Join us in Austin
This year's Forum is being held at the The Hilton Austin in Austin, Texas. NAEM has secured deeply discounted room rates at the Hilton Austin, which is situated in heart of downtown Austin. Reserve your room at the Hilton Austin today!
Austin is the capital of Texas, located in central Texas and the American Southwest. The city is the cultural and economic center of the five-county Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area. The city is home to not just the University of Texas Longhorns, but to development centers for many technology corporations; it adopted the "Silicon Hills" nickname in the 1990s.
It is also one of the greenest cities in the United States. The City of Austin received a national 2013 Climate Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and partner organizations. This award recognizes the City of Austin’s outstanding achievements. It was the first City in the nation to be selected for this award. Information on the Austin Sustainability Program.
Getting to the Hilton Austin
The closest airport to Hilton Austin is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). Austin-Bergstrom is located 8 miles from the hotel.
Local travel from AUS to downtown Austin:
Limousine transportation can be pre-arranged by the Hotel Concierge.
There is a flat rate of about $20 to downtown Austin from the airport. Yellow Cab of Austin
- By Public Transportation
Hop onto a MetroAirport bus for a straight shot into downtown Austin in about 30 minutes or less. The Bus Route 100 will take you directly to the hotel in about 30 minutes for $1.50. For more details, check out Google Maps or the Austin Metro.
Austin October Weather: Climate, Temperatures
Austin generally has Indian summer that extends into November.
- Average October temperature: 71ºF
- Average October high (day): 82ºF
- Average October low (night): 60ºF
- Record high: 100ºF
- Record low: 30ºF
For more details, contact Virginia Hoekenga, NAEM Deputy Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 986-6616.