An in-depth look into the resilience of the meetings and events industry and the potential for its transformation in areas of leadership, innovation and reinvention


A connection point for peer-to-peer relationships with an authentic, genuine and personable approach to professional networking


A community-driven exchange of ideas and knowledge designed to inspire and empower meeting professionals in key areas of expertise


Our mission at the Texas Hill Country Chapter is to provide the most relevant information and education to our members.  We could not have had such a successful Texas Education Conference without the participation and cooperation of these world-class speakers and educators. Their commitment to the mission of MPI and our membership is unmatched.

Mario Bass

Joe Bedsole, CTA, CIES

Kim Britton

Andrea Elizondo, CMP, CMM

Joe Federbush

Steve Genovesi

Marvelless Mark Kamp

Chris Meyer, CEM, CMP

Zoe Moore

Tanida Mullen, CMP, CTE, TDM

Jessica Pettitt, CSP

Meaghan Rhame, CMP

Shawna Suckow, CMP

Victor Torregroza


MPI THCC couldn’t be more grateful or proud to be aligned with our amazing sponsors. Without their unfailing commitment, we could not provide these amazing benefits to our membership.  

Thank you for continuing to allow us to be a top-performing MPI chapter.


Title Sponsor

Inspired by the adventure and intrigue of Africa, Kalahari Resorts & Conventions Round Rock will be opening November 12, 2020. This exciting project will boast 975 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, a world class convention center featuring gorgeous and spacious ballrooms of 40,000 sq. ft. and 22,000 sq. ft., a luxurious spa, intuitive retail shops, nine delectable restaurants and – Americas largest indoor water park!

We are located in Round Rock, Texas – across the street from Dell Diamond, Home of the Round Rock Express – a Triple A Pacific Coast League minor league baseball team.

Go beyond your typical convention to an unconventional experience that’s beyond belief. Welcome to Kalahari.

Signature Sponsor

Visit College Station, formerly Experience Bryan College Station, is the Destination Marketing Organization for College Station, Texas. Our Conventions Team is ready to welcome you once you are ready to have an in-person meeting. Our full service conference hotels are Operation Restart certified, meaning they have met all state and local Covid-19 protocols. Visit College Station is starting out of the gate with new incentive programs–let us help you save money on your next conference.

Event Technology Sponsor

Event Technology Solutions
Robust event websites with integrated registration, virtual events, and mobile apps plus staffing, badging, and more. Supporting virtual, hybrid, and in-person events for nearly 20 years.

Join us every other Thursday for our “Ask Me Anything” style webinar series. For more information and registration visit: attendeenet.com/virtual-brunch-with-actual-nerds

Online Platform Sponsor

We design and develop according to what will make life easier for attendees, and what will benefit the host organization. We exist to deliver clever solutions to our customers. Winning for us isn’t just about helping our customers succeed in their business goals, but delighting them and exceeding their expectations. By doing an excellent job, we will transform the events industry.

TEC21 Hosts

2021 TEC Host 

Luxury-Refined. The highly-anticipated Austin Marriott Downtown, opening January 2021, will feature over 600 iconic guest rooms including 25 stunning suites, a rooftop pool with breathtaking views, three bars, locally-inspired restaurants, and over 60,000 square feet of meeting space. Located right across the street from the Austin Convention Center and in walking distance from famed 6th Street, popular shops, and hottest restaurants, the Austin Marriott Downtown is the ideal location for new meeting and stay experiences in one of America’s most exciting cities. Come hear the new beat of Austin.

2021 TEC Host 

The Visit Austin team is here to help you any way we can during these challenging times. Our team can answer any questions you have about our destination’s health & safety, hotels & facilities and help determine the best path forward for your next meeting.  When it comes to meetings and conventions, Austin is a city that planners and visitors always agree on. Our state-of-the-art infrastructure, innovative meeting spaces and world-class hotels are nestled in the center, and the heart, of the city. Within a few walkable blocks you’ll also find the famous Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail, legendary live music venues and some of the best margaritas in the country. From high-tech conventions to exclusive retreats, we are ready to help you create a safe & memorable event that’s just as authentic as Austin. So, let us answer your questions, explore our resources and help prepare for you next live, virtual or hybrid event.


Interested in being a sponsor for TEC21?

Contact Elias Aguirre, Director of Strategic Partnerships at 210-859-2864 or email