Location, Travel, and Lodging
To access the reservations site Exhibitors must first log into the Exhibitor Console using the password provided on the exhibit space confirmation emailed to you.
TCEA 2012 Convention & Exposition will be held at the Austin Convention Center in the heart of downtown Austin.
Austin Convention Center Directions to the Austin Convention Center
500 E. Cesar Chavez
Austin, Texas 78701
TCEA has secured room blocks at specially discounted rates at 19 Austin hotels. These room blocks are managed by a housing bureau, not the individual hotels. In order to receive these discounts, reservations must be made online via the TCEA website. Do not contact the hotels directly to make reservations or to change reservations.
Click here for a map and list of TCEA hotels
Austin Bergstrom International Airport is 15-minutes from downtown. Taxi rates begin at $25 for one person, one way. Super Shuttle is approximately $14 one way.
Complimentary shuttle service is provided between the Austin Convention Center and the conference hotels not within walking distance Monday, Feb. 6 through Friday, Feb. 10. The shuttle will pick up and drop off passengers at the Trinity Street side of the convention center. Click here for a list of all hotels with shuttle service indication.
Buses depart every hour and half hour during the times listed below. Please note that due to traffic, the shuttles may arrive at your hotel in between the hour and half hour.
| Monday, Feb. 6
||6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. |
| Tuesday, Feb. 7
||6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.|
| Wednesday, Feb. 8
||6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.* |
| Thursday, Feb. 9
||6:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.**|
| Friday, Feb. 10
||6:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.|
*Wednesday 6:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. departures occur every 15 minutes.
**Thursday 6:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. departures occur every 15 minutes.
The Austin Convention Center has two parking garages: one at Cesar Chavez and Brazos Street (entrance on Brazos), and the other garage located between 4th and 5th Street (entrance on 5th Street). Parking is approximately $9 per vehicle per day.