Travel and Discounts

Conference Location

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02210

Click here for directions
See below for important information about parking.


There will be many more attendees at this year’s conference than there are available parking spots at the Convention Center. 

We strongly encourage carpooling, ride sharing, and mass transit options. Grab a group of friends or colleagues and extend your #MassWomen networking to and from the conference!

Public Transportation is an Excellent Option

The BCEC is easily accessible by Public Transportation. Below is the link to the MBTA Trip Planner, which will show you the most direct ways to get to the BCEC from your location. Additionally, the link to the MBTA Parking Options will show you which train, subway and bus stations have parking.

MBTA Trip Planner

MBTA Parking Options

Download an MBTA-friendly mobile app

Additionally, there are a number of private bus services that will bring you into South Station. Click here to download a list of providers [DOC] including fares, travel times, and websites. All charter drop-off is located on the BCEC’s West Drive.


Uber/Lyft pick-up and drop-off locations can be found at Northwest Level 1 and along D Street (see map).

The MCCA informs taxi drivers and taxicab companies serving the South Boston area prior to this event of the event dates and expected break times. The marquee sign in front of the BCEC will show a message at the break of the event saying “BCEC needs cabs” which can be seen throughout the Seaport District. 

Parking Options:

Parking On-Site

Parking at the BCEC is $17 for self-parking and $30 for valet. Parking on-site is limited; only 1,340 spaces are available for self-parking and another 600 spaces for valet. If you plan to park on site, please plan to arrive early. If you are arriving after 7:00 am, you should plan to go directly to the off-site lots to save time.

Parking Off-Site 

In order to accommodate everyone’s parking needs; additional parking will be available around the South Boston Waterfront area:

Parking Options with Complimentary Shuttle Service to the BCEC:

(Please note that the shuttle service will run the same hours as the BCEC South Lot shuttle: 6am-6pm, or one hour before and one hour after the event hours.)

Parking Options with No Shuttle Service to BCEC:

(Please note: the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority does not own or operate these lots and garages. Please contact the garage directly for information on availability.)

Reserved Parking Options:

Driving to the Massachusetts Conference for Women? We recommend trying SpotHero to reserve a parking spot in advance!

SpotHero is a parking reservation service that helps drivers find and book affordable parking all over the city. New users can get an extra $5 OFF with promo code MAWOMEN16!

Here’s how it works:

  1. Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app or visit the SpotHero BCEC Parking Page.
  2. Find a spot you like and reserve it on-demand.
  3. Use promo code MAWOMEN16 at checkout for $5 OFF!

Note: the following garages are available for Massachusetts Conference for Women attendees:

  • 11 Stillings St. (30 parking spots) – $20 6am – 10pm; 0.4m from BCEC
  • 10 Necco St. (30 parking spots) – $20 any 24 hours; 0.5m from BCEC
  • 17 Farnsworth St. (100 parking spots) – $20 6am – 6pm; 0.5m from BCEC
  • 270 Northern (20 parking spots) – $36.50 7am – 11pm; 0.6m from BCEC
  • 70 Sleeper St. (10 parking spots) – $25 any 10 hours; 0.6m from BCEC
  • Channel Center (100 parking spots) – $15 5am – 12 am; 0.9m from BCEC

NOTE: No shuttle transportation is provided at these locations. Once a location is sold out it simply will not appear when searching for that specific time on the app.


Registration and Coat Check

Registration and bags will be located in the North Lobby on the main level. There will be a coat check available for attendees in the Conference Exhibit Hall, Hall A.

Hotel Discounts

We’ll be announcing hotels available for the 2017 Conference this Summer! Check back for more details once registration opens. 


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