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The SVM 31st Annual Scientific Sessions will be held at the Grand Hyatt Denver in Denver, Colorado, where SVM has negotiated a discounted room rate of $245 per night for single, double, triple, and quad room occupancy.  Rooms and rates are based on availability and are subject to state and local fees/taxes (currently 15.75 percent).  Be sure to make reservations by Monday, May 11, 2020, afterwards, the discounted room rates may not apply. 

To reserve a room at the discounted rate, call the Grand Hyatt Denver at +1-800-233-1234 and identify yourself as a SVM attendee. 

Or click here to make your reservation online!

All reservations require a first night room deposit, or guests can guarantee reservations with a major credit card.  Your credit card will not be charged prior to arrival.  Make any necessary cancellations at least 72 hours before the scheduled date of arrival to avoid a cancellation charge.  Discounted room rates are available three days before and three days after the meeting dates, based on availability.  Hotel check-in is at 3:00 pm and check-out is at 12:00 p.m. 

Host Hotel

Grand Hyatt Denver
1750 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80202 USA
Reservation Phone: +1-303-295-1234

Air and Ground Transportation

​Delta Airlines
Delta Air Lines is offering special discounted airfares for both Domestic and International travel. Discounts vary, depending on the class of ticket purchased, up to 10% off the fare for domestic travel.
To take advantage of the discount visit www.delta.com, click advanced search, and enter the code NMTVL in the Meeting Event Code Box. 

Denver International Airport (DEN) is approximately 25 miles from the Grand Hyatt Denver.  The estimated taxi fare is approximately $57 (one way).  Taxicabs pick-up and drop-off at the airport from Jeppesen Terminal, Level 5, Island 1 outside Doors 505, 507, and 511 (Terminal East) and Doors 506, 510, and 512 (Terminal West). 

Other Transportation


Denver International Airport: 25 miles
Union Station: 1 mile

Light Rail Service/RTD – Stops at most corners in the city, including Sports Authority Field at Broncos Stadium at Mile High Stadium, Pepsi Center / Six Flags / Elitch Gardens, Union Station - Lower Downtown (LoDo)/Coors Field/16th Street Mall.

Denver Airport Rail – Travelers can use the A Line rail service from Denver International Airport to LoDo's (lower downtown) Union Station and back, courtesy of Regional Transportation District (RTD). The Denver airport rail has six stops along the way and takes approximately 37 minutes at a cost of $10.50 each way.

SuperShuttle is a paid service available for transport to and from the hotel.  The fee to ride to or from the hotel is $22 (one way) and the service is available 24 hours per day.  Reservations are not required for travel to the hotel, though guests are advised to call at least 24 hours in advance when traveling to the airport.  For more information or to make a reservation, call +1-800-258-3826 or click here to visit the SuperShuttle website.

Hotel Restaurants


Take the gourmet to-go with a selection of fresh sandwiches and chef-made salads pre-prepped in our downtown Denver market. Eat deliciously while on deadline with a menu of carefully-crafted and packaged fare featuring locally-sourced ingredients. Pre-order or pickup meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner before heading out to make headlines in downtown Denver.


6:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m., daily


Make headlines at this contemporary newsroom-themed restaurant in downtown Denver. Wake up with New American classics a la carte or buffet style and lunch dishes featuring fresh regional ingredients and cage-free eggs. Share appetizers and small plates around communal tables or break a story over inventive desserts. Have an exclusive? Get your team together for scoops and private dining in our extensive space that can be configured to meet your needs. The restaurant is located on the ground floor of the hotel, where our lobby was once home to one of Denver’s oldest newspapers.


Sunday through Thursday, 6:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
Friday through Saturday, 6:00–12:00 a.m.
Breakfast Buffet daily at 6:00 a.m.


Spread the news over expertly crafted cocktails and happy hour menu selections at our concept bar in downtown Denver. Take a seat at the industrial-chic bar for elevated pub fare and inventive drinks like the Tabloid or bourbon- and absinthe-infused Local Edition. Catch up over decadent desserts and newsworthy non-alcoholic drinks like the nitro cold brew-based Jargon. Choose from a selection of ales and lagers brewed in Denver and Boulder.

Social Hour: 3:00–6:00 p.m.

Firside | The Bar

A signature of this dramatic lobby is Fireside The Bar.  Here guests can relax with their favorite cocktail or enjoy an innovative new one made with the freshest ingredients.  Order a Martini, the bartender’s personal pick of the day, a Colorado well drink or a local microbrew.  Select from an array of appetizers.   Linear stacked fireplaces and dark wood panels overhead envelop the space making this an inviting retreat.


Open daily from 4:00 PM

Car Rental

Avis is the official car rental service for the SVM 2020 Annual Meeting.  For details call 1-800-331-1600 and indicate AWD number D340792 to receive special pricing.  An advance reservation is recommended.  For online reservations, click here


On-property self-parking is complimentary. Valet parking is available at $46/Overnight; $23/0-4 house or $28/ 4-8 hours.


Hi-speed internet access in guest rooms is complimentary.

Indoor Pool
Take a dip in our indoor pool, located adjacent to the StayFit™ gym. This large and inviting area is surrounded by a spacious deck filled with comfortable chairs, tables, and potted plants, creating a tropical oasis in the midst of the city. Sun lovers can step outside to the rooftop lounge area to recline on a chaise while enjoying the city views.

Hours 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Daily

Fitness Center

Introducing downtown Denver’s only rooftop fitness facility. Overlooking the Mile High City, this 4th floor “mini-resort” is free to Grand Hyatt Denver guests and includes:

Tennis court
Running/walking track
Fitness stations
Sundeck and shuffle board

Adjoining it is an indoor heated pool and 24-hour StayFit™ gym. This fitness center features a variety of state-of-the-art Matrix cardio fitness equipment.

Weather and Attire

The average temperature in Denver in late May can range from a high of 74° Fahrenheit and a low of 46° Fahrenheit.  Attire for the conference is business casual.  Because meeting room temperatures sometimes fluctuate, attendees may wish to bring a light sweater or jacket. 

Foreign Visas

Travelers coming from qualified countries to the United States for tourism or business for 90 days or less may be eligible to visit without a visa.  For more information, visit https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en.html.

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