New Ideas Annual Conference

2017 Travel & Hotel

Conference Hotel

Marriott Marquis Houston

1777 Walker Street, Houston, TX 77010 (map)
(713) 654-1777
Rate: $179 (+taxes) single/double
Room block cut-off date: August 28

The Marriott Marquis block is full, but there is availability at the Hilton Americas (see below).

Overflow Hotel

Hilton Americas-Houston

1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77010 (map)
1-800-236-2905. (Group code 1ID)
Rate: $184 (+taxes) single/double
Room block cut-off date: September 13

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Bus from Austin to Houston (Roundtrip)

The Visit Houston Annual Conference Bus is open for all New Ideas attendees (association staff and suppliers).

The bus will pick up and drop off at the Omni Austin Hotel Southpark (4140 Governors Row Austin, Texas 78744); complimentary parking and light refreshments will be available. On Sunday September 17, the bus will arrive at 7:45 am for a departure at 8:00 am sharp. The bus will leave the conference in Houston on Tuesday September 19 at 12:00 pm and will have an estimated arrival time in Austin of 2:45 pm.

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Getting to Houston


The Marriott Marquis is approximately three (3) hours from Austin and four (4) from Dallas/Fort Worth


Houston is served by two major airports. George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is 20 miles from the hotel and William P Hobby Airport (HOU) is 10 miles from the hotel. 

More information on getting to the Marriott Marquis