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Petroleum Markets Week

**Weather update**

January 16, 3:45 PM

As of this time, the conference will be proceeding as scheduled. We will continue to assess the situation and post updates throughout the day.

**Weather update**

Join over 500 energy market participants in Houston this January for the 2018 Argus Petroleum Markets Week!

This year’s Argus Petroleum Markets Week will feature three separate conferences including the Argus Americas Crude Summit, LPG Summit and Motor Fuels Summit. Network with energy representatives from across the globe and gain in-depth, market information to help plan your business needs for the coming year.

Learn more about each event:

Reasons to attend:

  • Meet with over 500 representatives from across the global crude, LPG and motor fuels markets in one convenient venue
  • Three separate conferences to provide you with the most relevant information to best fit your business needs 
  • 40+ world class speakers including directly involved in the crude, LPG and motor fuels summit 
  • Guest speaker Dr. Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense (2006-2011) will bring you exclusive insight on the current geopolitical landscape and what this might mean for the energy industry 
  • Network at our industry dinner with participants across events and hear from our guest speaker Nicholas Burns, Former US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs 

Event highlights

Participants of all three events will hear from:

  • Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense (2006-2011); Author, New York Times Best Seller, DUTY: Memoirs of a Secretary at War and A Passion for Leadership
  • Nicholas Burns, Former US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • Dan Romasko, President and Chief Executive Officer, Motiva Enterprises LLC


Crude Summit:

  • Chen Bo, President, UNIPEC
  • J.Rajaraman, Head of Oil Trading, Shipping and Logistics, Reliance Industries Ltd.
  • Corey Prologo, Director of Oil Trading - North America, Head of Houston Branch, Trafigura Trading LLC
  • Robert Barnes, SVP Commercial – Crude Oil, Magellan
  • Brent Secrest, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Products

View the full Crude Summit program

LPG Summit:

  • Nick Black, VP, LPG, Naphtha & Petrochemicals, Argus
  • Robert Sawchuck, Business Director, BASF Total Petrochemicals
  • Oeyvind Lindeman, Chief Commercial Officer, Navigator Gas
  • Hemal Sanghani, Chief Executive Officer, Arihant Global
  • Michael Cohen, Head of Energy Commodities, Barclays

View the full LPG Summit program

Motor Fuels Summit:

  • Gene Gebolys, Founder, President & CEO, World Energy
  • Gwen Mitchell, Manager, Specialty Products - Reg Fuels, Andeavor
  • Dan Gordon, Executive Vice President, Business Development & Strategy, Delek US Holdings
  • Fidel Farías, Former Energy Market Consultant and Business Strategy Analyst, PDVSA, Petroleos de Venezuela S.A., Energy Market Consultant and Business Strategy Analyst, Siemens
  • Esteban Salas, SVP, Refined Products, Windstar LPG

View the full Motor Fuels Summit program

Companies who attend include:

