Alzheimer’s Association International Conference | July 28 – Aug. 1, 2024 | Philadelphia, USA, and Online

Traveling to Philadelphia

Find everything you need to know about getting discounted rates on flights, housing, how to get around Philadelphia and more. The Pennsylvania Convention Center is the venue for AAIC 2024.

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

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Air Travel

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is the primary airport serving Philadelphia.

We are pleased to partner with United Airlines for air travel to AAIC 2024. Book your flights online using offer code ZNZM380120. MileagePlus members earn valuable miles for their travel when using the Meetings discount code. Booking fees are waived for United Meetings reservations.

In the U.S. and Canada, tickets can also be booked by calling the United Meetings reservation desk Monday through Friday at 800.426.1122. International customers may contact their local United Reservation Desk.

For questions about travel, please contact:
Darnella Harris
Associate Director, Registration & Travel Conference Services

Visa Information

Visitors outside the U.S. seeking to attend AAIC may require appropriate documents to enter the country. The type of documentation required depends on the purpose of the visit and your country of residence. For an overview and more information on obtaining a visa, visa policies and procedures, please visit the U.S. State Department’s website or use the Visa Wizard tool.

While the Association has no influence in the visa process, we do want you to be aware of potential delays in the process should you need to update your visa. Request a visa invitation letter.


Stay in the official AAIC hotel block and save! Reserve your room by July 2.

Discounted room rates are available to AAIC attendees as a benefit of registration. You will find a link to book housing in your registration confirmation email. You must be registered to book within the housing block.

Top reasons to book within the official AAIC housing block:

  • Official hotels are inspected and approved by the Alzheimer's Association.
  • Greater networking opportunities exist in hotels inside the block.
  • Housing representatives are available for on-site assistance with the official hotel.
  • Friendly booking terms — no change fees or full prepayment required.
  • AAIC Corporate Symposia and ancillary meetings are held at official hotels.
  • Complimentary standard internet in guest rooms for all guests that book in the housing block.

If you have any questions, please contact onPeak customer service at or call 800.789.7681 (within the U.S.) or 312.527.7300 (outside the U.S.).

Avoid scams: onPeak is the official housing provider of AAIC. Please note that hotel reservations made through any company other than onPeak are at the exclusive risk of the individual or group. If other companies contact you for hotel bookings, they are not endorsed by AAIC and should be considered a poacher.

Getting Around Philadelphia

Named the Most Walkable City in the United States in 2023 by USA Today, much of Philadelphia can be explored on foot. Prefer not to walk? There are many other easy ways to move about the city. Get more transportation information from the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Taxis and Rideshare Services
Taxis and rideshare services like Uber and Lyft are a quick and easy way to get from the airport to the convention center, your hotel and around Philadelphia. From the airport, follow signs for Ride App Pick Up and meet your driver in Ride App Pick Up Zone 7 on the S. Commercial Roadway.

Local Rail Service (SEPTA)
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) provides train service between Philadelphia's city center and the airport, as well as many other routes around the city. See the train schedule and plan your route to and from Jefferson Station, the station nearest to the convention center.

Regional Train Service (Amtrak)
The Amtrak Amtrak Philadelphia Train Station is 1.4 miles (2.25 km) from the convention center. Plan your trip to Philadelphia with Amtrak.

Philly PHLASH Downtown Loop
Philly PHLASH is the city’s seasonal transportation loop that makes it easy and convenient to get around to Philadelphia’s most popular attractions, including the Philadelphia Visitor Center, Independence Hall and Philadelphia Museum of Art. The PHLASH bus operates from spring to early winter. Riders can purchase passes for one ride, one day, or two days. See the routes and buy tickets.

Bike Share (Indego)
Philly’s bike share program, Indego, has over 2,000 self-service bikes and 200+ stations throughout the city, allowing you to rent a bike, go for a ride and explore Philadelphia, then return your rented bike to any station location.

Discover Philadelphia

Philadelphia is known for a rich history with iconic landmarks, vibrant culture and diverse neighborhoods. Plan your visit with the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau's top recommendations for activities and dining during your stay.

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