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TAC Legislative Conference

August 29, 2018
August 31, 2018

Fairmont Hotel

101 Red River St.
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 600-2000

Restore What’s Right.
Your Voice.
Your County.

The Legislative Conference, set for Aug. 29-31 in Austin, helps county officials and staff get involved in the upcoming 86th legislative session.

  • Connect with your county government peers, legislators and key decision-makers in Austin;
  • Review ways to communicate essential information back to your county and constituents;
  • Learn about legislation that could affect your county and your office;
  • Hear about new tools to better communicate the county message; and
  • Exchange your experiences, know-how and contacts with other attendees.

Check back often for conference updates. Many county officials can earn hours of required continuing education at the conference.

Registration Fees​

Early Fee​ ​After Aug. 6
County Official or Staff​ ​$230 ​$250
​Half-Day (Wednesday only/County Official/Staff Only) $75​​ ​$75
​Single-Day (Thursday only/County Official/Staff Only)  $155​ ​$155
Half-Day (Friday only/County Official/Staff Only) $75​ $75​
​Spouse Event​ $30 $30
​Non-Member (government) $280 $300
Non-Member (corporate) $430 $450

Make checks payable to "Texas Association of Counties."

It Pays to Connect!

Contact your legislator​​​ today and invite them to join you at no cost at the Legislative Conference. The first county official to register with their legislator and have them attend, will be reimbursed for their conference registration fee.

To take advantage of this special offer, be the first to register your legislator and answer “Yes, my legislator is attending.” Enter their name on the registration form when prompted. Reimbursements will be given after the conference. Contact  or . 

Opening Session, Aug. 29​

Dennis Snow Delivering World-Class Service to Your Constituents: Lessons from the Mouse
Dennis Snow, author of "Lessons From the Mouse: A Guide for Applying Disney World’s Secrets of Success to Your Organization, Your Career and Your Life." Read more about Snow.​​
Nancy Baird Taking Responsibility for Your County’s Success
Nancy H. Baird, Training Strategies, Inc. Read more about Baird​.
Rick Thompson Restore What's Right: Your Voice. Your County. The Truth.
Rick Thompson, Legislative Liaison. Read more about Thompson​.
Django Walker Thursday, Aug. 30 Lunch Entertainment by Django Walker
Warren Hood Band Thursday, Aug. 30 Reception Entertainment by The Warren Hood band

To ensure that our conference is ADA accessible to all, please contact  at (800) 456-5974 if you need assistance.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​