WMA 2014 Convention Tidbits Kansas City

Here is just about everything you need to know about the Kansas City, MO., WMA 2014 Convention area.

The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center is encompassed by Hallmark’s Crown Center, which offers 85 acres of shops, restaurants, and attractions. We are just steps from The LEGO-LAND® Discovery Center, SEA LIFE Aquarium, Union Station and more.

Westin KC at Crown Center
Westin KC at Crown Center

The Westin Crown Center

1 East Pershing Road,

Kansas City, MO 64100

Telephone: (800)937-8461

WMA Room Rate is $106 per night plus tax. Cut-off date for reserving your room at the special rate is 5:00 PM central time on July 7, 2014. Room rate is available three days prior and three days after.

An early departure fee of $75 will apply if a guest checks out prior to their checkout date that will be confirmed at check-in. This does not apply to any guest who might be called to active duty during the event dates.

You can make your reservations at


Kansas City Accommodation: We’re ex-cited to announce the completion of our $8 million renovation. Work, dine, or just relax in our transformed Lobby. Inspire productivity when you plan your next Kansas City meeting in our reinvigorated meeting and event space. We hope our refreshed arrival experience and new amenities will allow you to leave our Kansas City hotel feeling well-rested and renewed.

Things to do in Kansas City

In addition to the many family attractions housed in Crown Center, there are many things to do in Kansas City for all ages. Take a walking tour of the city, grab a drink in the Power and Light District, or enjoy one of the many great Kansas City restaurants. Other upcoming local events include Rockfest and concerts at Sprint Center.

o Liberty Memorial Kansas City

o Union Station Kansas City

o Bartle Hall Convention Center

o Over 80 acres of shops and restaurants within walking distance of the hotel.

Westin Workout Fitness Studio

You rise to new challenges every day. And to keep yourself fit, you need a workout routine that’s challenging and rewarding – even when you’re traveling. The Westin Workout Fitness Studio state-of-the-art equipment and high-performance work-outs provide the perfect solution for people committed to maintaining personal wellness.

Whether you have time for a full body workout or light stretch our fitness is equipped for both. The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center offers a comprehensive fitness experience in our Westin Workout Fitness Studio. One room offers spinning cycles and the other treadmills. Both rooms are furnished with Pilates workout equipment and DVD instructional equipment.

Your workout may include the following:

• Free weights

• Treadmills

• Ellipticals

• Stationary bikes

• Exercise balls

• Weight training stations focusing on your upper and lower body

Traveling light? Inquire at the front desk about our New Balance Gear Lending program, including men’s and women’s workout gear.

Kansas City Missouri Hotel Information

Check-in: 3:00 p.m.

Checkout: 12:00 p.m.

Internet Options:

o Complimentary wireless Internet in lobby and public areas

o Guestroom Internet available for $9.95 per 24 hours.

o Premium Guestroom Internet available for $19.95 per 24 hours: Maximize your connectivity to YouTube, Skype and other 2.0 sites. Reliably reach family and friends and business contacts through your favorite video chat service.

Pet Policy: Dogs up to 40 lbs. are allowed with no charge.

• 100% Smoke Free Hotel

• Outdoor, Heated Swimming Pool

• Track and Tennis Courts

Parking Options:

o Self-Parking: $16.00 per day

o Valet Parking: $21.00 per day; Parking charged to guest room.

Hotel Shuttle:

o Fee: Complimentary

o Hours: Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM, Monday – Saturday: 3:00pm – 10:00pm

o For the convenience of our business travelers, the hotel offers complimentary shuttle service between the hotel and the downtown government and financial districts as well as other local area businesses.

Location: Located in Hallmark’s Crown Center right off I-70

Crown Center Kansas City Restaurants:

o The Brassiere Bar & Restaurant – first floor

o Room Service – available 24 hours a day


Airport: (MCI)

Kansas City International Airport

Super Shuttle from the Airport

$18.00 one-way or $36 roundtrip.

Telephone: 800-258-3826

Book online at:



Come and make your Hallmark Moment in Kansas City!