The Meeting Place was a profound experience.  It has propelled my career to the next level.

- Theresa DiMenno, Houston, Texas
2008 Meeting Place Registrant

 

   

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FotoFest Headquarters
1113 Vine Street, Suite 101
Houston, TX 77002


FotoFest Headquarters at Vine Street Studios, is located in the Warehouse district just north of Downtown, on the I-10 frontage road at North Main Street. It is accessable from I-10, I-45, US 59 and the Houston METRORail (UH-Downtown Station).

From the Inner Loop / Downtown
Take San Jacinto north, through Downtown and across Buffalo Bayou. Turn left on Wood Street. Travel half block to Vine Street. Turn right. Proceed under freeway; The building, a two story historical warehouse with a FotoFest banner, is directly across the I-10 access road.

I-10 From Katy (Galleria, Memorial areas)
Take the McKee/Hardy Street exit. Turn left on Hardy, go over the freeway. Turn left again traveling west on feeder road. Turn right at Vine Street-building faces access road and is just before Main Street.

US-59 from the Southwest (Southwest Houston, Sugarland and Fort Bend County)
Take US-59 North towards Houston. Take 1-10 West towards San Antonio. Take the San Jacinto/Main Street exit; from the access road, turn right at Vine Street-building faces access road and is just before Main Street.

I-45 from Clear Lake / Hobby Airport (Southern Suburbs, Galveston County)
Take I-45 North towards Houston. Take 1-10 East towards Beaumont. Take the McKee/Hardy Street exit. Turn left on Hardy, go over the freeway. Turn left again traveling west on feeder road. Turn right at Vine Street-building faces access road and is just before Main Street.

I-45 from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (Northern Suburbs, Spring, The Woodlands)
Take I-45 South towards Houston. Take 1-10 East towards Beaumont. Take the McKee/Hardy Street exit. Turn left on Hardy, go over the freeway. Turn left again traveling west on feeder road. Turn right at Vine Street-building faces access road and is just before Main Street.


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CONTINENTAL AIRLINES is the Official Airline of the FotoFest 2010 Biennial

Air Transportation
Continental Airlines is offering discounts to FotoFest 2010 Biennial participants and visitors.

Call your travel professional or Continental MeetingWorks at 800-468-7022 for reservations. Refer to Z Code ZG8H and Agreement Code: A7XYQW. There is a $20 charge for phone reservations.

Or, save an additional 3% by booking your own reservations at Continental Airlines. Choose your flight times and access your meeting discounts by inserting ZG8HA7XYQW in the Offer Code box.

Taxi fare from George Bush Intercontinental Airport is approximately $45 one way, and $25 one way from Hobby Airport. Super Shuttle offers shuttle service from Intercontinental for $25 one way and from Hobby Airport for $23 one way. Call toll free (877) 770-1655 for Super Shuttle reservations.

Houston is home to Continental Airlines, which has direct connections to many cities in Latin America, Asia and Europe. It is also served by many other U.S. and international carriers. For more information regarding Houston airports visit the Houston Airport System website.


2010 Biennial Headquarters Hotel

The headquarters hotel for FotoFest Biennial 2010 is the Doubletree Hotel Houston Downtown, 400 Dallas St., Houston, TX 77002. [map]

The Meeting Place Portfolio Reviews, Workshops, Curatorial Dialogues. Evenings with the Artists, Photography Bookstores, Book Signings, and The Fine Print Auction took place at the Doubletree Hotel Downtown. Press Facilities were available.

The Doubletree Hotel is five blocks [approx. 0.3 miles or 0.5 kms] from the Houston METRORail train which travels to FotoFest's Gallery Headquarters, the Museum District and other attractions.

A limited number of hotel rooms are available at a special FotoFest rate. The FotoFest group convention reservation code is FOG.

Hotel reservations may be made at the Doubletree Hotel Houston Downtown by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TREE or locally 713-759-0202, or by visiting the Doubletree online reservations page.


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Other Hotels
For a list of nearby hotels in downtown Houston, please see Downtown Houston Hotels.


General Visitors Information
For more information about visiting Houston, check out the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau.


Weather

Houston weather changes frequently. Check the forecast often. Temperatures in March can range from the low 40's (4.4 C) to the high 70's (21 C).