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WINTER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

GBA’s Winter Leadership Conference is an annual meeting where the Board of Directors and members of GBA’s Councils, Committees and Task Forces convene for strategic planning and working sessions. It is an opportunity for our volunteers to complete assignments together for the current fiscal year ending April 30, 2018 and to identify and prioritize actions to focus on for the 2018–2019 fiscal year. All committee/council members are invited to attend. When you register on-line you will provide your requested guest room reservation arrival/departure date so that GBA staff can provide the hotel with a rooming list for your guest room reservation. There is no registration fee to attend the 2018 Winter Leadership Conference. Click Here to Register for the 2018 Winter Leadership Conference

Thursday, January 25, 2018

  • 6:00PM to 8:00PM – Board of Directors Dinner (Board of Directors, Director-nominees, spouses, and staff)

Friday, January 26, 2018

  • 7:30AM to 5:00PM – Board of Directors Meeting (Breakfast and Lunch will be served) (Board of Directors, Director-nominees, and staff)
  • 6:00PM to 8:00PM – Board of Directors Dinner (Board of Directors, Director-nominees, and staff)

Saturday, January 27, 2018

  • 7:30AM to 9:00AM – Board of Directors and Committee/Council Chairs Meeting and Breakfast (Board of Directors, Director-nominees, Committee/Council Chairs, and staff)
  • 9:00AM to 9:45AM – Group Breakfast and Networking (All Conference Attendees not in the Board of Directors and Committee/Council Chairs Meeting)
  • 9:15AM to 9:45AM – Board Liaisons meet with Committee/Council Chairs
  • 9:45AM to 10:15AM – Conference Kick Off and Opening Remarks by Geoprofessional Business Association President and President-Elect. (All Conference Attendees)
  • 10:30AM to 12:00Noon – Committee/Council Meetings – Part I (All Conference Attendees)
  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM – Group Luncheon (All Conference Attendees)
  • 1:00PM to 4:00PM – Committee/Council Meeting – Part II (All Conference Attendees)
  • 4:00PM to 5:00PM – Board of Directors and Committee/Council Chairs Meeting (Board of Directors, Director-nominees, Committee/Council Chairs, and staff)
  • 6:00PM to 8:00PM – Reception (All Conference Attendees)

Grand Hyatt Denver Hotel 1750 Welton Street, Denver, Colorado 80202 Phone: 303-295-1234 | Website: www.granddenver.hyatt.com FYI: There are three Hyatt hotels in downtown Denver. GBA’s Winter Leadership Conference is at the Grand Hyatt Denver Hotel. Please ensure you show up at the correct Hyatt hotel. Please do not call the hotel for room reservations as all room reservations are handled via a rooming list provided by GBA staff to the hotel AFTER committee/council members register for the Winter Leadership Conference via GBA’s online registration process (opening late November 2017).

Accommodations / Reservation Procedures Room reservations are secured via a rooming list provided by GBA after committee/council members register through GBA’s online Winter Leadership Conference registration process (opening in late November 2017). The guest room rate for GBA attendees is $149.00 single/double plus $21.97 (14.75%) tax per night. All participants are required to provide a credit card upon check-in to cover the cost of their room, tax and incidental charges. Limited guest rooms are available for extended stays at the Grand Hyatt Denver Hotel. You must contact Barb via e-mail at barb@geoprofessional.org if you plan to arrive prior to Friday, January 26th or extend your stay after the evening of Saturday, January 27th. Check-in/Check-out Check-in time is 3:00PM; check-out time is 12:00PM. If you plan to arrive earlier than 3:00PM, call the hotel directly (303) 295-1234 on your arrival day and ask the front desk attendant if there are any rooms available allowing you to check in early. Geoprofessional Business Association and the Grand Hyatt Denver Hotel cannot guarantee check-in before 3:00PM. Requests for late check-out on your departure day may be limited and is at the discretion of the Hotel.

Click the link below to view maps of downtown Denver, the greater Denver area, and an interactive map. https://www.denver.org/groups/resources/maps/

Hotel Parking – Grand Hyatt Denver Valet parking charges are: $48 for overnight; $28 for 4 to 8 hours, and $23 for less than 4 hours. Getting There Denver International Airport (DEN) (8500 Pena Blvd., Denver, CO 80249) is 28 miles from the Grand Hyatt Denver Hotel. The approximately travel time is 35 minutes by car depending on time of day and traffic. http://www.flydenver.com/ The Best Way to get from the Denver International Airport to the Grand Hyatt Denver Hotel Denver International Airport (DEN) now has a direct rail connection from downtown to the airport. The Regional Transportation District’s (RTD) University of Colorado A Line offers convenient access and reliable transportation to and from the airport.

