We have a room block at the INTERCONTINENTAL® HOUSTON – MEDICAL CENTER. Please consider staying there for the duration of the competition!
6750 Main Street, Houston TX 77030
Main: +1 346-249-3985
The Intercontinental Houston - Medical Center is less than a mile walk from the Jones Graduate School of Business, the site of the Rice Business Plan Competition.
Shuttles will run from the confernece hotel, the Intercontinental Houston - Medical Center, to Rice University campus, throughout the competition.
Please check back here for the shuttle schedule. All attendees of the competition are welcome to use the shuttle.
The RBPC is held at the Jones Graduate School of Busines (the Jones School) at Rice University in Houston, Texas. The Jones School is referenced as McNair Hall on campus maps (building #57)
A few events will take place in the Rice Memorial Center (RMC), also known as the Student Center (building #21)
Parking at Rice University
The Central Campus Garage, the garage under the Jones School, is the best place to park for the Rice Business Plan Competition. (On map, shaded in yellow under building #57 - McNair Hall)
If the Central Campus Garage is full, please use West Lot 2 (on map, shaded in yellow)
Getting to Houston and Rice University
Houston is serviced by two airports: Intercontinental Airport (about 25 miles from Rice campus) and Hobby Airport (about 13 miles from Rice Campus).
To get from either airport to Rice University, please consider a taxi, ride share or airport shuttle. Public transportation is not recommended.
Transportation in Houston
Cars are ubiquitous in Houston. You are welomce to rent one for your stay, but consider that hotels and Rice University charge for parking.
Taxis and ride shares are very common and easiy summoned from most any location.
Houston does have an extensive bus system, as well as a light rail system. Please check schedules and locations of stops before using public transit.