Greenville-Spartanburg Airport (GSP) is the nearest international airport, located off Interstate 85, 50 miles (approx 45 mins) from the Conference Center and Inn at Clemson University. Other regional airports include Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte, NC, and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), in Atlanta. Both airports are about 2.5 hours (133 miles) from the Conference Center and Inn. NOTE: CLT is between Clemson and Charlotte whereas Atlanta is between ATL and Clemson -- during rush hours (after 4 pm any weekday), Atlanta city traffic can add up to 1 hr to your transit time! Fares to GSP are very reasonable with a Saturday stay-over and/or with sufficient lead-time.
Airline reservations can be booked through Conlin Travel at 734-477-6046 or 800-936-1587. Please indicate that your travel is for the Winter 2011 ESCC/Internet2 Joint Techs meeting in Clemson, SC.
Travel dates: January 27, 2011 through February 6, 2011
Fare Information for Delta Airlines
7% discount off full/non restricted fares in non-hub markets 5% discount off full/non restricted fares in hub markets 5% discount off restricted coach fares in non-hub markets 2% discount off restricted coach fares in hub markets
Fare Details Hub Markets include travel to/from ATL/CVG/DTW/MEM/MSP/SLC. Discounts apply to roundtrip travel only.Discounts are applicable to base fares greater than $120USD/CAD each way. Round trip travel is required. Discounts applicable to U.S./ Canada originating passengers. Contract not valid with other discounts, certificates, coupons or promotional offers. Not all fares are eligible for use withthis contract (see above for minimum requirement for one way published base fare). Fare rules will determine eligibility.
Fare Information for American Airlines
5% discount on American Airlines
There is an AMTRAK station located at the corner of Calhoun Memorial Highway and College Avenue in Clemson, station code CSN. The Crescent Route travels through Clemson with stops connecting New Orleans and New York City.
The following companies provide airport shuttle services for:
Greenville Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) $45-$60 one way
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) $89-$160 one way
Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) $89-$160 one way
Anderson Clemson Shuttle Services, LLC
For reservations: 864-654-1050 or 1-888-732-5550 (24hrs/7day)
On-line registration: www.clemsonshuttle.com
Advance reservations required. All major credit cards accepted.
For reservations: 864-557-7171
Hours: Sunday through Thursday - 6:00am to 12:00am, Friday and Saturday - Open to requests
Advance reservations required.
Door to Door Airport Shuttle - Easley, SC
For reservations call 864-295-4098 or 1-800-669-6463
Advance reservations required.
Yellow Cab Taxi & Courier Services 24/7
Les - 864-324-4700
James Gibson - 864-280-2058
The easiest way to get around campus and the surrounding areas is by riding Clemson Area Transit (CAT) busses. Always free, the CAT bus has routes that cover Clemson, Anderson, Pendleton, Seneca and Central. For more information, call (864) 654 2287.
Parking at The Conference Center and Inn is complimentary.
A shuttle is set up between the Holiday Inn and the Conference Center from Sunday through Thursday; the schedule is available HERE.
The Conference Center and Inn at Clemson University -- BLOCK FULL; SEE OVERFLOW HOTEL
100 Madren Center Drive
Clemson, SC 29634-5673
The Conference Center and Inn is fully booked on Tuesday night, February 1 but there is some availability on all other nights. Feel free to call for current availability in case of cancellations.
Location and Directions
The Conference Center and Inn (photo gallery) is located in Clemson, a friendly college town in the Upstate of South Carolina. Visitors will enjoy the charm of Clemson and the surrounding area for dining and evening entertainment. Nearby Pendleton features quaint shops, dining and historic homes. The Conference Center complex offers 17,000 square feet of meeting space | 62 guest rooms and 27 suites offering spectacular views of either golf course or Hartwell Lake | 18-hole championship Walker Golf Course | Clemson dining including Seasons by the Lake Restaurant (currently CLOSED for refurbishment) , Joe's Place Lounge (currently CLOSED for refurbishment) and the Club House Grill (open throughout the day but NOT open for dinner) located beside the Pro Shop of the Walker Golf Course.
