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Discounted rates are only available through Orchid Events, the official hotel reservation/housing company for the 2019 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo.

To guarantee your room and receive the exclusive AOCS rates, make your room reservation by April 6, 2019.

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Hotel advisory — avoid scams

Orchid Events is the only official hotel reservation/housing company for the 2019 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo.

Any person or organization that calls you directly about making a hotel reservation is not affiliated with AOCS, Orchid Events , or any AOCS Annual Meeting hotel. Do not provide any personal information, especially your credit card number. Click here to view a list of fraudulent companies.

If you are contacted by anyone regarding AOCS Annual Meeting housing, please get as much information as you can (name of company, the person calling, telephone number, etc.), and then forward this information to meetings@aocs.org. Thank you for your help!

Utilize the Official Housing Bureau

AOCS negotiates the best rates at all partner hotels during conference dates. Reserve early to secure your preferred room!

You’ll get the best networking opportunities when you stay in the vicinity of the event venue and your fellow attendees. Strong hotel bookings also help AOCS negotiate better rates for you at future meetings.

Share a room

Meeting attendees wishing to share a room with other meeting attendees should email AOCS Meetings Manager Ellen Snipes at ellen.snipes@aocs.org. Please use the email address you used to complete your meeting registration. Once we verify you are registered for the 2018 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, you will be invited to join a private community in inform|connect to facilitate finding a potential hotel roommate(s).

DISCLAIMER: AOCS is not acting as intermediary between interested parties, and we assume no responsibility for any arrangements made by those who post queries or those who respond to them. AOCS is not responsible for screening roommates, or for financial arrangements between roommates or between roommates and the hotel, and makes no guarantees of any kind about compatibility, trustworthiness, etc. Additionally, AOCS cannot guarantee that registrants will locate a roommate.

IMPORTANT: It is your responsibility to confirm details with your roommate and AOCS highly recommends roommates confirm with each other the day before arrival. In the event your roommate does not show up at the hotel, you will be responsible for the room charges in full.

Marriott Grand


US$189 single/double occupancy


Marriott Grand

800 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63101

The Marriott St. Louis Grand is a full-service hotel which boasts the closest possible proximity to the America's Convention Center.  Guest rooms combine modern elegance with a residential comfort.   Greet the day with a bountiful breakfast, or grab a quick bite on the go from our 8th Street Pantry.


  • Refrigerator, laptop safe, and coffee maker in each guest room
  • Complimentary state of the art 24-hour fitness center access
  • ENSEO TV Services - stream your Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video

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Embassy Suites


US$179 single/double occupancy


Embassy Suites

610 North 7th St.
St. Louis, MO 63101

The Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Louis Downtown is located across the street from the convention center.  The hotel is the centerpiece of the Mercantile Exchange District, which offers the best in dining and entertainment with a specific focus on a unique St. Louis experience.

  • Complimentary in-room Wi-Fi for multiple devices
  • Complimentary made-to-order breakfast and nightly reception
  • Refrigerator, microwave, laptop safe, and coffee maker in each suite
  • Complimentary 24-hour business and fitness centers

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Courtyard by Marriott


US$169 single/double occupancy


Courtyard by Marriott

823-827 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63101

Discover a blend of historic charm and modern elegance at Courtyard St. Louis Downtown/Convention Center. Our hotel, adjacent to America's Center Convention Complex. We offer stylish décor, complimentary Wi-Fi and ergonomic workstations for your utmost relaxation. Lounge on our luxurious bedding as you watch your favorite shows on our flat-panel TVs. 

  • Free high-speed internet
  • Oversized chairs, mini-refrigerators and coffee makers
  • Smart TVs boasting easy access to Netflix and Hulu
  • Complimentary fitness center
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Holiday Inn Downtown


US$144 single/double occupancy


Holiday Inn Downtown—Convention Center

811 North Ninth Street
St. Louis, Missouri 63101

The Holiday Inn St. Louis - Downtown / Convention Center is a full-service hotel within one block of America's Center, and Washington Avenue - featuring unique dining, shopping & entertainment.  Our guest rooms provide all the comforts of home with modern decor, and the amenities you've come to expect when travelling.

  • Complimentary High Speed Wi-Fi throughout the Hotel
  • Keurig Coffee Machines, Small Refrigerators & Microwaves
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center & Indoor Heated Pool
  • Full-Service Restaurant & Lounge
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