EVENT UPDATE: As of Tuesday, April 25, registration for United in Purpose has closed. We have reached event space capacity and are unable to add new names to the registration waiting list. Current individuals on the waiting list will receive an update by Friday, April 28. 


For your convenience, we've compiled general information about visiting the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.


William P. Hobby (HOU): Located just 7 miles south of Downtown Houston, William P. Hobby Airport is the hub for more than 14 million passengers annually and accommodates primarily local and regional flights.

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH): George Bush Intercontinental Airport has more than 45 million passengers per year and it is located approximately 23 miles north of Downtown Houston. This airport is the best bet for international flights.

Visit Houston: For information on alternate modes of transport to and from Houston, check out the Visit Houston website!


There are multiple transportation options to navigate Houston! We have listed some options below and you can check out the Visit Houston page for more information.


Houston was the first city in Texas to approve ride-sharing services including Uber. This alternative transportation company allow users to request a ride via smartphone app. You can learn more on their respective websites:


The City of Houston has authorized a flat taxi fare of $6 for all trips in the downtown area. This $6 fare will apply anywhere within the Central Business District, bounded by Interstate 45, Interstate 10 and U.S. 59. Note that this does not apply to taxi rides from the aiports, which have their own, metered fees. See more detailed information on the Visit Houston website.

Bus & Metro

Visitors can use the trains, buses, or a combination of the two to get to get around the area. Check out the METRO website to get more details about exploring Houston and the surrounding area.


The below hotels are within walking distance of the convention center. Note that these hotels connect to the convention center via skybridge. Rates and availability at the hotel before and after the event are not guaranteed; please contact your preferred hotel directly for that information.  

Marriott Marquis

Hilton Americas

Hotel Name: Marriott Marquis
Address: 1777 Walker Street, Houston, TX 77010
Phone Number: 713-654-1777

Hotel Name: Hilton Americas
Address: 1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77010
Phone Number: 713-739-8000


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