We are so excited to have you in Birmingham, Alabama!

Nestled in the foothills of the southern Appalachian Ridges, the Birmingham-Hoover metro is home to over 1.15 million residents. Known as the “Oscars of dining,” the Birmingham community offers a host of restaurant options, featuring a food scene of local favorites and James Beard Foundation Award winners and nominees. For those with a love of adventure, Birmingham offers countless biking options and hiking spots, in addition to two courses on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. Downtown Birmingham boasts plenty of green spaces, year-round sporting events, and entertainment opportunities.

Read more about the City of Birmingham here.


Room blocks have been reserved for conference guests at both The Westin Birmingham and Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, which are connected to the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex.

Book your rooms today!

Additional hotels in the area include:
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Birmingham Downtown
Elyton Hotel
Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham-Downtown-Tutwiler

Local Dining

Nearby Restaurants:
Birmingham is known as the “Dinner Table of the South,” and we hope you enjoy sampling some of the local cuisine and conveniently located establishments. We’ve included a sampling of nearby eateries that are a short distance from the meeting venue for reference.

Bamboo on 2nd
Blueprint on 3rd
Cayo Coco
Eugene’s Hot Chicken
Ferus on 41st
Hattie B’s Hot Chicken
K & J’s Elegant Pastries
Mugshots Grill & Bar
Rodney Scott’s BBQ – Birmingham
Santos Coffee & Bar Uptown
SAW’s Soul Kitchen — Avondale
Texas de Brazil
The Battery
The Essential
The Southern Kitchen & Bar
Todd English’s P.U.B.
Uptown Cantina

Attractions & Sight-Seeing

While you’re here, we hope that you’ll take advantage of Birmingham’s great museums and outdoor activities. A few of Downtown’s notable landmarks and popular tourist destinations include:

Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Birmingham Museum of Art
City Walk BHAM
Magic City Brewery Trail
Railroad Park
Vulcan Park & Museum

Read more about local tourist attractions here.

Staying in the area for a few extra days? The white, sandy shores of the Gulf of Mexico and the “Music City” of Nashville, Tennesee are just a short drive away from Birmingham, AL!