Portland's Gerding Theater at the Armory

This year's conference kicks off at the Gerding Theater on July 11th, 2019. You'll be in the heart of downtown Portland with access to some of the best spots to grab food and drinks. Stay nearby to enjoy all Portland has to offer.
attendees outside The Armory during break
Nearby hotels
Enjoy your stay
The Benson hotel front
The Benson
8 min walk
Explore all Portland has to offer from one of the city’s most treasured historic landmarks. Founded in 1913, The Benson features elegant European design with a host of modern amenities. A short 8 min walk to The Armory.

Book by June 8th using the link below for a discount.
The Marriott Center hotel front
The Marriott
City Center
10 min walk
The Marriott City Center is located in the center of the city's business district. It has quick access to restaurants, MAX Light Rail, and a short 10 minute walk to get to The Armory.

Book by June 8th using the link below for a discount.
Radisson Red hotel lobby
Radisson Red
18 min walk
If you're looking for a quirky paradise in the middle of downtown Portland, check out the Radisson Red. It's brimming with microbreweries and urban gardens (and pet friendly, too!). Only an 18 minute walk to The Armory.

Using the code REACT when booking your room for a discounted rate (deadline is June 8th). Add the code in the More Options menu after entering your dates. Make sure to update your search to see all available rooms.
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Getting to Chain React

The closest airport is Portland International Airport (PDX), a one-hour flight from San Francisco. From New York, PDX is more like a six or seven-hour flight depending on connections. Think of all that email you can catch up on.

Upon arriving at PDX, take a taxi, Uber, or Lyft to your hotel. It's an easy 10-minute ride to The Benson Hotel. Once you’re at your hotel, grabbing a Lyft or Uber is a breeze, so no need to rent a car.

  • Uber & Lyft (8 mins)
  • Max/Lightrail (45 mins)