Patent Information Users Group, Inc.

The International Society for Patent Information Professionals

PIUG 2017 Annual Conference
An International Conference for Patent Information Professionals

The Complete 21st Century Patent Searcher —
Addressing Our Skills Gaps

Saturday, May 20 - Thursday, May 25, 2017
Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia
4355 Ashford Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30346

Twitter: #PIUG17


See the Google Atlanta, Georgia USA website.

The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) services most airlines and is the closest international airport (24 miles, 39 kilometers) to the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia.

Hotel Reservations

Hotel reservations at the PIUG group rate are available by contacting the hotel at 1-800-554-0055 or via the PIUG Conference Reservation web page. Identify yourself as attending the PIUG 2017 Annual Conference.

The rates for a Standard Guestroom are $169 for single or double, $194 for triple and $219 for quadruple occupancy. Rates do not include applicable state and local taxes, currently 12% plus $5.00 per room per night "Hotel-Motel Fee."

Check-in time is 4:00 pm. Check-out time is noon.

Please remember to make your hotel reservation prior to 11:59 PM EDT on April 27, 2017 in order to guarantee the room prices negotiated by PIUG for this conference. After that, it is at the hotel's discretion to accept additional reservations, which will be subject to prevailing rates and availability. Depending on availability, the hotel will honor the PIUG room rate for three (3) days before and after the event.

Hotel Related Transportation


The hotel is located only 1.5 blocks from the Dunwoody Station that is accessible through the Red Line straight from the Airport Station.

Hotel Shuttle

The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle that will take you to any local business within a two-mile radius of the hotel.

Directions to Hotel

Head towards I-285. Proceed to exit 29 (Ashford-Dunwoody Road). Turn LEFT on Ashford-Dunwoody Road

Airport Shuttle Services

Local Shared-Ride Shuttles run approximately 15 minutes in between trips and provide service to cities in Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett counties. Most shared-ride shuttles pick up on the Green Bus Aisle, which is outside in the Ground Transportation area between the Domestic North and Domestic South Terminals. Contact the company directly to ask questions or make reservations. Search below for a list of cities and communities within the Local Shared-Ride Shuttle Service areas:

List of Shuttles for - DUNWOODY

Local Shuttle Company Shuttle Service Phone Number
Airport Perimeter Connection 404-761-0260
Atlanta Airport Superior Shuttle & Limo 770-457-4794
Atlanta Hotels Connection 404-312-2479
Daytime Transportation 770-939-2337
Greater Atlanta Shuttle, Inc. 678-85-17063
Shuttle Plus LLC dba ATL 770-801-8000

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