Before attending the 2017 Solar Business Festival, please familiarize yourself with our official venue Thompson Conference Center (TCC).
The Thompson Conference Center (TCC) is a full-service, non-residential conference center located on The University of Texas at Austin campus. TCC is located on the northeast corner of UT Austin’s main campus, in central Austin, provides easy access via bus, shuttle, taxi, automobile and bicycle. TCC is one block away from IH-35, the main North-South artery of Austin, and a short drive from Airport Boulevard, the main route into town from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA).
Thompson Conference Center (TCC)
2405 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin TX, 78712
SBF 2017 will have one main conference hall, two exhibition halls, breakout session rooms, media room, and Speaker/VIP room at the Thompson Conference Center.
OFFICIAL SBF PARKING
Complimentary parking is available on-site at TCC on a first-come, first-served basis in Lot 40 – 250 parking spaces, located at the intersection of Red River at Dean Keeton streets.
CLOSEST VISITOR PARKING
Additional paid parking is available nearby in Manor Garage (MAG) on Clyde Littlefield Drive. SBF attendees can have their Manor Garage parking tickets validated at the TCC reception office to receive a discount. https://maps.utexas.edu/buildings/UTM/MAG
GETTING AROUND AUSTIN
Austin is home to some of Texas’ most beautiful hiking, biking, and running trails. Further, our downtown core is one of the most walkable in the state. For more information on trails visit Austin Park Foundation online at austinparks.org.
Arriving at Austin’s Bergstrom International Airport, you will see the city quirkiness and learn why Austin is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Below is a listing of airline companies which service the Greater Austin Area. Austin hosts more than 20 direct flights to cities across the country, connecting you with ease. To learn more about flights please, visit the AUS airport online at www.ci.austin.tx.us.
Capital Metro services the entire Greater Austin region with bus and metro rail service. For more information on Capital Metro visit them online at capmetro.org.