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Hotel and Travel Information

Hotel Information:

University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center

Hotel layout showing all meeting rooms and convention center.

333 S John Q. Hammons Parkway
Springfield , MO 65806
Phone: (417) 864-7333


OVERFLOW Hotel - Tru by Hilton Springfield Downtown

517 E. Elm Street
Springfield , MO 65807
Phone: (417) 249-1400

NOWRA has made arrangements with the nearby Tru Hotel for additional rooms once the University Plaza Hotel filled.

If you are staying in the overflow hotel (Tru Hotel by Hilton), we have made arrangements at the following times for pickup/drop off transportation to and from the University Plaza. A sign will be posted at the Tru Hotel as well with this information. Download the schedule here.

  • Monday and Tuesday mornings – pickup at Tru Hotel at 7:15 AM.
  • Monday afternoon – return to Tru Hotel at 6:15 PM (after exhibit hall reception).
  • Tuesday afternoon – return to Tru Hotel at 5 PM


Air Travel Information:

The University Plaza Hotel is located 10 minutes (about 9 miles) from Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) with direct flights to 13 international airports.


Ground Travel Information:

There is limited complimentary shuttle service available by the University Plaza Hotel. Hotel Shuttle service must be scheduled 24 hrs in advance by calling the hotel's front desk at (417) 864-7333.
For alternate transportation from the airport to the hotel, you will need to use taxi, Uber, or Lyft service. The airport is located about 9 miles from the hotel.
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