ELITE Experiences presented by FinanceBuzz, Austin 2019

6/13/19 | By Team FBZ

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Adventurers and explorers — you've arrived.

FinanceBuzz is delighted to offer, exclusively to FinanceBuzz Elite (FBZ Elite) Members, the chance to join a uniquely memorable experience celebrating our special travel community.

Travel enthusiasts from around the world will gather this October in Austin, Texas, USA, for our second ELITE Experience presented by FinanceBuzz.

Join us in Austin

The event, hosted by the FinanceBuzz team, is an interactive celebration set amid the thriving cultural city of Austin. World-renowned for its live music, outdoor activities, and ever-evolving food and drink scene, Austin in autumn will sure to be buzzing with energy.

It is the perfect setting for your ELITE experience.

FinanceBuzz team
The FinanceBuzz Team invites you

The main event

The premium keynote event will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 at a venue about five minutes from downtown and a short $10 Uber/Lyft ride away.

Tickets are required and pricing will be announced shortly. This exclusive event will feature panels, fireside chats, and immersive roundtables with the goal of saving you at least $1,000 in travel costs in the next twelve months.

Elite Events Austin

The event will be tailored to the interests of confirmed ticket holders.

You'll have the opportunity to network with some of the best, brightest, and most incredible individuals in the industry. Don't be surprised if you create some very special lifelong friendships.

There will also be a complimentary opportunity to network with other FBZ Elite members, free of charge, outside the premium keynote event. 

Further details will be released as they are finalized. Availability is limited.

Where to stay

We've secured discounted rates at Hotel Van Zandt, as well as the W Austin, for October 24-27. Both are located in downtown Austin.

Hotel Van Zandt

The FinanceBuzz Team will be headquartered at Hotel Van Zandt, a Kimpton property and part of the IHG Rewards Club loyalty program. Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt is a boutique hotel centered in the heart of downtown Austin with an incredible rooftop pool deck and restaurant.

The pool deck at Hotel Van Zandt

Room Type Regular Rate/Night FBZ Elite Rate/Night
Deluxe King $499 + taxes & fees or 60,000 IHG® points $299 + taxes & fees
Deluxe Queen Queen (limited availability) $549 + taxes & fees or 60,000 IHG® points $299 + taxes & fees

>> Use this link to book

Cancellations made within 72 hours of arrival will forfeit one night’s room and tax.

Tip: If you’re looking to earn enough IHG points for the stay, consider getting the IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card. Earn 80,000 points after spending $2,000 in the first 3 months. You can also transfer points from your Chase Ultimate Rewards account.

W Austin

The W Austin is a trendy hotel located in downtown Austin, next door to the famed Austin City Limits music venue. It's a Marriott property and part of the Bonvoy loyalty program.

Room Type Regular Rate/Night FBZ Elite Rate/Night
Cozy Room, 1 Queen $574 + taxes & fees or 50,000 Marriott Bonvoy points $309 + taxes & fees
Wonderful Room, 2 Queen $634 + taxes & fees $339 + taxes & fees

>> Use this link to book

*Group rates are for 1 bed or 2 bed. The exact room type may change from what is shown at booking based on hotel availability.

Rooms are limited. Book while still available!

Book using points

We have compiled a list of recommended hotels attendees can book using award points, as well as other travel tips. 

Check back soon (and often!)

The FinanceBuzz Team cannot wait to celebrate with you in Austin.

Check back soon as more details are unveiled. Ticket sales will go live from this page.

In the meantime, click here to learn about last year's incredible event.

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