold at ticket machines at the rail stations.
For more information, visit the Metro Transit website, www.metrotransit.org/light-rail
International Travel Resources
Generally, a citizen of a foreign country who wishes to enter the United States must first obtain either a non-immigrant visa for temporary stay, or an immigrant visa for permanent residence. The visa allows a foreign citizen to travel to the United States port-of-entry and request permission from the U.S. immigration inspector to enter the U.S. For more information click here: http://travel.state.gov/.
Embassies and Consulates
To view a list of U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions internationally, please visit the following website: http://www.usembassy.gov/.
To learn more about obtaining a visitor visa, visit: https://www.uscis.gov/visit-united-states/visit-us
Countries Requiring Visas: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/visit/visa-waiver-program.html
United States Border Services Agency: http://www.cbp.gov/
Forms and Guides: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/forms.html
Visa Information: Obtain a Letter to Assist with Visa Application
InBIA can provide a Registration Letter or Program Participation Letter to assist with your travel to the US to attend the International Conference on Business Incubation. To obtain a Registration Letter you must be registered to attend the ICBI33 in Minneapolis, MN, USA. Each attendee requesting a letter must check the Visa Request form during registration. Once payment for conference registration has been received and the form is completed, InBIA will issue a detailed invitation within 5 business days on InBIA letterhead. InBIA does NOT provide letters for guests. This request is only for a letter and has no affiliation with US Department of State.
DISCLAIMER: The information provided is intended to assist conference attendees with their travel arrangements. Each individual traveling to the 33rd International Conference on Business Innovation is responsible for researching all requirements necessary for entry to the United States specific to his or her case. InBIA has no influence on an individual’s application to an Embassy or other agency for a visa to travel to the United States. InBIA is also not responsible for the outcome of an individual’s visa application.