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Venue & Travel

The 2019 INFORMS Business Analytics Conference will take place at the:

JW Marriott Austin

110 E 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 474-4777

Room Rate:  $245 single/double occupancy

Guest rooms available Sunday-Thursday only. (Rooms are sold out on Friday and Saturday.)

Please click here to make a reservation at the INFORMS Group Rate. You will only get the discounted rate by visiting this link. The INFORMS Group Rate will only be available until March 14, 2019. Please make your reservations as soon as possible because there is limited availability at this rate and it will sell out!

Check-In Time: 3:00pm
Check-Out Time: 11:00am

On-site parking fee: $32 USD daily
Valet parking fee: $45 USD daily
Valet fee includes in/out privileges; Parking rates do not include tax

Complimentary wireless internet will be available in guest rooms, the hotel lobby and other public areas.


Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is only a 15 minute drive from the JW Marriott Austin.

Getting Around

  • Capital Metro Bus System
    Austin’s public bus system serves a population of more than 1 million in its 535-square-mile service area. With a system of more than 1,600 bus stops and 82 routes, Central Texas is served by Local, MetroRapid limited-stop, MetroFlyer, MetroExpress and University of Texas Shuttle routes. The CapMetro App allows riders to buy passes and plan their trips. Day passes cost $2.50 for Local bus service (including MetroRapid) and $7 for Commuter services (including MetroExpress). Visit for more information.
  • MetroRail
    Connecting Austin on a 32-mile line that stretches all the way from the city of Leander to downtown Austin next to the Convention Center, MetroRail provides serves nine stations in between. The train operates six days a week, with service until around 7 Monday-Thursday, until 1:30 a.m. on Friday and 2:30 a.m. on Saturday. Day passes cost $7. Visit for more information.
  • car2go
    car2go offers instant access to 300 Mercedes-Benz Vehicles spread throughout the downtown Austin core – ready to be reserved and driven right from the street. Find the nearest car on the car2go app, and take it for just a few minutes or a few days without having to return it where you found it. When you’re done, parking is included.
  • Shuttles 
    SuperShuttle is one of the leading airport shuttle services in the U.S., serving over eight million passengers a year. For a VIP experience, try their private black car service ExecuCar. Learn more about additional shuttle, limousine and charter services here.
  • Rent a Bike
    On-the-go bike rentals from Austin B-cycle are available to use at more than 40 stations located throughout the city. Also available are a number bike shops that offer hourly and daily rentals. Maps and bike routes can be found here.

Local Information

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