Location and Travel
The Elementary Technology Conference is held at the beautiful, beachside Galveston Island Convention Center. While you are in Galveston, you’ll want to enjoy some of the many local attractions. Soak up some sun at the beach or consider some more adventurous water sports. If you love architecture and old homes, historic Galveston’s beautiful Bishop’s Palace, Moody Mansion, and other historic sites are not to be missed. Splash around at Schlitterbahn, a favorite Texas water park. Explore the amazing options at Moody Gardens. You can meet penguins and more at the Aquarium Pyramid. Have close encounters with free-roaming monkeys and macaws at the Rainforest Pyramid. Visit the Discovery Museum, 3D and 4D theaters, and 4D Theater, or take a paddlewheel boat cruise.
Galveston Convention Center
The Galveston Island Convention Center offers complimentary parking in the underground garage and surface lots. The convention center is walking distance from the San Luis Resort, Holiday Inn, and Hilton. For your convenience, a shuttle will be provided to and from the convention center, the San Luis Resort, and Holiday Inn.
To reach the Galveston Island Convention Center, take Interstate 45 South to Galveston. Take the 61st Street exit and turn right (south). Stay on 61st Street to Seawall Boulevard. Turn left (east) at Seawall Boulevard. The convention center is located at 56th Street and Seawall Boulevard on the left (north) side.