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Speaker FAQ

Location Info and Arrival Questions

Onsite Questions

General Questions

Location Info and Arrival Answers


When should I arrive for my presentation?
Please allow plenty of time for rush hour traffic, road construction and parking. It is recommended that you arrive at the FWCC no later than one hour before your presentation is scheduled to begin.

Where will I be speaking?
All Speakers will present at the Fort Worth Convention Center (FWCC): 1201 Houston St., Fort Worth, TX 76102.

Where do I park?
There are many places to park within walking distance of the convention center. Click here for a an interactive map and pricing.

Where do I go when I arrive at the Fort Worth Convention Center?
Please report to the speaker prep room (located on Level 1 in Room 104) to pick up your name badge and conference materials. Your session coordinator will meet you 30 minutes prior to your session start time in the speaker prep room to take you to your room to prepare for your presentation. Limited WiFi access will be available will be available in the Speaker Prep Room. Please note that full Wi-Fi access is available for purchase onsite at the speaker’s expense throughout the convention center.

Onsite Answers


Where can I grab a light snack and/or water?
Water and snacks for speakers will be available in the speaker prep room.

What does my Speaker badge give me access to at HRSWC?
As a speaker at the HRSWC, you receive complimentary full registration. Your name badge grants you access to the entire conference. Please note that speakers are not eligible for prize drawings.

If you would like to bring an additional guest to the Sunday Welcome Reception or Tuesday evening event, guest passes are available for purchase for $50 per event at the registration desk.

May I bring material about my business and products to my presentation?
Please remember that speakers may not use the Educational Sessions platform to promote, market or sell a product or service, or to solicit attendee contact information. This includes distribution of forms, price lists or other marketing material. However, speakers are welcome to include their company name and contact information on the first or last page of their handout, reference books or articles that they have authored (if appropriate in the context of the session content) and distribute business cards upon request at the end of the session.

How do I print materials once I’m onsite in Fort Worth?
It is recommended that you come prepared with all of your materials.  Should you need to print something on site, you are eligible for a discount with FedEx Office. In order to receive the discount, email speakers@hrsouthwest.com for the FedEx Office account number. The office closest to the FWCC is located at 901 Houston St., Fort Worth, TX 76102.

General Answers


How do I submit a proposal to speak at HRSWC?
Please visit the Submit a Proposal page for more information and deadlines.

Have Additional Questions?


Contact us at speakers@hrsouthwest.com if you need more information

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