2023 ALDAcon in Austin, TX – FAQs

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1)   Where is ALDAcon 2023?

ALDAcon 2023 will be in Austin, TX at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol.

2) How do I register?

You may register for the ALDACon 2023 online, email to registration@alda.org, or by regular postal mail.  Online registration is encouraged.

  • Online Registration:  Click here to register online. (This option offers payment by credit card or EZ pay.)
  • Manual Registration Form: Click here to download the form. Once complete, either scan and email to registration@alda.org -or- mail to ALDAcon 2023 Registration, c/o Diane McDonagh, 5808 Churchill Street, Shoreview, MN  55126. (This option offers payment by check or Zelle. Save $10 on full registration when you pay by Zelle to treasurer@alda.org.)

3) Who do I contact for questions on the registration process?

You may contact the registration chair (Diane McDonagh) by sending an email to registration@alda.org.

4) What about COVID-19?

Pre-convention, ALDA will be monitoring COVID-19 state and local CDC guidelines to post as broadly as possible should there be any change aside from strongly recommending COVID-19 vaccinations or masking when appropriate.  Please be sure to check your Spam folder and keep Membership up to date with a best email contact address.

5) Are discounts offered for ALDAcon 2023?

Membership Discounts: Yes, members get the best rates!

  • Current Members: If you need to renew your membership, you may do so on the ALDAcon registration page.
  • New Members: The membership fee is a separate fee to activate your membership and can be paid at the time of your registration. The membership fee is not reimbursable.

Longhorn Special & Early Bird Registration Rates:

Discounts can be found on the ALDAcon registration form.

6) What is EZ Pay Plan and how does it work?

The EZ Pay Plan allows periodic payments and is available to paid ALDA members. An initial payment of $50 or more is required. The final balance is due by August 31, 2023.

  1. Activation:  The EZ Pay Plan can be activated upon completion of your registration form.
  2. Initial Payment: Minimum of $50.00 to start. Note your initial payment amount on the registration form. Take note of your Registration Identification Number.
  3. Additional Payments (MUST USE REGISTRATION IDENTIFICATION NUMBER): Click here to pay in periodic installments or in full. The EZ pay link ONLY works with your Registration Identification Number.

Monthly Invoice:  Reminders will be sent until your account is paid in full (due by August 31, 2023).

7)  How do I make Hotel Reservations?   

ALDAcon hotel rates are available at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol from October 31, 2023, through November 5, 2023. Book online or by phone by October 10, 2023. Rooms may be limited, and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Online Reservations:  Click here to Book the ALDAcon Group Rate

Reservations by Phone: Call reservations at 1-888-627-8349 and mention group code BAZ.