US Conference 2023

Local Attractions

The 2023 Annual Conference will be held at the Sheraton Crown Center, located in Kansas City, MO. The Sheraton Crown Center is centrally located near many different attractions, all within a short distance of the venue!


Nearby Restaurants

There are quite a few restaurants near the Sheraton Crown Center! Some of these restaurants are very popular; we suggest using a service like OpenTable to book your spots in advance.

Jack Stack Barbecue - Freight House

Jack Stack Barbecue originated in Kansas City in 1957 and has an extensive menu that includes Certified Angus Beef steaks, award-winning lamb ribs and delicious side dishes. Click here to make a reservation.

Conductor Club

The Conductor Club is located on the third floor of historic Union Station and serves unique cocktails and light fare. If you're looking for a casual place to grab a drink and a snack, this is a great choice! Click here to make a reservation.

Pierpont's at Union Station

Named for railroad baron J.P. (Pierpont) Morgan, Pierpont's serves aged prime steaks and fresh seafood. They also have an extensive wine list to compliment any meal. Great if you're looking for a good meal in a historic location! Click here to make a reservation.

La Bodega

La Bodega serves a full menu of tapas ranging from Pan Plano Con Salmon Ahumado (smoked salmon, goat cheese, capers, cucumber and chives) all the way to Costillas Cortas (chipotle-apricot braised short ribs, roasted peppers and fresh mint). There are also gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options available! Click here to make a reservation. 

Blue Bird Bistro

Blue Bird Bistro offers to-go and curbside pickup and has a number of gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan dishes available. They source from local markets and are open 7 days per week. Click here to make a reservation.

Nearby Attractions

SEA LIFE Kansas City

Check out Kansas City's only underwater tunnel and more than 11 exhibits featuring rescued sea turtles (and about 5,000 other creatures). You can purchase an admission ticket for around $20, or if you're feeling adventurous, you can buy a combo ticket to take in SEA LIFE and LEGOLAND Discovery Center! Click here to learn more.

Crazy Little Women Tour

Check out Kansas City and learn the "Her-story" of the area with Moonbeam and Valencia! On this tour, you'll hear all about the "crazy little women" that made Kansas City great. You can learn more about this tour here

KC Fountains

There are over 200 fountainss cattered throughout the metro, large and small, artistically intricate and cleverly simple. Of the 200-plus registered fountains, 48 are publicly owned. You can learn more about some of the most famous fountains right here. 

Museum of Illusions

Want to try something different? The Museum of Illusions is close to the Crown Center and offers an intriguing visual, sensory and educational experience that you won't forget. Learn more about the Museum of Illusions here.



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