Hotel and Travel

Traveling to Kansas City, MO

This year’s City Summit will be held at the Kansas City Convention Center. Kansas City has recently been recognized by CNBC as the world’s best destination for travel and remote work, emphasizing the rich opportunities to blend business and local culture during your stay. From cutting-edge transportation to dynamic cultural experiences and iconic landmarks, Kansas City, MO has something for everyone.

NLC is committed to the health and safety of our conference attendees, staff, and guests. NLC’s health and safety protocols are based on the laws in the hosting jurisdiction, guidance from the CDC, and any restrictions of the hosting event facility. Please note these protocols are subject to change.


NLC selects a variety of hotels to host our conference attendees. Each hotel is within a short distance of the Kansas City Convention Center. Spend less time searching for where to stay and more time planning your City Summit 2022 experience!

Book now to get the special NLC rates before they’re gone.

Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown
1301 Wyandotte St. | $164
Hilton President Kansas City
1329 Baltimore St. | $239
Hotel Indigo Kansas City Downtown
101 West 11th St. | $179
Hotel Phillips
106 West 12th St. | $205

5 reasons to book your room within NLC’s Official Hotel Block

  1. We monitor rates to ensure that you receive the best price available.
  2. Network outside of conference events when you stay in the same hotels as other attendees. 
  3. Take advantage of flexibility and update your reservation without penalty prior to check-in. 
  4. Know your lodging is secured by booking your hotel now and paying for it later.
  5. Benefit from our partners with outstanding customer service agents waiting to assist you. 

Things to do

Amp up your City Summit experience by exploring Kansas City, MO. There are so many options for fun, food, and more. We have you covered with some recommendations below. And don’t forget to check out our host city for more inspiration on things to do!


Can you really visit Kansas City and not indulge in some of their world-famous barbecue? Didn’t think so. Check out some restaurants and cuisine that you can only find in KC.

Garozzo’s Ristorante $$$

526 Harrison St.
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 221-2455

Joe’s Kansas City Barbecue $$

11950 S. Strang Line Rd.
Olathe, Kansas City, MO 66062
(913) 782-6858 

Mission Taco Joint – East Crossroads

409 E 18th St.
Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
(816) 844-3707  


City Summit will keep you engaged from the moment you arrive. When you have some down time, explore all our host city has to offer. Here are some recommended destinations to get started.

City of Fountains Foundation

Kansas City’s history is reflected in a century of fountain development. First, fountains were established to fill the needs of people and animals and later as beautification, memorials and celebrations.

SEA LIFE Kansas City

Journey to an underwater world at SEA LIFE Kansas City and encounter sea animals that include fish, sharks, rays, sea turtles, and more. Enjoy interactive display habitats and a 180-degree Ocean Tunnel.

J. Rieger & Co.

J. Rieger & Co is Kansas City’s historic distillery producing quality spirits. Their distillery offers daily tours and tastings, a tasting room, 3 unique bar and restaurants on site.

Visit Kansas City!

Make the most of your visit to Kansas City! Plan your visit with the help of Visit KC, the official guide for exploring our host city. Learn more about all you can do in the Heartland.

Get Around

Looking for ways to get around or to Kansas City, MO? We’ve got you covered!