Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Conference?

The 17th annual Texas Conference for Women will be held November 15, 2016.

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

What is included with my ticket?

– 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?

Online registration generally opens about six months prior to the conference date. Sign up for our email list to be notified when speakers are announced and registration begins.

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 November 13. 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.

Who produces the Conference?

The Texas Conference for Women is a 501(c)3 organization, Tax ID# 742947735. The Conference is produced by Hill + Knowlton Strategies, a strategic communications firm whose clients include Fortune 100 companies, non-profit organizations, industry associations and professional firms.