TCEA 2024 Conference Guide

February 3 – 7, 2024 | Booth 923
Austin Convention Center | Austin, TX

TCEA 2024 in Austin, Texas

Everything You Need to Know

The 2024 TCEA (Texas Computer Education Association) conference is coming to Austin from February 3rd to 7th. This dynamic event promises to bring together educators, technologists, and edtech enthusiasts for a week of insightful presentations, hands-on workshops, and networking opportunities. With a focus on the latest trends in educational technology, the conference aims to empower educators with the tools and knowledge needed to transform teaching and learning in the digital age. Join Incident IQ in Austin and learn about our solutions for Help Desk Ticketing, Asset Management, Facilities Management, Events Management, and HR Service Delivery.

Look for Incident IQ in the Expo Hall at booth 923 to learn more about the workflow management platform that’s transforming K-12 support in districts across the country.

Incident IQ expo booth & exhibitor information

The Incident IQ team will be on the TCEA Conference Expo Hall floor at Booth #923 every day during the conference. Stop by to see how the K-12 support tools from Incident IQ have helped thousands of districts across the country.

Visit us to chat or learn more about Incident IQ’s award-winning IT help ticketing, asset management, facilities maintenance, and new iiQ Events and HR Service Delivery solutions.


Book time with the Incident IQ team.

The Incident IQ Customer Success team is thrilled to host a series of events to help you make the most of your time in Austin. Follow the link and fill out the form if you’re interested in the following:

One-on-One Sessions – Need advice on a specific workflow or with brainstorming a solution? Book 30 minutes of one-on-one time to get personalized answers to your questions.

Personalized Demo Sessions – Still wondering how Incident IQ can really solve your district’s needs? Set up a personalized demo for a walkthrough showing exactly how Incident IQ can help.

Incident IQ team in their tradeshow booth.


“The benefits of Incident IQ have been numerous, for us. The workflow is a lot smarter, and it saves us a lot of time getting tickets to the right people.”

Senior Technology Officer


Travelers Guide to TCEA Conference 2024

Getting To and Around Austin

Airport: The closest airport to the venue is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), situated just 9.2 miles away, approximately a 15-minute drive from our event. AUS offers a range of nonstop flight options for convenient air travel to Austin.

Amtrak: For those traveling by train, the Austin Amtrak station, located at 250 N Lamar Blvd, is conveniently located only 1.5 miles away, taking approximately 7 minutes by car to reach.

Driving: Navigating Austin’s well-planned road network is a breeze, thanks to its organized grid system. To simplify parking, the city provides a user-friendly PARK ATX app, accessible on all modern mobile devices. This app allows users to pay, extend and manage your parking session remotely with just a few taps.

Ride-Share: Popular ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft operate widely throughout Austin, making it easy for attendees to secure transportation on demand during their visit.

Where to Stay: Hotels Near TCEA 2023

After you register for TCEA 2024, you should receive a link to TCEA’s housing site in your registration confirmation email. Book through their housing site to get access to some of the best hotels near the Austin Convention Center in the heart of downtown.

Additionally, here are some leading options for accommodations near the Austin Convention Center:

  1. The Fairmont Austin: This luxurious hotel is located right next to the Austin Convention Center and offers upscale accommodations, dining options, and stunning city views from its rooftop pool.
  2. Hilton Austin: Situated within walking distance of the convention center, the Hilton Austin boasts comfortable rooms, multiple dining options, and a convenient location for conference attendees.
  3. JW Marriott Austin: Just a short walk from the convention center, the JW Marriott Austin offers elegant rooms, numerous restaurants and bars, and amenities like a spa and rooftop pool.
  4. Courtyard by Marriott Austin Downtown/Convention Center: This hotel is directly connected to the Austin Convention Center and provides modern rooms, a fitness center, and easy access to downtown attractions.

Where to Eat: Restaurants Near TCEA 2024

Here are some popular dining options near the Austin Convention Center, site of TCEA 2024. Provided are their addresses, links to their websites, an estimate of their price range, and the approximate walking distance from the Austin Convention Center:

  1. Iron Works BBQ Address: 100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701 Website: Iron Works BBQ Price Range: $$ (Moderate) Distance: Approximately 0.2 miles (a short walk)
  2. La Condesa Address: 400 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701 Website: La Condesa Price Range: $$$ (Moderate to Expensive) Distance: Approximately 0.3 miles (about a 6-minute walk)
  3. Second Bar + Kitchen Address: 200 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701 Website: Second Bar + Kitchen Price Range: $$$ (Moderate to Expensive) Distance: Approximately 0.1 miles (a very short walk)
  4. Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill Address: 303 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701 Website: Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill Price Range: $$ (Moderate) Distance: Approximately 0.2 miles (a short walk)
  5. Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que Address: 217 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701 Website: Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que Price Range: $$ (Moderate) Distance: Approximately 0.1 miles (a very short walk)
  6. Max’s Wine Dive Address: 207 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701 Website: Max’s Wine Dive Price Range: $$ (Moderate) Distance: Approximately 0.2 miles (a short walk)
  7. Holy Roller Address: 509 Rio Grande St, Austin, TX 78701 Website: Holy Roller Price Range: $$ (Moderate) Distance: Approximately 0.3 miles (about a 7-minute walk)
  8. Lamberts Downtown Barbecue Address: 401 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701 Website: Lamberts Downtown Barbecue Price Range: $$$ (Moderate to Expensive) Distance: Approximately 0.1 miles (a very short walk)
  9. Wu Chow Address: 500 W 5th St #168, Austin, TX 78701 Website: Wu Chow Price Range: $$$ (Moderate to Expensive) Distance: Approximately 0.4 miles (about an 8-minute walk)

Things to Do Near TCEA 2024

If you’ve got some extra time in Austin, here’s a list of attractions near the convention center that might catch your eye:

  1. Lady Bird Lake: Just a short walk from the convention center, Lady Bird Lake offers a scenic oasis in the heart of Austin. Visitors can enjoy hiking and biking trails, rent paddleboards or kayaks, or simply take a leisurely stroll along the waterfront.
  2. The Moody Theater: This renowned music venue, home to the long-running show “Austin City Limits,” is situated within the W Austin Hotel, adjacent to the convention center. Attend a live taping or enjoy a concert to experience Austin’s vibrant music scene.
  3. The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center: Art enthusiasts will appreciate this contemporary art museum, located about a half-mile from the convention center. It features rotating exhibitions and a rooftop deck with scenic views of the city.
  4. Rainey Street Historic District: A short distance southeast of the convention center, Rainey Street offers a unique nightlife experience. This historic neighborhood is known for its bungalow-style homes that have been converted into bars, food trucks, and live music venues, creating a laid-back and lively atmosphere.
  5. Museum of the Weird: Located on Sixth Street, not far from the convention center, the Museum of the Weird is a quirky and eclectic attraction showcasing oddities, curiosities, and unusual artifacts. It’s a must-visit for those interested in the bizarre and offbeat side of Austin.

These attractions offer a diverse range of experiences, from outdoor activities to entertainment and unique cultural explorations, all conveniently located near the Austin Convention Center.