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An Unrivaled Experience Awaits

The city of Austin has a unique way of doing just about everything. From the nearly 200 live music venues – making it the “Live Music Capital of the World” — to the trendy street eats springing up all over town, Austin offers an unparalleled experience that you won’t find anywhere else.

This year, Austin will host the 2015 Innovation Conference at its newest luxury hotel, The JW Marriott Austin. The hotel is centrally located in downtown Austin and within walking distance from some of Texas’ legendary attractions, including live music venues, the Texas State Capitol, Lady Bird Lake and a number of local museums.

It all adds up to an unforgettable conference stay.


Hotel Reservations

The negotiated discount rate at the JW Marriott Austin is $249 per night (single and double occupancy), plus tax.

You can make your hotel reservation while registering for the conference, or by contacting the JW Marriott Austin at 888-236-2427. If you choose to contact the hotel directly, we recommend that you call before August 28, 2015 and mention Digital Insight/NCR to get the special conference rate of $249, plus tax. After August 28, the rate may increase.

You will receive your confirmation number directly from the hotel. If you need to change or cancel your reservation after you receive your confirmation number, please contact the hotel at 888-236-2427.

We recommend that you make your reservation as soon as possible to take advantage of the special rate and secure your accommodations before the Digital Insight/NCR room block becomes fully booked.

Getting around

Car rental

We’ve arranged a special car rental rate through Hertz. To reserve a car using our special meeting rates, please include the Hertz CV number 022Q7552 when making reservations. Reservations can be made by calling Hertz at 1-800-654-2240, locally at 1-405-749-4434, or online at hertz.com.

At the time of reservation, meeting rates will be automatically compared to other Hertz rates and the best rate will apply. This rate is valid at all Austin locations Sept. 28 – Oct. 14, 2015.

Packing tips

Austin is still quite warm in early October, with temperatures in the low to mid 80s and mildly humid during the day. It’s a good idea to wear layers with a jacket, as airplanes and meeting rooms can have temperatures that fluctuate. Check current conditions at accuweather.com.

Many airlines charge to check in one bag, so pack light with carry-on luggage, if possible.


 

 

Transportation

Upon your arrival at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), there will be several options for transportation to the JW Marriot Austin:

Shuttle Service

  • SuperShuttle offers shuttle transportation from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Shuttle transportation is a shared riding service and the pricing is based per person.
    Adult $16 USD for one-way or $32 USD for round-trip travel

Taxi

  • Approximately $32 USD for one-way travel

Town Car and Limousines

  • ExecuCar Town Car Sedan Meet and Greet Service – $65 USD
  • ExecuCar SUV Limousine Service – $85 USD

*Prices are approximate and do not include driver gratuity or additional passenger fees.

Parking

Click here to get driving directions.

  • On-site self-parking is $30 USD daily, plus tax
  • Valet parking is $37 USD daily plus tax, with in/out privileges

Dining and Socializing at the JW Marriott Austin

JW Marriott Austin is home to an array of celebrated downtown Austin restaurants, from authentic Italian dining in an upscale setting at Osteria Pronto, to mouth-watering sidewalk burgers at Burger Bar. The hotel also offers locally grown regional specialties at Corner restaurant, so you can sample the very best of Texas. Enjoy onsite Starbucks for your caffeine fix, socialize at the Lobby Bar or grab a snack and relax at the Rooftop Pool Bar.

Osteria Pronto

If you’re a fan of authentic Pollo Alla Mattone and flavorful pastas alongside a great glass of red or white wine, then you’ll love Osteria Pronto, one of the best downtown Austin Italian restaurants, located at JW Marriott Austin.

Corner Restaurant

Corner is proud to offer exquisite Texas favorites with a modern flair. With an approachable, warm atmosphere, this casual eatery invites you to experience eating Texas cuisine like no other. Regional ingredients and recipes from every corner of Texas are partnered with crafted tequila cocktails and locally sourced beers to bring a modern, up-tempo spirit to the downtown food scene.

Burger Bar

Burger Bar serves up mouth-watering, Texas-sized burgers in a refreshing al fresco setting on Congress, so you can people-watch while chowing down. Using premium locally bred beef and regional ingredients, these burgers in downtown Austin are not just delicious, but memorable. Be sure to try the signature Big Mouth Burger, topped with blistered peppers, jalapeno jam, bacon and zesty cheddar. Order a side of cheese fries and wash it all down with a peanut butter pretzel milkshake.


Austin Activities

An array of exciting Austin, Texas attractions await near JW Marriott Austin. Situated in the center of it all, you will have access to legendary things to do in Austin, including touring the Texas State Capitol, enjoying Lady Bird Lake, visiting local museums and of course, Austin’s famous live-music venues.

Nearby Austin, Texas Attractions:

For more information about Austin, visit the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau website.