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Welcome to Denver!

Framed by the Rocky Mountains, Colorado's famous “Mile High City” is a vibrant location combining culture with the majestic outdoors. In addition to its breathtaking scenery and thriving cultural scene, Denver offers an incredible selection of arts, entertainment, sporting events, fine dining, shopping, and much more. Our Local Arrangements Committee has also arranged several exciting offers especially for INS attendees—check them out below!

Denver Attractions & Weather

Pictures of Denver attractionsThe 2015 Annual Meeting will be held against the majestic backdrop of the Rocky Mountains! While visiting Denver, we hope that you will enjoy all the city has to offer, including the:

  • Location:  The Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center is located in the heart of downtown, with easy access to an array of amenities, and right across the street from the Colorado Convention Center.
  • Weather:  The city enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine every year! Because of the high altitude, prepare for your trip by hydrating in advance and drinking plenty of water while you are in Denver. Pack layers to accommodate variable weather, so you're prepared either for snow or sunshine.
  • Sports:  Catch a hockey game at the nearby Pepsi Center, home of the Colorado Avalanche. INS members get a special discount for the February 5 game vs. the Detroit Red Wings! See below for additional information and link to purchase your discount tickets!
  • Arts & Culture:  Only a short walk away at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and the Denver Art Museum. See discounts for both in the "Special Offers" section below!
  • Shopping:  Only one block from the conference hotel, the 16th Street Mall is a mile-long pedestrian promenade with a free shuttle. See the free shuttle map below!
  • Food & Drink:  Downtown Denver is famous for its large number of craft breweries, complemented by a thriving restaurant and nightlife scene. See below for several special offers at local restaurants, cafes, and other hot spots around Denver!
  • Adventure: World-class ski resorts are less than two hours from downtown!

Denver Transportation

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SuperShuttle: Multiple Discounts Available for INS Attendees!

Use this link to book with discount code INS43

Your choice of a shared van ride, SUV, or private sedan—for convenient transportation between Denver International Airport and your hotel. Discounts available for both one-way and roundtrip. See link for full promotion details and booking instructions.

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Lyft: Up to $25 Off!

Lyft is a ride whenever you need one—the Lyft smartphone app instantly connects you to friendly drivers in your city, at the tap of a button. Choose Lyft in Denver and get up to $25 off your first ride! Enter code "INS2015" in the app payment screen. Get the app online at

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Denver RTD: Free 16th Street MallRide, Light Rail

To get around downtown Denver, catch the FREE 16th Street MallRide or take advantage of RTD Light Rail (see maps and rates below). For more information, please visit or call 303-299-6464.

Free 16th Street MallRide:

Light Rail Fares and Information:
Closest Stations: The Theatre District Convention Center Station or 16th and California Station are two blocks
away from the Hyatt Regency Denver (the INS headquarter hotel).

Special Offers for INS Attendees

Our Local Arrangements Committee has arranged many special opportunities especially for INS attendees—just show your badge from the INS 43rd Annual Meeting to take advantage of these exciting offers!

Discounted tickets for Feb 5th Game,
Colorado Avalanche vs. Detroit Red Wings!

Courtesy of the Pepsi Center
Order your discount tickets here!
1000 Chopper Cir, Denver 80204

Just a 15-minute walk from the conference hotel

Appaloosa Grill, Denver

Get 10% off with your INS badge!

Appaloosa Grill Menu
535 16th Street Mall #110, Denver, CO 80202

Restaurant with fresh, high quality ingredients and live music!

4 blocks from the conference hotel

Rialto Cafe, Denver

Get 15% off with your INS badge!

Rialto Cafe Menu
934 16th Street Mall, Denver 80202

Classic American Fair with a modern twist

4 blocks from the conference hotel

Hard Rock Cafe, Denver

Get 20% off with your INS badge!

Hard Rock Cafe Menu
500 16th Street Mall #120, Denver 80202

Classic American food with a rock‘n’ roll vibe

2 blocks from the conference hotel

Pay NO COVER with your INS badge!

Voodoo Comedy Playhouse
1260 22nd St, Denver 80205

Spontaneous comedy experience in the heart
of Denver’s Lower Downtown (LoDo) district

1 mile from the conference hotel

Up to 15% off select performances from Feb 4-7!

DCPA Calendar – Purchase tickets here!
1345 Champa St, Denver 80204

Second-largest performing arts center in the world,
features touring Broadway shows and an original
theatre company. Use promo code: INS2015

7-minute walk from the convention center

$2 off general admission with INS badge!

Denver Art Museum Current & Upcoming Exhibitions
100 W. 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver 80204

Featuring iconic downtown architecture and
internationally-acclaimed exhibitions

10-minute walk from the convention center

Get 15% off with your INS badge!

Stout Street Social
1400 Stout Street, Denver 80202

A creative combination of Chef driven American food,
sushi, oysters and over 45 craft beers. Opening late 2014!

1 block from the convention center

Jazz at Jack's (Logo)

Get a FREE drink or pay NO cover with your INS badge!

Jazz at Jack's
Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street Mall #320, Denver 80202

Live music hot spot, where the locals go and visitors want to experience!

3 blocks from the convention center