When it comes to meetings and conventions, Austin is a city that planners and visitors always agree on. Our state-of-the-art infrastructure, innovative meeting spaces and world-class hotels are nestled in the center, and the heart, of the city. Within a few walkable blocks you'll also find the famous Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail, more than 250 live music venues and some of the best margaritas in the country.
If you're looking for a resource to help you plan, look no further than our expert staff. From high-tech conventions to exclusive retreats, they're always ready to help you create a memorable event that's just as authentic as Austin.
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111 Congress Avenue, Suite 700, Austin, TX 78701
Type of Destination Experience:
Capital City, College Town, Historic, Urban
GSF Exhibit Space (Austin Convention Center): 246,097
Meeting Space, Square Feet (JW Marriott Austin): 70,000
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Austin Convention Center): 43,300
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (JW Marriott Austin): 1,012
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 8,500
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Miles to downtown 8
Cities with non-stop flights50
International cities with direct flights6
Geographic Areas Served:
Why Meet in Austin
With 35,000 citywide guest rooms and 8,500 in downtown alone (11,000 rooms by 2018), Austin has the capacity to host any size event - from intimate corporate gatherings to large association conferences. Plus, downtown has hundreds of easily accessible restaurants and one of the most technologically advanced convention centers in the nation. Many hotels are within walking distance of the Austin Convention Center.
And when the work is done, your meeting attendees will enjoy our safe and walkable downtown, with distinct entertainment districts just steps from the convention center. Need more persuasion?
Stay downtown and you’ll be just steps from our state-of-the-art convention center. It provides exhibitors with 246,000 square feet of column-free space. And it can host up to 7,000 wireless computers at once.
Quick and Convenient Access
• Austin-Bergstrom International Airport - "Best Domestic Airport Worldwide"
• One of the newest airports in the country
• ABIA located 15 minutes from downtown
• Serves more than 50 nonstop and 80 direct destinations
• Service from 6 international destinations including London, Frankfurt, Guadalajara, Cancun, Mexico City and Toronto