Location and Travel

Visit San Antonio. The true heart of Texas.

Plan your visit to San Antonio.

After a day full of learning, connecting, and inspiration at TCEA, you’ll have plenty of time to unwind. Why not enjoy San Antonio? Let loose and discover all the arts, culture, food, and fun this amazing historical city has to offer.

With its 15-mile River Walk full of shopping, restaurants, and sightseeing, San Antonio presents you and your crew with plenty to discover at the end of each day. And the River Walk is right next to the convention center!

Explore the diverse cuisine, plan a ghost tour, take a river cruise, have a theme park adventure, tour the Alamo, visit one of the many museums, and your TCEA 2023 experience will definitely be complete.

Ready to plan your trip?

Make sure to take a look at this information:

The Convention Center

TCEA’s 2023 Convention & Exposition is located in downtown San Antonio– one of Texas’s best cities to visit– at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. It’s right off the River Walk. That means everything is at your fingertips. 

Henry B. González Convention Center
900 E Market St
San Antonio, TX 78205

Traveling to San Antonio

Discover San Antonio

Is it possible to be energized, inspired, renewed, and relaxed– all at the same time?

Why, yes it is– at TCEA 2023 in San Antonio, Texas.

And we want you there. Check out our TCEA 2023 destination site for inspiration with itineraries, guides, and everything you need to explore San Antonio.

San Antonio Airport Information

San Antonio International Airport (SAT) is approximately 15 minutes from the San Antonio River Walk. There are many transportation options available from the airport.

Parking Information

Check out this list of public parking garages in downtown San Antonio for all the parking information you’ll ever need. Hotel shuttle service will be provided from select hotels to the convention center.

Conference Hotels

The TCEA hotel block is now closed.

Attendees and exhibitors looking for housing for the TCEA Convention may use this alternative booking website as a resource for locating housing.

The Advanced Reservation Systems, Inc. (aRes) website booking engine is not hosted by TCEA. TCEA is not responsible for collecting any fees associated with higher rates, no-show fees, or any agreements made between you and aRes. Nightly rates and fees are established by aRes and cannot be modified by members of the TCEA Team.

Assistance with Existing Reservations

For assistance with existing reservations, Orchid Events is available to help answer your questions.  All changes and cancellations must be made directly with the hotels after Jan. 10.

Orchid Events
Phone: 888-341-0953 (toll free) | 801-797-0967 (international)
Email: [email protected]
Hours: Monday – Friday; 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. MT (8 a.m. – 6p.m. CT)

Full Housing Policies
  • Discounted hotel rates are available until January 10, 2023 or until hotels are sold out.  After this date, reservations will be made based on availability and hotels may charge higher rates.
  • Hotel reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Book your rooms as soon as possible for the best opportunity of receiving your hotel choice.
  • A credit card is required to confirm all reservations. Please note that some hotels will charge this card as a required deposit. If you need to send a check deposit or require an invoice, please contact Orchid Events at 1-888-341-0953 or [email protected].
  • Room rates are subject to a 1.25% Tourism Public Improvement District (PID) Fee.
  • Room rates and PID fees are subject to 16.75% hotel tax per night (subject to change).
  • If you are exempt from any taxes, please ensure you present a tax-exempt form at check-in. 
  • Changes and cancellations may be made online using the reservation acknowledgment number provided on your reservation confirmation email.
  • Reservations may be canceled without penalty until December 1, 2022. Reservations canceled after December 1, 2022 are subject to a $100 cancellation fee for each room canceled. If cancellation occurs after January 10, 2023, your hotel will charge one night’s room and tax. 

For more information, visit the FAQs page.

Hotel List and Map

To help you plan your visit to San Antonio, please download the official 2023 TCEA Convention & Exposition hotel map.


Please be aware that TCEA does not contact individuals or companies with special deals on accommodations for the 2023 TCEA Convention & Exposition. Orchid Events is the official housing partner for the 2023 TCEA Convention & Exposition. We have received notice that unaffiliated companies have contacted attendees and exhibitors offering discounted hotel reservations. These offers are scams. Individuals have reported lost deposits and fraudulent activity in connection with these activities. The only approved reservation link is the one included in your registration confirmation email.

Hotel Shuttles

Shuttle service will be provided every 15-20 minutes between the hours of operation. There will be no mid-day service Monday through Wednesday.

Shuttle Schedule

Monday, January 30
6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 31
6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
2:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Wednesday, February 1
6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 2
6:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Shuttle Routes

Route 1
Hyatt Regency
Omni La Mansion del Rio
Drury Inn (access shuttles from the Omni)


Route 2
Westin Riverwalk
Hotel Contessa (access shuttles from the Westin)
Drury Plaza (access shuttles from the Westin)

Visa Information

Attendee Visas

TCEA does not issue formal invitation letters for visas to attendees of TCEA-sponsored conferences.

Please plan your travel well in advance and allow plenty of time to apply for a visa. If you have specific questions about obtaining a visa, contact the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Visa Services.

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