Housing and Travel Information

Critical Components is heading to Pittsburgh, PA! Below you will find information about the lodging, transportation and things to do in the city.  Check back for airline discount codes in January 2016!​​​​​​​​​​​​

 Hotel Information

Critical Components 2015 will take place at the Omni William Penn Hotel.​

Omni William Penn Hotel
530 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Room Rate: $169.00 single/double + 14% in taxes and fees = $192.66 total

Parking: Self - $19, Valet - $34, subject to change

To make reservations, please visit our unique hotel reservation portal. Requests can also be made by calling 1-800-843-6664.The housing block will close on Monday, May 2, 2016. Reservations made after that date will not receive​ the discounted Critical Components rate. All cancellations must be made 72 hours prior to arrival.

 Directions and Transportation

​​The closest airport to the Omni William​ Penn is Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT).

Check back in early 2016 for airline discount codes.

You can get to the Omni from the Pittsburgh International Airport by the following methods of ground transportation:
  • Taxi Service: Approximately $40
  • Private Car Service: $60 - $75
  • SuperShuttle and ExecuCar: NACAC has negotiated a discount with SuperShuttle and ExecuCar Private Sedan. Use the discount code: 7ED5X to save $4.00 off round trip SuperShuttle and $3.00 off one way/$6.00 off round trip ExecuCar Private Sedan. Book your ride today!​
The closest train station is the Pittsburgh Amtrak Station (PGH).


 Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the steel city is home to Critical Components 2016. Conde Nast listed Pittsburgh as one of the Top 15 Places to Visit in the world and noted, "The furnaces may be long gone, but this city is on fire." 

Dine-Around Dinners
Dine-Around Dinners are a great way to network and give conference attendees the opportunity to savor the cuisine of the area's favorite restaurants. NACAC will make reservations for Monday night, following the close of educational sessions.  Participants will be able to sign-up online a week before the conference.

Walking Tour of Pittsburgh​: Students at Robert Morris University have prepared a walking tour of Pittsburgh, touching on the history and attractions of this Frontier City. This tour is available in 10 languages.

Pittsburgh Pirates​: The Pittsburgh Pirates are in town from Tuesday to Friday. Head to the park and with some other attendees and catch a game!

Check back for some other attractions to be added as the conference gets closer!