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Celebrating 50 years

6 -9 MAY 2019    ///    NRG PARK    ///    HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA

Travel and Hotels

Travel and Hotels

Reserve Accommodations at an Official OTC Hotel

When booking hotel arrangements, you have many options, but some can be time consuming and the benefits don’t always pay off. Save time and benefit from additional services when you book through OTC’s housing provider, Experient.

To reserve a hotel room through Experient:ExperientOfficialHousingProvider
1. Choose a hotel from the official list below
2. Be prepared to put down a credit card guarantee/one night’s deposit
3. Through the registration process, make a hotel reservation online.

Hotel Cancellation Policy
Hotel cancellation policies vary.  Please refer to your individual hotel confirmation for specific cancellation policy. Remaining hotel room reservations can be canceled with no penalty until 1800 hours (ET), 12 April 2019. After this time, hotels will charge a non-refundable 1-night room and tax deposit on all current reservations. If you reserve your hotel after 12 April, the non-refundable 1-night room and tax deposit will be charged as soon as the reservation is received by the hotel.

Failure to check in on your scheduled day of arrival (no-show), will result in forfeiture of your deposit and your room will be released by the hotel.

Note: Experient is the official housing and travel coordinator for OTC. No other hotel/housing provider is authorized to contact you on behalf of OTC. We will vigorously pursue these other companies to prevent unauthorized contact

View Official OTC Hotel Options



View complimentary shuttle bus route and boarding information

Hotel Name   

Singe/Double Rate Distance from NRG Park Bus Route Number
Hilton Houston North
USD 139     23 miles 8

Houston Marriott North

USD 139 23 miles  Greenspoint Park and Ride
Hyatt Regency Houston Intercontinental
USD 199 23 miles 8
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown
USD 264 6 miles 5
Doubletree Downtown Houston 
USD 236 8 miles 5
Embassy Suites Downtown
USD 264 7 miles 6
Four Seasons 
USD 365 8 miles 6
Hilton Americas
USD 304 7 miles 6
Hyatt Regency Downtown
USD 257 8 miles 5
JW Marriott Houston Downtown
USD 329 9 miles 6
Magnolia Hotel 
USD 285 7 miles 6
Marriott Marquis Houston 
USD 299 8 miles 6
Residence Inn Downtown 
USD 274 6 miles 5
Springhill Suites Downtown 
USD 269 6 miles 5
Westin Houston Downtown
USD 279 8 miles 6
Whitehall Houston
USD 237 7 miles 5
Doubletree Suites by Hilton 
USD 308 7 miles 2
Embassy Suites Galleria
USD 269 8 miles 2
Hilton Houston Post Oak 
USD 280 8 miles 3
Hotel Derek
USD 299 8 miles 2
Hotel Indigo 
USD 297 8 miles 2
Houston Marriott West Loop by the Galleria 
USD 287 8 miles 3
Hyatt Place Houston Galleria 
USD 329 8 miles 2
Hyatt Regency Houston Galleria 
USD 329 8 miles 2
JW Marriott Houston Galleria 
USD 329 8 miles 2

Omni Houston Galleria Hotel

USD 299 9 miles 3
Sheraton Suites Near the Galleria
USD 309 9 miles 3
The Royal Sonesta 
USD 289 8 miles 3
Westin Galleria Houston 
USD 308 8 miles 2

Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks 

USD 259 4 miles 7
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Houston-Greenway Plaza 
USD 275 4 miles 7
Four Points by Sheraton Greenway Plaza 
USD 179 4 miles 7
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Hobby Airport
USD 189 12 miles  
Hotel Zaza
USD 329 3 miles 4
Houston Marriott Medical Center 
USD 329 2 miles 4
Intercontinental Houston Medical Center


USD 319     2 miles 4

Residence Inn by Marriott

USD 309 2 miles 1

Wyndham Medical Center 

USD 249 2 miles 4

Holiday Inn Express 

USD 215                    2 miles 1
Crowne Plaza Houston NRG Park 
USD 277 .5 miles 1
Holiday Inn NRG (4-night minimum)
USD 429 .5 miles Walking Distance, No Service
Springhill Suites NRG Park 
USD 309 .5 miles 1


Exclusive Discounts in Houston for OTC Attendees

Exclusive Discounts in Houston for OTC Attendees

With Visit Houston’s Show Your Badge program, it’s never been easier to tap into exclusive savings and discounts for conference attendees, allowing you to get the most out of our city while you’re here!

