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June 25-26, 2022:  North Carolina State University, Raleigh

For its SECOND conference of 2022, P-POD returns to a past site, McKimmon Conference and Training Center, situated on the beautiful NC State University campus in Raleigh NC.

Address

McKimmon Conference and Training Center

NC State University
1101 Gorman Street
Raleigh, NC 27606

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Walkable Lodging

P-POD is offering WALKING-DISTANCE on-campus housing for registrants not from the local area, for economy, ease of access and potentially a greater sense of P-POD community.  Please see our page for the campus apartments that may be booked as part of our regular online registration process.

Address

Wolf Village Apartments

2730 Wolf Village Way
Raleigh, NC 27607

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Hotel Options

We highlight use of walking-distance campus apartments (above), which have been the primary choice of attendees, staff and speakers alike, but Raleigh does offer a variety of good-quality hotels.  In past years, we arranged a special rate for P-POD registrants at 100% non-smoking hotels that were rated at least at 4 stars out of 5 in Tripadvisor reviews and whose price range seemed reasonable for attendees, and we always sought to arrange shuttle service to the conference from at least ONE hotel.  We found NO hotel able to offer shuttle service for Raleigh 2022.  Up through 2018 the highest-price hotel we listed each year never had a nightly rate greater than $99 + tax, and for 2019 that was $109, but from 2022 onward we believe higher prices will often be necessary in Raleigh.  For our June 2022 conference we have arranged two room blocks, one at the Wingate, below, one of the closest hotels to the conference (3.5-3.7 miles).  It has appealing amenities and had been well received by speakers and attendees in early P-POD years.  Its listed price range $125-$135 + tax expires after June 14.  The other, Red Roof, shown farther below, is 4.2 miles away, has fewer amenities and its lower listed prices ($94 + tax Fri. or Sat., $75 + tax Sun.) expire after June 19.

Wingate by Wyndham
State Arena Raleigh/Cary

6115 Corporate Ridge Road, Raleigh NC 27607

 

Normally 6-9 minutes driving from the P-POD site.

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P-POD arranged Room Rates, excluding tax

Standard King, refrigerator $125

Upgraded King, refrigerator, with sleeper sofa $135
Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights are available.
Fitness, business and laundry rooms, pool, wifi.

Check in 3:00 pm or later, check out by 11:00 am.
 

There will be NO P-POD shuttle at Wingate.

To book a room (by June 14 !), use
THIS LINK or else phone the hotel at 919-809-8660 and identify yourself as part of the Plant-based Prevention Of Disease group.  Any later cancellations must be made by 4 pm, TWO days before arrival!

Red Roof PLUS+ Raleigh NCSU - Convention Center.

1813 South Saunders St., Raleigh NC 27603

937-328-1597

Normally 6-9 minutes driving from the P-POD site.

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P-POD arranged Room Rates, excluding tax

Superior King, refrigerator $93.60 either Fri. or Sat., and $75.00 for Sun.
Deluxe 2 Full Beds, refrigerator:  SAME as above.

For any, $4.50 per adult added for a 3rd or 4th adult.
Pet friendly, ATM, wifi, safe.

Check in 3:00 pm or later, check out by 11:00 am.

 

There will be NO P-POD shuttle at Red Roof.

To book a room (by June 19 !), phone national Red Roof at 800-733-7663 and book under group PPOD and group code B256PPOD12.  BEWARE: any later cancellations must be made by THREE days before arrival else one night gets charged!!

 

Travel & Parking

Transportation

Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), 2400 Terminal Blvd., Morrisville NC 27560-9217, is 12.5 miles from the conference center and from our optional lodging site, Wolf Village Apartments, 2730 Wolf Village Way, Raleigh NC 27607.  The airport is served by car share, regulated-rate taxi and local bus.  Please note that a rental car is unnecessary if you stay at on-campus housing.

RDU is served by the airlines Air Canada, Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Spirit, Southwest, Sun Country and United.

Raleigh NC is also accessible via Amtrak train.  See station location.  Check out possible dates, times and prices on this page.

Parking

Parking at our conference site, McKimmon Conference Center, is free and plentiful, and electric car charging stations are available.  If you are staying in our walking-distance campus apartments, parking is free at the apartment site from 5 pm Friday through 7 am Monday.  Outside of these hours, the rate is $10/day, which may be paid in advance during the housing part of our online registration process.  To avoid parking charges during metered hours, you may move your car to McKimmon Conference Center.