  • Airport rail station is located underneath the Westin Denver International Airport Hotel.
  • Distance: 23 miles of track from Denver International Airport to the downtown Denver Union Station
  • Travel Time: 37 minutes
  • Frequency:
    • Peak Hours: 4:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. – every 15 minutes
    • Non-Peak Hours: 3:15 a.m. to 4:15 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. – every 30 minutes.
  • Fare: $9.00 each way between the Denver International Airport and Union Station.
    • From Union Station – walk 3 blocks to 16th Street and take the free 16th Street Mall Shuttle to Welton Street, then walk 2 blocks to the hotel or take Uber, Lyft or a Taxi from Union Station to the Grand Hyatt Denver Hotel (approximate taxi cost $8.00)

At a cost of $9.00 each way, travelers can use the rail service, known as the A Line, to get from the airport to Denver Union Station and vice versa courtesy of the Regional Transportation District (RTD), metro Denver’s public transit provider. The A Line whisks travelers to the heart of downtown, specifically the recently restored Union Station, which is the city’s new transportation hub and the “living room,” thanks to its plush surroundings. From Union Station, travelers can access additional local and regional transportation services, such as light rail, regional and local buses, Amtrak rail service, taxis, and the free 16th Street Mall Shuttle (MallRide) and free downtown MetroRide buses that provide access to most downtown hotels. Union Station itself is a beautiful 1914 Beaux-Arts building and the location of hip, locally owned restaurants, bars, shops and a boutique hotel. http://www3.rtd-denver.com/a-line-fares.shtml http://www.flydenver.com/parking_transit/transit/university_colorado_line The one-way fare for a taxicab service between Denver International Airport and the Grand Hyatt Denver Hotel is approximately $75.00. Driving Directions From the Denver International Airport to the Grand Hyatt Denver Hotel

  • Head North on Peña Blvd
  • Take East 84th Avenue to Peña Blvd (1.6 miles)
  • Follow Peña Blvd then merge onto I-70 W to Park Ave W.
  • Stay in Right 2 lanes to take exit 274 from I-70 W toward Colorado Springs (22.2 miles)
  • Keep Left at the fork, follow signs for I-25 S
  • Keep Right, follow signs for 38th Avenue/ Park Avenue
  • Follow signs for Park Avenue/Downtown and merge onto Park Avenue W.
  • Continue on Park Avenue W. Take 22nd St
  • Turn Right onto Broadway
  • Then slight Right onto California Street
  • Turn Left onto 17th Street
  • Turn Left onto Welton Street
  • Grand Hyatt Denver will be on the Right

GBA SPRING CONFERENCE 2018

  Join 150+ geoprofessional executive level industry leaders for GBA’s 2018 Spring Conference – Optimizing Performance by Leading from the Heart convening April 5-7, 2018 at the Westin Chicago River North Hotel in Chicago, IL.  This two and a half day conference will offer exceptional educational programs, networking, and social events allowing you the opportunity to connect, learn, and collaborate with major stakeholders within the industry.  Conference presentations will focus on subjects that will help our members embrace a heart-centered approach to business and recognize true power means listening to and from the heart and having a commitment to humility.  On-line Registration will open in early February 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

  •  8:00AM – 1:00PM – GBA Board of Directors Meeting
  • 1:00PM – 2:00PM – Group Liaison Meetings (Technical, Operations, and External Affairs) –  Committee and Council Chairs and Vice Chairs meet with GBA Board of Directors – Coordinators
  • 2:00PM – 5:00PM – Committee and Council Meetings
  • 4:30PM – 5:30PM – GBA/Terra Insurance Company Joint Board of Directors Meeting
  • 5:15PM – 6:30PM – Wine Tasting (optional activity – subject to additional fee)
  • 7:00PM – 9:00PM – Networking Reception

 Friday, April 6, 2018

  •  7:00AM – 7:45AM – Full Registrant’s Continental Break
  • 7:00AM – 7:45AM – Council of Fellows Meeting
  • 7:45AM – 12:30PM – Conference Programming
  • 8:00AM – 9:00AM – Spouse/Guest Buffet Breakfast
  • 10:00AM – 2:00PM – Spouse Activity (optional activity – subject to additional fee)
  • 12:30PM – 1:45PM – Luncheon (Networking Luncheon and Terra Insurance Company Shareholde  Luncheon)
  • 1:45PM – 5:30PM – Conference Programming
  • 7:00PM – 9:00PM – Networking Reception/Dinner

