Schedule out for Austin MegaDo

The Austin MegaDo site announced the event details on their page. The event is from Thurs Feb 26 to Sun March 1. Registration starts on Nov 19, 2014 at 7pm and you can purchase events a la cart. This sells out fast and there is limited availability so mark your calendars for when it opens! Last year I went, which I wrote about here, and had a great time networking, eating good bbq, and exploring Austin.

Here is the schedule:

Feb 26- Dinner at NXNW Brewing 7pm for $35
Feb 27- United Airlines event at ABIA 10:30am for $50
Feb 27- An Evening in the Park at 5pm for $35
Feb 28- Hecklevision at Alamo Drafthouse at 11am for $34
Feb 28- Pubcrawl (on your own tab)
Feb 28- Private Dinner at Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew at 7pm for $25
March 1-Private Lunch at Hula Hut at 11am for $34

The host hotel is either going to be the Sheraton or the Hyatt Regency but group rates are not yet available to book. If you need some hotel suggestions on points, here are some:

Sheraton – You can book a room at the host hotel for 10k pts/night

W Hotel – In downtown Austin, this upscale hotel goes for 20k pts/night

The Driskill  – Near Austin night life, this hotel is now under Hyatt and can be booked for 20k pts/night

Hyatt Place – Close to Austin night life, this hotel goes for 15k pts/night

Hyatt Regency – Right on Town Lake and near downtown, this hotel goes for 15k pts/night

Hilton– At the corner of Red River and 5th, use your points at 50k/night

Radisson –  Right on Town Lake and near downtown, you can get a room for 44k/night or 44k for 2 nights if you have the Club Carlson Card!

Holiday Inn– Right on town lake and near a food truck park, rooms go for 25k IHG points/night

Intercontinental -Near Austin night life, this hotel will cost a whopping 50k IHG points/night or you can use your free night certificate if you have the IHG Chase card.

Courtyard by Marriott – In downtown Austin, this cat 6 hotel costs 30k pts/night

Residence Inn by Marriott – In downtown Austin, this cat 7 hotel costs 35k pts/night

JW Marriott – Scheduled to open Feb 2015 right in time for the event. Booking not yet available but this category 8 will cost 40k pts/night


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