Frequently Asked Questions

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Centrally located to travelers within the continental U.S., St. Louis is an outstanding destination for any event, especially a large-scale conference. A major city with a very rich history, St. Louis has a lot to offer its visitors. In this section, you'll find several questions and answers to aid in your conference planning. If you have a question not listed below, please contact us at

What time zone is St. Louis?
St. Louis is in the Central Time Zone.

What will the weather be like in St. Louis?
In mid-to-late April, the average highs are near 70 and average lows are around 50. Inside, as meeting facilities tend to keep the rooms well air conditioned, it’s always best to bring a sweater or jacket. 

Can I bring a guest to Member Forum?
Attendees are permitted to bring one guest free of charge. If additional guests are needed, attendees can add a second and third guest for $199 each, and those guests are only permitted to access the evening social events.

Can I attend the State of the Business Meeting?
Only current Member-Owners may attend the State of the Business Meeting.

What airport should I fly into?
Most air travelers arrive and depart via St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) which is approximately 20 miles northwest of Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch.

How do I get to the hotel from the airport and back again?
If you fly into Lambert St. Louis International, you can pick from the typical ground transportation options like taxis, rideshare companies and limo services. Click here to view additional transportation options to and from STL.

Do any rideshare companies operate in St. Louis?
Both Lyft and Uber operate in St. Louis, and both of these companies have been authorized to service Lambert International Airport.

What is the appropriate dress attire for each event?
For normal conference events, business attire is preferred. For the Charity Dinner on Wednesday, a suit and tie for men and cocktail attire for women is best. For the Closing Party on Thursday, casual attire is fine (jeans are acceptable).

What are some major attractions in St. Louis?

Can people go to the top of the Gateway Arch?
Yes, there are two trams which take people up into the arch (630 ft. tall). Tickets may be purchased at the Gateway Arch website.

Will the St. Louis Cardinals (MLB) be playing in town?
The Cardinals are currently scheduled to play the NY Mets in St. Louis at 8:15 p.m. on April 24 and 25, and at 1:15 p.m. on April 26th.