Downtown- Josh Berry


National Education Conference

Von Braun Center - September 21-23, 2021

Welcome to the Rocket City!

We welcome attendees to the Society of Government Meeting Professionals' 40th Anniversary National Education Conference (NEC), and we're here to serve as your guide to Huntsville. Everything from local restaurants to things to do while you're in town and more, we want your visit to the Rocket City to be... out of this world

Show Your Badge

Conference attendees: access special discounts to local restaurants and other venues with the Show Your Badge Pass!

We're betting your time in Huntsville will reveal things about our city that you maybe weren't expecting - like our sublime mixture of art and science, our rich history, and so much more. Before you arrive, here are some key resources to help make your visit as smooth as possible:


Details on the NEC headquarter hotel.


All you need to know about the Rocket City - download it or get your print copy from the CVB!


Both Uber and Lyft services are available in Huntsville.


What to do, when to do it, and maps to get you there.

VON BRAUN CENTER - Save up to 30% with no tax or gratuity!

Plan your next event in Huntsville and save up to 30% with no tax or gratuity fees at the Von Braun Center, offering 170,000 square feet of meeting space. Available year-round, this deal makes it easy to plan a cost-effective event when the time is right for your group.Dates: Now through Dec. 31, 2021 Find out more.

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