2014 Retail & Health Innovation Challenge – Wake Forest University

Travel, Lodging, and Logistics - 2014 Retail & Health Innovation Challenge - Wake Forest University

2014 Retail & Health Innovation Challenge – Wake Forest University

Travel, Lodging, and Logistics

Below, please find resources for your travel to-and-from the Wake Forest University campus. Included are driving directions from the area’s three main regional airports – RDU (Raleigh/Durham), GSO (Greensboro), and CLT (Charlotte). Information regarding shuttle service at each of these airports can be found by clicking the hyperlinked websites for each respective airport listed below.

Wake Forest University will be providing hotel accommodations for each participating team, and shuttle service will be available to-and-from these hotels, which are also listed and hyperlinked below.

For additional information, please contact us at retailinnovationchallenge@wfu.edu.

 

Airport Information:

 

Airport Name Airport City Airport Code Travel time to Winston-Salem Ground Transportation (Airport Websites)
Piedmont Triad International Airport Greensboro, NC GSO 30 minutes
(west)
PTI
Charlotte-Douglas International Airport Charlotte, NC CLT 90 minutes
(northeast)
CLT
Raleigh-Durham International Airport Raleigh, NC RDU 90 minutes
(west)
RDU  

 

 

Driving Directions:

From Greensboro’s Piedmont Triad International Airport:

Exit the airport, following signs to I-40 West. I-40 splits into Business 40 and Interstate 40; bear right onto Business 40. In downtown Winston-Salem, exit onto Cherry Street heading north. Cherry Street turns into University Parkway; remain on University Parkway until you see the Wake Forest University entrance on your left. Enter the campus and take your first right onto Carroll Weathers Drive. Farrell Hall is the first building on the left after parking lot W1.

 

From Charlotte, NC:

Take I-77 North to I-40 East to Winston-Salem. I-40 splits into Business 40 and Interstate 40; bear left onto Business 40. Exit at Silas Creek Parkway North towards Wake Forest University. After approximately three miles, bear right to Wake Forest Road. Go straight through the traffic light onto the Wake Forest University campus. At the top of hill, come to a three-way stop and turn left; continue on Wake Forest Road. At the next stop sign, turn left. Then take first left on Carroll Weathers Drive. Farrell Hall is the first building on the left after parking lot W1.

 

From Raleigh, NC / Washington, DC / Richmond, VA:

Take I-95 South to I-85 South to I-40 West (which forks to the right). After Greensboro and PTI Airport, I-40 splits into Business 40 and Interstate 40; bear right onto Business 40. In downtown Winston-Salem, exit onto Cherry Street heading north. Cherry Street turns into University Parkway; remain on University Parkway until you see the Wake Forest University entrance on your left. Enter the campus and take your first right on Carroll Weathers Drive. Farrell Hall is the first building on the left after parking lot W1.

 

Shuttle Services

If your team is looking for shuttle service to and from the airport (CLT, GSO or RDU) we recommend the following services:

Hotel Accommodations:

 The Retail & Innovation Challenge will provide up to 2 hotel rooms per team at the Wingate Inn in Winston Salem. If additional rooms are required you can book them at a discounted rate by letting the Wingate know that you are with the Wake Forest Retail & Health Innovation Challenge.

Wingate Inn
125 South Main Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(336) 714-2800
(Special rate for Wake Forest School of Business visitors*)
4.57 miles (11 minutes)