Venue & Accommodations

Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Louis Downtown

610 North 7th Street,
St. Louis, MO 63101
(See on map.)
Phone: 1-314-269-5900

**Call 1-314-269-5900 or reserve your room online by April 10th and mention the Federal Grants Forum to receive the special event rate of $169.

Note that there are a very small number of rooms available at the government rate of $130. Visit to reserve your room. To receive the government rate, a valid government id. is required at check-in. If you do not have a government id, please reserve your accommodations under the main attendee block (

Parking Details:
Valet parking is available for Federal Grants Forum guests for $30. Area garages are also available for self parking.

Closest Airport:
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

GO BEST Express offers negotiated rates of 20% off for advanced reservations exclusively for our guests. To receive the discounted rate you can book online - - or by calling 1-877-785-4682 when you provide discount code EMBASSYDT. The shuttle leaves the St. Louis Lambert Airport approximately every 15 to 30 minutes, and from the Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Louis Downtown to St. Louis Lambert Airport by reservation only.

Super Shuttle - minimum charge of $17
Subway/Rail - minimum charge of $2.50
Taxi - minimum charge of $40

From IL, I-64 West, I-70 West or I-55 South:
Exit 2C toward Martin Luther King Bridge. Turn right on 3rd Street. Turn left onto Cole. Slight left on N Broadway. Right onto Convention Plaza. 2nd left on 7th St. Hotel entrance will be on your left.

FROM MO, I-44 East or I-55 North:
Take Exit #292 3rd Street/Washington Ave. Stay straight to go onto 3rd St. Take the 2nd left onto Eads Bridge. Stay straight to go onto Washington Avenue. Turn right on 7th St. Hotel entrance will be on your right.

FROM MO, I-70 East/Lambert St. Louis International Airport:
Drive to downtown St. Louis and exit right at Broadway Exit #249C. Continue on Broadway to Washington Avenue and turn right. Drive 2 blocks and turn right on 7th Street. Hotel entrance will be on your right.

FROM MO, I-64 East:
Take 6th Street Exit #40B. Turn right on Gratiot Street then right on 7th Street. Continue straight on Stadium Plaza then again on 7th Street. Cross Washington Avenue. Hotel entrance will be on your right.


Questions or Need Info on Group Pricing?
Contact Thompson Grants

1-800-677-3789 | |

You may be able to charge the cost of your Thompson Training to your federal grant(s). For state agencies and other nonfederal entities, under the cost principles of the uniform guidance, there are allowable items of cost for subscriptions (§200.454.(b)) and professional development (§200.472). Please check with your program director, finance officer or granting agency to ensure there is no restriction in the approved grant budget or the award documents.

Conference: May 2 & 3
Post-Conference Workshop: May 4
Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Louis Downtown
610 North 7th Street, St. Louis, MO 63101
Discounted room rates available through April 10th
CPE Credits:
Up to 15 NASBA CPEs & 15 GPCI CEUs
Who Should Attend:
Executive Directors CFOs Finance VPs Accountants Controllers Auditors Procurement Managers Grants Directors
Contracts Representatives Grants Specialists Grants Managers Grants Coordinators Grant Writers Strategic Planners Program Managers Title I Coordinators
What's Included:
  • Two days of expert-led grants training
  • Networking opportunities during provided breakfasts, lunches, and optional dutch-treat dinner
  • Optional half-day post-conference "deep dive" workshop the day after the Forum
  • BONUS! A print copy of the Uniform Guidance - a $49 value!
  • BONUS! Thompson's Grants Quick Start Toolkit to help you through the entire grants lifecycle - a $249 value!
  • BONUS! Four months of digital access to Thompson's Grants Compliance Expert Suite - an $596 value! (New subscribers only.)
Early Bird Rate through April 2nd:
$795 Forum
$1095 Forum + Post-Conference Workshop

Standard Rate after April 2nd:
$895 Forum
$1195 Forum + Post-Conference Workshop

Post-Conference Workshop Only:
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Thank You To Our Sponsors
Columbia Books & Information Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site:

If you are not able to attend for any reason, please notify us as soon as possible. Conference cancellations received 10 business days prior to the event are fully refundable. All other cancellations are non-refundable.