Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
Round Rock, TX


General Information

How is the TAB Convention put together?

TAB staff members work with the Convention Committee to plan the convention and promote it to broadcasters in Texas and across the nation.

TAB staff is mainly responsible for selling exhibit booths, sponsorships and advertising, as well as marketing and managing registration.

Who is on the TAB Convention Committee?

The Convention Committee is comprised of volunteer members from the TAB Board of Directors.

The committee is lead by Radio and Television chairs, along with an engineering conference chair.

What are the date(s) and location(s) of the next conventions?

Aug. 7-8, 2024 at the Kalahari Resort & Convention Center

Where can I get the most up-to-date schedule of events for the convention?

View Schedule

Who should attend?

Radio and Television station staff members, including:

  • Account Executives
  • Chief Engineers
  • Engineers
  • General Managers
  • General Sales Managers
  • Owners
  • Purchasing Managers
  • Salespeople
  • Technical Managers


  • Representatives from TAB Associate Member Firms
  • Retired Broadcasters
  • Golden Mic Club Members
  • Students
  • Educators
  • SBE Members
  • Audio/Video technicians

Do I have to be a TAB member to attend?

No. Please click here to view rates.

My firm is not a member. Can I still attend?

Of course! However, joining TAB will offer you the best rates.

Please contact TAB at registration@tab.org or call (512) 322-9944 for more information.

What is the attire?

  • Golf Tournament: Sport Casual. No t-shirts or jean shorts. Be prepared – it’s HOT(!!) in August in Austin.
  • Kick-Off Party: Business Casual to Business
  • Golden Mic Club Banquet: Business Semi-Formal
  • Throughout the Convention: Business Casual to Business
  • Chairman’s Reception & Awards Gala: Business Semi-Formal

View photos from previous conventions to get a better idea of the attire.

Can I hold a meeting of my own at the convention?

Adjunct meetings and hospitality suites are NOT allowed during convention event hours.

Contact TAB’s Beth Bobbitt or Sydney Herrmann for more information.


When will nominations be open for TAB’s awards?

Nominations will open in January.

View Award Winners

What is the deadline to nominate someone for an award?

Individual awards are due April 22; Bonner McLane award nominations are due May 3.

Where can I find a list of award categories?

A list of TAB’s award categories is available on our awards page.

Can I nominate someone for more than one award?

Yes. Please submit a separate nomination packet for each nominee.

Who are some of the previous award winners?

A full list of former award winners is available here.


What are the registration packages, fees and restrictions?

View registration information

How can I register for convention?

Register here

Can I register day of convention?

You must register on-site after Aug. 6, 2023.

What forms of payment do you accept?

Advanced payment for attendees is required. TAB accepts American Express, MasterCard, Visa and checks.

How can I cancel my convention registration? Is registration refundable?

Cancellations must be received in writing. Email to registration@tab.org.

There will be a $25 cancellation fee.

No refunds after July 5 (substitutions will be accepted on a case by case basis)

I have registered for the convention, but unexpectedly will not be able to attend! Can I send someone in my place? How would I go about making this substitution?

Yes. If you are the main registrant, you can use the link from your confirmation to log back in and make changes for yourself or your guests. If someone else registered you as their guest, you must contact the person who registered you to make any changes. Otherwise, please contact TAB or call (512) 322-9944 with any changes.

What should I do if I have already registered but never received a confirmation?

Contact TAB or call (512) 322-9944 as soon as possible to make sure you are registered.

Where is the TAB Registration Desk at Kalahari Resorts & Convention Center?

The TAB Registration Desks will be on the lower level of the convention center in the Prefunction area outside of the Kilimanjaro Ballroom. Kalahari Map for Reg Desks.

When will the registration desk open?

Registration hours: Wed., Aug. 7 from 10 AM to 7:30 PM; Thur., Aug. 8 from 7 AM to 7 PM.

How do I get my name badge?

Check in at the TAB Registration Desk. Badges will be printed on-site.

What if I need to make a correction on my name badge?

Contact TAB or call (512) 322-9944 as soon as you notice there’s a mistake on your badge. On-site? just ask one of the staff at the Registration Desk to reprint your badge.

What if I lose my badge at the convention?

Just ask one of the friendly TAB staff members at the Registration Desk to reprint your badge.

Poacher Warning

The Texas Association of Broadcasters is NOT using the services from any housing, audio rental, or attendee list contact representatives for the  Convention & Trade Show.

This is a growing issue among associations and show organizers – so if you ever are in question, email registration@tab.org before making any reservations.

Hotel Information

What is the host hotel?

