Join Us in Dallas

The 2022 TCEA Convention & Exposition will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.


Dallas is a global center of business and culture. Home to world-class cultural institutions, a hub for education, and boasting renowned dining and nightlife, we’re excited to invite you to Dallas — a great place to learn, explore, and reconnect.


Ready to plan your trip?

Make sure to take a look at this information:

Conference Hotels

New Reservations

TCEA has secured discounted rates at select hotels near the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. These discounted rates are available through TCEA’s housing website, not the individual hotels, after you complete the registration process.

Existing Reservation Assistance

Orchid Events will take reservation changes and cancellations for existing reservations* until January 27. After that date, all changes and cancellations must be made directly with the hotels.

Orchid Events
1-888-747-7860 (toll free) or 1-801-214-7287
[email protected]
Monday – Friday; 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Central

TCEA Housing Policies

Registration for the 2022 TCEA Convention & Exposition is required before reserving a hotel room. You will receive a link to the TCEA housing website in your registration confirmation email after you complete your convention registration. Each attendee may make reservations for up to five rooms.

Full Housing Policies
  • All reservations must be received by Jan. 14, 2022 to guarantee conference rates. After this date, reservations will be made based on availability and hotels may charge higher rates.
  • Hotel reservations are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Book your rooms as soon as possible for the best chance of securing your hotel of choice.
  • A credit card is required to confirm all reservations. Please note that some hotels will charge this card as a required deposit. If you need to send a check deposit, please contact Orchid Events at 1-888-747-7860 or [email protected].
  • All rates are subject to taxes ranging from 15.26% to 17%, depending on the hotel. Refer to the housing site for applicable rates. If you are exempt from any taxes, please ensure you present all necessary tax-exempt forms at check-in. The tax rate is subject to change.
  • Hotels may charge additional fees for more than two guests per room.
  • Changes and cancellations may be made online using the reservation number provided in your reservation confirmation email. Cancellations received after Nov. 19 may be charged room and tax for one night. Changes are subject to availability.

For more information, visit the FAQs page.


Hotel Cleaning Policies

Each hotel in the TCEA contracted block has implemented additional cleaning protocols in response to COVID-19. Below are links to each hotel’s guidelines. Please be advised that services at some hotels may be modified or unavailable due to the pandemic.  Attendees are encouraged to check with their selected hotel for current information on hotel services.

AC Hotel Dallas Downtown

Aloft Dallas Downtown

Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Downtown

Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown

Dallas Marriott Downtown

Hampton Inn & Suites Dallas Downtown

Hyatt Regency Dallas

Magnolia Dallas Downtown

Omni Dallas

Residence Inn by Marriott Dallas Downtown

Sheraton Dallas

The Adolphus Hotel

Discounted hotel reservations are now available. A link to the hotel reservation page will be sent to all attendees after completing the registration process.

Please be aware that TCEA does not contact individuals or companies with special deals on accommodations for the 2022 TCEA Convention & Exposition. We have received notice that unaffiliated companies have contacted attendees and exhibitors offering discounted hotel reservations. These offers are scams. Individuals have reported lost deposits and fraudulent activity in connection with these activities. The only approved reservation link is the one included in your conference registration confirmation email.

Hotel Shuttles

Shuttle service will be offered during peak times each day in the morning and afternoon. Service will not be offered midday Monday through Wednesday.

Shuttle Schedule

Monday, February 7
6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

Tuesday, February 8
6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.-8 p.m.

Wednesday, February 9
6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

Thursday, February 10
6:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Shuttle Routes

Route 1
Hyatt Regency Dallas at Reunion

Route 2
AC by Marriott Dallas Downtown
Hampton Inn & Suites Dallas Downtown
Residence Inn by Marriott Dallas Downtown
The Adolphus Hotel
Magnolia Dallas Hotel

Route 3
Sheraton Dallas
Dallas Marriott Downtown

Route 4
Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown

Traveling to Dallas

The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center is located in the heart of Downtown Dallas and is easily accessible whether you are near or far.

The Convention Center is located at:
650 S Griffin St
Dallas, Texas 75202
Map out directions.

Discover Dallas

Explore Dallas while you’re with us. Don’t know where to start? Explore TCEA 2022’s destination site for inspiration with our itineraries, guides, and everything new and notable.

Dallas GBAC Rating

VisitDallas and the Dallas Tourism Public Improvement District (DTPID) have partnered to lead the nation by becoming the first destination to receive Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation designating Dallas facilities as sanitary and safe.  Currently, more than 20 properties, the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas Love Field Airport and DFW International airport have earned accreditation.

Travel By Air

Dallas is served by Dallas Love Field (DAL) Airport (approximately 7 miles from downtown Dallas) and Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport (approximately 20 miles from downtown Dallas).

There are many transportation options available from both airports. Learn more about Dallas Love Field options here and DFW Airport here.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Light Rail

DART connects you to most of Dallas’ entertainment districts, the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, American Airlines Center, both airports, and Trinity Railway Express (TRE). Find out more information about routes, schedules, and fares here.

Parking in Downtown Dallas

The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center offers parking solutions onsite with multiple neighboring public parking lots. The Convention Center garage parking rate is $15 per day (no in and out privileges). View this map for parking locations in the downtown area.

Visa Information

Attendee Visas

TCEA does not issue formal invitation letters for visas to attendees of TCEA sponsored conferences. We can, however, issue a Visa Support Letter to assist with your visa application.


Requesting Visa Support Letters

TCEA is able to provide visa support letters to attendees, presenters with scheduled and confirmed presentations, or registered exhibiting personnel. TCEA does not provide letters for transport of vendor or presenter equipment.

For visa support letters, you must complete the form below in its entirety. You will need to provide the following information:

  • Name (as it appears on your passport) and mailing address
  • Company name, company website, and company email address
  • Your title and role at the company
  • The name of the conference you are registered for
  • Your registration confirmation number

Please plan your travel well in advance and allow plenty of time to apply for a visa. If you have specific questions about obtaining a visa, contact the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Visa Services.

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