We look forward to welcoming you to Houston, Texas,  for Young Audiences Arts for Learning’s 2019 National Conference, on April 3-5, 2019!  The conference will be held at Le Méridien Houston Downtown.

We have secured a special conference rate of $139 per night for a single or double room, plus tax, at the conference hotel. Please use the link below to book by Monday, March 4 to receive this special rate! If you would like to book additional nights before or after the conference, please call the hotel directly at 713-222-7777.

Book Your Group Rate for Young Audiences 2019 Conference



Le Méridien Houston Downtown (a Marriott hotel)
1121 Walker Street, Houston, TX, 77002

Phone: 713.222.7777
Fax: 713.222.7778

Check-in time: 3:00pm
Check-out time: 12:00pm

Off-site parking: $20/day (lot is located directly across the street)
Valet parking: $34/day

Fitness & Recreation
Fitness Center (open 24/7)
Rooftop pool 

Business Services
Business Center
Conference / event facilities (click here for floor plans)

Dining Services
Breakfast options, from $5
Room Service
Sundry/Convenience store
Local delivery
Three convenient hotel restaurants


Zutro Restaurant & Bar (Southern)
Open for: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Z on23 Rooftop (American) (Rooftop bar)
Open for: Lunch / Dinner

Illy Coffee Bar
Open for: Breakfast / Lunch


4-star hotel
23 floors / 221 rooms / 34 suites
Total event space: 11,693 square feet
Architectural significance ~ Before being redeveloped into a luxury hotel in 2017, the building was known as the Melrose Building. Built in the early 1950s, it was Houston’s first modern skyscraper.
Read all about the building’s history.


George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
Distance: 20 miles
Est. cab fare: $53.50

William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)
Distance: 9.7 miles
Est. cab fare: $26.50




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