Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
The Mandell MS Center


Host to the Multiple Sclerosis Brain Symposium 2016 | About Joyce and Andy Mandell


General Information

Symposium Home
A Message
from Dr. Lo
About the
2016 Symposium
Patient / Family Registration
Professional Registration
Poster Session
Exhibitor Booth/Vendor
General Information
Highlights from the 2012 MS Brain Symposium

Symposium Location
Connecticut Convention Center
100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103  

Hotel Accommodations
The Hartford Marriott Downtown Hotel is hosting guests for the symposium. Located in the Adriaen’s Landing District of Hartford, the Marriott Hartford Downtown overlooks the Connecticut River and is interconnected with the Connecticut Convention Center. A block of rooms is on hold for Thursday and Friday evenings. Please see accommodation details below:

Hartford Marriott Downtown
200 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103

Room rate per night is $169 and is in US dollars. Room category is based on availability. All rooms are non-smoking. Taxes and fees are additional and are subject to change. Occupancy tax is 15% and Connecticut sales tax is 6.35%.

To take advantage of the group rate, your reservation must be made before October 11, 2016.

Make reservations online now. 

For reservations by phone, call toll-free (877) 901-6632 or (860) 249-8000.

If traveling by car and staying as guest in the hotel, parking is available in onsite garage at your own cost. The daily rate is $19.

Located 14 miles from Bradley International Airport. Approximately 5 minute walk to the Connecticut Convention Center via an enclosed walkway.

Car rental and taxi service are available from the airport to the Hartford Marriott Downtown and the Connecticut Convention Center. Please visit the following website for information regarding car rental, taxi, and limousine services at Bradley International Airport. 

Round-trip shuttle bus service will be provided from the Hartford Marriott Downtown to the Welcome Reception at the Mandell Center for Multiple Sclerosis on Thursday, October 27th.

Complimentary parking for the symposium is available in the Connecticut Convention Center Parking Garage located off Columbus Boulevard. From the garage, follow signs for the Convention Center and proceed to the third floor/Ballroom level for registration. Please bring your parking ticket to the conference registration desk for validation. Valet is available at the Connecticut Convention Center/Hartford Marriott Downtown at your own cost of $23 per car for daily meeting attendance.

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The Mandell MS Center
490 Blue Hills Avenue
Hartford, CT 06112