Travel and Discounts

The following is travel information for the 2014 conference, for your reference. Sign up for our email list to be notified when 2015 travel and discount information is available.


Austin Convention Center
500 East Cesar Chavez
Austin, Texas 78701

Click here for comprehensive Convention Center directions, maps, and parking information. Scroll down on this page for additional information about parking.

Area Map with Parking:


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Embassy Suites
300 South Congress Ave. | Austin, TX
Please call: (512) 469-9000
Or reserve online HERE
$169 per night
Cut off for reservations was Friday, Oct 31st

Hyatt Place Austin Downtown
211 East 3rd St. | Austin, TX
Please Call: (512) 476-4440
Or reserve online HERE
$199 per night
Cut off for reservations was Saturday, Oct 11th


Parking for the event is limited and we strongly encourage carpooling, ride sharing, and mass transit options.

The two main options for parking at the Conference are:

> Park at the Austin Convention Center. The Convention Center has two garages, and information on each can be found at The fee for parking in these garages on conference day will be a flat $8 upon exit.

> Park at the Palmer Events Center. Parking and shuttle service will be available at the Palmer Events Center Garage (900 Barton Springs Road). Shuttle service will pick up in the south circle driveway at The Palmer Events Center and run to the Austin Convention Center beginning at 7:00 am and run in a continuous loop until 6:00 pm. Parking fees at Palmer Garage are $7.

Handicapped Access Parking: Individuals with a hang tag can park free at any meter on the street. There are also designated parking spaces on each level of the Austin Convention Center garage.


Ride the Train to the Conference
Capital Metro’s MetroRail service stops directly outside the Austin Convention Center, providing transportation through 32 miles of Austin and the surrounding area. View the MetroRail Schedules and Map to plan your ride.

Download the CapMetro App and Get Going
The CapMetro app allows you to purchase passes for all your public transit needs in Austin conveniently on your smartphone. Visit the app store for your Apple, Android or Windows smartphone or mobile device and be on your way.

Capital Metro phone (route inquiries): (512) 474-1200


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