Travel Details

Here is where things are happening:

Austin Game Conference Keynotes and Sessions
September 21-22, 2016, take place at Austin Convention Center 4th floor north end. The street address for the Convention Center is 500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701 (link opens a new tab to Google Maps.) But please note: AGC is at the north end of the convention center, at the corner of 4th street and Trinity Street. See floorplan below.

Intel Game Developer Showcase, AGC Pre-Show Party and Early Badge Pick-Up
Tuesday, September 20th, starting at 5pm, takes place at Brazos Hall located at 204 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701 (link opens a new tab to Google Maps.)

Electronic Arts Opening Night Party
Wednesday, September 21st,
6:30pm – 9:30pm, takes place at Buffalo Billiards, located at 201 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701 (link opens a new tab to Google Maps.)

Lunch Options

Attendees are on their own for lunch. Lunch on both days is from 11:30 to 1pm, plenty of time to get out of the convention center and enjoy original Austin cuisine. Here is a Google Map view of restaurants near the Austin Convention Center. Also, check out this article: 17 Terrific Lunch Options in Downtown Austin. When you’re looking at these maps, keep in mind the convention center is at the corner of 4th Street an Trinity. Finally, a coffee and concession stand is available in the Exhibit Area in Ballroom D, if you do not wish to leave the building.

AGC Convention Center Map

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Hotel Details

Austin Game Conference has partnered with the following hotels to provide group rates for AGC attendees:

The Marriott Austin Downtown/Convention Center
Location: 300 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701
Rates: $239.00 nightly rate +Taxes & Fees
The Marriott is right across the street from the back side of Convention Center (4th and Trinity St) where AGC takes place. Reservations will be available at the group rate until Tuesday, August 30, 2016.  Any reservations after this date may be made based on total hotel availability and the daily rate. Attendees who book here receive discounted $21 Overnight self-parking, valid over program dates, Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet in Champions for up to two (2) guests per room, per day, Complimentary Wireless Internet through Hotel. Book your room here

Holiday Inn Lady Bird Lake
20 North Ih-35, Austin, TX 78701
Rates: $158.00 +Taxes & Fees
The Holiday Inn is 1 mile (20 minute walk) from the Austin Convention Center (4th and Trinity St) where AGC takes place. Complimentary shuttle to/from the Austin convention center and Downtown Austin is based on availability, and attendees will need to request shuttle at check in. Attendees can book online or call Hotel reservations department at 1-888-615-0509 and identify the group as Austin Game Conference to receive the agreed group rates. All reservations should be made by 9/06/2016.  After this date we will release the remainder of your guest room block.  Additional reservation requests will be honored on a space and rate available basis. Book your room here.