7th GOES Users’ Conference
October 20-21, 2011
In conjunction with the 36th Annual National Weather Association (NWA) meeting
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7th GOES Users’ Conference Hotel Information

The conference hotel is the Wynfrey Hotel The Wynfrey Hotel is located at 1000 Riverchase Galleria, Birmingham, AL and is attached to the renowned Riverchase Galleria. The hotel is 15 minutes south of downtown Birmingham, 20 minutes from the Birmingham International Airport, and less than 10 minutes from Oak Mountain State Park, Hoover Metroplex, Pelham Civic Center, Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, and many other local attractions.
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The negotiated group rate for guestrooms at the hotel is US $88 per day plus 14% tax.

Reservations must be received at the Wynfrey by September 30, 2011. Those reservations not received by the cut-off date will be subject to space and rate available basis. Reservations at the Wynfrey Hotel can be made online by going *, click on “Quick Reservations” enter the dates and group code 1BA64V. If the website says that rooms are not available, please call the reservation telephone number.

To make reservations by telephone call 1-800-996-3739, refer to group name, GOES User Conference (GUC) or provide the group code to receive the negotiated rate.

A credit card is needed to guarantee a room reservation. All room expenses are the responsibility of the individual guest. Room cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance of the arrival date.

Additional information about the hotel can be found at *

Should the Wynfrey Hotel become fully booked, the additional rooms may be available at the hotels listed below. They are within one mile of the Wynfrey Hotel with limited shuttle services. A courtesy block of government rate rooms for GUC will be held until Oct 5th.

Hotel Phone Rate Rooms
Hyatt Place (205) 988-8444 or 1-888-492-8847 $88.00 15
Courtyard by Marriott (205) 988-5000 or 1-800-321-2211
Marriott GUC Reservation*
$86.00 30
Embassy Suite (205) 985-9994 or 1-800-362-2779
Embassy GUC Reservation *
$88.00 30

Wynfrey Hotel General Information

hotel lobby Guest check-in time is 4 p.m. and check-out is prior to 11 a.m.

Valet parking is US $11 and self-parking is US$9 per night.

Full-service business center is available.

Wireless internet service is available in the sleeping rooms for US $9.95 per day for basic service and US $15.95 per day for premium service.

On-site restaurants are open from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Free shuttle service to and from the airport is provided by the hotel. Call hotel to arrange for shuttle service 1-800-996-3739.

(Note: a link with a * beside it will lead you out of the Federal Government webspace)