Hotel and Visas

WARNING – If you are contacted by any company by email or phone asking you to make a hotel reservation through them, please do not respond.  These companies may falsely represent that they are affiliated with the hotel, GMIC, ACerS or the meeting.  These companies are not reputable.  Do not provide any personal information to them.  To make a hotel reservation, please call the hotel reservation phone number below or go online.

Contact Greg Phelps at [email protected] (614-794-5831) if you have any questions. 

Visa Information

If you are a non U.S. resident planning to attend this meeting, please note that the process of obtaining a visa to enter the United States may take several months. If you require an invitation letter in order to obtain a visa, please send an email with name of the meeting you plan to attend, your full name, your postal mailing address, telephone number, date of birth, place of birth, passport number, passport issue date and passport expiration date to [email protected] to obtain an official invitation from The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council.

Hotel Reservations
401 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio, USA, 43215
Tel: +1 614 384 8600

Group Rate – $169 plus tax

Reservations must be received on or before October 15, 2017, or until the block sells out.

UPDATE:  The Hilton is now SOLD OUT on Tuesday, November 7. An overflow block is available at the Red Roof Plus+, located at 111 East Nationwide Blvd, Columbus Ohio. To make reservations, call the hotel at 614-224-6539 and ask for the “Glass Problems” block to book at the conference rate of $119/night, plus tax. Reservations must be made by October 28, 2017.