Conference Venue

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Host Hotel

Crown Plaza Times Square New York

ICAIF-2020 will be held at the Crown Plaza in Times Square. We have has contracted guest rooms at Conference pricing at the Crown Plaza Times Square Manhattan listed on the link above. Please reserve your accommodations early for the best chance of getting your first choice.


Manhattan street parking regulations are very time sensitive and street parking areas switch from becoming legal to illegal and vice versa during various points in the day, including weekends. The timing and duration of the switches will vary by street. Please find a list of some long stay car parks in the vicinity below.


Visa Information

Type of visa required

For conferences the State Department requires either a B-1 or B-2 US visa in order for individuals to be able to travel to the United States. This visa gives you permission to stay in the US up to 6 months

Application process and documents required

Applying for a B-1 or B-2 US visa may differ based on the consulate or US Embassy you will be applying in. Further information is also available on Department of State’s website. Please use the website to obtain the Application Form and the Instruction Guide.

A Letter of Invitation from ICAIF  will be available after your registration.

Processing times for visa applications may vary depending on the visa office and the time of the year. Participants are encouraged to apply approximately 12 weeks in advance of their departure date to ensure they receive the visa in time. We recommend you check the processing time for your country to ensure you leave sufficient time for your application to be processed.