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2009 Fall Member Meeting – Logistics


Meeting Location

University of Missouri Kansas City – University Center 5000 Rockhill Rd.
Kansas City, Missouri 64110


The closest airport to the locations is the Kansas City International Airport (MCI)

Driving Directions

  • The Raphael Hotel is approximately 30 to 35 minutes or 23 to 26 miles from the Kansas City International Airport.
  • The University of Missouri Kansas City location is approximately 30 to 40 minutes or 25 to 30 miles from the Kansas City International Airport.


For your transportation needs to and from the KCI Airport, the SuperShuttle is available at 800-258-3826.

  • From the KCI Airport to The Raphael Hotel, the fee is $18.00 per passenger each way. If you prepay for a round trip, your total will be discounted $5.00 off the total.
  • From the KCI Airport to UMKC-University Center,  the fee is $20.00 per passenger each way. If you prepay for a round trip, your total will be discounted $2.00 off the total.

A second option for your transportation needs to and from the KCI Airport is a town car service; Agenda: Kansas City at 888-243-6325. Hours of operation for scheduling information or reservations is Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CT.


  • If you are planning to rent a car for the meeting, we would appreciate it if you would be willing to ride share with other participants.
  • Carpoolers should plan to meet in the hotel lobby at 7:30 am each morning to transport to the meeting site.
  • The meeting location is 1 mile from the hotel.
  • Google maps estimates a walking time of 23 minutes.


From The Raphael Hotel to UMKC-University Center

  • Start out headed east on Ward Pkwy toward W 48th St. .2 mi
  • Continue on Volker Blvd .5 mi
  • Turn right on Cherry St. .2 mi
  • Turn left .1 mi
  • Destination will be on the right

Map of UMKC with parking. The University Center is Building 1 on the map

Attendee List


The Raphael Hotel
325 Ward Parkway

Kansas City, MO 64112
816-756-3800 or 800-821-5343
Fax: 816-802-2131


  • Reservations need to be made directly with the hotel by telephone referencing our group code THE QUILTS – SEPTEMBER CONFERENCE GROUP BLOCKS
  • The special group rate is not available through online bookings

Block Cutoff Date: August 21st, 2009

Block Rate

  • $129.00 per night for a Deluxe Standard Room
  • $139.00 per night for a Suite.
  • The additional tax rate per room is 15.225% per night.
  • The nightly rates include wireless Internet in all guest rooms, valet parking, and a daily private continental breakfast served in the lower level of the restaurant, Chaz on the Plaza, starting at 6:30 am
  • However, if your organization is tax-exempt and will be paying direct or reimbursing you for the expense, any guest may present a tax exempt form from their organization at the time of check-in.
  • If an individual cancellation is unavoidable; it must be cancelled 24 hours prior to arrival to avoid a room charge

Block Name

  • Individuals must refer to this name to obtain the block rate

Block Dates

  • Monday September 14th, 2009 through and including Wednesday September 16th, 2009. Rooms are available on Sunday September 13th and September 17th
  • All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit guaranteed with a major credit card

Check In: 4:00 pm local time
Check Out: 12:00 pm local time

About Kansas City

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