Hotel & Travel Information

Marriott Marquis Houston

The AMSA 100th Annual Education Conference & Expo will be held at the Marriott Marquis Houston, located at 1777 Walker Street, Houston, TX 77010.

The Marriott Marquis Houston is holding a limited number of rooms for conference attendees until February 28, 2019. Rooms may sell out before this date, so make your reservations early. The room rate is starting at $239 per night for single/double occupancy, U.S. funds. This rate does not include taxes (17 percent state and local taxes). Check-in is at 4:00 p.m. and check-out is 12:00 p.m. The special conference group rate will be in effect three days before and after the conference for those arriving early or extending their stay to enjoy the area. To make your reservations, please visit the hotel’s reservations website, or contact the Marriott Marquis Houston at (800) 228-9290 and be sure to mention “AMSA” or the “American Moving and Storage Association 2019 Annual Education Conference & Expo” to get the group rate. Please note: Complimentary internet in guest rooms is available for all attendees with Marriott Rewards Members. Sign up today.

The Marriott Marquis Houston is 20 miles away (25-minute drive) from the George Bush Intercontinental Airport (Airport Code: IAH) and 10 miles (15-minute drive) from the William P. Hobby Airport (Airport Code: HOU). The approximate cost of a taxi from the George Bush Intercontinental airport is $50/one way; $20/one way from the William P. Hobby Airport. Alternative transportation includes SuperShuttle at $20-$25 one way per advanced request. In addition, taxicabs are located nearby, offering efficient service locally and to/from both nearby attractions.

Parking at the hotel is available at the following rates:

  • Off-site parking fee: $8 hourly or $27 daily
  • Valet parking fee: $40 daily or $48 per night
  • Discount airport parking: (enter promo code AMSA and select your dates and home airport. Complimentary shuttle to and from your selected airport is included with all reservations)

Self-parking is available nearby at the Avenida North Garage (near the convention center). Please note: The hotel does NOT offer complimentary shuttle to/from both airports.

The Marriott Marquis Houston is the only authorized hotel providing guest room accommodations for AMSA’s 100th Annual Education Conference & Expo in Houston, Texas. If you receive solicitations from any other vendors identifying themselves as the official AMSA housing representative or partner, they are NOT authorized to sell guest rooms for the event. Please contact Racquel Codling, director of meetings and sales, at (703) 706-4965 immediately. Click here for more information [add link] on avoiding hotel scams.

What to Pack

Business casual dress for education sessions and networking events is encouraged. For Tuesday’s Evening of the Stars awards reception and dinner, business attire or formal attire is strongly encouraged. The temperature range in Houston during late March is in the high 70s (daytime) to the low 60s (nighttime).

United Airlines Discount

United Airlines is the official carrier for AMSA’s 2019 Education Conference & Expo. United offers discounted fares for any United Airlines, Inc. flights, including first class. To take advantage of these discounted fares, make your reservations by calling United Reservations Meetings Desk at (800) 426-1122 or by booking your reservations online via Please note: If you book your reservations by contacting the United Reservations Meetings Desk, you will be charged a $25 per ticket service fee. If you book your reservations online via, you will receive an additional discount without being charged a service fee. Please provide the Z Code and Agreement Code ZFQU845941 to obtain your discount. You or your travel agent should make your airline reservations today as seats may be limited. Mileage plus members receive full credit for all miles flown when attending this conference.

Avis Rental Car Discount

Rent your car with Avis Worldwide Discount and receive up to 25 percent off. Present the AWD # D112759 when you call Avis directly at (800) 331-1600 or visit Avis Discount for the AMSA 100th Annual Education Conference to receive the best possible car rental rates available. The discount is available from seven days before until seven days after the event dates with unlimited free mileage.

Airport Parking Discount

Save up to 20% on airport parking reservations with at over 30 major airports across the U.S. To book, enter promo code AMSA and select your dates and home airport. Complimentary shuttle to and from your selected airport is included with all reservations.