Hotel and Travel Information

Venue Location:

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02210
United States
617-954-2000


Advance your cognitive journey at the BCEC in the heart of Boston’s Innovation District
The Genius of Things Summit will be hosted at the BCEC on October 4th from 8:00 AM -7:30 PM. This world-class conference center is located in the heart of Boston’s Seaport district and is just eight minutes from Logan Airport, less than one mile from South Station, minutes from historic Boston locations and in walking distance to award winning restaurants.

Hotel Information:
The Fall is a busy time in New England and hotels are filling up fast. Below is a list of hotels that are close to the BCEC. If you plan on attending we recommend you book before availability at these hotels runs out.

AC Hotel Boston Downtown
225 Albany Street Boston, MA 02118
617-848-9063
AC Hotel Boston Downtown Website

Envoy Hotel
70 Sleeper Street Boston, MA 02210
617-338-3030
Envoy Hotel Website

Hyatt Regency Boston Downtown
One Avenue de Lafayette Boston, MA 02111
617-912-1234
Hyatt Regency Boston Downtown Website

interContinental Boston
510 Atlantic Avenue Boston, MA 02210
866-344-8769
InterContinental Boston Website

Langham Boston
250 Franklin Street Boston, MA 02110
617-451-1900
Langham Boston Website

Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
606 Congress Street Boston, MA 02210
617-338-4111
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel Website

Residence Inn Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf
34-44 Charles River Avenue Boston, MA 02129
617-242-9000
Residence Inn Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf Website

Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Downtown/Seaport
370 Congress Street Boston, MA 02210
617-478-0840
Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Downtown Website

Revere Hotel Boston Common
200 Stuart Street Boston, MA 02116
617-482-1800
Revere Hotel Boston Common Website

Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center
One Seaport Lane Boston, MA 02210
617-385-4000
Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center Website

YOTEL Boston
65 Seaport Boulevard Boston, MA 02210
617-377-4747
Yotel Boston Website
Car Directions:

From Logan Internation Airport and Route 1A South:
Take I-90 West/Ted Williams Tunnel to Exit 25 "South Boston".
At the top of the ramp, turn right onto Congress Street and turn right onto D Street.
Take the right after the highway ramp onto Summer Street, go one intersection
Turn left onto East Side Drive.

From Western Massachuesetts:
Take I-90 Eastbound to Exit 25 "South Boston".
At the top of the ramp, turn right onto Congress Street and turn right onto D Street.
After the highway ramp, turn right onto Summer Street. The BCEC will be on your left.
Take the right after the highway ramp onto Summer Street, go one intersection
Turn left onto East Side Drive.

Points North via I-93:
Take I-93 Southbound to Exit 23 “Purchase Street”.
Continue straight on Purchase Street to Seaport Blvd and turn left.
Continue on Seaport Blvd. to D Street and turn right. After the highway ramp, turn right onto Summer Street. The BCEC will be on your left.

Points South via I-93:
Take I-93 North to Exit 20 "South Boston".
Follow the signs to "I-90 East". Take the first tunnel exit to "South Boston".
At the first set of lights, take a right onto Congress Street and then turn right on D Street.
After the highway ramp, turn right onto Summer Street. The BCEC will be on your left.


Parking:

Valet Parking:
Valet parking ($30) is available during most events. To access from Summer Street, turn onto East Side Drive and the valet area will be immediately on your right. Valet accepts cash and all major credit cards.

BCEC South Parking Lot:
To self-park in the BCEC South Lot, from Summer Street, turn onto East Side Drive, drive past the valet area, and continue straight along the side of the building. At the end of the building, make a right and go down the ramp. At the bottom of the ramp, turn left and you will see the entrance to the South Parking lot in front of you. Parking rates are $18 for regular sized vehicles and $36 for oversized vehicles. Please note parking is limited at the BCEC and is available on a first come, first served basis. On certain events if the South Lot is full, attendees may be directed to an offsite parking lot.


Public Transit:

Via Logan Airport:
The BCEC is a 5-10 minute taxi ride from Logan Airport.

Via the MTBA:
  • MBTA Silver Line SL1 route to World Trade Center Station.
  • Exit at the World Trade Center Station, and take the elevator up to Level 2.
  • Follow directions to BCEC/World Trade Center Avenue.
  • Take a left onto World Trade Center Ave, to the BCEC across Summer Street.
  • For more information visit: www.mbta.com

    From South Station:
    BCEC can be approached from South Station via bus, rapid transit bus, taxi, or by foot.
    For more information visit:
    www.amtrak.com
    www.mbta.com

    From North Station:
    Take the MBTA subway system to South Station and follow directions above.
    To plan your route visit the MBTA Trip Planner.

    By Taxi:
    3-5 minute ride from South Station to BCEC front entrance.
    Taxi Associations in Boston:
    • Boston Cab: 617.536.5010
    • City Cab: 617.536.5100
    • Independent Taxi (ITOA): 617.825.4000
    • Metro Cab: 617.782.5500
    • Top Cab: 617.266.4800
    • Town Taxi: 617.536.5000

    • By Walking:
      Take a right from South Station onto Summer Street and the BCEC is about a 10-15 minute walk on the right hand side (415 Summer Street).

      By Local Bus or Rapid Transit Bus:
      Silver Line Bus from South Station:
    • Take the Silver Line1, Silver Line 2 or Silver Line Way Shuttle to World Trade Center Station.
    • Local Bus Route #7 from South Station:
    • From South Station on Summer Street, board City Point bound bus #7
    • Ride two stops to 425 Summer Street just past the front entrance of the BCEC.