Special Note *IU Little 500 Weekend*
The 2017 edition of Indiana University's Little 500 will take place from April 21-22. Often denoted as the greatest collegiate weekend in the country, the event has become a beloved traditon at IU. Prepare for increased traffic during this period in downtown Bloomington and around IU's campus. In addition, please remember to make your lodging reservations early as hotels often sell out during this time.
For ease of access, conference attendees should consider staying at the Biddle Hotel, which is located in the Indiana Memorial Union where the 2017 MMEU will take place. Call 800-209-8145 and reference group code “MMEU” to reserve at the conference rate, $154-164 per night, by March 20, 2017.
Conference attendees should also consider staying at the Hilton Garden Inn, located in downtown Bloomington. The Hilton Garden Inn features many amenities, and shuttle transportation will be provided to and from the conference location. Enter group code “MMEU” to reserve at the conference rate, $134 per night, by March 24, 2017.
Guests of the Biddle Hotel can have their parking validated during check in. Guests of the Hilton Garden Inn will receive transportation by shuttle. If you will not be staying at the Biddle Hotel or Hilton Garden Inn, please contact us ahead of time to arrange for parking.
Food & Restaurants
Bloomington is home to many great restaurants that feature an array of cuisines. Here are a few restaurant suggestions that are located within walking distance of the Indiana Memorial Union.