Venue & Lodging

The Penn Stater Hotel Conference Center

The Conference Hotel

Catalyst will be held at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel in State College, PA.

The address is:
> Penn Stater
215 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA 16803

Use room block code CATA18C for room rate of $129 per night. Offer expires on August 23, 2018. Book your room today, as we expect these to fill quickly.

Staying at Other Hotels in the Area

> Hyatt Place State College
219 West Beaver Avenue
State College, PA 16801

Under Additional Items on the Registration Form, select Hyatt Place Hotel Special Offer for special $99 per night rate. Offer expires on August 24, 2018. Book your room today, as we expect these to fill quickly.

The Hyatt Place in Downtown State College is just one block from the Penn State University campus, only a few steps from dozens of shops and restaurants, and is the site of Wednesday evening’s Client Hang-Out event. Shuttle service to the Penn Stater is available.

Please note: The discounted rate is only available through the Catalyst Registration Form. If you book your room directly through the Hyatt Place Hotel, you will pay a higher rate.


If you prefer to stay at other hotels in the area, there are plenty of choices. Please visit the visitor’s bureau for lodging options. Due to the location of the Penn Stater, a vehicle is recommended if staying at other hotels.

Getting Around Town

The Penn Stater is only 10 minutes from the University Park Airport (SCE). There are rental cars and taxis available. To arrange for free shuttle service to the Penn Stater from the airport, call 800-233-7505 before your flight. Other hotels also provide shuttle service. Downtown State College offers a variety of restaurants and shops, and is just minutes from the Penn Stater. For information on visiting the area, check out the Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau.