Rice University - Houston, Texas
Saturday, October 29, 2011
The 2011 BTC Conference will be held at Rice University Recreation and Wellness Center. The event will kick-off with a VIP Party and FUNdraiser from 7:00 - 10:00 pm, Friday, October 28, 2011 at Ashleen’s Restaurant (formally Café Moustache) on Westheimer Road in Montrose located at 507 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77006
Doors will open at Rice University’s Gibbs Recreation and Wellness Center on Saturday at 8:30 am with the first session beginning at 9 am. Event ends at 8 p.m.
Please bring your voucher/receipt with you as proof of your registration. PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT ISSUE REFUNDS OF REGISTRATION FEES. REGISTRATIONS ARE TRANSFERRABLE - WRITTEN NOTICE TO
Restrooms and locker rooms are at various areas of the facility, and include lockers for those who need it for storage of personal items and a change of clothes. Bring a lock with you to secure the items inside the locker and keep your lock code safe or memorized. Some lockers are programmable and will only require you to remember a code.
Parking: Click the link for parking information: PARKING
Set up begins at 6 p.m. Friday 10/28, and tear down begins at 8 p.m. Saturday, 10/29, 2011. Doors will be locked Friday night and the vendor area will be secured until the conference opens at 8:30 a.m. Saturday morning. The vendor area is in the gym and has lots of space.
Samadhi, Gratitude, and Blissed Out level sponsors will be located at the entrance.
Electricity is available upon request and an Internet station will be available for limited use. There is NO wireless internet at the campus. Limited phone lines are available. It is best to have a wireless credit card machine that uses its own network or set up a Paypal account or other merchant account online. If you go to square.com, you can set up an account and get a free card reader for your iphone. If you need an extension cord, please let us know prior to the event. Thank you.
All deliveries and packages by sponsors and vendors should be directly mailed to the below address exactly as written and to arrive no earlier than 10/24/11 but no later than 10/28/11:
Rice University Recreation Center
Any leftover product must have prior arrangements with Fed Ex or UPS to be picked up from the sponsor/vendor before leaving on Saturday or taken to a local store to be returned to vendor. Rice does not have mail service or allow for pick up from the recreation center where the event will be held. Only deliveries can be made to Rice. Please arrange ahead of time any product’s return. All product must be taken away from the premises at the end of the event on Saturday. The Rice mail center is closed on the weekends.
You should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your presentation or class if you are presenting at the BTC Conference. Make sure you check in at the front desk and get your conference pass etc. Your room may have changed so please check the current schedule to see your room assignment.
We will be donating yoga tops for presenters at the conference. Please send us your size preference. (XS S M L) or (2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12...) Admission to the conference and concerts is free for all presenters.
All media and press are welcome! Check in for a BTC Conference Press Pass at the entrance of Rice University Gibbs Recreation and Wellness center upon arrival. See the registration desk. Please contact Jennifer Buergermeister if you have any questions and fill out form prior to arriving.
Click on Map for Interactive View of Rice University Recreation Center: