TRAVEL AND LOGISTICS

LOCATION:

MIT Samberg Conference Center
Chang Bldg., 6th floor
50 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA
Map and Directions

HOTEL:

LE MÉRIDIEN CAMBRIDGE-MIT (an SPG hotel)
20 Sidney Street
Cambridge MA 02139
617.577.0200
Map and Directions

 
Hotel rate is $269 plus tax and incidentals. Cutoff is May 5th. Book here.


EXHIBITOR FAQ’S

See logistics emails for more details & sponsor badge registration codes. Contact Susan Kramer for details: skramer@archpaper.com.

Setup Date/Times (if your sponsorship includes a tabletop)

JUST ADDED: Early Set Up Time for Facades+ Boston
Monday, June 5th
3 – 6 pm – Exhibitors’ Gallery Set Up

Tuesday, June 6th
Set up 6:15 – 7:30 am. Sponsor tables must be set by 7:30 am when registration opens. Program begins at 8:15. Tables must stay set through the entire day of the event, until 5 pm when workshops end.

Tabletop Display Area
Table size: 6’ long. Display area for pop-up behind table can be no larger than 6’ wide. Skirts & chairs will be provided. Oversized shipments must be approved. You must send dimensions and a sketch or photo to Susan Kramer for approval. Oversized shipments without pre-approval may not be accepted and will incur additional charge.

Shipping Instructions
Schedule your shipment to arrive Friday, June 2 or Monday, June 5 at the latest.
Samberg Conference Center cannot accept boxes more than 2 business days prior to the event date.

Boxes (up to 50lbs) need to be shipped to the following address:
Samberg Conference Center Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Facades+ 6/6/17
50 Memorial Drive (E52- Room 766)
Cambridge, MA 02142

Be sure to Sharpie your boxes with your firm’s name so that your items will be delivered directly to your table for quick setup. Sequentially number them also, as in 1/4, 2/4, etc. For outgoing packages after your conference, please bring and fill out your own PREPAID FedEx labels. The event captain will arrange for pickup.


ATTENDEES FAQ’S

Will I receive confirmation of my registration?
Yes, once we have processed your registration and payment, you will get an email confirmation detailing your registration.

 

Do I need to bring my registration confirmation to the conference?
Yes, it’s always a good idea.
What do I need to bring if I registered as a Student?
Bring a current student photo ID card from an accredited architectural program and present it when checking in.

 

When do I get my badge and/or event tickets?
Badges will be provided at check-in at the site on the day of the event.

 

Should I bring my own laptop?
Some Lab Workshop participants must bring their own laptops, loaded with the required software per their instructors’ directions found by the course description or via email (a link will be provided.) Please bring your own chargers/power cords. Symposium and Dialog Workshop attendees do not need a laptop.