- Winston-Salem is served primarily by the Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro, NC. Commercial airlines serving the Piedmont Triad Airport include American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines, USAirways and Allegiant Air.
- Taxis and rental cars are available, and express shuttle service is operated by PART from the PTI Airport to each major city in the Piedmont Triad, although the shuttle may not be the most efficient mode of transportation. The fare for PART is $2.40 for adults and transfers are free. You can visit www.visitwinstonsalem.com or the WFU Visitors’ Center for more information on cabs, limousine services, shuttles and rates.
- Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is approximately a 90-minute drive to Winston-Salem. Information on transportation to Winston-Salem from CLT can be found at the airport website or you may want to check out a company called “Official Shuttle” with transfers to Winston-Salem.
- Raleigh/Durham International Airport (RDU) is also about a 90-minute drive away. Information on transportation to Winston-Salem from RDU can be found at the airport website.
- The Smith Reynolds Airport in Winston-Salem is available to charter and private aircraft as well as some commuter flights.
WISE 2020 will be held at the Benton Convention Center in the heart of Winston-Salem, and conveniently located across from the Marriott Hotel Winston-Salem and the Embassy Suites. Having recently undergone a $20 million reinvention, the Benton (301 W 5th St, Winston-Salem, NC) offers beautiful amenities and is situated near numerous restaurants, performing arts centers, museums, and historic Old Salem.
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“The WISE conference is an excellent training opportunity for faculty and onsite directors who want to infuse their study abroad programs with activities and experiences that engage students deeply with culture. Participants leave the conference with strong theory about the importance of intercultural competency and greater knowledge about how to make it happen.” Amanda Kelso, , Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Executive Director, Global Education Office for Undergraduates, Duke University | WISE Participant