May 2, 2018—Preconference
May 3 & 4, 2018—Conference and Exhibits
Greater Tacoma Convention Center, Tacoma, WA

Travel Information

Photo: Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center Plaza

Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center (GTCTC)

For driving and parking directions, click here.

Hotel Accommodations

To ensure the special conference rate, you must identify yourself as a participant of the Infant and Early Childhood Conference. Register early - these room blocks will sell out.

When booking your room, be sure to ask for the special "Infant and Early Childhood" rate.

Hotel Murano - SOLD OUT!
1320 Broadway Plaza
Tacoma, WA 98402
Telephone: (253) 572-3200 or toll-free (888) 862-3255
Fax: (253) 591-4105

To make hotel reservations online, please click here.

Call-in Reservations:
You may also call in to make reservations at 253-238-8000 or 866-986-8083. Please advise your guest to ask for the “Infant & Early Childhood Conference” to ensure you receive the special group rate.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tacoma Downtown

The Hotel Murano is sold out. We have made a courtesy group reservation at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tacoma Downtown. You are welcome to call 253-272-2434 or book online using the instructions below.

  1. Click the online reservations link
  2. Enter preferred arrival and departure dates
  3. Under "Add Special Rate Codes", enter the group code ICC to get the group rate.

The last day to make a reservation is April 6th, 2018. If you need to book outside of the contracted dates, please contact the hotel directly at 253-274-3995.

Free Parking

Free parking is available at the Tacoma Dome Station, which can be accessed via Sound Transit’s light rail system (complimentary), with a pick-up and drop-off station at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center.

Tacoma's Free Light Rail Train

Tacoma offers a free light rail train service, which runs throughout the downtown corridor. The light rail train runs every ten minutes, regularly from 6:00am to 8:00pm, Monday- Friday, Saturday 8:00 am-10:00pm and Sunday 10:00am - 8:00pm. A convention center light rail stop is located just outside the first floor of our facility (on Commerce Street) for convenient access throughout downtown Tacoma. View and print the full light rail route map.

For more information about Tacoma's light rail system (operated by Sound Transit) visit

Here are some favorite websites and resources for you to view as you explore the Greater Tacoma region.

Tacoma & Pierce County Region

Other Helpful Tacoma Websites

For Additional Information

Tracy Ulrich
Conference Coordinator
Diversified Services, Inc.
PO Box 891
Stanwood, WA 98292

Amanda Cardwell
Co-Conference Coordinator and Volunteer Coordinator
Diversified Services, Inc.
Stanwood, WA 98292

Kyla Eidsness
Exhibit Hall Coordinator and Continuing Education
Diversified Services, Inc.
Stanwood, WA 98292

Mike Stewart
Conference Administrator
Boyer Children's Clinic
1850 Boyer Avenue E.
Seattle, WA 98112

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