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CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF OTC

30 April–3 May 2018     ///     NRG Park     ///     Houston, Texas, USA

What to Know Before You Go

OTC Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS THE ADDRESS FOR NRG PARK?

1 NRG Pkwy, Houston, Texas 77054

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Please note your GPS may recognize this as Reliant Parkway or NRG Parkway

WHAT IS THE COST TO PARK AT NRG PARK?

The parking fee at NRG Park is USD 12 per entry.  View parking map.

Note parking is cash only.

WHERE IS EVERYTHING LOCATED IN NRG PARK?

  • The exhibits are in NRG Center, NRG Arena, and the OTC Parkway.
  • All technical sessions are on Level 2 of the NRG Center.
  • All breakfasts and luncheons are are on Level 2 of the NRG Center.

HOW DO I REGISTER AND SELECT ACCOMMODATIONS?

Registration and hotel accommodations are now available,  click here.

WHAT DOES REGISTRATION INCLUDE?

The registration fee includes admittance to the technical sessions, exhibition, and the networking events on Monday and Tuesday. Special event tickets and the Proceedings are available for an additional fee.

WHERE MAY I PURCHASE TICKETS FOR LUNCHEONS AND OTHER EVENTS?

You may purchase event tickets  online or at the registration counters until an event is sold out. Once an event is sold out, a waitlist will be started and/or tickets sold at the door. Food is not guaranteed 20 minutes past the event start time.

DO I NEED ANYTHING TO PICK UP MY BADGE?

Yes. To ensure a secure conference, photo identification (passport or driver's license) is required. Items may be subject to search before entering the OTC areas at NRG Park.

WHAT SECURITY AND SAFETY MEASURES DOES OTC HAVE IN PLACE?

OTC monitors world events and health concerns to constantly adjust our plans in providing a safe and secure environment for all participants.

All attendees are required to wear their OTC name badge and badge holder at all times. Use of a badge by a person not named on the badge is grounds for confiscation. If you lose your conference badge, please return to Registration to obtain a replacement.

An adult must accompany attendees 15 to 18 years of age. No one under 15 years of age will be admitted to OTC.

Also expect additional security measures as you approach each entrance location of NRG Park. Security personnel will be positioned at the entrances and may ask you to open your backpack or boxes for a visual inspection. If you observe any suspicious activity or have any security concerns, please contact OTC Headquarters on-site so we may investigate the matter.

OTC wants all patrons to have a safe and secure experience. We appreciate your cooperation and support in making this possible. 

CAN I TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS OR VIDEO OF OTC?

No. All OTC sessions are protected by US copyright laws. Photography and video/audio recording of any kind are strictly prohibited in the sessions and throughout the exhibition area. Read our full policy on photography and videography.
 

Members of the press are required to report to the OTC Press Room to obtain permission for photography and videography.

HOW DO I CONTACT SHOW MANAGEMENT ON SITE?

OTC Headquarters
+1.832.667.3014 (during show days only)
NRG Center, Level 1, Room 103

WHERE IS EVERYTHING LOCATED IN NRG PARK?

  • The exhibits are in NRG Center, NRG Arena, and the outdoor OTC Parkway.
  • All technical sessions are on Level 2 of the NRG Center.
  • All breakfasts and luncheons are on Level 2 of the NRG Center.
  • The Opening Ceremony is in NRG Stadium.
  • There are also special events throughout NRG Park.

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