SAE/JSAE 2016 Small Engine Technology Conference & Exhibition

November 15-17, 2016

Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Embassy Suites Hotel @ Charleston Area Convention Center

Hotel & Travel Information

Message to Attendees

SAE International has made every effort to secure the best possible group nightly room rate for you at this event. That rate results from a negotiated overall package of event needs such as sleeping rooms, meeting room space and other requirements-provided the minimum reservation guarantee is met. These negotiated costs are passed on to you in the form of savings on event registration. Please help SAE keep event costs as low as possible by booking your housing needs at the designated hotel through the reservation process created by SAE [through the reservation form/link listed below]. Reserving elsewhere means you are booking outside the contracted room block, jeopardizing SAE's ability to meet its contracted obligations and to keep registration fees to a minimum. SAE appreciates your support and understanding of this important issue. Thank you.

ALERT - ROOM RESERVATIONS: SAE International and our housing partners do not solicit hotel room reservations via telephone, email or fax. SAE International has no affiliation thus cannot ensure the integrity of the reservations process, pricing, etc. for other companies. All attendees should coordinate their own hotel reservations directly through our listed reservation link on each event hotel and travel page. Thank you.

Conference Location

Embassy Suites Hotel at Charleston Area Convention Center
5055 International Boulevard
North Charleston, SC, 29418

Hotel Reservation Form

Deadline October 27, 2016

Hotel Reservation Link
  • All attendees are responsible for their own lodging and travel arrangements.
  • SAE International has negotiated a discounted room rate at $149. SAE's group rate is $149 per room per night (local, state, and federal taxes charged separately).
  • Orchid Event Solutions is the ONLY SAE International designated housing provider for this event. Beware of companies misrepresenting themselves.

Hotel Information/Amenities/Services

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Check-in time: 3:00 pm; Check-out time: 12:00 pm
  • The Charleston International Airport is 2.2 miles from the hotel
  • Complimentary Shuttle service to/from airport
  • Complimentary breakfast (Hot Cooked-to-Order With Chef Prepared Omelets Made-to- Order As Well)
  • Onsite dining
  • Complimentary onsite parking
  • Business center


  • The Charleston International Airport is 2.2 miles from the hotel
  • Aiport website

Hotel Additional Transportation Information

  • Complimentary Shuttle service to/from airport
  • Taxis and shuttles operate from 5 a.m. until 30 minutes after the last arriving flight of the day, typically around 12:30 a.m. Taxi and shuttle rides are available in front of the terminal building, outside of baggage claim. Taxis are dispatched upon demand of the passenger or group to one specific destination.
      No metered or non-metered taxi/shuttle operator or taxi using taximeters shall charge any passenger more than the fixed fare or rate for transportation as determined and prescribed by the Charleston County Aviation Authority, which is hereby declared as follows:
    • The meter fare for taxi departure from the airport is $2.52 per loaded mile with no additional charge for the first two passengers. For each passenger in excess of two, a fee of $14 per passenger per trip will be charged.
  • The shuttle rate for downtown Charleston is $14 per passenger and departs within 15 minutes. The shuttle is a shared ride and may make several stops, depending on the number of passengers.
  • The fixed rate for the airport vicinity is $10.50 per passenger, not to exceed $31.50 per trip.

Driving Directions

  • Head northeast on International Blvd toward Dreamliner Dr.
  • Make a U-turn at Dreamliner Drive and destination will be on the right (1.7 miles)

Local Map

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