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R5 Business Meeting

For more information about the R5 Business Meeting or the Student Competitions please click on one of the following:

R5 Business Meeting or Student Competitions


Conference Venue

The conference will be held at the ”Omni Corpus Christi Hotel”, 900 North Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi.  The hotel is also the conference hotel where a block of rooms are being held for use by conference attendees.  The conference has negotiated a special room rate and extra privileges for registered attendees and their guests; for example, free wireless access  and parking.  Room reservations can be made when registering for the conference.

Conference Hotel

Omni Corpus Christi Hotel, 900 North Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Phone: (361) 887-1600, Fax: (361) 887-6715.

You can book online by using our group code: 14500812503. Click on this link http://www.omnihotels.com/  and choose hotel, dates and enter group code to book rooms at our contacted group rate of $97Single, $97Double, $127 Triple, $137 Quad Occupancy.  Reservations must be made by 21 March 2014 when any unreserved rooms will be released.

Traveling by Air

Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP) is easily accessible with direct flights from Houston and Dallas.

For travel from CCIA to the conference hotel — Omni Corpus Christi Hotel — please consult the options under Services at the CCIA web site where you will find information on Parking, Car Rental, and Taxis.  omni

Driving Directions to the Hotel

From  Airport (9.1 Miles):
Leave the airport and take TX-44 E expressway toward Padre Island/Bayfront.  Follow signs for TX-358 W/I-37/Bayfront and merge onto TX-358 W. Follow signs for I-37 S/Bayfront/Shoreline Blvd and merge onto I-37S. Take the exit on the left toward Bayfront/Shoreline Blvd/C.C. Museum.  Hotel is at 900 North Shoreline Blvd.
Coming from Houston:

It is about 200 miles from Houston to  Corpus Christi. Take US-59 S/ I-69 south about 100 miles to Victoria, then take US-77 to I-37. Take I-37 into Corpus Christi and take the exit on the left toward Bayfront/Shoreline Blvd/C.C. Museum.  Hotel is at 900 North Shoreline Blvd.  As an alternative, the drive along the coast from Galveston to Corpus Christi is beautiful and scenic but slow.  History buffs will also enjoy traveling the Texas Independence Trail

Coming from San Antonio:
Corpus Christi is about 150 miles from San Antonio.  Simply take I-37 and follow directions as above.