Travel and Discounts

CONFERENCE LOCATION

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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HOTEL DISCOUNTS

Please book your hotel room with one of the following properties, as it helps the Conference to secure future dates. Be sure to mention to the reservations agent that you’re booking with the Texas Conference for Women, or use one of the links below. 

Embassy Suites 
300 S Congress Ave | Austin
$219/ night
Click HERE to book
Cut off- date: Oct 9th

Residence Inn
300 E 4th St | Austin
$209/ night
Click HERE to book
Cut off- date: Oct 9th

Hyatt Place
211 East 3rd St. | Austin
$209/ night
Click HERE to book
Cut off- date: Oct 9th

Four Seasons
98 San Jacinto Blvd. | Austin
$355/ night
Call 512-685-8100 to book
Cut off- date: Oct 9th

 plan-ahead

PARKING

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 http://www.austinconventioncenter.com/directions/directions.htm.

> 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 $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.

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

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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