34th Annual Texas Aviation Conference

March 9-11, 2016

La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa
600 La Torretta Blvd
Montgomery, Texas 77356

Sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation

Call for Nominations

At the Texas Aviation Conference held each spring, the Texas Department of Transportation's Aviation Division presents four customer service awards. Award nominations for the 2016 Texas Aviation Conference at the La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa in Montgomery, Texas, are requested for the following categories:

  • Most Improved General Aviation Airport
  • General Aviation Airport of the Year
  • General Aviation Airport Manager of the Year
  • Reliever Airport of the Year or Reliever Airport Manager of the Year

Nominations will be accepted until February 8, 2016. Please go to the Call for Nominations page for more information.

Registration Fees & Payment Information

Pre-registration is recommended and will help us in planning and preparing a better conference. If you pre-register, your name tag and program packet will be ready when you arrive at the hotel. The fee is $200 through February 8, 2016. A $50 late fee will be added to registrations received after February 8, 2016. An additional $75 fee will be added for all on-site registrations.

TxDOT employees are exempt from the registration fee, but must register in advance for the conference.

NOTE: Online registration will be available until 5:00 p.m. CST, February 26, 2016. After this date, please plan to register on-site at the La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa.

You are encouraged to register online. Please make check or money orders (U.S. currency drawn on a U.S. bank) payable to TTI-Avtn2016. Event Management & Planning (EM&P) also accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express credit cards. If paying by check or money order, you may register online and then mail your payment to EM&P. EM&P cannot invoice; therefore, payment of the conference registration fee must be received prior to admission to the conference. NO PURCHASE ORDERS ACCEPTED.

For payment processing purposes, the vendor identification number for TTI-EM&P is 37277277275000. The federal identification number is 74-2270624.

The registration fee covers conference handouts, break refreshments, Wednesday and Thursday evening activities, including the awards banquet.


Only cancellations received in writing by EM&P by 5:00 p.m. CST on February 8, 2016 will be refunded, less $50 handling fee. No refunds will be issued after this date.

Exhibitor Registration

If you would like more information about exhibiting at this conference, please visit the exhibitor web page.

Special Activities

Golf Tournament

On Wednesday, March 9, 2016 our 19th Annual Golf Tournament at the La Torretta Golf Course. The fee to participate is $65.00 and you can pay online with your conference registration. There will be a shotgun start at 10:30 a.m. All golfers must be registered to attend the conference. Event Management & Planning (EM&P) will contact you at least two weeks before the conference.

Get-Acquainted Reception

A get acquainted reception is planned for Wednesday evening from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. The reception will be in the Exhibit Area at the La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa with hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.

Awards Banquet

Plan to join us on Thursday evening for the Awards Banquet. All registered participants are encouraged to attend. Guest tickets are also available for $40. Tickets can be purchased online when you register for the conference.

To make a nomination for one of the four customer service awards presented at the banquet, view the Call for Nominations page. Nominations will be accepted until February 8, 2016.

Hotel Reservations

The La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa is holding a block of rooms for our use at the rate of $132 group rate. We encourage everyone who needs a sleeping room to make a reservation immediately We anticipate the rooms will be booked quickly.

Reservations should be made by February 14, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. to receive the discounted rates. After this date, rooms may be available at a higher rate. To receive this conference rate please ask for reservations for the "34th Annual Texas Aviation Conference" at (936) 448-4400. You may also reserve your room online.

For more information about the hotel, go to the La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa website.


  • Self parking: complimentary
  • Valet: $15.00/night with unlimited in and out privileges

For More Information

Program and Exhibitor Information

Becky Vick
ph. (512) 416-4500 · toll-free (800) 68-PILOT


Event Management & Planning
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Texas A&M University System
3135 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3135
ph. (979) 862-1219 · toll-free (888) 550-5577