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Information for Kansas City Students

Hotel and Classroom Information

A block of suites has been reserved at the Homewood Suites near the Kansas City Airport, 7312 NW Polo Drive, Kansas City, Missouri, 64153, at a special conference rate for the training program.

The class will be held in the Emerald Room in the hotel's lodge.

The Homewood Suites is a  full-service Hilton hotel.  Included in the daily sleeping room rate are free high-speed internet connections; well-lighted work area for studying; fully equipped kitchen in each suite; fitness center, outdoor pool (seasonal) and heated spa; tennis court; coin-operated laundry services; and the use of all equipment for the training program.

Please make hotel reservations online by clicking on the appropriate booking link below or directly with the Homewood Suites at (816) 880-9880 to obtain the group rate shown (plus required taxes), You will be asked to guarantee the first night’s lodging with a credit card.

Class Dates

Group Rate
(plus taxes)

Cut-off Date

Booking Link

August 21-25 $129 August 6

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Reservations for hotel rooms at this group rate must be made by the cut-off date shown above.   Reservation requests from students received after Reservation Due Date will be accepted on a space available basis, at the higher of the contract rate or rate available at that time.

If you wish to come into Kansas City early or stay later, the hotel will provide you the group rate two days before/after the class, if rooms are avaialble.


A full hot breakfast is provided by the hotel, as well as, a light dinner with beer and wine.  Lunch will be your own.  There are some nearby restaurants to walk to or the instructor will assist in ordering out for the whole class.  The hotel will also provide a shuttle service so students can go to a local grocery store so you can cook in the sleeping rooms' full kitchen.

Travel Information

The Homewood Suites is approximately six miles from the Kansas City International Airport and is served by 1511 major airlines, including United, American, Delta, and Southwest..

If you fly into the KCI Airport, go to Hotel Board, located at the Baggage Claim Area in each terminal.  Call our hotel, and the operator will tell you the estimated arrival time of the hotel van outside of that terminal building.  They will advise you to cross the street and wait for the van at the transportation/shuttle hut.  The shuttle is also available to take students from the hotel to shopping or dining.

Note: Friday is scheduled as a full class day. Please do not make return travel arrangements earlier than 6:00 pm. This may require an extra night’s hotel stay.

What to Pack

We suggest that you bring comfortable, casual clothes—jeans are OK. It would be a good idea to bring a sweater or jacket for class. The classroom has centrally controlled heat and air conditioning, and the temperature in the room can vary substantially during the day.

We suggest that you bring a rolling suitcase or luggage “wheelies” to transport your notebooks and reference materials between your sleeping room and the classroom.

Visitor Information

There are several shopping/dining areas within 3 miles of the hotel, including:

If you are planning to spend some extra time in Kansas City, go to VistKC.com for things to do or see.

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