Hotel and Travel

Stay at our Host Hotels and Everyone Saves!

By staying at one of the four official Potato Expo 2024 hotels, you’re helping to keep registration fees down and supporting the future of this important event for the industry. The hotels offer exclusive rates to Potato Expo attendees and they are conveniently located no more than one block from the Austin Convention Center, helping you save on transportation to and from the event. Click here to reserve your room at one of our four official host hotels and help everyone save!

Those needing to book 5 or more rooms can email Key Bookings at

Hilton Austin – HQ Hotel

500 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Across from the Austin Convention Center
(connected by skywalk)

The Hilton Austin is the headquarter hotel for the Potato Expo. Surrounded by the excitement of downtown Austin’s business and entertainment district’s, the towering 31 story Hilton Austin is one of the largest hotels in the area. The hotel combines upscale comfort with modern millennial design, complete with the finest array of meeting, dining and recreational facilities. Our connection to the Convention Center via Overhead Walkway paired with many leading attractions nearby, guests are sure to experience the unique charm and lasting spirit of Austin.

Austin Marriott Downtown

304 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78701
Across from the Austin Convention Center

Luxury-Refined. The highly-anticipated Austin Marriott Downtown, now open, features over 600 iconic guest rooms including 25 stunning suites, a rooftop bar and a rooftop pool with breathtaking views, three bars, locally-inspired restaurants, and over 60,000 square feet of meeting space. Located right across the street from the Austin Convention Center and in walking distance from famed 6th Street, popular shops, and hottest restaurants, the Austin Marriott Downtown is the ideal location for new meeting and stay experiences in one of America’s top-rated cities.

Residence Inn Austin Downtown/Convention Center

300 East 4th Street / 4th & Trinity, Austin, TX 78701
Across from the Austin Convention Center

Having just completed a multi-million dollar renovation, the Residence Inn Austin Downtown offers brand new modern amenities with true Texan hospitality. Adjacent to the Austin Convention Center and within walking distance of the popular 6th Street and Warehouse Districts, guests appreciate our central downtown location. Our hotel offers apartment-style suites 50% larger than traditional hotel rooms featuring fully equipped kitchens, separate living and sleeping spaces and pull-out sofas- the best of pet-friendly hotels in Austin, TX! 

Courtyard by Marriott Austin Downtown/Convention Center

300 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Across from the Austin Convention Center

Courtyard/Residence Inn Austin is located in the heart of downtown with the best location of any hotel next to the Austin Convention Center.  This dual branded 449-guest room, full service Marriott hotel features 6600+ square feet of meeting space with a 2400 square foot ballroom and 2500 square foot junior ballroom.

ALERT! Be aware of Housing Pirates!

Do not book reservations or share personal information through any company or representative claiming to represent the Potato Expo or offering hotel discounts. This is a deceptive practice and is not any way affiliated with the Potato Expo. Only book rooms through the link and phone number provided by the Potato Expo. Report any such correspondence to

Note: You will not be contacted directly by the National Potato Council/Potato Expo unless there is a question about your existing reservation or in response to an inquiry made by you.

For housing/hotel questions and/or information, you can reach Key Bookings at

The Hilton Austin, Courtyard by Marriott Austin Downtown/Convention Center, Residence Inn Austin Downtown/Convention Center, and Austin Marriott Downtown are the official hotels of the Potato Expo 2024. By serving as the official hotels, the National Potato Council will receive a rebate to offset convention center rentals fees.

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When one #PotatoExpo ends, the planning for another one begins. Save the date to join us next year in Austin, Texas! Jan. 10-11, 2024 ...

One final video as we wrap up the last day at #PotatoExpo. Thanks to our sponsors, growers, vendors, Chefs, attendees and stakeholders for making this a memorable time together. ❤️ ...

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Check out these highlights from this morning`s Team Potato Workout. #PotatoExpo

Day one is a wrap and what a day it was. Thanks to our sponsors, growers, and attendees for helping us make some amazing memories at #PotatoExpo! ...

Having some fun this morning showcasing #PotatoExpo with Great Morning Colorado @fox31denver. ...

Day Zero at #PotatoExpo is almost done, but we didn`t want you to miss out. So here`s a quick recap of what we`ve done and what`s to come!

See you soon!

See all that red? That`s a completely SOLD OUT #PotatoExpo trade show!!! Thanks to all of our exhibitors for kicking off 2023 with us in Colorado. We can`t wait to see you next week!

Don`t miss the party. Tix are still available at #meetandpotatoes

The official #PotatoExpo 2023 Digital Guide has arrived! Download the exclusive guide created by our friends at Spudman Magazine as an extension to your Potato Expo experience. We can`t wait to see you for some #meetandpotatoes next week in Colorado!

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As national spokesperson & BBQ expert for @acehardware, @chefjasonmorse has spent a lifetime behind hot grills and barbecues. BUT is he ready for the 🔥🔥🔥 of #PotatoExpo`s celebrity chef cook-off?!

Read Spudman Magazine`s Q&A where he`s looking to “mash things up” in Colorado. Link in bio.

The countdown to #PotatoExpo 2023 is on! We can`t wait to see YOU in Colorado!!! #meetandpotatoes ...

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Share the stage with #PotatoExpo`s celebrity chefs ... then eat their food!

The winning bidder of this unique Potato LEAF Live Auction item will serve as a judge for the This Spud’s for You - Celebrity Chef Edition cook-off on the Expo Stage at Potato Expo 2023!

Hosted by Ted Allen, Emmy Award-winning host of Chopped & Chopped Junior, the cook-off will feature teams comprised of Duff Goldman, pastry chef, Food Network personality, and cookbook author, and Jason Morse, CEC, owner and executive chef of 5280 Culinary, national spokesperson and grilling expert at Ace Hardware versus Simon Majumdar, author, food and travel writer, and Food Network personality, and RJ Harvey, RDN, CEC, Culinary Director at Potatoes USA.

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to share the stage with these world-renowned chefs! Auction link in bio.

Which team will be Top Spud at #PotatoExpo`s This Spud`s for You -- Celebrity Chef Edition cook-off? The team of @duffgoldman & @chefjasonmorse? Or the team of @simonmajumdar & @chefrjharvey???

There`s only one way to find out. Join @thetedallen next month in Colorado by registering at! #meetandpotatoes

Availability at the #PotatoExpo host hotel, the @gaylordrockies, is limited. The event room block expires Mon., Dec. 12 or when it sells out -- whatever comes first.

Book your room today! Link in bio. #meetandpotatoes

As always, the Expo Hall will be a hive of activity this January. Check out some of this year`s featured events and sessions, and sign up to play in the new Tater Toss Tournament, sponsored by Nufarm! Featured events link in bio.
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