Sept. 27–29, 2018
Downtown Austin

#TribFest18

Registration

Buy your conference pass early for the best rate! Individual tickets and daypasses will be available when the full program launches on August 1, 2018.

Tribune Members Enjoy a Special Discount!

Current Texas Tribune members with one-time or sustaining gifts made in 2018 enjoy $50 off their Conference Pass from now until the Festival. They’ll also enjoy priority seating in panel discussions, including the opening and closing keynotes, plus special members-only programming invites. Join today to get your discount code.

General Admission

Conference Pass

$300

Summer Special $250 until Labor Day

Gives you access to all panel discussions in our regular program, including opening and closing keynotes.

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Executive Pass

$500

A conference pass including premium seating at opening and closing keynotes, access to our executive lounge throughout the weekend, a ticket to the Executive Luncheon on Friday, Sept. 28, and priority entry to panel discussions.

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Student Pass

$50

Special rate for current students. Must use an institution-affiliated email address to purchase. Good for access to all panel discussions in our regular program, including opening and closing keynotes, and special programming for Students at the Fest.

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Educator Pass

$75

Special rate for current school teachers, staff and faculty. Must use an institution-affiliated email address to purchase. Good for access to all panel discussions in our regular program, including opening and closing keynotes.

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Franklin Barbecue Feast

SOLD OUT!

Skip the line and join us for this special pre-Festival kick-off event at the legendary Franklin Barbecue. Dean Baquet, executive editor of The New York Times, joins Tribune co-founder and CEO Evan Smith in conversation about the state of politics and the role of media heading into the 2018 elections.

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Group Packages

Educational Group

$45/each (minimum 10 passes)

Educational groups enjoy $5 off per pass. Must use an institution-affiliated email address to purchase, minimum of 10. Includes all panel discussions in our regular program.

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Government Group

$180/each (minimum 5 passes)

Early Bird Special until 5/28

Government employees enjoy $20 off per pass. Must use a government-affiliated email address to purchase, minimum of 5. Includes all panel discussions in our regular program.

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Nonprofit Group

$180/each (minimum 5 passes)

Early Bird Discount until 5/28

Employees of nonprofits enjoy $20 off per pass. Must use a nonprofit-affiliated email address to purchase, minimum of 5. Includes all panel discussions in our regular program.

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TribFeast

Tables start at $5,000, seat 10 guests and include Festival passes.

Join thought leaders, professionals, philanthropists and Festival guest speakers from across the state, including elected officials, policymakers and big-brand journalists for this special evening to support our nonprofit newsroom.

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Registration FAQ

I'm having trouble using the Eventbrite website. Whom should I contact for assistance?

Check out the Eventbrite Support center to get help with issues using the Eventbrite website.

How do I pay by check, purchase order or wire transfer?

We are no longer accepting registrations by check or purchase order. All passes and tickets must be purchased via Eventbrite.

Wire transfers are only accepted for amounts over $1,000. Contact us for wire transfer details.

I just found out I can't go for a really good reason. Can I get a refund?

All purchases are nonrefundable. However, you can contact us to transfer your ticket or pass to another attendee.

I am a student. How can I obtain the student discount for The Texas Tribune Festival?

Student and educators passes are available on our Registration page. To qualify for this discount, you must register with a .edu or isd.net email address.

If you use a non-institutional-affiliated address, you will need to provide proof of current affiliation by sending us a letter from your admissions office or registrar confirming enrollment or your current schedule. Contact us with your proof of enrollment and contact details.