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The Conference will be held at:

  

 

 

A few workshops will be conducted at:

 

Galveston Island Convention Center
5600 Seawall Blvd.
Galveston, Texas 77551

 

Hilton Galveston Island Resort

5400 Seawall Blvd.

Galveston, Texas 77551

 

* Note: The Hilton is next door to the Convention Center.


Conference Registration and Check-In opens Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 7:00 am on the first floor of our beautiful, beachfront meeting facility--the Galveston Island Convention Center. The Exhibit Hall opens at 7:30 am and Pre-Conference Sessions begin at 8:00 am.

 

The host hotels are also located on Seawall Blvd. and are within walking distance to the convention center. (The San Luis Resort, the farthest at two blocks away, offers complimentary shuttle service.)

 

TraNsportation Options

Flying

If you fly to Conference, we recommend Houston Hobby (closest) or Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Hobby Airport is approximately 40 miles from the island and George Bush Airport, 70 miles.

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Ground Transportation

Driving Directions to the convention center

From Downtown Houston

Take Interstate 45 South to Galveston. Take the 61st Street exit and turn right (south). Stay on 61st Street to Seawall Boulevard. Turn left (east) at Seawall Boulevard. The Galveston Island Convention Center is located at 56th Street and Seawall Boulevard on the left (north) side.

 

From Hobby Airport

Begin at William P Hobby Airport, take Lockheed Ave and go North for 0.2 miles. Turn left on Convair St and go West for 200 feet. Turn right on Telephone Rd, TX-35 and go North for 0.3 miles. Turn right on Airport Blvd and go East for 2.4 miles. Turn right on Gulf Fwy and go Southeast for 0.6 miles. Continue on ramp at sign reading "I-45 S" and go Southeast for 0.3 miles. Continue on I-45 and go Southeast for 35 miles to Galveston Island. Once on island, exit 61 Street and turn right for 1.7 miles, left on Seawall Boulevard for .03 miles โ€“ Convention Center on left.

From George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Begin at George Bush Intercontinental Airport on Terminal Rd S and go East for 0.6 miles. Bear left and go Southeast for 300 feet. Turn left on Greens Rd and go East for 2.4 miles. Turn right on Eastex Fwy, US-59, US-59 N and go South for 0.6 miles. Bear left on ramp and go South for 1000 feet. Continue on Eastex Fwy, US-59 and go South for 14 miles. Bear right on ramp at sign reading "I-45 to Galveston / Dallas" and go South for 0.6 miles. Continue on I-45 and go Southeast for 45 miles to Galveston Island. Once on island, exit 61 Street and turn right for 1.7 miles, left on Seawall Boulevard for .03 miles โ€“ Convention Center on left.

 

For customized directions to the Galveston Island Convention Center, click HERE.

 

Parking at the convention center


Parking at the Galveston Island Convention Center is free. A two-story parking garage is located directly below the building with over 700 parking spaces. There are two entrances--one, on 57th street, and another one, in the Hilton parking lot.


Reservations

Need to make hotel reservations for your stay in Galveston?  Click here for more information.



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