Hotel Information

IMS2018 Hotel Accommodations/Rates

The Housing Bureau is now closed.

Experient is the Official Housing Provider for the International Microwave Symposium.

Improper solicitation of hotel reservations from any company or housing provider other than Experient is not approved by IEEE Reservations made by unaffiliated organizations may appear to be for lower rates, however, they may be illegitimate, have unreasonable cancellation or change penalties, or be completely non-refundable. Please be aware of, and report any unauthorized solicitation to IEEE.

HoUSING reservation deadline: 18 MAY 2018

The Housing Bureau will accept hotel reservations starting 1 November 2017 through 18 May 2018.

For the convenience of the IMS2018 conference attendees and exhibitors, blocks of sleeping rooms have been reserved for attendees at the following hotels. Click here to view hotel descriptions.

Housing Map




Walking Distance to/from Philadelphia Convention Center

Aloft Philadelphia


0.2 miles/5 min

Courtyard Marriott


0.2 miles/5 min

Embassy Suites by Hilton


1.0 miles/15 min

Four Points by Sheraton


0.2 miles/5 min

Hilton Garden Inn


0.2 miles/5 min

Holiday Inn Express Midtown


0.5 miles/10 min

Home2 Suites by Hilton


0.1 miles/2 min

Le Meridien Philadelphia


0.3 miles/7 min

Lowes Philadelphia Hotel


0.3 miles/7 min

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown


0.2 miles/5 min

Residence Inn


0.3 miles/7 min

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown


0.6 miles/15 min



0.8 miles/15 min

The Logan, Philadelphia's Hotel


0.7 miles/15 min

Westin Philadelphia


0.7 miles/15 min


The above conference rates include complimentary internet connection/wi-fi.

The conference rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 15.5%) and are based on single or double occupancy unless otherwise noted. Children 17 years of age and under, when sharing the room with a parent, will not be charged when utilizing existing bedding unless otherwise noted.

The conference rates are available for the dates of three days prior to and three days following the main convention dates, based on availability.

The Hotels requires a one night deposit in advance to accompany the reservation in the form of a credit card. Please note, your credit card will not be charged at the time of reservation. It is solely to guarantee the reservation. Please note your credit card will be charged upon arrival to the hotel. Guaranteed reservations are held until 6:00am the following morning of the scheduled arrival date, at which time the credit will be charged a one night’s hotel stay should you no show at which the reservation and deposit are forfeited.

In the event a guest who has confirmed room check outs prior to the reserved checkout date, the Hotel will charge either an early departure fee equal to one night stay or the full amount of the stay (please check with the hotel upon check-in).

Reservation cancellations vary per hotel. Please read hotels cancellation policy during reservation process.

Requests for accommodations received after the deadline will be accepted on a space available basis at the prevailing rate. Reservation requests for specific room types, views and bedding are subject to availability at the time of arrival and not guaranteed.



There are a limited number of rooms available at the Government rate. Government rate rooms are on a first come first serve basis.



Check-in time is: 3:00pm Check-Out Time is: 11:00am


If you have any questions please contact the IMS2018 Housing Bureau.


IMS Housing Bureau

Toll Free: 1-800-967-8852

International: 1-847-996-5832

Fax: 301-694-5124

Email: for attendees for exhibitors


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