ABA Insurance Risk Management Forum

January 21 – 24, 2018 • JW Marriott Hotel • Austin, Texas Insurance Risk Management

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Join Us in Austin

The 2018 Forum venue and hotel accommodations will be at the JW Marriott Austin.  The hotel is approximately 10 miles from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).


 Hotel & Venue

JW Marriott Austin​
110 East 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 844-473-3959
Cost: $289/night, single/double

Situated in the heart of the city, this urban resort has 7 bars, 3 restaurants, Starbucks, the posh Spa by JW, the brand new Edge Pool Bar & Cabanas, and the ever popular Burger Bar, our food truck without wheels. JW Marriott Austin is only a 15-minute drive from Austin International Airport and just steps from the best attractions and entertainment options Austin has to offer – including the Sixth Street Entertainment District, South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival, Austin City Limits Music Festival, University of Texas and the Texas State Capitol. 

Book Hotel: Book online or call 844-473-3959 to make your hotel reservation directly with the hotel, and mention you will be attending the ABA Insurance Risk Management Forum. The hotel does not guarantee the conference rate after December 28, 2017.


 Room Reservation

Conference hotel room reservations are made directly with the JW Marriott Austin hotel. Follow these guidelines to secure a reservation:
  • Reservations can be made directly with the JW Marriott Austin by booking online or by calling 844-473-3959. If calling the hotel, please be sure to mention you will be attending the ABA Insurance Risk Management Forum when making your reservation.
  • Mention the 2018 ABA Insurance Risk Management Forum to receive the special discounted rate of $289 for a single or double occupancy room per night per room. This is based on availability.
  • JW Marriott Austin requires a major credit card to guarantee accommodations.
  • Check-in time is 3 pm, checkout time is 12 pm.
  • NOTE: The hotel does not guarantee the conference rate after December 28, 2017
All cancellations and changes must be made by December 28, 2017, directly with JW Marriott Austin. You may be billed for late arrival or early departure. Please check with the hotel for its complete cancellation policy.

ABA does not utilize third-party brokers for its hotel bookings. If you do not make your hotel reservations with the JW Marriott Austin directly, we will not be able to assist you.



Car Rental Discount

ABA offers a special car rental discount through Hertz Car Rental. Please visit the ABA Travel Discounts page for more information.

Aiport Transportation

The JW Marriott Austin is approximately 10 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and the average taxi fare is $32 each way. Visit the JW Marriott Austin’s web site for driving directions from the airport and other transportation options. Overnight parking for guests is currently $30/day for self-parking and $43/day for valet parking with in/out privileges.  Hourly parking is also available. Please note that parking prices are subject to change at any time - please contact the hotel directly to verify the most current parking options and pricing.

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With vibrant entertainment and culture, as well as inspiring cuisine and stunning outdoor settings, Austin is home to dozens of fascinating attractions, plus hip restaurants, inspiring natural sites, and charming neighborhoods. Visit the Austin Tourism Authority’s website for further information about all that the area has to offer.
Business casual is appropriate for all events and sessions. Average daily temperatures range from 57°F in the evenings to 66°F in the daytime. Don't forget to check The Weather Channel before packing. Since meeting room temperatures tend to be cool, we suggest bringing a light jacket or sweater.

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