A Quick Reference Guide to the Austin Convention Center
Austin Convention Center
500 E. Cesar Chavez Street * Austin, TX * 78701
A LEED Gold certified building houses the Austin Convention Center and where a slew of trade shows and conventions including the SXSW Music & Film Festival, the Austin Boat Show and Austin ComicCon take place. Built in 1989, the Austin Convention Center went through a renovation in 1999 to fill a need for a venue that could host larger trade shows and convention. With a total exhibit floor space of 247,052 square feet, the Austin Convention Center now has the capacity for grander shows.
This is a brief overview of the Austin Convention Center.
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Communication infrastructure capable of moving voice, video and data at 1 billion bits a second
Flight Arrival/Departure Board
2nd Street Garage: The 10-story, 1,000-space garage is located at 201 East 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701, 2 blocks west of facility, between Cesar Chavez and 2nd Street. Entrances are on Brazos and San Jacinto streets. Most convenient parking for events scheduled in Exhibit Halls 1, 2 and 3, and meeting rooms 1-10. Clearance is 6’9″.
5th Street Garage: The 5-story, 685-space garage is located at 601 E. 5th Street, Austin, TX 78701, the northeast corner of facility at Red River and 4th Street, with the entrance on 5th Street. Most convenient parking for events scheduled in Exhibit Halls 5, 4 and 3 and Level 4 meeting rooms 11-19. Clearance is 6’11”.
Hotel Van Zandt, a Kimpton Hotel
JW Marriott, Austin
Hampton Inn & Suites, Austin-Downtown/Convention Center
Courtyard Austin Downtown/Convention Center
Hyatt Place Austin Downtown
Have a great show and enjoy Austin!