TEC: Elevate 2023

Texas Education Conference – September 12, 2023
8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Austin Southpark Hotel

Dive into a transformative experience at this special one-day edition of the Texas Education Conference – TEC: Elevate 2023! The conference offers an enriching opportunity to learn from industry thought leaders, engage in meaningful dialogues, and network with other professionals. More than just an educational event, it’s a launchpad to equip you with the tools, strategies, and insights necessary to navigate and shape the rapidly evolving landscape of our industry. Be part of TEC: Elevate 2023 – a hub of innovation and connection that prepares you to shape the exciting future of meetings and events!


Tim Hines

Breakfast Keynote Speaker
Gen Y & Gen Z Influencers: Harnessing the Power of the Next Generations

Jim Spellos

Luncheon Keynote Speaker
Everything You Need to Know About Artificial Intelligence… But Were Afraid to Ask

Bill Haynie

Breakout Speaker
AV Panel Discussion

Gustavo Manzur

Breakout Speaker
AV Panel Discussion

Andres Salas

Breakout Speaker
AV Panel Discussion

Janean Feller

Breakout Speaker
How Hybrid Events Can Elevate Value in 2023

Anthony McCoy

Breakout Speaker
How Hybrid Events Can Elevate Value in 2023

Beth Inglish

Breakout Speaker
Power Up Your Creative Potential

Click on the images above to see session details and speaker bios.


Tuesday, September 12, 2023

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Sponsor Set-up

Registration and Information

Exhibit Hall

Registration Area

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Cocktail Hour—Thank you Sponsors!

Supplier Dine-arounds

Exhibit Hall

Various Locations

TEC23 Networking Event

2:00 – 4:00 P.M.

After a day of insights and fantastic speakers at TEC: Elevate 2023, the experience isn’t over just yet! Join us immediately following Jim’s keynote for some networking fun. Step out of the ballroom and into the foyer for our special TEC23 Networking Event. This is your golden opportunity to connect with industry peers, exchange ideas, and foster potential collaborations. Don’t miss out on this chance to expand your professional circle and engage in valuable conversations.


Texas Education Conference – Registration Fees

  • MPI Member Registration
  • Planner Member – $150
  • Supplier Member – $200
  • MPI Future Member and Student Registration
  • Future Member – $225
  • Student – $50

CEU’s: This event is approved for four hours of education credits.

Interested in volunteering at the event?  Contact membership@mpithcc.org for more information.

Registrations may be canceled with a 25% administrative fee until September 5, 2023. No refunds may be requested after that date, but substitutions are allowed. Please contact admin@mpithcc.org for assistance.

EarlyBird registration closes at midnight, Tuesday, September 5, 2023. Prices will increase by $50 after that date.


** Soon to be a Tribute Portfolio Hotel **

Book your hotel room before September 5, 2023 to receive the special MPI THCC TEC: Elevate 2023 $99 rate.




Interested in Being a Sponsor for
TEC: Elevate 2023? Choose from the following.

$1500 Breakfast Sponsorship
Includes two complimentary registrations, a two-minute welcome and introduction of the speaker, and an item in the welcome bag

$1000 Session Sponsorships (2)
Includes one complimentary registration, a two-minute welcome and introduction of the speaker(s), and an item in the welcome bag
$1500 Networking Event Sponsorship
Includes two complimentary registrations, a tabletop display, and an item in the welcome bag

Contact Lavita Miller at
or our Education Team at education@mpithcc.org