141st UGIC ANNUAL ASSEMBLY - KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
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June 6 - June 8, 2013 Hilton Kansas City Airport - 8801 NW 112th St., Kansas City, MO 64153
THE HILTON KANSAS CITY AIRPORT HOTEL - Our hotel is located at 8801 NW 112th St, Kansas City, Missouri 64153 less than 5 minutes from Kansas City International Airport with free shuttle service to/from the Hotel. Enjoy a hearty meal and drinks at the bar and restaurant. Dine on regional cuisine including barbecued pork and Kansas City Steak in a casual setting. Enjoy an invigorating workout at the fitness center or plunge into the indoor/outdoor pool. Stay in control of all your business needs at the 24-hour business center. The reduced rates are good before and after the Assembly, so come early and stay late and enjoy our City.
GRAND ASSEMBLY ATTRACTIONS - Area attractions include the Zona Rosa Shopping Area just minutes away. Also, just minutes away is the Harley-Davidson final Assembly Plant producing the Harley-Davidson Sportster, Dyna Glide and V-Rod. A tour of the factory floor includes the chance to sit on current production models. The 18th and Vine Jazz District features the American Jazz Museum, and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Liberty Memorial World War I Museum, near the Union Station, completed in 1926 is the only memorial in the US dedicated to WW I and holds the preeminent collection of World War I Historical materials. The Steamboat Arabia Museum is located in the River Market area. The museum houses the largest collection of pre-Civil War artifacts in the world recovered from the steamboat Arabia which sank in the Missouri River in 1856.
GRAND ASSEMBLY TOUR - The Friday tour will be to the nearby city of St. Joseph, MO, and the Patee House Museum and Remington Nature Center. St. Joseph in known as the start of the Pony Express and the end of Jesse James. Settled by John Roubidoux in 1826 as a trading post on the Missouri River, St. Joseph enjoys a rich and vivid history. The Patee House is listed as one of the top 10 Western Museums. Built in 1858 as a luxury hotel, it served as Pony Express headquarters from 1860 to 1861. It is one block away from the home of infamous outlaw Jesse James, where he was shot and killed by Bob Ford. The Remington Nature Center showcases the Missouri River and the River's force in the development of Northwest Missouri and the opening of the West. Showcased are artifacts used by the Native American tribes of the area.
OPTIONAL TOUR - An optional tour on Saturday is to the Truman Presidential Museum and Library. Explore the life and times of this unique American president. See Truman's legacy of leadership from World War I captain to president. Special exhibits and numerous programs illustrate the Truman presidency and the world he helped rebuild and shape after World War II. Of special interest is the Truman masonic exhibit.
KANSAS CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - The Hilton Kansas City Airport is located less than 5 minutes from the airport and free shuttle service is provided by the hotel. After claiming your bags, call 816-891-8900. The shuttle stop is at the island in the circle drive outside baggage claim. Should you plan to rent a vehicle, the rental shuttle busses stop at the island in the center of the circle drive outside the baggage claim area.
IF YOU ARE DRIVING - From the North or South on Interstate 29/ US 71, take exit 12 (112th St) and turn East. Hotel is on Left past intersection stoplights.
From the East or West on Interstate 70, take the I-29/US 71 North toward airport exit, exit 2G. Go North on I-29/US 71 to exit 12 (112th St) and turn East. Hotel is on Left past intersection stoplights.
DRESS FOR MEN & WOMEN - All Assembly meetings will be coat and tie with jewel. All meals except the Saturday night Banquet will be coat and tie with jewel (No sash). The Saturday night Banquet is formal with black Tuxedo or white dinner jacket (with jewel and sash) for the men and long or cocktail dresses for the ladies. For all tours the dress is casual.
REGISTRATION - Will begin Thursday at 9:00am on the first floor in the pre-function area near the elevators.
Download: 2013 UGIC Kansas City Registration Form