The 2018 PCIC conference will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. We will utilize two (2) primary hotels for the conference, the Hilton Netherland Plaza and the Hyatt Regency. These hotels are directly adjacent to one another in downtown Cincinnati and are connected by an enclosed skywalk.
When you come to Cincinnati, plan for an attractive location including easy accessibility, a compact downtown, and affordable, world-class hotel and meeting facilities. Our picturesque setting along the banks of the Ohio River is centrally located, allowing for convenient travel by air or ground.
There are many site seeing attractions and activities in Cincinnati and the surrounding tri-state area. So start planning your unforgettable journey to our amazing city! Whether your tastes lead to the thrilling rides of Kings Island, the boutiques of Hyde Park or the inspiring sounds of the world-renowned Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Cincinnati USA helps you make memories that last a lifetime.
Our region comprises 15 counties in 3 states, and we offer something for every member of your family. Tour the Newport Aquarium or Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Take the kids to their first ball game at the Great American Ball Park, home of the Cincinnati Reds. Cheer on the Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium, or feel the excitement of the NASCAR Busch series or the open-wheel Indy Racing League at the Kentucky Speedway.
For the music lover, Cincinnati swings to a different beat every night, from rock to classical. Maybe that’s why Esquire magazine listed Cincinnati as one of the “Top 10 Cities that Rock,” and Forbes named the region as a “Best City for Nightlife.” Our region plays host to the Macy’s Music Festival; one of the largest, longest running R&B festivals in the nation.
If the sound of slot machines is music to your ears, Cincinnati USA offers three riverboat casinos—Argosy, Grand Victoria and Belterra, all along the Ohio River in Indiana, and all within an hour’s drive.
For the arts enthusiast, Cincinnati USA offers the 2004 Tony Award Recipient Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, the Contemporary Arts Center, the internationally-acclaimed Cincinnati Symphony (the third largest in the country), the Taft Museum and the Cincinnati Art Museum, consistently rated as one of the best in the nation.
In the area of cultural enrichment, on the north bank of the Ohio River sits the National Underground Freedom Center; the country’s most comprehensive museum chronicling the struggle for freedom. The Cincinnati Museum Center, located in the National Historic Landmark Union Terminal building, houses multiple museums, an Omnimax theater, and brings world-class national exhibits.
After traveling through Cincinnati, you’ll work up an appetite! We have more than 4,000 restaurants offering everything from American burgers to Vietnamese spring rolls. From fine dining at the four-star Jean-Robert at Pigall’s to a scoop of ice cream at Graeter’s, your taste buds will be happy you visited us here.
We want to thank you for choosing Cincinnati as your destination. We know you’ll find a visit here to be positively exciting, enriching and memorable. As we like to say, “Stay with us, and we’ll stay with you.”
PCIC 2018 Local Committee Chair