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Registration & Housing

Join us at the AMC, June 14-17, 2018

Conference Registration

Conference registration is coming soon! We offer a sliding scale registration rate of $60 - $500 so that the conference can be accessible to as many people as possible. Please support the AMC by giving as generously as possible with your registration contribution. The true expense of the AMC is $150 per person. We will consider the registration amount you pay in excess of $150 as a tax-deductible gift to Allied Media Projects.

The AMC does not offer group rates. Please pay the registration contribution that you can afford for each of your participants.

When you arrive at the conference, make sure to check in at the registration table. AMC Registration is located in the Wayne State Student Center, 2nd Floor (Address: 5221 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202)

Typical Hours of Registration:

  • Thursday 8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sunday 9:00am - 1:00pm

AMC Housing Information

Housing information for AMC2018 is coming soon. In the meantime, we have compiled a list of hotel options, and community housing resources, to help you become familiar with off-campus housing options. See the full list of hotel options below.

There will be shuttle service every 15-30 minutes from all listed hotels to and from daytime and AMC @ Night activities.

The AMC is committed to training/orienting all hotels listed below on best practices for our participants’ safety and comfort. Please contact each hotel directly to make accommodations and special requests. If you have questions or need additional assistance, contact us at

Hotels Available for Booking

St. Regis Hotel

3071 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202
Distance from WSU: 1.1 miles (9 minute drive; 22 minute walk)
Cost per room: $75

This hotel is good for all participants, with accessible rooms, a low deposit required and the closest distance to the conference activities.

Aloft Detroit

1 Park Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
Distance from WSU: 2.2 miles (11 minute drive; 44 minute walk)
Cost per room: $169

This hotel is good for participants who want to stay downtown, in the historic David Whitney Building. The Aloft features new rooms, lots of amenities and space to accommodate additional guests. It's location downtown places it in proximity to dozens of restaurants, bars, coffee shops, etc.

Trumbull and Porter

1331 Trumbull Ave, Detroit, MI 48216
Distance from WSU: 2.5 miles (9 minute drive; 52 minute walk)
Cost per room: $99 -109

This hotel has a mildly “hip" vibe – this is a good hotel for groups and individuals. With no built-in food option, this may not be the best place for families.

Hostel Detroit

2700 Vermont, Detroit, MI 48216
Distance from WSU: 1.8 miles (6 minute drive; 45 minute walk; $7 Lyft/Uber; 25 minute bus)
Cost per dorm bed: $30

This non-profit hostel is a good option for participants who want to stay in a Detroit neighborhood setting, in the shadow of Michigan Central Station, surrounded by green space and urban farms. Hostel Detroit features dorm rooms, private rooms and shared private bathrooms.

Community Housing

Help AMCers find a place to stay! Share your couch-surfing offers and rental availabilities for the week of Allied Media Conference on the AMC2017 Housing and Rideshare Group.