Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Conference?

The 19th annual Texas Conference for Women will be held November 2, 2017.

How long is the Conference?

7:30 AM to 5:00 PM  (exact times subject to change)

Where is the Conference?

Austin Convention Center
500 East Cesar Chavez Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 404-4000

Click here for directions and parking

How much is a ticket and what does it include?

Tickets are $170 each; $1,700 for a table for 10. Your ticket includes:

– Seated luncheon
– Two main stage keynote sessions
– Three breakout sessions featuring a great variety of workshops, panels, and lectures
– All day access to the Exhibit Hall/Health & Wellness Pavilion/Social Media Pavilion
– Access to free resume reviews and coaching sessions in the Career Pavilion

Who is speaking this year?

See speakers here. Speakers will be added to that page as they are confirmed. Please join our email list for the latest news!

What should I wear/What may I bring?

Attendees generally wear business or casual attire. During the day, you will be moving throughout the convention center, including up and down stairs, so wear comfortable and appropriate clothing and shoes. You will receive a Conference tote bag upon arrival for all of your program materials.

How can I register?

Click “Register Now” anywhere on

When will I receive my registration badges?

Approximately three weeks prior to the event. Email [email protected] with questions.


Cancellations must be made in writing by October 15 and either faxed to (512) 532-0920 or emailed to [email protected].


Seating is on a first-come/first-served basis except for the lunch session. If a table is purchased, assignments are made based upon registration date; individual seats are also assigned by date and multiple guests within a single reservation will be seated together. Requests for special seating cannot be accommodated.

Special Needs

Any requests that need to be made due to special needs must be made in writing and received by October 2nd. Please fax request to (512) 532-0920 or email it to [email protected].

How do I become a sponsor?

Contact Marlyse Fant at [email protected] or (215) 514-5846.

How do I become an exhibitor?

Call 866-433-0630 or email [email protected].

I have another question. Who can help me?

Visit Contact Us for a list of contacts who can help.

Are men welcome at the conference?

Most warmly! If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. We believe that gender partnership is the surest way to workplaces that work for everyone. While the majority of our attendees are women, men are starting to attend in greater numbers and typically find the day’s programming unique and enlightening.

Who produces the Conference?

The Texas Conference for Women is a 501(c)3 organization, Tax ID# 742947735.

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