In-Person Logistics

Our summit will be a virtual two-day event, but for those individuals who choose to attend select, in-person portions of the 2020 National Community Leadership Summit, “Our Future, Our Communities” rooms have been blocked at The Courtyard by Marriott Boston. Transportation from the hotel to the George Sherman Union will be provided both mornings of October 26-27th, 2020.

Hotel Address:

The Courtyard by Marriott Boston Cambridge

777 Memorial D, 

Cambridge, MA 02139

Phone: +1 (617) 426-1400

Rooms will be available at a rate of [insert pricing] per night; this rate includes a hot breakfast. We ask that you book by [insert date]; after this date, the rooms will be available to the general public and either may not be available or more expensive. So, for your convenience, be sure to reserve your space by [insert date]!

Getting to the Summit

Virtual event address: Coming Fall 2020!  


In-person Venue Address:

George Sherman Union (GSU) 

775 Commonwealth Ave

Getting to the GSU

A shuttle will be provided from the hotel to the GSU on both mornings of Oct 26th and October 27th. 


You may also reach the GSU by using the free Boston University Shuttle Bus (click on the link for route and daily times).

Boston MA 02215

Getting to the Hotel

The Courtyard by Marriott Boston is approximately 7.2 miles (11- 20 minutes) from Logan International Airport. 


The Courtyard by Marriott Boston is approximately 5 miles (10 minutes) from South Station.




Unfortunately, there is no shuttle transportation available between the airport and hotel but there are several other options:


Parking at the Hotel

The hotel offers on-site parking for a fee of $42.00 USD daily.

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