The Sheraton


Monarch Place, Springfield, MA 01144​


Group rate | $109/night | deadline for group rate is February 11, 2017

Click here for group discount



The Marriott


2 Boland Way, Springfield, MA 01115


Group rate | $125/night | deadline for group rate is February 11, 2017

Click here for group discount



WIIC Location

and Accomodations



Each class will be held from

9am to 5pm at:


Wake Forest University Charlotte Center

200 North College Street #150

Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

Lunch and beverage breaks are included



 For accommodations, please contact:

Holiday Inn - Charlotte Center City

 Please use the group code: WFU

Deadline for group rate is 2/5/16

WIIC Registration

UMass Center at Springfield


1500 Main St., Springfield, MA 01103



    Springfield is located 20 miles from Bradley International Airport (BDL)


  • Driving from Airport - around 25 minutes
    • Continue to Schoephoester Road
    • Take I-91 North to East Columbus Avenue in Springfield (roughly 19 miles)
    • Take exit 6 from I-91 N
    • Continue on East Columbus Avenue until 


  • Public Transportation - around 2.5 hours
    • From Terminal A, you'll take the 30-Bradley Flyer into downtown Hartford and then board a transfer
    • Visit CTTransit to plan your trip
      • 1-day pass: $3.00
      • 3-day pass: $7.50
      • 5-day pass: $12.00


  • Amtrak to Springfield, MA (SPG)
    • Station Building Address: 66 Lyman St. Springfield, MA 01103
    • Visit Amtrak to plan your trip


  • Bus - Peter Pan Bus Lines
    • Serves the Northeast corridor of the United States
    • Visit Peter Pan Bus to plan your trip



UMass Springfield Center will be providing reduced rate parking passes for WIIC participants. All day passes will only be $5.

WIIC Location & Accommodations

The 2017 Winter Institute for Intercultural Communication ​is taking place in Springfield, Massachusetts. Known as Hoop City, the City of Homes, and The City of Firsts, Springfield is situated 90 miles from Boston, 122 miles from Plymouth, & 140 miles from New  York City.


The Intercultural Communication Institute 

Intercultural Communication Institute

 8835 SW Canyon Lane, Suite 238 

Portland, OR 97225 

Phone: 503-297-4622