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Jun

Heading to Houston – Important Information for Attendees

While we’re putting the finishing touches on the Conference, we know you’re preparing for your trip to Houston. Please take a moment to read some important information before you arrive.


TaxiGetting to the Hotel

Shuttle service NOT provided by the Hilton.

Ground transportation is available at both George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), with taxis, private/shared shuttles, and car rental services.

For those with cars, parking at the Hilton is $27/day for self-parking and $40/day for valet service.


NamebadgeRegistration Station

Self-serve registration kiosks make it easy to check in and get your name badge! Once you’re checked in, you’ll receive a conference bag with everything you need. The Registration Station is located on Level Four of the Hilton and will be open at the following times:

  • Thursday, June 20 – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Friday & Saturday, June 21 & 22 – 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sunday, June 23 – 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Please note: The Registration Station will be closed during general sessions.


SmartphoneDownload the ACBSP Conference Guide

Our ACBSP Conference app, powered by Guidebook, is back! Download the free ACBSP Conference mobile guide on iOS or Android to receive instant access to everything you’ll need for this conference at your fingertips. View the conference schedule, speakers, hotel maps, exhibitor & sponsor information, receive important on-site notifications, and engage with fellow attendees on social media!

We strongly encourage you to download the app before you arrive, using your own data connection or WiFi. (If everyone tries to download it at the hotel at the same time, it might take a long time!)

There are two easy ways to download our app:

  • Open this link – http://guidebook.com/g/acbsp2019 –  and enter your phone number. A link to download the app and our guide will be sent via text message.
    • If you don’t automatically see the ACBSP 2019 guide, click the search icon (magnifying glass) and type in ACBSP; Open the one titled “ACBSP Conference 2019.”
  • Or, go to your App Store and search for: Guidebook.
    • Download the app.
    • Open Guidebook and search for: ACBSP Conference 2019.

The app also allows you to create your personal schedule, so you’ll never miss a session you want to attend.


ACBSP T-ShirtShow Us Your ACBSP Pride!

Don’t forget to pack your ACBSP apparel. Sunday is “Show Your ACBSP Pride” Day. If you don’t have anything yet or you want something new, ACBSP has got you covered. The ACBSP Store will have a variety of clothing items for you to choose from. Visit the ACBSP Store on Level Four on Friday and Saturday.


Buy Discounted Tickets to NASA Johnson Space Center

It wouldn’t be a trip to Houston without visiting one of the area’s most iconic attractions: Space Center Houston, the official visitors center and museum of the the Johnson Space Center. Grab the discount code and purchase your tickets online here!


Refund and Cancellation Policy

While we look forward to seeing you in Houston, we know your plans may change. This is a reminder of the refund and cancellation policy:

As a reminder: No refunds will be made for cancellations after June 1, and any amounts owed must be paid. No-shows are not eligible for a refund. Substitutions can be made at any time without penalty. Cancellations can only be made in two ways: by email to conference@acbsp.org or by fax at 913-339-6226.


We’ll see you in Houston next week!