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in Round Rock, TX.

Where can I find driving directions to Kalahari Resorts & Conventions?

Directions to the host hotel can be found here.

How do I make hotel arrangements? Is there a TAB group rate?

Book online or call Kalahari Resorts & Conventions directly at 877-525-2427 and request the TAB Group Rate of $219/night + tax/fees (single/double).

Does TAB offer a group rate at any hotels other than Kalahari Resorts & Conventions?

Yes, TAB will have a group rate at an overflow hotel.  More information coming soon.

Will shuttle service be available?

TAB will not be providing shuttle service/transportation.

Additional parking information?

FREE Parking is available.

Valet Parking is offered at the pricing below:

  • Overnight Valet Parking: $40
  • Day Guest $25
  • Dining Parking: Complimentary by restaurant validation (For Double Cut, Sortinos Italian, B-Lux Grill & Bar and Cinco Ninos)
  • Electric Vehicle Charging: $55 (includes valet service)
  • Prices exclude applicable taxes
Sponsors & Exhibitors

What are the benefits of being a sponsor and/or exhibitor?

Benefits include complimentary TAB memberships, multiple full convention registrations, extensive signage, golf tournament passes, pre- and post-convention publicity, ads in the TABulletin and TAB Convention Program, promotion on www.tab.org and much more!

What are the sponsorship prices?

Sponsorships range from $2,000-$20,000, depending on desired benefits.

What is the cost of Trade Show booth space?

Booth prices start at $1,995 for TAB members and increase depending on level of Associate Membership. Non-member rates start at $3,675/booth – it’s a much better deal to join TAB!

How can I become a sponsor or exhibitor?

Contact TAB’s Sydney Herrmann or call (512) 322-9944 for available opportunities.

Do Associate Members receive special rates to sponsor and/or exhibit?

Associate Members receive significant discounts on booth space, convention registrations and advertising. Additionally, they receive priority choice of any available sponsorship opportunities.

If you are an Associate Member interested in being a sponsor and/or exhibitor, please contact TAB’s Sydney Herrmann or call (512) 322-9944.

Who is eligible to receive priority booth assignments?

Previous year Sponsors & Exhibitors receive priority booth assignments for the first three weeks they are on sale. After that time, booths are sold on a first-come, first served basis. Book early for this great opportunity!

What is included in the exhibit booth?

Each exhibit booth typically includes carpet, pipe & drape, one 6’ skirted table, one chair, company sign, one convention registration & free Trade Show passes for clients.

If I am an exhibitor, when can I start set-up?

  • Exhibitor Move-In: Wednesday, Aug. 7 from noon-6 pm
  • Exhibitor Move-Out: Thursday, Aug. 8 from 5-11 pm

Where can I find an updated list of sponsors and exhibitors?

Where can I find an exhibit hall map?

Coming soon!

Trade Show

When will the trade show be held?

Trade show will be held on Thursday, Aug. 7 from 9 am-5 pm in the Kilimanjaro Ballroom on the main floor in the Kalahari Resorts & Convention Center.

Does the registration fee include the Trade Show?

Yes. Entrance to the Trade Show is included in all registration packages. You must check-in at the TAB registration desk and get your badge before entering the Trade Show.

What if I only want to attend the Trade Show?

When choosing a package on the registration form, you can select ‘Trade Show ONLY’ pass. This does NOT include any sessions or special events.

Seminars & Speakers

Where can I find a list of seminar topics and speakers?

The schedule is subject to change, so check back often.

I am speaking at convention; may I sell my books, videos, etc?

Unless you are an official Trade Show exhibitor, all items for sale must be cleared in advance with TAB. Please contact TAB’s Oscar Rodriguez or call (512) 322-9944.

I am interested in presenting at your convention, how can I become a speaker?

Please email TAB’s Oscar Rodriguez a session summary, list of references and fee estimate.

Will there be audio CD-ROM, DVD and videotape sales?


Golf Tournament

When and where is the 2022 TAB Golf Tournament?

Golf Tournament will be held Wed. Aug. 7 from 8 AM-1 PM

Location: Forest Creek Golf Club

How do I register for the tournament?

You will have an option to register for the golf tournament on the convention registration form.

Will transportation be provided to the golf course?

No, transportation will not be provided.

How can I pick my golf team?

Golfers will play in teams of four. You have the option to list three people you would like to play with on the convention registration form. Otherwise, we’ll be happy to pair you with some other players!

Media Information

As a member of the media, who should I contact with my questions?

Contact TAB’s Beth Bobbitt.

All content Copyright © 2024 Texas Association of Broadcasters