What to Wear

Business casual attire is appropriate for the Conference. Comfortable shoes are a must. Bring a jacket or light sweater in case you get cold in the seminar rooms. If attending the Friday Emerald Extravaganza Installation & Awards Gala, note green is suggested. After 5 or cocktail attire is appropriate for women and business dress is appropriate for men.

Get the credit you deserve

Attending conference seminars helps professional designates (CAM, CAMT, CAPS, NALP, CAS) earn needed continuing education credits. One instructional hour of CE credit is given for each 50 minutes of scheduled seminar time attended. All seminars are conveniently located in the George R. Brown Convention Center.

Hotel/Travel/Parking Information

We encourage you to make your travel plans early. Flights in particular should be booked early.

You will be prompted to make a hotel reservation after you register online for Conference.
You will not be able to make a hotel reservation without being registered for Conference.

Hotel information
Hotel reservations can be made starting mid-January 2019. After you’ve registered online for Conference, you’ll be prompted to reserve your hotel room and given options. Reservations must be made by March 19 to qualify for these special discounted rates. Make your reservations as soon as you register for Conference! TAA room blocks may sell out before then.

Hilton Americas Houston Hotel, 1600 Lamar St.
$255 plus tax, single/double/triple/quad

Marriott Marquis, 1777 Walker St.
$269 plus tax, single/double
$289 plus tax, triple/quad

Parking & Directions 
There is plenty of parking available around the George R. Brown Convention Center.  Directions to the city and information on securing a parking spot are available here.


All substitutions and name changes must be received in writing by 11:59 p.m. April 2, 2019 and are subject to a $10 substitution fee. Substitution requests must be accompanied by an email/letter from the original registrant. After April 2, 2019, all changes must be processed onsite in Houston and are subject to the $10 fee per name change.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations received by February 28, 2019 will receive a refund minus a $50 cancellation fee. Cancellations after February 28, 2019 must be received by 11:59 p.m. on April 2, 2019 and will receive a 50 percent refund. NO REFUNDS will be given after April 2, 2019. All requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to TAA Registration at taa@mci-group.com.