Hotel and Travel

The Geosynthetics Conference is excited to invite you to join us in Kansas City, Missouri! Located right in the heart of downtown, there is plenty to see and do! Learn more at Visit Kansas City.

IFAI has two hotels conveniently located near the Kansas City Convention Center for Geosynthetics Conference attendees. Booking within this block at one of the two hotels will open Spring 2022! Any questions on housing, please contact us at

Kansas City Marriott Downtown, Missouri
200 West 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64105 USA

Discover downtown Kansas City and the Power and Light District from your upscale accommodations at Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Set in the vibrant downtown district, this elegant hotel occupies a historic building, reflecting the charm and history of Kansas City. Newly restyled with modern decor and excellent service, the hotel offers spacious, tasteful hotel rooms and suites with floor-to-ceiling windows and lovely downtown Kansas City views. Enjoy plush bedding, complimentary Wi-Fi and an array of thoughtful amenities. Dine in the hotel restaurants, featuring contemporary American cuisine and superb cocktails. Relax in the indoor pool or exercise in the fully equipped fitness center. Explore 95,000 square feet of event space, connected via walkway to the convention center. When you are ready to venture out, walk to downtown shopping, dining and entertainment, the T-Mobile Center, Kansas City Music Hall or the Power and Light District. Experience downtown Kansas City with style and convenience at this newly re-imagined hotel.

Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown, Missouri
1301 Wyandotte Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64105 USA

The full-service Crowne Plaza Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of downtown. It is accessible by foot, shuttle or streetcar to world class dining, live music and entertainment at the Power & Light District, Crossroads Art District and the River Market Neighborhood. If you feel like staying in, meet in Kansas City’s newest hot spot for quick bites and beverages, the Rail Bar & Bites, located in the hotel lobby. Snacks are available at the Marketplace or late-night dining options can be delivered to your door. The spacious guest rooms come fully equipped to meet your lifestyle with connectivity, comfort and flexibility.

Important Notices Prior To Booking

Government Rooms
The only hotel offering the government per diem rate is the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The government rate will be set October 1, 2021. There are a limited number of government rooms available, please book early to ensure you reserve a space. 

Blocks of 10 or More Rooms
If you have 10 or more guest rooms you would like to reserve, please contact the Group Rooms Coordinator at the hotel you are planning to stay at:
Kansas City Marriott: Katie Kinsella ,
Crowne Plaza Kansas City: Bethany Fuemmeler,

Room Cancellation or Modification
The best way to modify or cancel your room is either online at the reservation link below or calling the hotel directly. Please note: Both hotels have a 72 hour cancellation policy. If you cancel your room within 72 hours of arrival you will be charged one night stay.

Housing Bureau Notice
There is NO housing bureau for the 2023 conference. Nobody will call you to book your hotel room, do not make a hotel reservation outside of the links on this page or by calling the hotel directly. Be sure when you book they know you are part of the Geosynthetics Conference to get the best rate and be sure you are part of our group block of rooms.


Save Money on Your Flight
The Geosynthetics Conference 2021 has a discount program in place with Delta Airlines. Depending on your booking class, you may be eligible to save up to 10% on your flight.

Click here to book your flight with Delta!
You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at +1 800 328 1111* Monday–Friday, 7 am–7:30 pm (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code NY34P.

*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

Room reservations coming Spring 2022.