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About Boston | Dining Options | Activities and Events | Getting Around Town
ASCD Empower18 will take place in the cosmopolitan city of Boston, Massachusetts. Whether you're in town just for the conference or looking to extend your stay, you'll find that Boston has a lot to offer during your conference downtime.
With its rich history; diverse neighborhoods; and legacy of arts, culture, and education, Boston has something for everyone.
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Note: Dining offers listed here are not officially part of the ASCD Empower18 program, and any associated costs are the responsibility of the attendee.
Boston USA has worked with local restaurants to provide exclusive promotional offers and discounts to attendees during the conference. Show your event badge and save at participating restaurants, attractions, and much more!
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The Prudential Center welcomes ASCD Empower18 attendees to Boston! Look in your Empower18 tote bag for your PRUferred Card or stop by the Prudential Center Concierge Desk and pick up a PRUferred Card for savings at selected shops and restaurants in the Prudential Center. 2018 discount offers, directions, and the center directory can be found on their website.
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Note: Activities and events listed here are not officially part of the ASCD Empower18 program, and any associated costs are the responsibility of the attendee.
Boston USA has worked with local attractions and businesses to provide exclusive promotional offers and discounts to attendees during the conference. Show your event badge and save at participating restaurants, attractions, and much more!
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At the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum you can be a part of the famous event that forever changed the course of American history. Each fully immersive tour lasts approximately one hour and is a fully-guided experience throughout the ships and museum. Your 18th Century Host will lead you through an interactive colonial town meeting, onto one of the ships to "dump the tea", and through the museum experience. ASCD Empower attendees receive $3.00 off the $28.00 general admission price by showing their conference badge at the ticket booth.
Learn more about educational opportunities at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum in the Exhibit Hall at Booth 1549.
Leave your 21st century troubles and cares behind during the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum's Tavern Night on Friday, March 23. Revel with Samuel Adams, John Hancock, Dorothy Quincy and other prominent Bostonians as they lift their glasses in celebration, raise their voices in song and determine the fate of Colonial America. Sample rustic fare, play authentic games, learn boisterous songs and cheerful dance in a spirited colonial tavern atmosphere. ASCD Empower attendees save 25% off the ticket price when booking through the link below.
Experience the rich history of Boston in an entirely new way through local craft beer. City Brew Tours Boston, otherwise known as Boston Brew Tours, offers behind-the-scenes tours of craft breweries while tasting local beer and deliciously paired food. The company offers public tours 7 days a week, night and day, with a minimum of 4 people and a maximum of 14. It's always good to book 2-3 day in advance. ASCD Empower attendees receive a $10.00 discount when booking through the link below.
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There are many options for getting to and from restaurants, hotels, and events in Boston.
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Attendees must be 18 years of age or older to attend ASCD Empower18 and the Pre-Conference Institutes.
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Sponsorship opportunities for 2019 are available.
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December 31, 2017
Last day for
Early-Bird Hotel Discounts
February 15, 2018
Last day for
February 27, 2018
Last day for
Making Hotel Reservations