3Macs   •   Accelerated Transport   •   ACL   •   ADI Analytics   •   AEGPL   •   AePEX Energy   •   Allegro Development   •   Alliance Pipeline   •   Alon   •   Altagas   •   Altra Industries   •   American Railcar Leasing   •   Amexgas   •   AmSpec   •   Anadarko Petroleum   •   Anadarko Petroleum Company   •   ANCO Overseas (ANCO Ltd.)   •   Apache Argentina   •   APACHE CANADA LTD.   •   Apache Energía Argentina S.R.L.   •   ARB Midstream   •   Arc Logistics Partners   •   Arc Resources   •   Arihant Global   •   ARM Energy Management, LLC   •   Asphalt & Fuel Supply, LLC   •   ATCO Energy Solutions   •   Aux Sable   •   Axeon Specialty Products   •   Ayalytical Instruments Inc.   •   AYAN Energy Service SA   •   Baker & McKenzie   •   Baker & O’Brien, Inc.   •   Baker Hughes   •   BakkenLink Pipeline LLC   •   BAML   •   Barclays   •   BASF Intertrade AG   •   BASF TOTAL Petrochemicals LLC   •   Basin Transload, LLC   •   BG Energy Merchants, LLC   •   BG Group   •   Biehl & Co   •   Big West Oil, LLC   •   Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP   •   Blossman Gas   •   BNSF Railway   •   Boardwalk Louisiana Midstream, LLC   •   BOE Midstream   •   Bonavista Energy Corporation   •   BP   •   Brand Energy & Infrastructure   •   Bridger, LLC   •   BTG Pactual   •   Buckeye Partners, L.P.   •   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management   •   BureauVeritas - Inspectorate   •   Butane-Propane News   •   BW LPG   •   C4U Trade   •   Caliche Storage   •   California Resources Corporation   •   Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers   •   Canadian National   •   Canadian Oil Sands Limited   •   Canadian Pacific   •   Canadian Propane Association   •   Cargill   •   Carib LPG Trading Ltd.   •   Castleton Commodities International   •   CB&I (Randall Gas Technologies)   •   CCI   •   Cenovus Energy Inc   •   Center for a New American Security   •   Central Gas Co. Ltd.   •   CERI   •   CG Railway, Inc.   •   Chevron   •   Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.   •   CHS, Inc.   •   Cia Ultragaz S/A   •   CITGO   •   Citigroup Global Markets Inc   •   Clarksons Platou   •   ClipperData   •   CMDTY Capital   •   CME Group   •   Coffeyville Resources Refining and Marketing   •   Cogent Energy Solutions, LLC   •   Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy   •   Commodity Appointments   •   Commodity Weather Group   •   Concho Resources Inc.   •   Connacher Oil and Gas Limited   •   ConocoPhillips   •   Continental Resources   •   Continuum Energy Services   •   Control Risks   •   Cosmo Oil of U.S.A. Inc.   •   CP Energy   •   CP Rail   •   Crescent Point Energy Corp   •   Crestwood Services LLC   •   Crowley Petroleum Services   •   Crude Oil Quality Association (COQA)   •   CSX Transportation   •   Delek US   •   Delta Air Lines, Inc.   •   Department of Energy   •   Devon   •   Devon Energy Corporation   •   DEWright, Inc.   •   Digal, S.A   •   Dominion Terminal Associates, LLP   •   DTN   •   Ducere LLC   •   Eagle Navigation & Trading   •   Eagle Ocean Transport   •   EASI   •   EDF Trading   •   Edgewood Holdings LLC   •   Egistix Corporation   •   EKT Interactive   •   Elbow River Marketing   •   Empresas Lipigas S.A.   •   Enable Midstream Partners, LLC   •   Enbridge   •   Encana Corporation   •   ENEOS Globe Corp.   •   Energy Aspects   •   Energy Management Institute   •   Energy Market Regulatory Authority of Turkey   •   Energy Regulatory Commission   •   EnergyWire   •   ENGIE Global Markets   •   ENI Trading & Shipping   •   EnLink Midstream LLC   •   Enterprise Products Operating LLC   •   Equion Energia Limited   •   Essar Energy Overseas Texas   •   Ethylene Strategies Int'l LP   •   ETO Sangyo Corp.   •   Euler Hermes   •   Euro-Gas   •   Exergy Resources   •   ExxonMobil Corporation   •   Fairway Energy Partners, LLC   •   Fearnleys de Venezuela   •   Featherwood Capital LLC   •   Ferrell North America   •   Ferrellgas   •   Flint Hills Resources   •   Freepoint Commodities   •   Freeport McMoRan Oil & Gas   •   Freyre & Asociados S.A.   •   Frontier Energy Services   •   Fulbright & Jaworski LLP   •   GA Global Markets   •   Gaffney, Cline and Associates   •   GARP   •   Gas Processing Management   •   Gasmar S.A.   •   Gasteam America, LP   •   GATX Corporation   •   GATX Rail   •   Gazprom Marketing and Trading USA   •   GB Energy   •   GE Capital   •   GE Capital Rail Services   •   GE Water & Process Technologies   •   GEMI - Univ. of Houston   •   Genscape   •   Gibson Energy   •   GKG Law, P.C.   •   Global Partners LP   •   Global View   •   Governor’s Office of Energy Development (Utah)   •   Great Northern Gathering & Marketing LLC   •   Greenbrier Companies   •   Grieg Shipbrokers   •   Grupo Tomza   •   GTT NA   •   Gulf Stream Tanker Charter   •   GUNVOR SA   •   Harvest Operations Corp.   •   Hess Corporation   •   HollyFrontier Companies   •   Houston Business Journal   •   Houston Fuel Oil Terminal Co.   •   Hunt Refining Company   •   Huntsman   •   Husky Oil Operations Limited   •   ICE   •   Idemitsu   •   IIR Energy   •   Imperial Oil Limited   •   INCA Refining, LLC   •   Innovation and Advanced Education   •   Inspectorate   •   Integrated Energy Companies   •   Inter Pipeline   •   IntercontinentalExchange | ICE   •   International Process Plants   •   Intertek   •   Irving Oil   •   Iskandia   •   Japan Canadian Oil Sands Ltd.   •   Jefferson Energy Companies   •   JETRO Chicago   •   JOGMEC   •   JP Energy Partners   •   Jupiter Resources   •   JX Nippon Oil & Energy USA Inc.   •   Kansas City Southern Railway   •   KEP LLC   •   Keyera Corp.   •   Kiros Energy   •   Koch Supply and Trading   •   Kolmar   •   KPLER SAS   •   Kuwait Petroleum Corporation   •   LCM Commodities   •   LCM Commodities, LLC   •   Link Crude Resources   •   Lion Group   •   Lipow Oil Associates LLC   •   Liquidity Energy   •   Lodestar Energy   •   Lodestar Logistics Corporation   •   Loop LLC   •   LPG Moravia AS   •   LPGas Distributors Assoc   •   LPG-Trading GMBH   •   Lukoil   •   Lukoil Pan Americas, LLC   •   LyondellBasell Industries   •   Macquarie Holdings (U.S.A.) Inc.   •   Maersk Oil   •   Magellan Midstream LP   •   Manchester Tank & Equipment   •   Marathon Oil   •   Marathon Petroleum Co. LP   •   MarkWest Energy Partners   •   Martin Midstream Partners   •   Martin Resource Management Company   •   Matrix Service   •   Medanito   •   MEG Energy   •   Mercatus Energy Advisors, LLC   •   Mercuria   •   MFA Oil Company   •   MGI Trading   •   MGQ Terminal   •   Midland Manufacturing   •   MIECO Inc.   •   Mitsubishi International Corporation   •   Mitsui & Co. (Canada) Ltd.   •   Mitsui & Company USA Inc.   •   Mitsui Rail Capital   •   Monroe Energy, LLC   •   MonteCristoil & Refino Services   •   Morgan Stanley   •   MorningStar   •   Mosaic Energy Ltd.   •   Motiva Enterprises   •   Murex   •   Murphy Oil Company Ltd.   •   Muse, Stancil & Co.   •   Musket Corporation   •   MV Purchasing, LLC   •   NAL Resources   •   Nalco Champion   •   Natixis   •   Navigator Energy Services   •   Navigator Gas   •   Newfield Exploration Co   •   Nexant, Inc.   •   Nexen Energy Marketing   •   NGL Energy Partners   •   NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation   •   NIC   •   Nieto Trading   •   NNPC   •   Noble Americas Corp.   •   Norfolk Southern   •   Norgas Carriers Pte Ltd   •   NOVA Chemicals   •   NuStar Logistics, L.P.   •   Nynas   •   Occidental   •   Odebrecht Oil & Gas   •   Oil Price Information Services   •   Oiltanking North America   •   Oiltanking USA   •   Oliver Wyman   •   OMERS Energy Services   •   One Cypress Energy   •   ONEOK   •   OpenLink Energy   •   OpenLink Financial   •   Opportune LLP   •   OSG   •   OXY Midstream   •   Pacer Energy Marketing   •   Pacific Summit Energy   •   Panama Canal Authority   •   PBF   •   PDVSA Petroleo S.A.   •   Peaker Energy Group LLC   •   Pembina Midstream   •   Pembina Pipeline   •   Pemex   •   Pengrowth Energy Corporation   •   Penthol C.V.   •   Petral Consulting Company   •   Petredec   •   Petro Source Partners, LLC   •   Petrobras   •   Petrobras America   •   PetroChina Int’l Trading Ltd.   •   PetroPort   •   Peyto Energy Trust   •   Phillips 66   •   Phoenix Park Gas Processors   •   Pinnacle Energy Marketing / Integrated Energy Companies   •   Pioneer Solutions   •   Plains All American Pipeline L.P. & Plains GP Holdings   •   Pluspetrol Norte, SA   •   Pnoenix Park Gas Processors LTZ   •   ProMexico   •   Promotora de Gas LP SA de CV   •   Proship, Ltd.   •   Provenship   •   Quorum Business Solutions   •   Rail Pipeline Group LLC   •   Railroad Specialties, Inc.   •   Range Resources   •   Rangeland Energy   •   Ray Energy   •   RBC Capital Markets   •   RBS Bulk Systems Inc   •   Rebound Energy   •   Redfins Energy   •   Reliance   •   Reliance Holding USA   •   Repsol Trading, S.A.   •   Reuters   •   RIL USA, INC.   •   Rio Energy International   •   Rio Grande Pacific Corporation   •   Rystad Energy   •   Sage Midstream   •   SalTec International   •   SANORS   •   Sanyuan   •   Sasol   •   Saudi Petroleum International   •   Saugatuck Energy   •   Savage Services Corporation   •   Schneider Electric   •   Seaco America   •   Seven and seven fzc   •   SH Gas Supply & Risk Management   •   Shell   •   Shell Canada   •   Shell Deer Park Refining   •   Shell Energy North America   •   Shell Pipeline Company LP   •   Shell Trading Canada   •   Shell Trading US Company   •   SHV Energy   •   SHV Gas Supply   •   Sibur   •   SimSci   •   Sinopec USA.Inc   •   Sirius Energy   •   SK E&S Americas   •   SK Energy   •   SK Gas International   •   SK Gas Trading, LLC   •   Sky Eye Measurement   •   SoEnergy   •   Southcross Energy   •   Southwestern Energy Services Co.   •   Spectra Energy Services, LLC   •   Staoil Marketing and Trading   •   Statoil   •   Stupp Corporation   •   Styron LLC   •   Suburban Propane   •   Suit-Kote Corporation   •   Summit Discovery Resources LLC   •   Suncor Energy   •   Superior Gas Liquids   •   Susser Petroleum Partners LP   •   Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP   •   Talisman (Colombia) Oil & Gas Ltd.   •   Targa Resources LLC.   •   Tarsco   •   Termovalle   •   Tesoro Refining and Marketing   •   Texas A&M University   •   Texas International Terminals   •   TexPar Energy, LLC   •   TexStar Midstream   •   The Blossman Companies   •   The Dow Chemical Company   •   The Greenbrier Companies   •   Thomson Reuters   •   ThyssenKrupp North America   •   Torq Energy Logistics   •   Torq Transloading   •   Total   •   Total E&P Canada Ltd   •   Total Petrochemicals and Refining   •   TouchStar   •   Trafigura Trading LLC   •   TrailStone Group   •   TrailStone NA Logistics, LLC   •   TransCanada Pipelines   •   Transcom DMCC - Dubai   •   Transgas International   •   Tribute Energy   •   Trimac Transportation Services LP   •   Trinity Industries   •   TrinityRail   •   Tristream Energy   •   Tropigas de El Salvador, S.A.   •   Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.   •   Tundra Energy Marketing Limited   •   Turbotech   •   Turner, Mason & Co   •   U.S. EIA   •   UGI Corp   •   Ultragas ApS   •   Ultragaz   •   Ulysses Commodities   •   UNIMOT GAZ   •   Union Pacific Railroad   •   Unipec America   •   Unipec America (Sinopec)   •   United Energy Trading LLC   •   UOP, a Honeywell Company   •   US EIA   •   Valero Energy Corporation   •   Vermilion Energy Inc.   •   ViaMar AS   •   Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority   •   Vision Resources, Inc   •   Vitol   •   VMT Consulting SA   •   Wall Street Journal   •   Watco Companies LLC   •   Weatherdyne International   •   Wells Fargo Securities   •   Western Refining Logistics   •   Westway Group, LLC   •   Williams Energy Canada ULC   •   Williams Midstream   •   Woodward Partners   •   World Fuel Services   •   WorldOils   •   YPF   •   ZE PowerGroup Inc    •   Zenith Energy

