Travel and Accommodations

Conference Venue



Make the Most of Your Time in Galveston!

Official Conference Hotel

SPE has arranged a room block at The San Luis Resort, Spa and Conference Center to save you time and money. As a result, SPE is able to increase attendee benefits to provide a great experience, while keeping expenses low. Revenue from this event will be invested back into SPE and will support many other Society programs. Through your attendance, you help provide even more opportunities for industry professionals to enhance their technical and professional competence. Thank you for your support.​

The San Luis Resort, Spa and Conference Center

5200 Seawall Boulevard Galveston, TX 77551
Call 1.800.392.5937

Call the reservations department to receive the conference attendee rate of USD 199 (with waived resort fee). ​

The SPE group rate deadline is 8 September 2021, after which the group rate will be subject to availability. Rates are valid three days before and after the event on an available basis. 

This rate includes:

  • Complimentary shuttle buses for attendees to the convention center. 
  • Complimentary self-parking. Valet parking is USD 20 per night.

Complimentary Shuttle

The shuttle runs from the San Luis Resort, every 20 minutes on:

  • Monday, 4 October              0730 - 1930
  • Tuesday, 5 October              0730 - 2030
  • Wednesday, 6 October        0730 - 1230

From the San Luis Resort, go to the ground level (G), by door located at the back of the hotel. Drop-off area at the Convention Center is the east-side entrance.


​​Airport Information

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) – 70 miles from venue.
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) - 40 miles from venue.

Ground Transportation 

SPE members receive discounted car rental rates. If you rent a car, we encourage you to book early to ensure availability. 


Visa Information

Attendees from countries that require a US visa for entry are reminded that the process of obtaining a visa may take several months. Create an official SPE invitation letter that you can print and use in obtaining a visa. Please note that this letter does not guarantee that you will be granted a visa, nor does it commit SPE to assist you in obtaining a visa.