Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Conference Lodging

The Writing Forward Progress Conference will be held at the beautiful Northern Hotel in downtown Billings, MT.

The address is 19 North Broadway.

There are rooms available with a single king bed for $122 per night, or two queens for $142 per night (plus taxes on each). Be sure to ask for this SCBWI group rate. The Northern offers complimentary valet parking for hotel guests in the Empire Garage adjacent to the hotel. Click below for more details about our venue, and to book your room.


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You are more than welcome to stay at a different hotel (there are several others within walking distance), campground, friend's house, cousin's camper, or anywhere that suits your fancy. Even if you stay elsewhere to sleep, join us at The Northern for all the activities of the conference!