SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit


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Hotel Information

The 2017 SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit will be held at the Hynes Convention Center.


Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02115

We have reserved guest rooms in three area hotels which are all directly connected to the Hynes Convention Center.

Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton St.
Boston, MA 02199
Room Rate: $295 + 14.45% tax
Reservation Link
Reservations: +1-888-627-7054

The Westin Copley Place, Boston

10 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02116
Room Rate: $315 + 14.45% tax
Reservation Link
Reservations: +1-888-627-7216

Boston Marriott Copley Place
110 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02116
Room Rate: $294 + 14.45% tax
Reservation Link
Reservations: +1-877-901-2079

Rooms will be available at the rates noted above until Sept. 15 or until the block is filled.


Make your reservations early. It is possible our room blocks sell out before the reservation deadline of Sept. 15, 2017. Reservations made after this deadline are subject to space and rate availability. Make your reservations by clicking on the reservation link or contacting the hotel directly. Be sure you mention you are attending the 2017 SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit.

Early Departure Fee

When checking into the hotel you will be asked to confirm your departure date. At this time you may change your departure date without penalty. Any changes in the departure date after that may result in an early checkout fee.

Why Stay at The Sheraton Boston Hotel, The Westin Copley Place or the Boston Marriott Copley Place?

We realize there are many hotel options available and by staying at one of these hotels we offer you the chance to save through the SOA group rate. Staying at one of these hotels also provides the best opportunity to network with your peers and maximizes the quality of your meeting experience.


Confirmation of your hotel reservation is provided by the hotel. If you have not received a confirmation number prior to your departure for Boston, please call the hotel to make sure your reservation is in order. Remember to mention your affiliation with the Society of Actuaries in all hotel communications to ensure the correct handling of your reservation.

Hotel Check-In and Checkout

Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and checkout time is noon. Those arriving early may check their bags with the bell desk in the hotel lobby.

Hotel/Airport Transportation

All three hotels are located just over five miles from Logan International Airport. The airport is accessible via taxi (approximately $35), Boston Back Bay Logan Express shuttle or the MBTA Silver Line “T” (train/bus) access.




Demonstrating the listening, writing and speaking skills required to effectively address diverse technical and nontechnical audiences in both formal and informal settings.

Professional Values

Adhering to standards of professional conduct and practice where all business interactions are based on a foundation of integrity, honesty and impartiality.

External Forces & Industry Knowledge

Identifying and incorporating the implications of economic, social, regulatory, geo-political and business changes into the design and delivery of actuarial solutions.


Initiating, innovating, inspiring, creating or otherwise acting to influence others regardless of level or role toward a common goal.

Relationship Management & Interpersonal Collaboration

Creating mutually beneficial relationships and work processes toward a common goal.

Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving

Applying the actuarial knowledge, skills and judgment required to provide value-added services.

Strategic Insight & Integration

Anticipating trends and strategically aligning actuarial practice with broader organizational business goals.

Results-Oriented Solutions

Providing effective problem solving that addresses relevant interests and needs.