How do I register?

Right here! PILLARS – AUSTIN (regfox.com)  Registration is open- we recommend registering early as space is limited.

What is the cost for attending the Austin 2023 Conference?

The registration fee for Austin 2023 is $5,500 and includes a tacos and margaritas welcome party on Sunday evening, August 20th, followed by 2 days (Aug 21 and 22- 7:30 am to 6 pm) packed full of educational content presented by industry experts and leadership speakers.  The fee includes in-meeting breakfasts and lunches on both days.  Dinners may be enjoyed on your own or with other attendees- we provide a list of local recommended restaurants for dinners out. At the conference conclusion is a fun celebratory surprise.

What’s included?

As a conference attendee, you will receive THOUSANDS of dollars’ worth of free downloads including documents, templates, tools, Standard Operating Procedures, guidelines, etc to help build your production business. Pack your laptop and get ready to learn!  We will host a margaritas and tacos dinner Sunday evening, as well as breakfasts and lunches both days of the conference.  Monday and Tuesday dinners, air, ground travel and accommodation is not included. The Four Seasons Austin (location of the conference) has offered a heavily discounted rate of $295 per night.  You will receive detailed accommodation booking information after registering. We recommend booking early to get your preferred accommodation style. In addition, a limited number of pre/post stays are available. If you are interested, check with the Four Seasons when you book.

What are the payment options?

You may either pay the entire amount at registration, or you may pay 50% at registration, and 50% 30 days prior to the conference.  More registration details here:  PILLARS – AUSTIN (regfox.com)

Can I bring more people from my team?

Bring anyone you want!  The registration fee is per person, and you will need to register each person separately.  Each person will have their own confirmation.  Register here: PILLARS – AUSTIN (regfox.com)

What if I have registered, and cannot attend?

We will miss you!  All registration fees are nonrefundable, but fully transferable.  Please see our full Terms and Conditions here. We ask that you please notify us at info@pillarsofproduction.com if you need to change the name on the registration so that we can update our check in materials.  Also please make sure to contact the Four Seasons to change the name on the hotel reservation.  And we’ll see you at the next one!

What will I be learning?

You will be learning solid, foundational principles and best practices about the business side of the event production industry- to include the key 7 PILLARS of event production:  Hiring and Training, Analysis, Operations, Tech & Toolbox, Production Partners, Communications and Financial Management. You will receive thousands of dollars’ worth of Standard Operating Procedures, training guides, templates, forms and other downloads.

Who are the speakers?

We have built a fantastic group of speakers to include industry leaders from Event Production, Power and AV, Tenting, and Operations, as well as leadership experts. All will bring detailed information to help you make your business better, stronger, faster and more efficient. See details about our speakers here:  PILLARS – AUSTIN (regfox.com)

Can I bring a personal guest (friends/family)?

Personal guests are welcome to stay with you, but due to capacity limitations, we cannot host personal guests at the welcome party, any conference sessions or the conference breakfasts and dinners.  You guest is welcome to enjoy the amenities of the Four Seasons and the city of Austin.

Do you offer cancellation insurance?

We offer the ability for you to protect your purchase only at the time of initial registration through a third-party companyPurchase Protection LLC.  We have no affiliation or incentive from them, it is directly between the registrant and the provider. Should you wish to protect your investment and be able to cancel with a full refund for a variety of covered reasons, we encourage you to explore if this option might be good for you. Payment is taken separately during the checkout process. Purchase Protection is not an insurance policy. It is a service by Purchase Protection LLC that will refund you 100% of your event fees, taxes, and dues should you be prevented by unforeseen circumstances from attending the event.