Save the Date!
2019 AANEM Annual Meeting
October 16-19, 2019
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Members of AANEM receive a substantial discount on the registration fee for the annual meeting. Learn more about the benefits of AANEM membership.
About the JW Marriott Hotel
The JW Marriott is located in the heart of downtown and features the largest guest rooms in Austin, Texas. Also includes 7 bars, 3 restaurants, Starbucks, the posh Spa by JW, the brand new Edge Pool Bar & Cabanas. The JW Marriott Austin is a 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award winner and only a 15-minute drive from Austin International Airport.
Things to do in Austin, Texas
From various entertainment districts in the downtown area to acclaimed museums, renowned restaurants and spectacular natural beauty, Austin has a vibe that few cities can match. A sampling of what Austin has to offer is provided below. For more details, go to VisitAustin.org
Travel + Leisure named Austin as one of "America's Best Cities for Foodies." Check out the Austin food truck scene, or the many restaurants serving everything from Tex-Mex to barbeque to sushi to fusion cuisine.
With more than 300 sunny days each year, Austin is a great place to get outdoors. Kayak or paddleboard on Lady Bird Lake, or walk, run, or bike the trail around it. Visit the Boardwalk, Wooldridge Square, and the Zilker Botanical Gardens. Want to see some bats? Head to the Congress Avenue Bat Bridge where more than 1.5 million bats fly out from beneath the bridge each night at dusk.
Austin is known as the Live Music Capital of the World and its entertainment districts are home to more than 250 live music venues. Don't forget to visit the Texas Music Museum as well as the Stevie Ray Vaughan statue on Auditorium Shores.
See why Austin was named #1 on the Golf.com list of "The 10 Best Golf Cities in America." Need ideas on where to play golf in Austin? Check out this slideshow.
Visit the Blanton Museum of Art, the Harry Ransom Center, the Contemporary Austin - Jones Center, the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican-American Cultural Center, and the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Looking for locally made treasures? Head to South Congress. Into the latest trends? Stop by the 2nd Street District boutiques or head north to Domain NORTHSIDE.
Vist the Austin History Center, the O. Henry house & museum; the Texas State Capitol building; the governor's mansion; the Bullock Texas State History Museum; the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural & Genealogy Center; the LBJ Presidential Library & Museum, and much, much more!