**Please note that due to some extensive refurbishment taking place at the Conference Center (see above) there are no restaurants serving dinner onsite. The Club House Grill is open daily and will provides sandwiches, burgers, etc but will not be open for dinner. Joe's Place Lounge will also be closed but we will provide a satellite bar from Monday through Thursday from 5:00-10:00pm, located in the connecting hallway between the Conference Center and the Inn. Apologies for this inconvenience. For more information on LOCAL RESTAURANTS, see BELOW.
Block Name: Please reference ‘Joint Techs’ or 'Folio number 6844' when making your reservation.
Block Dates: Friday, January 28, 2011 through and including Thursday, February 3, 2011
Block Rates: $99.00 (includes complimentary breakfast bar featuring waffle bar, hard boiled eggs, country sausage gravy and biscuits, yogurt, cereals, bagels, fruit, toast, muffins, coffee, juice, milk)
Guest rooms are subject to applicable state and local taxes in effect at the time of check-in. The current tax rate is 11% but subject to change without notice.
Block Cut-Off Date: Monday November 29, 2010Reservations Method: Reservations can be made either by calling toll free number 888-654-9020 (attendees should reference ‘Joint Techs - Reservation Code CCI-GF6844 ’ or 'Folio Number 6844' to ensure the discounted rate) or online. To request a room online, please complete the following Reservation Form (be sure to complete the field 'If conference or special event, please specify', to ensure your room is identified as part of the Joint Techs room block) and submit either by email or fax (864) 656 9021. Reservations must be made by Monday November 29th, 2010.
Check-in: 3:00pm Check-out: 11:00AM
Guest Room Charges/Cancellation Policy: Guests are responsible for their own room charges, tax, and incidental charges. Reservations must be guaranteed to a major credit card. Rooms must cancel prior to 48 hours before arrival or (1) night's room and tax will be charged.
Guest Room Highlights: The James F Martin Inn offers generous amenities, including wireless and high-speed Internet access | outdoor swimming pool | tennis courts | onsite restaurant and lounge | complimentary continental breakfast | ample complimentary parking. Lodging features include luxury bedding | beautiful views of the lake, garden and golf course | complimentary high-speed wireless internet access | 32 inch flat screen television | hairdryer | microwave and refrigerator | spacious work desk | complimentary local calls | premium coffee maker | iron and ironing board.
E-Concierge: If you have any questions for the Inn, prior to your arrival, guest services are happy to assist with dining reservations at Seasons by the Lake, golf tee times at the Walker Course, in-room amenities, or other special requests. Please submit your questions here and allow at least a 24-hour notice for all orders.
OVERFLOW HOTEL INFORMATION: Attendees can call the Holiday Inn Express directly (if you call the Conference Center, you will be transferred through) and identify themself as an ESCC/Internet2 Joint Techs attendee -- rate is $99 plus taxes (same as Conference Center).
Clemson University's 1400 acres are home to a blend of historic building and advance research facilities surrounded by majestic trees and lush greenery. Landmarks such as Fort Hill, Sikes Hall and the Outdoor Theater provide an air of tradition.
Clemson also offers many cultural events. The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts, located on campus, presents concerts, musicals, plays and arts festivals. The South Carolina Botanical Garden, adjacent to the Walker Course, includes the Fran Hanson Discovery Center, more than 295 acres of natural vegetation and miles of trails with nature-based sculptures. The Bob Campbell Geology Museum features virtual and actual tours, and the Lee Gallery offers exhibits in a variety of media throughout the year.
As part of the Atlantic Coast Conference, Clemson University also offers exciting spectator sports - football, basketball, baseball and more - all year long.
- Recommended Restaurants in Clemson and Surrounding Area
- Places of Interest
- Clemson Blue Cheese (highly recommended!)
- Clemson Ice Cream
- Scavenger Hunt
- Schedule a Tour
The City of Clemson (and the surrounding area) is full of historical sites and beautiful scenery. Below are some local point of interest many of which are free and open all year round.
- Ashtabula House
- Fort Hill
- The Hanover House
- The Heritage Corridor
- The Hunt Cabin
- The Madren Center
- The Old Stone Church
- South Carolina Botanical Garden
- The Walker Golf Course
- Woodburn Plantation
Clemson area Chamber of Commerce