 Saturday, April 7, 2018

  • 7:00AM – 7:45AM – Full Registrant’s Continental Break
  • 7:45AM – 12:30PM – Conference Programming
  • 8:00AM – 9:00AM – Spouse/Guest Continental Breakfast
  • 12:30PM – 1:15PM – Networking Luncheon
  • 12:30PM – 2:15PM – Board of Directors and Committee/Council Chairs Meeting
  • 2:15PM – 3:45PM – Board of Directors Meeting
  • 4:30PM – 7:00PM – Local Color Night (TBD)  (optional activity – subject to additional fee

Details Coming – January 2018!

GBA will award Professional Development Hours (PDHs). Details Coming – January 2018!

Westin Chicago River North Hotel 320 North Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60654 Phone: 312-744-1900 | Website: http://www.westinchicago.com/ Overlooking the scenic Chicago River, The Westin Chicago River North Hotel is nestled in the heart of Chicago’s business and theatre districts.  Located just three blocks west of Michigan Avenue and within walking distance to some of Chicago’s most beloved landmarks including the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, the Loop Business District, the theatre district and all the best Chicago has to offer.  The Westin Chicago River North Hotel offers stylish guest room accommodations featuring the Westin Heavenly® Bed and Westin Heavenly® Bath.  Additional amenities of the hotel include two on-site restaurants (320 Restaurant and Kamehachi Sushi Bar) and a state-of-the-art fitness center equipped Lifestyle Fitness cardio machines, strength-training equipment, free weights, kettle bells, slam balls, plyometric boxes, rowing machines, locker facilities, a sauna, and a full-time Certified Trainer, all available to individual guests complimentary. Call 888-627-8359 to reserve your guest room at the Westin Chicago River North Hotel.  Mention the Geoprofessional Business Association’s 2018 Spring Conference to receive the group rate of $289 plus 16.4% tax per night.  (Link for online reservation coming soon!)

  • How to Reserve: Call 1-888-627-8359 to secure your guest room reservation. Mention GBA’s 2018 Spring Conference to receive the group rate of $289 plus 17.4% tax per night. (Link for online reservation coming soon!)
  • Secure room reservation earlyEven though GBA’s cut-off date is Friday, March 2, 2018…. Once GBA’s room block is filled the hotel and GBA cannot guarantee availability of rooms at the GBA group rate or any other room rate.
  •  Pre/Post Room Nights: Limited guest rooms may be available for pre/post extended stays at the hotel BASED ON AVAILABILITY at the time reservations are made at the hotel’s discretion.
  • Hotel Reservation Changes and Cancellations: The Westin Chicago River North Hotel has a 3-day (72- hour prior) room reservation cancellation policy.   Room Reservation cancellations received less than 3 days prior to arrival will be subject to one night’s room/tax cancellation.  Individuals who cancel must receive a cancellation confirmation number from the hotel.
  • Please Note: In order to minimize any charges to you, your firm, or to GBA, if you need to cancel your room reservation, please do so in a timely manner so that the guest room nights can be sold to other GBA guests. Contact Barb (barb@geoprofessional.org) or Sara (sara@geoprofessional.org) even if you have to cancel late so that GBA can try to assign your guest room to someone else.
  • Check-in / Check-out Times: Check-in time is 4:00PM; check-out time is 12:00PM. If you plan to arrive earlier than 4:00PM, call the hotel directly 312-744-1900 on your arrival day and ask the front desk attendant if there are any rooms available allowing you to check-in early. Geoprofessional Business Association and the Westin Chicago River North Hotel cannot guarantee check-in before 4:00PM. Requests for late check-out on your departure day may be limited and is at the discretion of the Hotel.
  • Early Departure Fee/Policy: The Westin Chicago River North Hotel has an Early Departure Fee/Policy; i.e., if you reserve to depart on the 7th, but leave a day early, you will be charged for the night you “missed” at the group room rate plus tax, unless you make arrangements with the hotel’s front desk manager in advance.  Emergency and other special circumstance situations will be reviewed by the hotel on a case by case basis.
  • Beware of unauthorized hotel booking and housing agencies (Poachers) GBA is not affiliated or contracted with any outside hotel contracting company. If someone other than GBA staff or GBA’s chosen hotel (Westin Chicago River North Hotel) contacts you suggesting that they represent any GBA event, they do NOT.   It is GBA’s recommendation that you book your hotel guest room directly with the Westin Chicago River North Hotel.  Don’t be scammed!   Should you have any questions, please contact Barb Nappy at 727-457-2272 (cell) or via e-mail at barb@geoprofessional.org

