TACA 2021 Short Course



Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:30 AM -
Friday, February 26, 2021 12:00 PM (Central Time)


The George - 180 Century Court, College Station, TX 77840

We have reached capacity for social distancing safety protocols in our general session room. We have added an overflow room and are making accomodations to ensure everyone may view the speakers.  This is the only function that has limited capacity at Short Course.
We also have the virtual option available to meet your needs if you can not attend in-person.
Please contact Andrea Tilley (atilley@tx-taca.org) if you have any questions.

Join us for this day and a half event at The George in College Station, TX!

Along with the extensive hotel COVID protocols, TACA will implement COVID safety pracitices in this event as well.
Short Course has two mornings of industry expert speakers to bring you up-to-date on all things business in Texas. Topics to include: economic outlook with keynote speaker Dr. Mark Dotzour, Texas Central Rail Project, The Cost of Safety and Importance of a Safety Culture, Texas Oil and Gas Industry Overview, TxDOT project discussion and more.

Short Course is not "short" on networking opportunities with activities planned on the afternoon of the first day - bowling tournament and sporting clay tournament.  Continue your networking at the reception that evening. We look forward to seeing you at this event.

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for employees in sales, quality control, and operations of concrete, aggregate and cement companies. Attendees will learn the latest developments and issues from industry experts, plus gain access to exclusive networking opportunities.

Registration Information
Note: Non-members use Public Registration to register.

Short Course Fee includes: two breakfasts, lunch, reception with drinks and hors d'oeuvres, and entry to speaker sessions.
Early Fee (on or before Feb 12): $275
Late Fee (after Feb 12): $325
Virtual meeting option is available via GoToMeeting. Links will be emailed to you a week before the event.
**Please note: If you purchased a sponsorship that came with a complimentary short course registration, please register and enter the promo code on the payment page.  The promo code is issued when you sign up for a sponsorship.

Afternoon Activities
Bowling Tournament includes lane fee, shoe rental, and drinks. 
(WITH the purchase of a short course fee)
Fee: $75

Sporting Clay Tournament includes stations with 100 targets, ammo (12 or 20 gauge), sodas and water. Bring your own shotgun.
(WITH the purchase of a short course fee)
Fee: $125

Bowling Tournament ONLY includes lane fee, shoe rental, drinks, and reception at hotel following the activities.
(WITHOUT the purchase of a short course fee)
Early Fee (on or before Feb 12): $125
Late Fee (after Feb 12): $175

Sporting Clay Tournament ONLY includes stations with 100 targets, ammo (12 or 20 gauge), sodas, water, and reception at hotel following the activities. Bring your own shotgun.
(WITHOUT the purchase of a short course fee)
Early Fee (on or before Feb 12): $200
Late Fee (after Feb 12): $250

Sponsorship Opportunities
Don't miss the first chance to have your organization's name marketed with the Short Course event. With inclusion in our extensive e-blast campaign, the event website, registration and all outreach, you can maximize the sponsorship benefits by getting on board early.
If you have questions, or are interested in a customized package, please email taca@iemshows.com or call 512-638-0937 to reserve your sponsorship.

Book Your Hotel Room
**Please Note: Hotel reservations are separate from short course registration. Reservations are made through the hotel directly online or by phone.
The George - 180 Century Square, College Station, TX 77840
A block of rooms is available at The George for the nights of February 24-25. Please use the link below to reserve your room by February 12, 2021.  The TACA room rate is $129/ night.

Call-In Reservations
You may also call reservations at 1-844-599-3871 (The George) and reference the Group Code: TAACASC877 to book your room if you prefer this method.

Hotel Check-in is 3:00 p.m.
Hotel Check-out is 12:00 p.m.

Parking
Self-parking is complimentary.
EARLY FEE ENDS 2/12


UPDATED 2/4




HOTEL CUTOFF 2/12





Contact Information

Registration Questions 512-451-5100
Sponsorship Questions 512-638-0937
Email Us
Payment Instructions
Acceptable Forms of Payment
-Checks
-Credit Cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express)
Short Course Registration
Mail checks to:
TACA - P.O. Box 459, Round Rock, TX 78680-0459
Sponsorship Payments
Mail checks (preferred) to:
IEM, LP - 5508 Hwy 290 West, Suite 208, Austin, TX 78735