2018 Fall Conference Hotel
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Join UCA at New Frontiers, the 2018 Urgent Care Fall Conference, taking place at the beautiful new Marriott Marquis located in the heart of downtown Houston next to Discovery Green Park. This prime location is across from Minute Maid Ballpark, home of the Astros, and the Toyota Center, home of the Rockets.

The Marriott Marquis is the host hotel and all convention events - sessions, exhibit hall, and receptions – will take place here, as does the all-important networking with colleagues, vendors, UCA leadership and employees.

Book your room now! Although the room block is no longer available, rooms are still available on a first come, first serve basis (subject to availability).  Book your room now by calling 713-654-1777 or through this link now before it's too late!



The Houston Marriott Marquis is the host hotel and all conference events - sessions, exhibit hall, and receptions – will take place here, as does the all-important networking with colleagues, vendors, UCA leadership and employees.


Exterior view at night Texas-shaped lazy river Splash pad where Houston would be
Poolside cabanas Rocking chairs at the cabana fire pit High Dive Bar & Grill

2 Queen Guest Room Immersed loungers in infinity pool Marquis Fitness Center, open 24/7

Aerial view of the property 10% off at Pure Spa for attendees Outdoor Gazebos


The Marriott Marquis is a brand new location that boasts tons of amenities, including:


  • Rooftop lazy river in the shape of Texas, with a splash pad where Houston would be located
  • Beautiful outdoor infinity edge pool with cabanas and an outdoor bar
  • Yard games near the pool, including Giant Jenga, corn hole, croquet, and more
  • Houston's Premier Sports Bar, Biggio's,  features two 30-foot tall high-def screens, signature dishes, and an extensive beer list (wooden bleacher seats on the walls are collected from stadiums all across the U.S.)
  • 5,000 square-foot full service spa, with 10% off spa services for conference attendees
  • Visit Cueva!, a tucked away wine bar in the lobby lounge, featuring more than 200 bottles and 12 wines on-tap





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  • Houston is the 4th largest city in the United States
  • Houston is the most diverse city in the country, with 145 languages spoken
  • There are over 10,000 restaurants in the Houston metro area
  • Houston has over 1,500 acres of green space
  • Houston has the 4th largest museum district in the country



  • Fly in early or stay an extra day after the conference and visit NASA Space Center
  • Segway Tours – Historic Downtown Houston
  • The Heritage Society – Sam Houston Park - stories of the diverse history of Houston and Texas through collections, exhibits, educational programs, film, video, and other content (early 1800s to the mid-1900s)
  • Market Square Park – historic downtown Houston
  • Green Street – House of Blues, Lucky Strike Bowling, along with several restaurants
  • Museums: Buffalo Soldiers Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Contemporary Arts Museum
  • Culinary Tours – Walking tours of Montrose, Heights or Downtown
  • Brewery and/or Winery Tours
  • Port of Houston boat tour


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