Conference Location and Travel

Conference Site

Chapter Leadership Forum will be held at Kean University which is conveniently located in Union County, New Jersey—just 30 minutes from New York City and an hour from Philadelphia. New Jersey Transit serves the campus with a local train stop, and Newark International Airport is a 10-minute drive from the main campus.

Kean University
1000 Morris Ave
Union, NJ 07083

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Crowne Plaza Newark International Airport
901 Spring Street
Elizabeth, NJ  07201

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DBSA and Kean University have arranged for a special hotel rate of $99 (plus tax) at the Crown Plaza. To take advantage of this rate, you will need to book your room by clicking here or by calling the hotel directly and asking for the Kean University rate. 

*As there are a limited number of rooms available at this special rate, we advise that you book your hotel room as early as possible. When booked through the link above, the room is fully refundable provided you cancel by 6pm on the first night of your reserved stay.*


Parking is available at no charge at the Crown Plaza when utilizing this special rate. Free parking is also available at Kean University.

The hotel will run a complimentary shuttle from the Crowne Plaza to Kean University at specific times during both CLF and the DBSA New Jersey conference.

Airport Information

Newark International Airport is located 1 mile from the Crowne Plaza hotel and 2.6 miles from Kean University. The Crown Plaza offers a 24 hour complimentary shuttle to and from Newark International Airport.

LaGuardia Airport is located 22 miles from the Crowne Plaza hotel and 36 miles from Kean University.