Sponsorship Opportunities: Marketing, Branding and Lead Generation 

The Argus Americas Petroleum Markets Week provides an unparalleled platform to leverage your brand. Get your name in front of over 500 senior-level professionals from the global energy markets.

Argus will customize the most effective package to meet your business objectives. A wide range of sponsorship and exhibitor packages are available for your budgets to deliver the highest return on your investment including:

  • Reception and signature drink
  • Exclusive branding during breakfast, lunch and breaks
  • Delegate gifts and lanyards
  • Exhibit booths and seat drops
  • Specialty coffee bar
  • Delegate passes
  • WiFi and networking app

.....and more! Contact us today to customize a sponsorship package that meets your unique business needs.
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2018 Argus Petroleum Markets Week Sponsors:

ICE Intercontinental Exchange is the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets, delivering transparent, reliable data, technology and risk management services to market participants around the world. ICE’s global markets provide direct, electronic access to a range of more than 1,000 energy products across crude and refined oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, liquefied natural gas, power, coal, petrochemicals and emissions and ICE Futures Europe, London’s leading derivatives exchange is home to Brent and Gasoil futures, the global crude and refined oil benchmarks which represent approximately half of the world’s crude and refined oil futures traded volume.

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Magellan MidstreamMagellan Midstream Partners, L.P. is a publicly traded partnership formed to own, operate and expand a diversified portfolio of energy assets. We currently have over 1,700 employees working in 24 states. Our assets include 2,100 miles of crude oil pipelines and 23 million barrels of total crude oil storage. Magellan also owns and operates the nation’s longest refined products pipeline system. More than half of our potential expansion projects are related to crude oil.

We are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MMP and currently have over 160,000 investors.

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Cargill CRMCargill has a longstanding reputation of managing risk across commodities, industries and geographies. For more than 20 years, Cargill's risk management business has been a provider of customized commodity price risk solutions for its customers around the world, including petroleum and petrochemical producers, mid-to-large size corporations, commercial lenders, asset managers and investors. Today, through its 16 offices in 12 countries, Cargill provides price risk management products in over 70 global commodity markets and 25 currencies. In the energy markets, Cargill provides tailored hedging solutions in petroleum, petrochemicals, resins, power and natural gas.

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Cap SpirecapSpire is a global solutions and advisory company that provides the unique combination of industry knowledge and business expertise required to deliver impactful solutions in the energy market. With capSpire’s Lease Crude Optimization product, crude marketers and transportation organizations are able to achieve increased margins by optimizing tactical and strategic decisions. Trusted by Fortune 500 companies, capSpire’s team of industry experts empower clients to take their supply chain and trading operations to the next level by delivering world class solutions that streamline business processes.

