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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.

Helpful information about parking in downtown Austin:


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 at the South Circle driveway (off of Barton Springs Road) at the Palmer Events Center and run to the Austin Convention Center beginning at 6:00 am 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!

We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through
SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app.

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.

New to SpotHero? Click here to download the SpotHero app and enter promo
code TXWOMEN18 for an extra 10% off parking!

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



Capital Metro has made significant rail schedule adjustments this year to accommodate increased ridership and special events in the Downtown area, including the Texas Conference for Women on November 9th.

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



Please mention you are booking in the TX Conference for Women block when making your reservations.

Be sure to book early, as these blocks will sell out quickly!

Cut-off date for ALL bookings was October 8, 2018.

Courtyard Inn/ Residence Inn
300 E. 4th St. | Austin, TX
$209 per night
CLICK HERE to book

Embassy Suites
300 S. Congress Ave. | Austin, TX
$239 per night
CLICK HERE to book

700 San Jacinto St. | Austin, TX
$259 per night
Call (512) 476-3700 to book

W Hotel
200 Lavaca St. | Austin, TX
$289 per night
CLICK HERE to book

Four Seasons
98 San Jacinto Blvd. | Austin, TX
$379 per night
CLICK HERE and use CODE 181108TCW to book



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