Click any of the links below for information about the many things to see and do while in the Chicago area. Chicago Area Restaurants Chicago Things to Do Chicago Attractions and Tours Chicago Museums and the Arts Chicago Shopping

Click on any of the links below to view various maps of Downtown Chicago, local attractions, neighborhoods, interactive and transit maps. Chicago Downtown Area Map Chicago Explorer Map Chicago Interactive Map Chicago Top Ten Attractions Map Chicago Neighborhood Maps Chicago Transit Authority Maps

Getting there: Chicago Airport Information – https://www.flychicago.com O’Hare International Airport

  • Distance 18 miles / 35 minutes between airport and Westin Chicago River North Hotel via car, Uber, Lyft or a taxi depending on traffic and time of day.
  • Estimated taxi fare is $58 (each way) not including tip.
  • Westin Chicago River North Hotel does not provide any shuttle service.
  • For more information about “L” Train Service click on: Transit Blue Line – O’Hare Airport  

Midway International Airport

  • Distance 14 miles / 35 minutes between airport and Westin Chicago River North Hotel via car, Uber, Lyft or a taxi depending on traffic and time of day.
  • Estimated taxi fare is $ 46 (each way) not including tip.
  • Westin Chicago River North Hotel does not provide any shuttle service.
  • For more information about “L” Train Service click: Transit Orange Line – Midway Airport

Click the link https://www.taxifarefinder.com/main.php?city=Chicago for estimated taxi-fare between Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport or Midway International Airport and the Westin Chicago River North Hotel.

Hotel Parking – Westin Chicago River North Hotel Valet parking charges are:  $69.00 for overnight with in and out privileges. There is no self-parking at the hotel. Ground Transportation Easiest way into and around Chicago is via the “L” train.  There is no need to pay for parking, taxis, or Uber when you ride with CTA (Chicago Transit Authority). “L” train service is available from both O’Hare (Blue Line) and Midway (Orange Line) Airports to downtown Chicago.  Vending machines at the station issue new Ventra Cards or you can load fare or passes onto an existing card (if you already have one). Visitors Information and How to Ride the “L” Train Guide

A refund (less $125/per person administrative fee) will be given to individuals whose cancellations are received by 5:00PM Eastern Time, Friday, March 9, 2018.   For cancellations received after that date, but not later than 5:00PM Eastern Time, Friday, March 23, 2018, the cancellation fee will be $250/per person, for administration, food service and related guarantee charges that GBA will have to absorb.  No refund or credit may be given after 5:00PM on Friday, March 23, 2018.   Please note:  GBA may charge an individual whatever GBA has to pay the hotel (in attrition fees) if you fail to cancel a room reservation in a timely manner and GBA is unable to assign the room to someone else.  Be sure to notify Barb (barb@geoprofessional.org) or Sara (sara@geoprofessional.org) even if you have to cancel late so that GBA can at least try to mitigate any additional charges.

Houston Fall Conference October 2018

GBA FALL CONFERENCE 2018

Join 150+ geoprofessional executive level industry leaders for GBA’s 2018 Fall Conference convening October 18-20, 2018 at the Omni Houston Hotel in Houston, Texas.  This two and a half day conference will offer exceptional education programs, networking, and social events allowing you the opportunity to connect, learn, and collaborate with major stakeholders within the industry.   On-line Registration will open in early July 2018

Thursday, October 18, 2018  

  • 8:00AM – 1:00PM – GBA Board of Directors Meeting
  • 1:00PM – 2:00PM – Group Liaison Meetings (Technical, Operations, and External Affairs) – Committee and Council Chairs and Vice Chairs meet with GBA Board of Directors
  • 2:00PM – 5:00PM – Committee and Council Meetings
  • 4:30PM – 5:30PM – GBA/Terra Insurance Company Joint Board of Directors Meeting
  • 7:00PM – 9:00PM – Networking Reception

