Hotel & Travel Information

All attendees are responsible for their own lodging and travel arrangements.

A special event rate is available within the reserved block of sleeping rooms at the Atheneum Suites Hotel. Please help keep the costs of this event as low as possible by booking your housing needs at the designated hotels and through the online reservation process.

Travel Visa Information

Atheneum Suites Hotel (Map) - Deadline December 1, 2012
1000 Brush Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226
$279 (Jan. 15) night
$189 (Jan. 16-17) night
includes complimentary internet in sleeping room

To book a sleeping room reservation:
Phone - 800-772-2323 or 313-962-2323
(ask for the SAE International Emissions Control room block)

Directions from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)

  • Take I-94(Ford Freeway) Eastbound to I-75 South
  • Take I-75 South to I-375 South(Downtown Exit)
  • I-375 South to the Lafayette Exit - Lafayette is two blocks after the exit
  • Right on Lafayette to Brush Street(third block)
  • Right on Brush Street
  • The Atheneum is on the right corner of Brush and Lafayette Street

Valet parking is available at $10/day.

Restaurants & Lounges around the Atheneum (list of restaurants)
The Atheneum is located in the heart of Greektown surrounded by some of the city's finest cuisine. You are only steps from a variety of worldwide cuisine from restaurants including Fishbone's Rhythm Cafe, Pegasus, Mosaic and Pappy's. Each offer a unique dining and entertainment experience like only Detroit can offer.