The largest Lucene/Solr conference in the world

October 11-14th, 2016 Boston, MA

The Venue

The conference will be held at the Sheraton Boston, located in the heart of the Back Bay area in downtown Boston.

Where to Stay?

We’ve reserved a block of rooms at the Sheraton Boston for conference attendees. Stay at the Sheraton to avoid having to find transportation and parking, and ensure you make it to sessions on time.

Be sure to book your hotel stay with our negotiated rates here.

Negotiated rates are available on a first come, first serve basis through September 16, 2016.

Sheraton Boston

39 Dalton St, Boston, MA 02199

What to do?

Many local attractions are just steps away from the Sheraton Boston. The hotel is located near several stops of the local subway system, The T. Nearby attractions include:

The Prudential Center – connected to the Sheraton’s 2nd floor The Prudential Center, or "The Pru," is one of the most iconic buildings in Boston. Enjoy a day of retail therapy at the Shops at Prudential Center at the base of the building. Check out the spectacular views from the observatory deck on the 50th floor during the Revolution Conference Party.

Newbury Street—5 min walk from The Sheraton Lined with 19th-century brownstones housing boutiques and restaurants, Newbury Street is one of the most popular shopping destinations in Boston.

Boston Public Library—10 min walk from The Sheraton The Boston Public Library is the second-oldest public library system in the United States. The original building was built in 1895 and features several types of architectural influences. The library also hosts rotating exhibits throughout the year.

Fenway Park—12 min walk from The Sheraton Opened in 1912, Fenway Park is the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball. Catch a home game of the Boston Red Sox, eight-time world champions, and see the famous Green Monster for yourself.

Museum of Fine Arts—17 min walk from The Sheraton The Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) contains more than 450,000 works of art from all over the world. The permanent collection features works by Monet, John Singleton Copley, Manet and more. Rotating exhibits are also held throughout the year.

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Lucene/Solr Revolution is the largest gathering place of Lucene/Solr users, developers, and vendors. Sponsoring Revolution is an ideal opportunity to recruit Lucene/Solr talent and showcase your brand, products, and services to organizations interested in leveraging Lucene/Solr and related technologies to solve their search and big data challenges.

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Salesforce is a trusted cloud platform that helps companies connect with their customers. We run 24x7 systems at massive scale, and give our customers innovative new capabilities with social, mobile and data science apps.

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