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2024 Conference

2024 NSSBE Conference

February 23-24, 2024

McCallum Performing Arts Center

Austin, TX

CJ Menge, host

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the 2024 meeting of the National Society of Steel Band Educators Conference on the campus of McCallum High School in Austin, Texas. This is not a conference you want to miss!

It is easy get to Austin, TX from pretty much anywhere in the country. The closest airport to use for this conference is the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), Presidential Boulevard, Austin, TX.

It is a 16-minute drive from the airport to the hotel.  There are shuttle services, taxis (reserved ahead of time), and various other transportation options available.

Hotel Info:

You will find the information for your online reservation link below. If you have questions or need help with the link, please do not hesitate to ask. We appreciate your business and look forward to a successful event.

Event Summary:
Start Date: Friday, February 23, 2024
End Date: Sunday, February 25, 2024
Last Day to Book: Friday, February 2, 2024

Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
Courtyard Austin-University Area for $139 USD per night
5660 North Interstate Highway 35 Austin, Texas 78751
9.5 Miles to AUS airport
Book your group rate for NSSBE

Registration Info: Registration to the conference includes a light breakfast, including coffee, on Saturday morning. Lunch on Saturday will also be provided, but dinner on both evenings will be on your own.

Professional $125 (must be a current NSSBE member)

Vendor – $100  (plus professional registration)- includes up to two tables (3×6) ***Vendor portion invoiced separately after contacting Brandon Haskett at

Student: $15 registration (must be a current NSSBE member)    

The registration form is below. We look forward to seeing you in Austin!

NSSBE 2024 Conference Committee
Mike Greer, Kayleen Justus, Obe Quarless, and CJ Menge

Conference Registration

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