Hotel Information

Our 2020 conference will be held at the Hurst Conference Center.

Conference Center Lobby

The conference center is located in Hurst, Texas, near the DFW airport and centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth.

Conference Center Address:
Hurst Conference Center
1601 Campus Drive
Hurst, TX 76054

The conference center has a brand-new adjoining Hilton Garden Inn, which opened in 2018.

Hotel Address:
Hilton Garden Inn
1615 Campus Drive
Hurst, TX 76054
Hotel Website

For those staying at the Hilton Garden Inn, a complimentary shuttle service is available to and from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and the Hilton Garden Inn.

Hotel reservations:

Conference Room Rate: $110 per night
*Room rate includes complimentary internet access

To make a reservation you can:

Visit the Hilton Garden Inn website to reserve a room online.

Or, you can call the hotel directly at (817) 281-5800. Please let the hotel representative know that the name of the group room block is “Art and Science of Animal Training.”

The last day to receive the conference room rate is January 24, 2020.

Hotel amenities

More about the Hurst Hilton Garden Inn:
– Connected to the Hurst Conference Center
– Complimentary covered parking
– Microwave and mini-fridge in every room
– Complimentary wifi
– Hotel restaurant, lobby bar, and snack shop
– Indoor pool, whirlpool, and fitness center
– Several restaurants within walking distance


The hotel and conference center have an attached covered parking garage. All parking at the conference center and hotel is complimentary.

Hotel Shuttle

If you will be staying at the Hilton Garden Inn, the hotel does provide a free shuttle to and from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

To use the shuttle, please contact the hotel (817-281-5800) prior to your arrival with your flight and contact information. Having this information will allow the hotel to schedule their shuttles accordingly and minimize wait time.

After you arrive at the airport and have picked up your luggage, please call the hotel with your terminal and gate number. The hotel will give you instructions on where to meet the shuttle and what to look for.