Q: What is up with this “weird” theme?
A: Austin prides itself on being quirky and the city’s motto is “Keep Austin Weird”. We invite you to join the madness and check out their unique landmarks.
Q: Where is the 2017 iDashboards Conference being held?
A: In the absolute weirdest city in America – Austin, TX. The lodging, all the sessions, happy hours, and receptions are hosted within the Westin Downtown Austin.
Westin Downtown Austin • 310 East 5th Street, Austin, TX, 78701, United States • (512) 391-2333
Q: Is there a room block for hotel accommodations?
A: Yes, the iDashboards group rate is $239/night. But it ends October 13th, so book early to reserve your room.
Q: When is the event?
A: The iDashboards Conference takes place Monday, November 6th - Thursday, November 9th. View the full conference agenda here.
Q: What is the cost?
A: For two full conference days, breakfast, lunch, happy hours, and evening events, the total cost is $1,295.
Q: Do you offer discount codes?
A: Yes, we do! Check with your account manager for any current discount codes.
Q: How do I register?
A: You can register for yourself, coworkers or guests using our registration portal here.
Q: What is the dress code?
A: Austin is eclectic and we encourage you to be as well! Typical attire throughout the conference is business casual – and jeans are perfectly acceptable. People often casually dress-to-impress at the opening reception and evening events. So if you want to express yourself and wear a full cowboy getup, feel free to – we want to meet you, just as you are! (But we can’t promise not to post it on social.)
Q: Does my registration include food?
A: Yes, and plenty of it! Your registration includes a free continental breakfast, lunch and plenty of delicious snacks on both Tuesday and Wednesday. In addition, you’ll be lavished with an authentic Mexican dinner at the Iron Cactus (walking distance from the Westin) on Tuesday night.
Q: How will sessions be presented?
A: Every session at the iDashboards Conference offers great advice with at least one data visualization expert as well as an actual iDashboards customer, who will talk about their experience and provide best practices.
Q: What is a VIP?
A: A Very Important Person (VIP) has access to the VIP lounge, working space, chair massage, internet and a special VIP dinner with the iDashboards staff and all conference speakers at Cooper’s BBQ on Monday night (walking distance from the hotel).
Q: Can I bring my spouse, friend or dog?
A: Yes, you can register your spouse, friend or special guest for $200, which includes all the evening events and a special guest brunch on Wednesday. Want to spoil your guest? Register them as a VIP to gain access to the VIP lounge, working space, chair massage, internet, and an exceptional dinner at Cooper's BBQ on Monday night.
…And, although your dog is allowed to stay at the Westin – only service dogs can join the iDashboards Party.
Q: Will I have time to discover what “Austin Weird” is all about?
A: It’s up to you! Enjoy your time any way you like outside of our scheduled conference hours. You can view the conference schedule here.
Did we miss anything? Have any additional questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be happy to help.