Hynes Convention Center

Ryan Malloy


The Hynes Convention Center is named after John B. Hynes who was mayor of Boston between 1950 and 1960. The Convention Center is located in Boston’s Back Bay near Beacon Hill. Hynes Convention Center is also known as the Boston Convention Center. This convention center is very large by any measure and can accommodate up to four large events simultaneously.

The Hynes Convention Center is located just 15 minutes from Logan International Airport with direct shuttle access via the Back Bay Logan Express shuttle, which costs just $7.50*.


We have negotiated preferred rates with the following hotels. Please reference “Spark Summit” when calling or use the links below to book your room. The cut-off date for room reservations at the Spark Summit East Group rate is Monday, January 27, 2017.

Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton Street
Boston, MA 02199
+1 (617) 236-2000 (direct)
+1 (800) 325-3535 (reservations only)
Book a room online

Marriott Boston
Copley Place
110 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02116
+1 (617) 236-5800 (direct)
+1 (877) 901-2079 (reservations only)
Book a room online

Air Travel

We have negotiated a discount with United Airlines® to offer a discount on travel to Spark Summit 2017. The discount amount varies based on point of origin (not applicable for Japan). The discount code to use is”ZXMX934337“. You can use this code when booking at or, if in the US, by phone at 800-426-1122 (there is a service fee to book by phone).

Rental Car

Spark Summit attendees are eligible for discounted car rental rates through Hertz®. Click here to make reservations using our group discount; or you can register on using CV#022L4582.


* price subject to change