Accessibility Information and Onsite Restrictions
The Austin Convention Center is wheelchair accessible and fully equipped to meet the needs of participants with disabilities.
Scooter rentals are available in the Austin Convention Center business center. You can make an advance reservation by emailing [email protected]. Same-day arrangements are subject to availability. These rentals may not leave the convention center premises.
Current Rates: $35/day, $60/2 days, and $90/3 days.
Rental requires a $50 deposit, which is refunded when scooter is returned and undamaged.
The convention hotels also have accommodations for attendees with disabilities. Some shuttles on the hotel routes may not be accessible. Please contact us if you are utilizing the shuttles and need assistance.
Requests for Interpreters
Accommodations will be made available to hearing-impaired participants who request assistance. If you are in need of assistance, please send notification to [email protected] prior to the advance registration deadline of January 13, 2017 so arrangements can be made for you. Those requesting assistance must provide their anticipated schedule when submitting their request.
Nursing mothers will have private accommodations. Please check the program maps upon arrival for further details.
We will do our best to accommodate all requests. Please email [email protected], or contact us at 512-476-8500 for further assistance.
To provide all TCEA attendees an optimal learning environment, children under the age of 16 are not permitted into sessions, workshops, or the exhibit hall during show hours, installation or dismantling. Children ages 16 and older must be registered for the convention and must be accompanied by an adult for admission. Children under the age 16 who are participating as a co-presenter in a session, must contact Meaghan Rhame at [email protected] or 512 450 5450. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation with this policy.
Onsite Tech Assistance
Limited tech support will be available during the convention. We will make every possible effort to ensure your experience in hands-on sessions and events is successful; however, we are limited in the support we are authorized to provide. We will not be able to install software, and you are encouraged to contact your district support staff to verify your laptop can connect to public wireless access.
The Austin Convention Center is a smoke-free facility.