City Information

City Information

Join us in Cincinnati!

ACI is excited to bring The Concrete Convention and Exposition to Cincinnati, OH this fall. Cincinnati is an unexpected urban oasis, with a vibrant and unique culture that flows from the Ohio River to the attractions, restaurants, and places to stay downtown. Whether you want cold craft beer, a smooth sippable bourbon, or a hip strip for shopping, this destination is full of cultural fun. Plan the perfect Cincinnati trip by visiting www.cincinnatiusa.com to learn about this city's urban energy and southern charm!

Climate & Time Zone

The average daily high for Cincinnati in October is 66°F (18°C) and the average low is 46°F (7°C). Visit www.weather.com for the latest weather forecast.

Cincinnati, OH, is in the Eastern Daylight Time zone. All convention events are listed in Eastern Daylight Time. Be sure to create your schedule and appointments accordingly.

Dining

From the famous Cincinnati-style chili and French pot ice cream to hot new restaurants featuring gourmet takes on comfort-food favorites and fine dining, Cincinnati is making a name for itself as a foodie destination. Start your search for the perfect restaurant here.

Childcare

Need childcare services? Cincinnati has several local babysitting options, including Your Happy NestSaferSitBabysitEase and Care.com. Please note, this listing is for information only and is not an endorsement from ACI.  

Things to do in Cincinnati

Cincinnati brims with activities and attractions. For things to see and do while in Cincinnati, go to www.cincinnatiusa.com.

Transportation

The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is located 12 miles (20 km) from the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati and the Duke Energy Convention Center. For more information on the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, visit www.cvgairport.com.

Rental Cars

Hertz is the official car rental agency for the Concrete Convention. Receive discounts on upgrades, weekly rentals, and weekend rentals. To make advance reservations, call +1.800.654.3131 or visit www.hertz.com. Provide Group Code CDP# 0077289 when making your reservation. For a list of all rental car agencies available at CVG visit www.cvgairport.com.

Taxi

Taxi cabs are available outside Bag Claim Door 5 at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). Fares from CVG to downtown Cincinnati are approximately $34 each way.

Shuttle Service

Executive Transportation offers shuttle service from CVG airport to the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati and the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. To make advance arrangements call (800) 990-8841 or visit the kiosk at CVG airport. Pricing is $26/person - one way and $40/person - roundtrip. Please note, pricing is subject to change.

Ride Services

Lyft and Uber are both authorized rideshare services at CVG airport. The estimated ride fare in a base level vehicle from CVG to the Hyatt Regency Cincinnat is approximately $22 each way depending on the time of day. Please note fares are an estimate and are subject to change, based on vehicle type and time of day. Download the Uber or Lyft app on your Apple or Android device.

Parking

Only valet parking is available at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati and the rate is $35/day (with in/out privileges) . Self and valet parking is available at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. Self parking (Mabley Garage, with in/out privileges) is $28/day. Valet parking (under hotel, with in/out privileges) is $33/day. 

Visas

ACI is unable to offer any financial assistance to attendees from outside the United States traveling to the convention, but will provide a letter of invitation upon request. ACI strongly encourages attendees to request a visa letter 6 months prior to the convention. ACI staff does not communicate directly with consulates or embassies on your behalf. Please contact ACI Event Services at conventions@concrete.org to request a letter. Please include your complete contact information (name, address, phone number, and e-mail address) in your request. To determine if a visa is required for your trip, go to Travel.State.Gov.

 

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Upper Level Sponsors

Advance Ready Mix Concrete, Inc.
Anderson Concrete Corp.
Baker
BASF
Dugan and Meyers LLC
Euclid Chemical
Forta Corporation
GCP
Greater Miami Valley Chapter – ACI
Hilltop Companies
Irving Materials, Inc.
Indiana Chapter - ACI
Janell, Inc.
LafargeHolcim
Largo Concrete, Inc.
Lebanon Chapter – ACI
LehighHanson
Lithko Contracting, LLC
Messer Construction Co.
Metzger/Mcguire
Northern California & Western Nevada Chapter - ACI
PERI Formwork Systems
PlanGrid - an Autodesk Company
Quebec and Eastern Ontario Chapter – ACI
RMD Kwikform
Ruttura & Sons
San Antonio Chapter – ACI
Sika
Somero
Terracon Consultants, Inc.
THP Limited
TWC Concrete Services, LLC
Webcor Builders
West Michigan Chapter – ACI
WJE