Venue & Accommodation

Conference Location

IDW2016 will be hosted by the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel 

Address: 1550 Court Place, Denver, Colorado. 

Phone: +1-303-893-3333


Hotel Accommodation

A block of guest rooms are available at the Sheraton Denver Downtown at the discounted rate of $199/night + $29.35/night tax USD. This rate will available for arrival 9 September - 18 September 2016, and is valid for single or double occupancy.

To make a reservation on-line, please CLICK HERE. Alternatively, within the United States, you may call 1-888-627-8404 and request accommodations under the International Data Week room block.

The cut-off date for reservations is 26 August 2016. We anticipate that the room block will sell out, so you are encouraged to book your reservation immediately. Should you need to cancel your hotel reservation, please do so at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled arrival in order to avoid a penalty of one night's room & tax.

Hotel Parking

The cost for overnight valet parking at the Sheraton Denver $42/night USD. The cost for self parking is $34/night USD. For directions to the hotel, please visit:

Airport and Transportation

The nearest airport is Denver International Airport (DEN). Information about the airport, including an interactive map can be found here:

The Sheraton Denver Downtown is located approximately 25 miles (45 minutes) from the Denver International Airport. The one-way SuperShuttle fare is $25.00 USD per person.
The one-way taxi fare is approximately $56.00 USD. The following services can provide airport transportation to/from the Sheraton Denver Downtown:

Super Shuttle: +1-800 258-3826 (
Fox Limo Service: +1-303-882-0525
Denver Yellow Cab: +1-303-777-7777
Metro Taxi: +1-303-333-3333
Freedom Cab: +1-303-444-4444

Visa Information

Please read the information below to understand  what are the the Visa Requirements for International Delegates Traveling to the United States and if you need to apply for a visa to attend the International Data Week 2016.

Visa Waiver Program (VWP) – You must be a citizen or national of VWP‐participant country. The following 38 countries are Visa Waiver Program participants:

1 Andorra 11 France 21 Lithuania 31 Slovakia
2 Australia 12 Germany 22 Luxembourg 32 Slovenia
3 Austria 13 Greece 23 Monaco 33 South Korea
4 Belgium 14 Hungary 24 Netherlands 34 Spain
5 Brunei 15 Iceland 25 New Zealand 35 Sweden
6 Chile 16 Ireland 26 Norway 36 Switzerland
7 Czech Republic 17 Italy 27 Portugal 37 Taiwan
8 Denmark 18 Japan 28 Republic of Malta 38 United Kingdom
9 Estonia 19 Latvia 29 San Marino    
10 Finland 20 Liechtenstein 30 Singapore    

Visa Waiver Program travelers from the participating countries above are required to have a valid and approved Travel Authorization (ESTA) before entering the United States of America. Each authorization granted is valid for no more than 2 years.

For more information about the Travel Authorization (ESTA) application click here.

Additionally, some rules have changed slightly and it is recommended travelers visit to check their eligibility for the visa waiver program, even if they are nationals of the above listed VWP countries.

For countries that do NOT participate in the Visa Waiver Program, the Visa application process can differ based on U.S. relations with a particular country. The following website provides a link to all U.S. Embassies and Consulates throughout the world: