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.

Book through the UCA room block HERE for a chance to win the Marriot Marquis VIP Experience 

One lucky winner will be upgraded to a Suite at the Marriott Marquis and get the VIP treatment! To qualify for the chance to win, you must book your hotel stay for a minimum of 3 nights in the UCA room block no later than September 1, 2018. Winner will be notified by September 15, 2018**.

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. Booking a room at the Marriott Marquis using the dedicated room block website not only benefits you, the attendee; it also supports UCA.

 When you book within the room block, you help UCA to keep Conference costs as low as possible, and enable us to provide some of the important features attendees have come to enjoy, such as attendee lunches, receptions, and keynote speakers. When you reserve a room at Marriott Marquis, you are helping to support not only the 2018 UCA Fall Conference, but also future meetings.

Book your room now! Hotel reservations will be available on a first come, first serve basis until September 21, 2018.



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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Book through the UCA room block HERE






  • 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


View the Houston area map below or through this link



 Book through the UCA room block HERE.




 **Upgrade only available for the following dates October 10-14, 2018. Single/Double occupancy only. Suite upgrade is non-transferable. Must be registered and paid in full for the 2018 UCA Fall Conference. Only paid attendees are eligible and does not apply to exhibitor and/or speakers.

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