Where is WooConf located?
WooConf 2016 will be hosted at the world-famous Austin City Limits Moody Theater venue, and W Hotel. Address: 200 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701.
Is there an official WooConf hotel?
Yes! We have arranged a special price for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night at the W Hotel – which is attached to the main venue, and the center of all WooConf activity. Our speakers and core event team will be staying here and it will be an ideal space for networking in the main lounge. Why wait? Book today!
What about parking?
For guests attending the event, but not staying at the hotel, there are 2 options: you can valet park at the hotel for $17/day; or there are multiple self-park garages and open lots immediately surrounding the hotel that many guests use. i.e. City Hall Garage, Silicon Labs Garage. Prices vary in these local parking areas.
Can I book for additional nights at the W Hotel?
If you wish to book additional nights, you will need to contact the W Hotel directly for further assistance.
How far is the W Hotel from the main venue (Austin City Limits – Moody Theater)?
The W Hotel is connected to the venue! So the walk from the W hotel will be very short. Other hotels in the area, within a few blocks walk include:
Will meals be provided at the conference?
Yes, breakfast, snacks and lunch will be provided at the conference as well as small bites to be passed around at the Happy Hour, sponsored by Odoro, Wednesday night in the W Hotel, and a buffet line at the After Party, sponsored by PayPal and ShipStation, at the Speakeasy, Thursday night.
Will the talks be recorded?
Yes. Attendees will have priority access to videos and slide decks, some of which will be made available publically after the event (sharing is caring).
Will there be live streaming?
WooConf will be streamed live. Tickets are available now so that people around the world who can’t make it, can be part of WooConf. Chat to us during the event via @WooConf on Twitter.
If I can’t make it, can I get a refund?
Yes, we can help with a refund up to 48 hours prior to the event or you can transfer your ticket to someone else, following the link to edit your ticket. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like us to help issue a refund.
Does WooConf have a Code of Conduct?
Indeed we do! Please read more about the Code of Conduct, if you have concerns while on site, please visit us at the registration desk.
If I live in the area, can I buy a ticket in person on the first day of WooConf?
Yes, you can! There will be staff on-site at registration that can help with this. Ticket price on site will be $699 and can only be purchased via credit card. (no cash or check on site)
Where is the After Party?
The After Party, sponsored by PayPal and ShipStation, will be located at the Speakeasy, within walking distance from ACL and the W Hotel, 412 Congress Ave.
Can I invite my friends?
Please do! However, only conference badge holders will be admitted to all official WooConf events.
What if I lose my badge?!
Please visit the registration booth to help print yourself a shiny new WooConf badge.
Where are the workshops located?
The Developer track workshop is proudly sponsored by and hosted at the WPEngine office, just a few blocks walking from the W Hotel, 504 Lavaca St #1000.
The Sell track workshop will be hosted at FiberCove co-working, meeting and event space, 1700 South Lamar Blvd Suite #338. An UberEvents code will be emailed to all Sell track workshop attendees to take you from the hotel to the workshop. Be sure to check your email for additional details.
Can I attend a workshop or the networking lunch if I have not RSVP’d?
Unfortunately, space is limited for both workshops and the networking lunch. The only way to attend is if you have RSVP’d. You can edit your ticket information anytime, if space is stil available to attend either event. Please check your email for the link to edit your ticket and RSVP information.
Where is the networking lunch and what is included in the networking lunch?
The networking lunch is located at The Austin Beer Garden and Brewery, better known as ABGB, 1305 W. Oltorf. Appetizers and pizza will be included in the networking lunch, drinks are not included.
If I attend a workshop can I also attend the networking lunch?
Workshop attendees will have lunch included after the workshop. If you’d like to head over to Austin Beer Garden and Brewery after the workshop, please feel free to join us! The RSVP for the networking lunch is for lunch only.
I have questions about my WooCommerce site, where can I go during the event to get help?
Be sure to stop by the Ninja Help Desk sponsored by SkyVerge and Prospress located in the W Hotel on the second floor in Studio 1. WooCommerce Support Ninjas, developers and WooExperts will be on hand to help answer questions you have about your site. Bring your laptop and let us know how we can help!
I’m not yet using WooCommerce but I’m interested, should I attend WooConf?
If you’ve not tried out WooCommerce yet, what are you waiting for? It’s free! Download today. Also, take a look at our documentation to help you get started with WooCommerce. We have an excellent WooCommerce 101 video series that can walk you thru how to get started and a setup wizard in WooCommerce itself to guide you thru the steps. We think once you see how easy WooCommerce is to use you will find you’re ready to go in no time! If you’re ready to take your skills to the next level, join us in Austin, you’ll be happy that you did.