Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Conference Hotel

Conference Hotel: Embassy Suites

10601 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, Kansas


Our official conference hotel is the Embassy Suites, located at Metcalf Road and I-435 in Overland Park, approximately 10 minutes driving time from the Saturday conference at the KU Edwards Campus. All Friday evening critiques will be held at the hotel.

To reserve a room in the Kansas / Missouri SCBWI block, call the hotel directly at 913-649-7060 and ask for the SCBWI Kansas / Missouri room rate and block – using the conference dates and the group code “SCW”. The nightly group rate is $127 plus sales tax and a hotel occupancy tax. Full breakfast and a complimentary evening reception are included in the SCBWI room rate along with free internet in your room. Weekend breakfast hours are 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.

For more information, see the hotel website:

For a list of restaurants located near the hotel, visit: