Attendee Information


Appropriate dress for the conference is business casual for civilians and uniform of the day for military personnel. 

ID Badge

During registration and check-in, each attendee will be issued a conference badge. Please be prepared to present a valid picture ID. Badges must be worn at all conference functions. 


The hotel is offering $20 daily discounted rate for valet parking with in and out privileges. Guests may park at the Augspurger Parking Ramp, located adjacent to the hotel across the street, or the open lot located directly across the street if they prefer. Parking rates vary at both locations.

Downtown Historic Garage

The Downtown Historic Garage, located at 93 Pearl Street, is offering parking for $10.00 daily with unlimited entry/access. The garage is covered with good lighting, staffed, and has digital security cameras. The convention center is within walking distance or visitors can take the trolley that stops behind the garage at the Seneca stop. Click here for full details.

Shuttle Service

To/From Buffalo Niagara International Airport:

ITA Shuttle Service

  • Contact: ITA Shuttle - 716-633-8294 (Phone is answered "Airport Taxi")
  • Cost: $21.00 one-way or $42.00 round trip

The Niagara Frontier Transit Authority (NFTA) also runs an Airport-Downtown Express Shuttle. This shuttle runs non-stop service between the airport and Buffalo's central business district, making its first stop in front of the Hyatt Regency Buffalo. One-way fare (in most cases) is $2.50. Service runs weekdays, approximately every 30 minutes, during peak drive time.

Local Transportation


Various taxi companies service the airport and the hotel. Please proceed to the Ground Transportation area on the lower level, outside of baggage claim.
Cost: Approximately $35.00 to the hotel.


Located five blocks from the hotel.


Located 10 blocks from the hotel at Exchange Street depot.

Metro Rail

The train stays above and beneath Main Street, and travels from University at Buffalo South Campus to First Niagra Center. NOTE: Metro Rail provides complimentary above ground service from the hotel directly to the First Niagara Center.

Special Accommodations 

NDIA supports the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Attendees with special needs or allergies/dietary restrictions should contact Reneé Despot at or 703-247-2566 by May 1, 2019.