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
USD 174.00 + tax
When calling to make a reservation, please reference group code GPC19. Deadline is on or before October 15, 2019, or until the block sells out.

Rooms at the Hilton are now sold out for Tuesday, September 29.


A block of overflow rooms has been reserved at the Drury Inn & Suites. To make a reservation, visit this page on or before October 7, 2019 to get the group rate of $159 + tax, based on availability. You can also call 1-800-325-0720 and refer to group number 2392184. Reservations made after this date will be subject to prevailing rate and availability.