  Friday, October 19, 2018  

  • 7:00AM – 7:45AM – Full Registrant’s Continental Break
  • 7:00AM – 7:45AM – Council of Fellows Meeting
  • 7:45AM – 12:30PM – Conference Programming
  • 8:00AM – 9:00AM – Spouse/Guest Buffet Breakfast
  • 10:00AM – 2:00PM – Spouse Activity (optional activity – subject to additional fee)
  • 12:30PM – 1:45PM – Luncheon (Networking Luncheon and Terra Insurance Company Shareholder Luncheon
  • 1:45PM – 5:30PM – Conference Programming and Round Table Discussion Sessions
  • 7:00PM – 9:00PM – Networking Reception

  Saturday, October 20, 2018  

  • 7:00AM – 7:45AM – Full Registrant’s Continental Break
  • 7:45AM – 12:30PM – Conference Programming
  • 8:00AM – 9:00AM – Spouse/Guest Continental Breakfast
  • 12:30PM – 1:15PM – Networking Luncheon
  • 12:30PM – 2:15PM – Board of Directors and Committee/Council Chairs Meeting
  • 2:15PM – 3:45PM – Board of Directors Meeting

Details Coming – July 2018!

Thursday, October 18, 2018

  •  8:00 AM – 1:00 PM – GBA Board of Directors Meeting
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Group Liaison Meetings (Technical, Operations, and External Affairs) – Committee and Council Chairs and Vice Chairs meet with GBA Board of Directors/Coordinators
  • 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Committee and Council Meetings
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – GBA/Terra Insurance Company Joint Board of Directors Meeting
  • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Networking Reception

 Friday, October 19, 2018

  •  7:00 AM – 7:45 AM – Full Registrant’s Continental Breakfast
  • 7:00 AM – 7:45 AM – Council of Fellows Meeting
  • 7:45 AM – 12:30 PM – Conference Programming
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM – Spouse/Guest Buffet Breakfast
  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM – Spouse Activity (optional activity – subject to additional fee)
  • 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM – Luncheon (Networking Luncheon and Terra Insurance Company Shareholder  Luncheon)
  • 1:45 PM – 5:30 PM – Conference Programming and Round Table Discussion Sessions
  • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Networking Reception

 Saturday, October 20, 2018

  •  7:00 AM – 7:45 AM – Full Registrant’s Continental Break
  • 7:45AM – 12:30PM – Conference Programming
  • 8:00AM – 9:00AM – Spouse/Guest Continental Breakfast
  • 12:30PM – 1:15PM – Networking Luncheon
  • 12:30PM – 2:15PM – Board of Directors and Committee/Council Chairs Meeting
  • 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM – Board of Directors Meeting

GBA will award Professional Development Hours (PDHs).
Details Coming – July 2018!

Omni Houston Hotel

4 Riverway

Houston, Texas 77056

Phone: 713-871-8181 | Website: http://www.omnihotels.com/houston

 

Overlooking Houston’s prestigious Uptown Post Oak and Galleria area, the AAA four-diamond Omni Houston Hotel offers a full range of luxurious amenities uniquely its own. Located just moments from exciting specialty shops and various dining options.  The hotel features 378 spacious guest rooms and deluxe suites all with sensational views of the pool area or city skyline.  Additional hotel amenities include two on-site restaurants (Noe Grill and Café on the Green), the Pool Bar and Grill (seasonal), and Mokara Spa and Salon (Omni’s award- winning signature spa) which offers seven treatment rooms, full-service salon, sauna, steam room, whirlpools and an extensive fitness center.

Call 800-843-6664 to reserve your guest room at the Omni Houston Hotel.  Mention the Geoprofessional Business Association’s 2018 Fall Conference to receive the group rate of $189 plus 17% tax per night.  (Link for online reservation available in May 2018!)

