IADC/SPE International Drilling
Conference and Exhibition

3–5 March 2020 | Galveston Island Convention Center
Galveston, Texas, USA

Travel and Accommodations

IADC/SPE International Drilling Conference and Exhibition

Travel and Accommodations

Travel and Accommodations

Book Your Hotel

Accommodations are not included in the registration fee.

Call 1.800.392.5937 or 409-744-1500 or book online to receive the conference attendee rate of USD 189 (with waived resort fee). ​

The SPE group rate is offered until 13 February 2020, after which the group rate will be subject to availability. Rates are valid three days before and after the event on an available basis. 

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.

Complimentary Shuttle

A complimentary shuttle from the San Luis Resort to the Galveston Convention Center is available every 20 minutes on:

Monday, 2 March

Tuesday, 3 March

Wednesday, 4 March

Thursday, 5 August

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.

Hotel Parking

  • Self parking is USD 8 per night
  • Valet parking is USD 20 per night


George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is 70 miles from convention center.

William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) is 40 miles from convention center.

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.