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St. Louis


Situated along the western bank of the Mississippi River, St. Louis is a major inland port whose metropolitan area is home to nearly 3 million people. The Missouri River merges with the Mississippi River just north of the city, forming the fourth-longest river system in the world. The city was founded in 1764 by French fur traders and named after Louis IX of France. In 1803, the United States acquired the territory as part of the Louisiana Purchase. In the late 19th century, St. Louis was the fourth-largest city in the country, and in 1904, it hosted the Louisiana Purchase Exposition and the Summer Olympics. Home to nine Fortune 500 companies, the metro area counts among its major corporations Anheuser-Busch, Express Scripts, Centene, Boeing Defense, Emerson, Energizer, Panera, Enterprise, Peabody Energy, Ameren, Post Holdings, Monsanto, Edward Jones, Go Jet, Purina, Olin Corporation, and Sigma-Aldrich. St. Louis has two professional sports teams: the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball and the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. Among the city's iconic sights is the 630-foot (192m) Gateway Arch in the downtown area. St. Louis is also home to the Saint Louis Zoo, perennially ranked as one of the nation's best, and the Missouri Botanical Garden, with the second-largest herbarium in North America.


St. Louis Union Hotel


IDETC/CIE 2020 will be held at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton. With its sweeping archways, fresco and gold leaf detailing, mosaics and glass windows, this AAA Four Diamond Hotel provides a truly elegant experience in the heart of a bustling metropolitan area. Every guest room boasts timeless d├ęcor, a work area, a flat screen TV and spacious bathroom. Several of the suites offer exclusive access on the historical side of the building and are individually railroad themed. Workout in the fitness center, swim some laps in the outdoor pool and revel in The Grand Hall Experience 3D Light Show.

1820 Market Street, St. Louis, Missouri, 63103, USA

St. Louis Union Hotel

Negotiated rate UNTIL Wednesday, July 22, 2020: $159 USD

Please book your room here. Or you may call 800.445.8667

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