From top-rated restaurants to legendary bars, discount offers are delivered directly to your phone via text and email – no apps to download. Details about the venues, their location and hours of operation will make it easy for you to enjoy the best of Houston’s culinary scene.

Redeem your deals and discounts by simply presenting the digital coupon to your server. For details, visit


Take METRORail to NRG Park to avoid on-site traffic. METRO offers convenientPark, Ride Houston Metro Park & Ride services from locations throughout the city.

From the Fannin South Park & Ride, hop on the train and ride to the next stop. Then you’re at NRG Park Station – your destination for OTC! Trains run every six minutes. View directions. View directions.

Click here for more information and to start saving.

Advantage Car Rental Discount

Advantage is the official OTC 2019 car rental companyAdvantage Rent A Car OTC and offers a 15% discount to attendees.

Book online and enter the promo code CD050D5285 to receive your discount.

4-Day Parking Pass Option to Attendees 

New to OTC attendees!

A 4-day unlimited in and out attendee parking pass can be purchased onsite during early registration at NRG Park for USD 60. Passes can be purchased in Hall E of the NRG Center at the NRG Park desk 29 April–4 May 2019 from 0800 –1700 hours. Exhibitors still pick up their passes at the service center.

To purchase your 4-day parking pass prior to getting onsite, please e-mail NRG Park Exhibitor Services
Any attendees unable to pick up during early registration (29 April–4 May), must contact NRG Park Exhibitor Services for more information on purchasing a prepaid pass. 

NRG Park Parking

NRG Park Parking

***Parking is cash only***

If you decide to park at NRG Park, please allow plenty of time for the extra traffic around the area during OTC. Nearby parking fills up quickly. After midmorning, consider exiting on South Main and park in the yellow or green lot. A complimentary tram service is available to take you to the OTC entrance.

The parking fee is USD 12 per entry. Vehicles with permits may leave and return between 0600–1900 hours, Monday–Thursday, but not overnight.

Exhibitors prepaid parking is USD 15 per show day. Passes allows in/out privileges during move-in, show and move-out days.  Exhibitor parking must be purchased through the NRG Park website.  

In addition, NRG Park currently allows Uber to pick up and drop off in the Teal Lot near the Methodist Training Center bubble.  

Handicap Parking
NRG Park has ample handicap parking spaces located in the following lots: Red Lot 4; Orange Lot 10; and Blue Lot 16.

Driving Directions to NRG Park
NRG Park is located within the inner loop of the southern portion of Interstate Loop 610 between Kirby Drive and Fannin Street. 

From the North or Bush (IAH) Airport

  • Take Hwy. 59 (south) to Hwy. 288 (south)
  • Take Hwy. 288 (south) and exit Old Spanish Trail or Holly Hall; turn right
  • Turn left on Fannin or Kirby (if taking Old Spanish Trail)

From the South or Hobby (HOU) Airport

  • Take I-45 (north) to 610 (west)
  • Take 610 (west) to Kirby exit; turn right

From the East

  • Take I-10 (west) to 610 (south)
  • Take 610 (south) to Kirby exit; turn right

From the West

  • Take I-10 (east) to 610 (south)
  • Take 610 (south) to South Main exit; turn left
  • Turn right on Westridge or Murworth

Visa Information for International Attendees

Review our visa information when planning your travel to OTC. You can automatically generate an invitation letter to assist with your visa application. Please allow additional time upon arrival in Houston for any necessary passport control procedures.

  • "For 50 years, OTC has encouraged scientists and engineers to develop innovative technologies that have unleashed the potential of offshore energy sources needed for global growth and progress."
    —Patrick Pouyanné
    Chairman and CEO, Total
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    —Paul Jones
    Spotlight Award Committee Chair