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Housing reservation deadline: August 31, 2016

We provide reduced hotel rates in Austin through our official housing partner, the Austin Housing Bureau.  Reserve and manage your housing through the Austin Housing Bureau through August 31.  With questions about your reservation, please call the Bureau at 866-645-0605.

On September 1 there will be no access to the housing bureau website.  Beginning September 1, please contact the hotels directly regarding your current housing reservation or to book your housing.  Please note that after August 31 the reduced hotel rates may not be applicable.  The housing map below shows the five hotels within the ASSH housing block. 

  • Hilton Austin (Headquarters) - Rates start at $249
  • JW Marriott Austin - Rates start at $269
  • Four Seasons Austin - Rates start at $284
  • Courtyard Marriott Austin - Rates start at $239
  • Hyatt Place Austin - Rates start at $249

Group Booking (10+ rooms)

For exhibitors or groups of 10+ please download the Group Housing Request Form.


United Airlines has been selected as the official carrier for the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.  We are pleased to offer special discounts for your event.  You may book online at and enter your Offer Code ZVPC913402  in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights.  If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 800-426-1122, please give them the following information:

Agreement Code: 913402 
Z Code: ZVPC

Outside of the United States, please call your local United Airlines Reservation Office.

International Attendees

Most Canadian citizens and many citizens from Visa Waiver Program countries can come to the United States (U.S.) without a visa if they meet certain requirements. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security website has helpful information for international visitors, including information on the Electronic System for Travel Authorization for those travelers who are eligible under the Visa Waiver Program. You can also visit the U.S. State Department website to learn about requirements for nonimmigrant visas.

Letter of Invitation Requests

Some participants from outside the continental United States need to apply for a visa at the American embassy, consulate or the visa-issuing office in their country of origin. To obtain a visa, you will need a letter of invitation.  To request an invitation letter, please write to: ASSH Annual Meeting Information, 822 W. Washington Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60607.  Or send your request by fax to (847) 384-1435 or by e-mail to

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  • 822 W. Washington Blvd, Chicago, Il 60607
  • Phone: (312) 880-1900
  • Fax: (847) 384-1435
  • Email:
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