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plan-aheadAustin 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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We will announce available hotel discounts for the 2018 conference later this Summer! 



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 and rates for each can be found at

> Park at the Palmer Events Center (w/ free shuttle service). Parking and shuttle service will be available at the Palmer Events Center Garage (900 Barton Springs Road). Shuttle service will pick up in the north circle driveway (off of Riverside Drive) at The Palmer Events Center and run to the Austin Convention Center beginning at 6:00 am and run in a continuous loop until 6:00 pm. Parking fees at Palmer Garage are $8.

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.

Reserve your parking in advance and get there on time, stress free!

SpotHero is the nation’s leading parking reservation app to book convenient and affordable parking, whether it’s for an event, commute to work or even airport parking.

To reserve your parking spot for the Texas Conference for Women, visit the Austin Convention Center SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up. You can also use SpotHero to park all over Austin – learn more here.

New to SpotHero? Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app and enter promo code TXWOMEN17 for an extra $5 off parking!

Questions? Give SpotHero a call at (312) 566-7768.



Ride the Train to the Conference
Capital Metro’s MetroRail service stops directly outside the Austin Convention Center (“Downtown Station”), 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 ticket vending machines are now CASH ONLY. To pay with a credit or debit card, download the CapMetro app.

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



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