This year’s ‘silver anniversary’ conference will take place at the Sheraton Salt Lake City, in the heart of the downtown business and entertainment districts, The Sheraton will provide attendees with ample space and contemporary comfort in a recently renovated, environmentally friendly space.
As a Marriott brand property, the Sheraton continues to implement a variety of protocols and elevated practices, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is keeping with their high standards of cleanliness and commitment to providing excellent service.  If you would like to see the steps Marriott is taking towards cleanliness at this time, please visit: https://whattoexpect.marriott.com/slcsi

If you would like to stay at the Sheraton during this event, a wide variety of guest room options is available to you for a discounted rate of $119 for single/double occupancy until October 11th. A fitness center, pool, and free high-speed internet are included in this pet-friendly hotel. You may book your hotel reservation directly with Marriott reservations by calling (888) 627-8152. Let them know you are with “Critical Issues 2021” to take advantage of this rate. Alternately, if you would like to connect with someone directly at the hotel, you may call (801)401-2000. If you wish to extend your stay and enjoy Salt Lake, this special rate will be honored before and after the conference based upon availability. Neither this rate nor availability can be guaranteed after October 11th thus, you are encouraged to book your room early!

For more specific hotel information, visit https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/slcsi-sheraton-salt-lake-city-hotel/

Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel
150 West 500 South

T: 801-401-2000


Convenient, free self-parking is available to conference attendees, whether you are just attending during the day or staying overnight.

  • When you attend the conference, the parking gates around the hotel will be “up” when you enter and exit. No ticket will be needed.
  • If you are staying overnight, just pull a ticket when you enter the parking lot, then check-in. At that time, you will use your guest room key card for entry/exit. (Be sure to let the front desk know if you are leaving late after the conference, past “check-out” time to ensure your key is still active when you leave.) *If gates are up, your ticket/card will not be needed.
  • Parking includes in/out privileges.


In addition to cabs, UBER & Lyft, transportation to and from the airport to your hotel is available for $13 per person each way via Express Shuttle (801-596-1600). Advance reservations are welcome. (Travel time by car is around 13-15 minutes). You may also use TRAX public transportation for $2.50 per adult one way ($1.25 Senior/Student/Youth rate). Take the GREEN LINE from airport to COURTHOUSE STATION, then you will need to walk 0.3 miles, a 6-minute walk to the hotel. (Full travel time using TRAX is just over 30 minutes).


Salt Lake, a modern city set at the foot of spectacular mountains, satisfies the need for travel AND safety. The restaurants, businesses, and attractions in and around Salt Lake are opening slowly and cautiously, with health protocols in place. As for social distancing, nothing beats getting out into the wide open, beautiful outdoors, which is only minutes from downtown. A great resource for downtown restaurant or attraction information is http://www.visitsaltlake.com another resource from the hotel’s website is https://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/slcsi-sheraton-salt-lake-city-hotel/ showing exact distance of nearby restaurants from hotel.
Whether shopping at City Creek or Gateway, or checking out the Family History Center, Historic Temple Square or the Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake has the variety to allow for something new every visit. If you are from out-of-state or just wanting a ‘staycation’, this conference is your perfect opportunity.


The founders and coordinators of this conference comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require special accommodations based on the ADA, please contact ESI Management Group (esi@esimgt.com / 801-501-9446) with your requests no later than September 24, 2021. Every reasonable effort will be made to provide reasonable and equitable accommodations in an effective and timely manner.


In the event of unforeseen circumstances, cancellations must be required in writing by September 24th for a full refund, or October 15th for a 40% refund. No refunds will be granted after October 15th.


For additional information or answers to your questions, contact esi@esimgt.com or call 801-501-9446

*All prices quoted as of publish date.

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