Hotel / Travel

The 2020 FLC National Meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon, where FLC has negotiated the following discounted rate based on occupancy: Single/Double – $192, Triple – $217, Quad – $242 plus local tax per room, per night. Rooms and rates are based on availability and are subject to state and local fees/taxes (which are currently 13 %). Be sure to make reservations by August 6, 2020, afterwards, the discounted room rates may not apply.

To reserve a room at the discounted rate, call the Hyatt Regency Portland toll-free reservations number at +1-877-803-7534, 24-hours a day, seven days a week and identify yourself as a 2020 FLC National Meeting attendee.

All reservations require a first night room deposit, or guests can guarantee reservations with a major credit card. Your credit card will not be charged before your arrival. Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours before the scheduled date of arrival to avoid a cancellation charge. Discounted room rates are available three days before and three days after the meeting dates, based on availability. Hotel check-in time is 4 p.m. and check-out is 11:00 a.m.

Hotel & Meeting Location

Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon
Convention Center
375 NE Holladay Street
Portland, Oregon 97232 USA

Increased Hotel Safety Procedures

We would like to assure you that the Hyatt Corporation is implementing enhanced cleaning and disinfecting procedures as they work with sanitization industry experts.  Current efforts to ensure Hyatt colleagues and guests remain in a healthy, safe and comfortable environment include:

  • Increased frequency of cleaning and disinfecting of high-touch surfaces and areas.
  • Prominently placing hand sanitizer stations throughout hotel public areas and entrances.
  • Introducing social distance guidance in public areas across the hotel.
  • Proper hygiene practices for Hyatt colleagues, including frequent hand washing and alcohol-based sanitizer use.
  • Accessing new approaches to meetings and events, such as seating configuration, food and beverage serving options, and colleague uniforms.
  • Additional precautionary measures based on local situations could include mandatory temperature and wellbeing checks, protective masks worn by hotel colleagues, and more.

Tuition Fee

For those that need the cage code please note below:

Cage Code

Code – 5YRQ2
Name: Liz Freyn
Phone: 1-847-909-3909
Vendor Name: AUTM

Ground Transportation

Portland International Airport (PDX) is 11.4 miles and approximately 18 minutes by car from the Hyatt Regency Portland.

Taxi Cabs

The estimated taxi fare to or from the airport is $40-$60 per one way depending on traffic.  

Max Rail
Fee: $2.50 one-way

Public transportation is available via Portland’s TriMet Train Red Line, which provides a direct link from the airport to the Oregon Convention Center next to the hotel. The Trimet Max/Light Rail can be found on the main level, at the south end of the ticket lobby beyond the Starbucks. The Red Line services PDX, and trains depart every 15 minutes. Approximate travel time is 35 minutes.

MAX Red Line to City Center & Beaverton
Depart Portland Int’l Airport MAX Station
Stop ID 10579
Arrive Convention Center MAX Station
Stop ID 8376

Car Rental

Avis Rent-a-Car System Inc. is the official car rental service for the 2020 FLC National Meeting. Advance reservation is recommended. For details, call +1-800-331-1600 and indicate the Avis Worldwide Discount or AWD number J867535 to receive special pricing. Or visit Avis link for 2020 FLC Annual Meeting.


Hyatt Regency Portland offers convenient valet parking for guests and visitors. Valet parking is $36 for overnight guests.  For additional information regarding Portland’s parking options, call the hotel at +1-971-222-1234. Prices are subject to change. Click here for more information on getting around Portland by rail, car, bus, bike, or walking.


Internet is complimentary in all attendee guest rooms.


The StayFit Fitness center is accessible 24 hours a day and is complimentary to all registered hotel guests.

Foreign Visas

Travelers coming from qualified countries to the United States for tourism or business for 90 days or less may be eligible to visit without a visa. For more information visit

Dress Code

Attire for the FLC National Meeting is business casual. Because meeting room temperatures sometimes fluctuate, FLC recommends bringing a light sweater or jacket.

Hotel Restaurants

Spoke & Fork
Locally brewed beers, specialty cocktails and delicious food.  Catch the game at our 55-foot granite bar or catch up with friends in our lounge area.  Enjoy the ambiance of our beautiful and energetic lobby bar.

Open at 11am each day.

Unity-Q-In Restaurant
This is where BBQ cultures of the world collide. Enjoy a wide variety of house made specialties and create your own fusion.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Grab local favorites, cold drinks, or bakery treats from the shelves at the 24-hour Guest Market in our southeast plaza, where you will find convenient snacks any time of the day or night.

24 hours, daily

Local Restaurants

Ava Gene’s
Reserve a table at one of downtown Portland’s hippest restaurants to savor house-made pasta and delicious prosciutto in a lively atmosphere.
Phone: +1-971-229-0571

Sit down at communal tables inside this James Beard Award-winning fine dining restaurant, which lives up to the hype with a six-course prix fixe menu of seasonal selections. It has previously included dishes like American Wagyu strip loin roast, chicken gorgonzola scarpinocc, and fresh scallops.
Phone: +1-503-841-6968

Le Pigeon
The atmosphere at this local favorite French restaurant may be unpretentious, but the fish, lamb, and king crab created by chef Gabriel Rucker are world-class.
Phone: +1-503-546-8796

Nomad PDX
This path-breaking farm-to-table restaurant from chef Ryan Fox serves artfully presented dishes from an ever-changing menu, which has included petrale sole, truffle, and leche de tigre. Pair natural, additive-free wines with adventurous entrees.
Phone: +1-503-206-4085

For more information on the exciting things to see and do in Portland visit the Travel Portalnd site.


If you have questions regarding accommodations and travel, contact FLC headquarters via email at or call +1-678-298-1183.