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Save the Date:
May 7-10, 2019

Hotel + Travel

HOW Design Live returns in 2018 to one of our favorite host cities: Boston

We’ve arranged special room rates for HOW Design Live attendees near the Hynes Convention Center – 900 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115

Space in the room blocks is limited, so book your room right away.


Official 2018 HOW Design Live Housing Provider and Block Information

When making your housing arrangements for HOW Design Live 2018, it is important to use a company that you can trust. HOW Design Live provides housing arrangements through EventSphere, the official housing provider.

Why Book in the HOW Design Live Block?

  • Special rates are negotiated
  • Official hotels are HOW Design Live-endorsed and inspected
  • Greater networking opportunities exist in hotels within the block
  • Reservations within the block are protected from hotel relocation
  • Housing representatives are available for on-site assistance with official hotels
  • Friendly booking terms: No change fees. No upfront non-refundable payments
  • Guaranteed rates
  • Easy to modify or cancel reservations

HOW Design Live has designated EventSphere as the only official housing provider for the 2018 HOW Design Live. There are companies and organizations that will try to present themselves as official partners of HOW Design Live and offer you a potential room that might not been guaranteed or available. Again, EventSphere is the only official housing provider for the 2018 HOW Design Live.

Potential Problems When Booking with Other Providers:

  • The hotels may not have been pre-qualified and viewed by HOW Design Live staff
  • Many hotels require hefty deposits and full pre-payment along with steep change and cancelation fees
  • On-site support is not provided for these ancillary hotels if you incur challenges during your stay

Unaffiliated housing companies NOT endorsed by HOW Design Live include:

  • Corporate Housing Planners
  • Global Expo Housing
  • Convention Housing Services
  • Exhibition Housing Services

EventSphere cannot help you or protect your rooms when you book through any other source. EventSphere is the only OFFICIAL 2018 HOW Design Live Housing Partner!



Click here for information on getting to the Hynes via highway, public transportation, and more.

Nearest Airport: Logan International

Nearest Subway/Train Stops: Prudential, Back Bay, Copley

Click here to view a PDF of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Rapid Transit/Key Bus system.

“Show Your Badge” Discounts & More

For visitor information, things to do, area maps, and “Show Your Badge” discounts available during your trip from Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau, click here.

Dining Options

There are many options for dining in and around the Hynes Center. Click here for information on on-site concessions and restaurants.

For a list of Boston Back Bay restaurant recommendations, click here.

You can also find a wide range of dining choices at the nearby Prudential Center Mall and Copley Place Mall.

Area Map

Click the map for a larger version.