2021 Venue, Lodging, and Parking

Venue Information

The 2021 Summer Symposium will be held at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy, UT! Registration will be in the north lobby. Park on the north end of the parking lot for the shortest walk. Some notes about the venue:

  • Parking at the venue is free and there is plenty of parking to go around.
  • No outside food or drink is permitted in the venue.
  • Masks must be work inside the venue at all times, even for vaccinated attendees.

Hotel Block Information

This year, Sunstone has secured a group hotel rate at the Hyatt in Sandy, UT from July 28th to August 1st.

The hotel is a 15 minute walk or a 3 minute drive from the Expo Center, and has a free shuttle service to the Expo Center.

Rooms in Sunstone's group block must be reserved by July 14th to secure the following group rate:

  • Studio Suite (1 king bed) $99+tax/night
  • One Bedroom (1 king bed, pull out queen sofa) $109+tax/night

To reserve your room, click the link below, or call 801.304.5700 and give the code G-SES2 to secure the group rate.

Food and Dining

The best part of the symposium? The people! Get together with your favorite Sunstoners over food at some of our favorite local restaurants for lunches and dinners, then join us Saturday night at Crescent Community Park for a taco and enchilada bar picnic and trivia contest! Grab your tickets for Saturday night by clicking here. Click a restaurant name below for Google Maps directions and reviews.

  • Pulp Lifestyle Kitchen: Quick stop for scratch-made fare, from grain bowls to acai bowls, plus smoothies & juices. Vegan Friendly.
  • Slapfish: Chill haunt preparing a seafood-heavy menu of comfort bites like fish tacos & shrimp burritos.
  • Los Cucos Mexican Cafe: Familiar Mexican plates, margaritas & more are offered at this casual, kid-friendly chain.
  • Everest Curry Kitchen: Informal buffet restaurant offering a wide range of traditional Nepalese & Indian dishes.
  • Crown Burgers: Local fast-food chain serving signature pastrami-topped burgers, gyros & other Greek eats.
  • The Philadelphian: No-frills sandwich joint popular for its Philly-style cheesesteaks, plus cold subs & fried sides.
  • Mo' Bettahs: Counter-serve Hawaiian eatery doling out beef, chicken & shrimp dishes, plus sides, amid surf decor.

Open Donation


Please make check donations payable to Sunstone and mail to 343 North 300 West Salt Lake City, UT 84103


  1. Wendy Demandante says:

    Any tips for out-of-town guests without cars who may need some help with rides.

    Where can we post requests for transportation? Any carpooling bulletin boards?

    Of course, we will consider public transporation, uber, and such. We are staying near the Capitol in an AirBnB and like to arrive early to Sunstone and stay late.

    Wendy Demandante

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