Winter 2014 Executive Committee Meeting

Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 2014

Austin, Texas

Meeting details or questions, please contact Deana Blackwood, 303-856-1499 or Shannon McNamara, 303-856-1492

Austin postcard imageAgendas and special events are being prepared for the Winter Meeting of the NCSL Executive Committee and the Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee for the first meeting of 2014 in Austin, Texas.  The preliminary agenda is now available. Check back often for frequent updates.


Registration InformationTwo ways to register:

  • Register Online 
    Requires a credit card for those who are required to pay a fee. Confirmations will be sent by email. Deadline to register online is Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2014.
  • Onsite Registration
    If you can't make the registration cut-off, onsite registration will be available.

Registration Fees

$0 for legislators, legislative staff
$0 for past NCSL presidents and staff chairs
$0 for NCSL Foundation for State Legislatures Platinum, Gold and Silver level sponsors
$0 for spouse/guest
$300 for all other attendees

Spouse/Guest Registration. Necessary for badge preparation, but there is no registration fee required.

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Cancellations received in the NCSL Denver office will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee. Cancellations must be made in writing and faxed to 303-364-7811. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after the conference begins.

Hotel Information

Hotel InformationA block of rooms has been reserved at:

Omni Hotel - Downtown Austin
700 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701 | Tel: 512-476-3700

Although the hotel cut-off date has passed, the Omni will honor the NCSL group rate of $199.00 per night based on availability.

Book your room

Each attendee is responsible for making his or her hotel and travel arrangements.

Hotel reservations must be cancelled 72 hours in advance to avoid penalites.

If arranging hotel accommodations by phone, please indicate that you are attending the NCSL Executive Committee meeting to receive the negotiated rate of $199.00 per night (excluding tax).

The cut-off date for the negotiated rate is Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.

Travel Information

Travel InformationAustin is served by the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, which is located approximately 11 miles from the Omni Hotel downtown.  It is approximately $35 from the airport to the hotel by taxi. SuperShuttle also serves Austin, and reservations can be booked in advance online for approximately $20 one way, and $40 round-trip. MetroAirport buses are also available, and offer a direct ride into downtown Austin in about 30 minutes or less. The bus makes a stop at the Omni. $1 bus fare takes you between the airport and downtown every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour. 

If you need assistance booking air travel:
Christopherson Travel
800-825-3283 (7 a.m. to 6 p.m. MDT) or 303-694-4344

City Information
Austin has many local attractions to explore. To decide where to go, what to do, and what to eat and drink while you're in town, visit the convention and visitor bureau website for more information.