GHC 18 Services & Accessibility

Several services are available during GHC at the following locations:

George R. Brown Convention Center 
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, Texas 77010
Main Line: (713) 853-8000
Toll Free: (800) 427-4697

Hilton Americas Houston
1600 Lamar Street
Houston, TX 77010
Phone: (713) 739-8000

Marriott Marquis Houston
1777 Walker Street
Houston, Texas 77010
Main Line: (713) 654-1777
Toll Free Reservation Center: (713) 654-1777

Houston Area Information

George R. Brown Convention Center
The George R. Brown Convention Center (GRBCC) is in the heart of Houston’s downtown area, surrounded by world-class dining, shopping, and entertainment. See what’s within walking distance of the GRBCC here.

Visit Houston
Visit Houston is the official tourism association for the city of Houston, TX. To learn more about Visit Houston and all the exciting tourist activities that make Houston special, go to their website or call toll-free at +1 (800) 972-3304.

GHC Information Desk

Have questions about GHC? Ask us! Located in the Concierge area of GRBCC Level 1

Service Hours:
Tuesday, September 25                     12 p.m.—5 p.m.
Wednesday, September 26                 8 a.m.—6 p.m.
Thursday, September 27                     8 a.m.—6 p.m.
Friday, September 28                          8 a.m.—5 p.m.

Coat & Luggage Check

A Coat & Luggage Check service will be conveniently located in the convention center. You can safely store your items while you enjoy the many activities at GHC.

You must collect your items by closing time each day. All property left after hours at the Coat & Luggage Check will be taken to the Bags, Inc. storage room by Bags employees. There will be a sign at the Coat & Luggage check-in location informing attendees of after hour instructions and the phone number to contact GRBCC Security Command Center for retrieval. is not liable for any loss or damage, or for the return of any items that were not retrieved during normal open hours.

Service Hours:
Wednesday, September 26                 7:30 a.m.—6 p.m.
Thursday, September 27                     7:30 a.m.—6 p.m.
Friday, September 28                          8 a.m.—6 p.m.

Scooter & Wheelchair Rental

If you need a scooter or wheelchair for any of the conference days, you can make a rental reservation prior to GHC from our official provider, Scootaround. You can make a reservation through our portal. Click here to learn more.

Internet Access

Free Wi-Fi will be available during GHC in public spaces, meeting rooms, and exhibit halls. Use the network .GHC18 (no password required).

Printing Services

There will be printing service located at:

FedEx Office
George R. Brown Convention Center
Mezzanine Level 2

First Aid & Medical Assistance

There will be first aid available at the George R. Brown Convention Center (GRBCC).
GRB Level 1 across from Hall A
GRB Level 1 across from Hall E

Speaker Ready Room

If you are speaking or presenting at GHC, you must check into the Speaker Ready Room no less than four hours before your session. Click here for more information.

Child Care and Nursing Mothers

Complimentary child care services are available at GHC for children ages 0-13. With daily activities that both parents and children will love, you can relax and enjoy everything GHC has to offer knowing your children are having as much fun as you are! Click here to learn more.

Lost and Found

If you lose any items at GHC, make sure to first check the Information Desk on Level One of the GRBCC.

All Gender Restrooms will designate specific restrooms on each level of the George R. Brown Convention Center, the Hilton Americas Houston, the Marriott Marquis, and the Toyota Center as all-gender restrooms for attendees who feel more comfortable using those facilities.