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Chemex ModularChemex Modular is a leading supplier of new and refurbished modular equipment. Chemex Modular possesses the complete range of engineering and fabrication expertise to provide fully modularized equipment and related engineering support. Whether providing modular process equipment, measurement modules, logistics, identifying a process issue or implementing a planned change, Chemex Modular delivers a customer-specific solution. Our services include, but are not limited to, the following: modular oil refineries and gas processing plants, allocation measurement and LACT systems, and the full range of engineering consulting services, from feasibility studies to detailed engineering design.

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OiltankingOiltanking, a subsidiary of Marquard & Bahls, has been active in tank storage logistics since 1972, and is the second-largest independent operator of tank terminals for oils, chemicals and gases worldwide. The company owns and operates 81 terminals in 23 countries with a total storage capacity of 21 million cbm, on five continents – in Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, India, and the Asia-Pacific region.

At the tank terminals, Oiltanking stores and handles nearly 1,000 different products including crude oil, petroleum products, biofuels, chemicals and gases. The total throughput of all terminals in 2015 was around 128 million tons.

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Tarsco, a TF Warren CompanyTarsco, TF Warren Company, has served industrial clients for over 30 years. We offer engineering, and construction of customized, aboveground welded storage tank systems. Tarsco continues to provide the highest level of safety, quality, and on-time performance in every aspect of a project. With operations located throughout the Western Hemisphere, Tarsco is well positioned to deliver unsurpassed service to our domestic and international clients.

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Port Corpus ChristiPort Corpus Christi’s vision is to be the energy port of the Americas. As the 4th largest Port in the USA in total tonnage, Port Corpus Christi handles everything from energy to agriculture, and plastics to iron, and very soon also LNG. Port Corpus Christi is the leading crude oil export port, currently testing a massive super tanker, the VLCC Anne. Port Corpus Christi has vast export experience of LPG, frequently loading Very Large Gas Carriers. To support export, the Corpus Christi Ship Channel is fully authorized to 54-feet MLLW, while current channel depth allows maximum 45-foot draft vessels.

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GenscapeGenscape is the leading global provider of real-time data and intelligence for commodity and energy markets, driven to improve market transparency and efficiency. With thousands of patented monitors strategically deployed worldwide, Genscape is unique in its ability to collect and report proprietary market fundamentals in real-time or near real-time.

Using a combination of infrared diagnostics, electromagnetic frequency monitors, high resolution aerial photography, and near-earth satellite imagery, Genscape has set the standard for accuracy and timeliness in the market for advance notice of changes in oil market fundamentals. Genscape clients are able to make more informed decisions and improve risk management.

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CQGCQG provides high-performance trade routing, global market data, and advanced technical analysis for professional traders worldwide. CQG partners with more than one hundred FCM environments and provides Direct Market Access to more than forty-five exchanges through its global network of co-located Hosted Exchange Gateways. CQG’s server-side order management tools for spreading, market aggregation, and smart orders are unsurpassed for speed and ease-of-use. CQG's market data feed consolidates more than seventy-five sources, including exchanges worldwide for futures, options, fixed income, foreign exchange, and equities as well as data on debt securities, industry reports, and financial indices.

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MorningstarMorningstar is a leading provider of high-quality market data, independent research and analytical products. Our clients include some of the world’s largest energy concerns, utilities, hedge funds, mutual funds and banks. We offer a data management solution that gathers and distributes over 3,500 feeds in the power, oil, gas, commodities, equities, futures and weather markets and delivers them to data management systems for historical analysis, risk management and forecasting.

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Intertek LozengeTotal Quality. Assured.

Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 42,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.

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Hilton Americas - Houston

Hilton Americas

1600 Lamar Street
Houston, Texas 77010
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Room rate: $259 per night

Reservations: Book online or call the hotel directly at 713 739 8000 and ask for the Argus Media group rate.

Cut-off date: Please book your room by December 22, 2017 to secure the discounted group rate 

Located in the heart of downtown Houston, the Hilton Americas – Houston is conveniently located near many local attractions including Discovery Green Park, Toyota Center, BBVA Compass Stadium and Minute Maid Park. The hotel features a full service spa and health club, a business center and multiple dining options.

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