Hotel & Travel

NOTE: The conference coincides with the second weekend of the 2018 Austin City Limits Music Festival (Friday, October 12 – Sunday, October 14). Please book your conference flights and accommodations early to ensure availability.

You must first register for the conference with NCSHA before you can make a reservation within NCSHA’s room block.

JW Marriott AustinConference Hotel

JW Marriott Austin
110 E 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701
Hotel Website

Room Rate: $279/night

Room Reservation Policy

You must first register for the conference with NCSHA before you can make a hotel reservation within NCSHA’s room block. The registration confirmation letter you receive will include the link you need to make a reservation online at the conference headquarters hotel. Call-in reservations are not available for this conference.

Hotel rooms within NCSHA’s room block are for Annual Conference & Showplace registrants. Once registered, please do not reserve multiple hotel rooms or make reservations in the block for people who are not registered for the conference. NCSHA will review the hotel reservation lists weekly and notify people found holding duplicate reservations or reservations without corresponding registrations. Failure to register within two business days thereafter will result in cancellation of these reservations without further notice.

Austin Sunset

Green Initiatives

NCSHA continues to make strides in incorporating environmental responsibility into its conferences. The JW Marriott Austin is an ally in this effort, as it has implemented many successful green initiatives. Click here for more information.

Getting to Austin

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is located 8 miles from the conference hotel and reached within 30 minutes by car, depending on time of arrival and traffic conditions. Visit for details on parking, amenities, flight status, and more information for Austin-Bergstrom airport.

Ground Transportation
Transportation to and from the JW Marriott Austin is available via taxi, shuttle service, and car rental. Taxi rates range from $30-40 from AUS. Rates vary based on travel time and are subject to change. SuperShuttle offers shuttle service to and from AUS, starting from $11.50 per one way trip and $23.00 for a round trip, depending on your preferred level of service. Pricing is subject to change, reservations can be made here. Save on shared-ride or ExecuCar transfers with the discount code 7DHQG.

Attire and Climate

Business casual attire is appropriate for all conference activities, including the President’s Reception. In October, Austin temperatures typically range from the low 80s during the day to the low 60s at night. Hotel temperatures may vary, so a sweater is recommended.


Contact NCSHA at or 202-624-7710 with housing questions or for assistance.