Conference Services
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Conference Services

The following services are available for your use at the George R. Brown Convention Center during this year’s Grace Hopper Celebration.


George R.Brown Convention Center Houston
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, TX 77010

See Directions and Parking Information.

Explore Houston! Visitor Center

The Explore Houston! Visitor Center, located at on the 2nd floor of the convention center, provides information about local attractions, restaurants, bus schedules and more.  Hours are 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. CST Wednesday to Friday. Their phone number is (713) 853 – 8258.

Coat & Luggage Check

Location: Level One Concourse, GRBCC in front of Hall D
A coat check is provided for the convenience of conference attendees. Items cost $2/day to check and must be collected by closing time each day. We are not liable for any loss or damage.
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 a.m.– 11:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m. – 12:30 a.m. (Saturday)

Wheelchair Rental

The Explore Houston! Visitor Center offers wheelchair rentals.

Internet Access

There will be free Wi-Fi during the conference in public spaces, meeting rooms and exhibit halls.  Laptops at the GHC Cyber Centers will be available in Halls A-C and the Exhibit Hall Foyers during the conference for complimentary use.

Cyber Center

Locations: 2 rooms in Halls A-C (Level One Concourse, GRBCC)

Wednesday: 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Wi-fi is provided by Ericsson. It will be available in all of George R. Brown Convention Center spaces and levels two, three, and four of Hilton Americas.



Printing Services

FedEx Office
(713) 658 – 1899
Located on Level 2 of the George R. Brown Convention Center Houston.

UPS Store
1600 Lamar Street
Hilton Americas Hotel
Houston, TX 77010
(713) 577-6122
Located 0.2 miles from the George R. Brown Convention Center Houston.

FedEx Office Print & Ship Center
801 Louisiana Street, Suite 101
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 224-6111
Located 0.9 miles from the George R. Brown Convention Center Houston.

First Aid Room

GRBCC Location: Room 352 D (Level Three) and outside of Hall A (Level One)
Hilton Americas Location: Room 332

Speaker Ready Room

GRBCC Location: Room 330 Level Three
Hilton Americas Location: Room 430 Level Four

Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.