  • How to Reserve: Call 1-800-843-6664 to secure your guest room reservation. Mention GBA’s 2018 Fall Conference to receive the group rate of $189 plus 17% tax per night.  All reservations must be guaranteed by a valid major credit card at the time the reservation is made.(Link for online reservation available in May 2018!)
  • Secure room reservation early:  Even though GBA’s cut-off date is Friday, September 21, 2018…. Once GBA’s room block is filled the hotel and GBA cannot guarantee availability of rooms at the GBA group rate or any other room rate.
  •  Pre/Post Room Nights: Limited guest rooms may be available for pre/post extended stays at the hotel BASED ON AVAILABILITY at the time reservations are made at the hotel’s discretion.
  •  Hotel Reservation Changes and Cancellations: The Omni Houston Hotel has a 3-day (72- hour prior) room reservation cancellation policy.   Room Reservation cancellations received less than 3 days prior to arrival will be subject to one night’s room/tax cancellation.  Individuals who cancel must receive a cancellation confirmation number from the hotel.
  • Please Note: In order to minimize any charges to you, your firm, or to GBA, if you need to cancel your room reservation, please do so in a timely manner so that the guest room nights can be sold to other GBA guests. Contact Barb (barb@geoprofessional.org) or Sara (sara@geoprofessional.org) even if you have to cancel late so that GBA can try to assign your guest room to someone else.
  •  Check-in / Check-out Times: Check-in time is 3:00PM; check-out time is 12:00PM. If you plan to arrive earlier than 4:00PM, call the hotel directly 713-871-8181 on your arrival day and ask the front desk attendant if there are any rooms available allowing you to check-in early. Geoprofessional Business Association and the Omni Houston Hotel cannot guarantee check-in before 3:00PM. Requests for late check-out on your departure day may be limited and is at the discretion of the Hotel.
  • Early Departure Fee/Policy: The Omni Houston Hotel has an Early Departure Fee/Policy; i.e., if you reserve to depart on the 20th, but leave a day early, you will be charged for the night you “missed” at the group room rate plus tax, unless you make arrangements with the hotel’s front desk manager in advance.  Emergency and other special circumstance situations will be reviewed by the hotel on a case by case basis.
  • Beware of unauthorized hotel booking and housing agencies (Poachers):  GBA is not affiliated or contracted with any outside hotel contracting company. If someone other than GBA staff or GBA’s chosen hotel (Omni Houston Hotel) contacts you suggesting that they represent any GBA event, they do NOT.   It is GBA’s recommendation that you book your hotel guest room directly with the Omni Houston Hotel.  Don’t be scammed!   Should you have any questions, please contact Barb Nappy at 727-457-2272 (cell) or via e-mail at barb@geoprofessional.org

Click any of the links below for information about the many things to see and do while in the Houston area. Houston – Galleria Area Information Houston – Things to Do Houston – Area Restaurants Houston – Museums Houston – Shopping Houston – Tours

Click on any of the links below to view various maps of Downtown Houston, local attractions, neighborhoods, interactive and transit maps. Houston Downtown Map Houston – Galleria/Uptown Area Map Houston Downtown Map – Points of Interest

Getting There: Information – Houston Airports  

 Houston – William P. Hobby Airport Information

  • Distance 17 miles / 25 minutes between airport and Omni Houston Hotel via car, Uber, Lyft or a taxi depending on traffic and time of day.
  • Estimate taxi fare is $ 50 (each way) not including tip.
  • Omni Houston Hotel does not provide any shuttle service.

   George Bush Intercontinental Airport Information

  • Distance 25 miles / 35 minutes between airport and Omni Houston Hotel via car, Uber, Lyft or a taxi depending on traffic and time of day.
  • Estimate taxi fare is $65 (each way) not including tip.
  • Omni Houston Hotel does not provide any shuttle service.

Click the link https://www.taxifarefinder.com/main.php?city=Houston for estimated taxi-fare between William P. Hobby Airport or George Bush Intercontinental Airport and the Omni Houston Hotel. Transportation – Getting Around Houston   Houston – Metro Rail System   Hotel Parking – Omni Houston Hotel Valet Parking:  $32.00 for overnight with in/out privileges. Self-Parking: $22.00 for overnight Self-Parking Daily: 0-4 Hours – $10.00 4-8 Hours – $14.00 8-24 Hours – $22.00  

A refund (less $125/per person administrative fee) will be given to individuals whose cancellations are received by 5:00PM Eastern Time, Friday, September 21, 2018.   For cancellations received after that date, but not later than 5:00PM Eastern Time, Friday, October 5, 2018, the cancellation fee will be $250/per person, for administration, food service and related guarantee charges that GBA will have to absorb.  No refund or credit may be given after 5:00PM on Friday, October 5, 2018. Please note:  GBA may charge an individual whatever GBA has to pay the hotel (in attrition fees) if you fail to cancel a room reservation in a timely manner and GBA is unable to assign the room to someone else.  Be sure to notify Barb (barb@geoprofessional.org) or Sara (sara@geoprofessional.org) even if you have to cancel late so that GBA can at least try to mitigate any additional charges.