Conference Specifics

Where will Tableau Conference 2015 be held?

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

What are the conference dates?

Tableau Conference officially opens on Monday, October 19 and runs through Thursday afternoon, October 22, with select post-conference training and certification offerings on Friday, October 23.

See the schedule overview and daily agendas here.

What should I wear?

Casual attire is appropriate for the week (what better place to wear your favorite Tableau t-shirt!) Remember to bring comfortable shoes and a sweater or sweatshirt in case of cool weather and air-conditioned rooms.

Are there sponsorship opportunities?

Yes, please take a look at the Expo Hall information.

Will the event be filmed and photographed?

Yes. We’ll have videographers and photographers on-site to record the action at TC15. By entering and being at this event, you consent to be filmed and photographed. From time to time, Tableau uses recorded video and photographs of conference events and attendees in its promotional materials. Unless permission to record and use such images is revoked in writing to Tableau, by virtue of your attendance, all conference visitors agree to the use of your likeness in such materials. You understand that all videography and photography will be done in reliance on the consent you give by entering the event.

How can I stay informed about TC15?

Sign up for email updates on the conference home page.

What are the scheduled events for TC15?

There are several events happening at TC15 including a Welcome Reception on Monday, October 19 at 5:00 PM and the Data Night Out appreciation party on Tuesday, October 20 at 7:00 PM. Check back when it gets closer to the conference for more details about these events.


Registration & Payment

How do I register?

Tableau Conference is officially sold out. Add your name to the wait list here.

What is the cost to attend?

Registration Type Price

TC15 Full Conference Registration

$1,595

TC15 Classroom Training: Tableau Desktop I: Getting Started

$595

TC15 Classroom Training: Tableau Desktop II: Next Steps

$595

TC15 Classroom Training: Introducing Tableau Server Architecture

$595

TC15 Classroom Training: Administering Tableau Server

$595

TC15 Classroom Training: Tableau Analyst

$595

TC15 Classroom Training: Tableau Jedi

$595

TC15 Classroom Training: Tableau Desktop Performance

$595

TC15 Tableau 9 Desktop Qualification Exam

$200

TC15 Tableau 9 Desktop Certification Exam

$350

TC15 Tableau 9 Server Qualification Exam

$200

TC15 Tableau 9 Server Certification Exam

$500

What methods can I use to pay?

  • Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or Discover)
  • Purchase Order (not accepted online, please contact your salesperson)
  • Wire Transfer (not accepted online, please contact your salesperson)

How will my credit card payment appear on my statement?

Conference fees for Tableau Conference 2015 will show up on your credit card statement as TABLEAU.

What is included in the full event price?

  • Conference sessions (Tuesday, October 20–Thursday, October 22)
  • Networking events and parties (includes food and drinks)
  • Breakfast, lunch, and break refreshments throughout the duration of the conference
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Access to Tableau Doctor session(s)

You can purchase training and certification offerings (price varies) in addition to your conference registration.

I received a discount code. How do I apply it to my registration?

On the payment page of the registration process, enter your promotional code into the designated field on the page and click the apply button. The discounted total should be displayed before you continue with the payment process.

May I bring a guest?

Absolutely – the more the merrier! You can purchase a Guest Pass during the registration process for $250 that covers admittance to both the Welcome Reception (Monday, October 19) and Data Night Out appreciation party (Tuesday, October 20), which both include food and beverages. Please note: a Guest Pass is only valid for access to parties. It is not valid for admittance to any other conference-related activities.

How do I request a copy of my receipt?

For an additional copy of your receipt, simply email the conference registrar with your request.

Are there any resources to help me justify my conference registration?

Yes, use the Justification Letter that has information about the conference that will help you gain approval to attend.

Can I use more than one promotional code (if applicable)?

Only one code may be used per attendee.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations made by August 21, 2015, will be refunded the paid conference fee less a 10% administrative fee.
Cancellations between August 22, 2015, to September 18, 2015, will be refunded 50% of the paid conference fee.
Any Cancellations received September 19, 2015, and after are not eligible for refunds.
If for any reason the conference should be cancelled, Tableau Software will refund the full paid registration fee within 90 days of canceling the conference. Tableau Software is not responsible for airfare, hotel, or other costs. Conference cancellations should be emailed to the conference registrar

Are attendee substitutions allowed? If so, how do I do this?

Conference tickets may be transferred between attendees from the same organization. Contact your salesperson or the Tableau Conference Operations team who can assist in transferring tickets.

What is the payment policy?

For all tickets purchased via purchase orders and wire transfers, payment is due thirty (30) days from the date of registration. All purchase orders are due within forty-eight (48) hours of registration. Tableau will accept purchase orders and wire transfers as a form of payment only until September 18, 2015. On September 19, 2015 and after, all conference ticket purchases must be made via credit card, and those payments are due on receipt. If your payment is past due on September 19, 2015 or after, Tableau reserves the right to cancel your purchase at any time upon notice to you. All payment for conference tickets must be received by October 18, 2015.

Are there discounts available?

All discounts, including group discounts have expired except for the following listed below.

For our government, nonprofit, and education customers, use the codes:

  • Government: Use code GOVDEAL15 for $500 off the full conference price of $1,595 (total due $1,095). Does not expire.
  • Nonprofit: Use code NFPWINNER15 for $500 off the full conference price of $1,595 (total due $1,095). Does not expire.
  • Education: Use code EDUJACKPOT15 for $500 off the full conference price of $1,595 (total due $1,095). Does not expire.

Are there scholarships available?

Currently, scholarships are not available. Take advantage of our discounted rates for government, nonprofit, and education attendees:

  • Government: Use code GOVDEAL15 for $500 off the full conference price of $1,595 (total due $1,095). Does not expire.
  • Nonprofit: Use code NFPWINNER15 for $500 off the full conference price of $1,595 (total due $1,095). Does not expire.
  • Education: Use code EDUJACKPOT15 for $500 off the full conference price of $1,595 (total due $1,095). Does not expire.

Housing

Are there specific hotel rates?

Tableau discounted hotel rooms are officially sold out. Below are a list of recommended hotels in close proximity to the event. Please contact the hotel directly to make a reservation. Please note your reservation will be subject to the hotel's prevailing rates and availability.

MGM Grand (702) 891-1111
Monte Carlo (702) 730-7777
NYNY (702) 740-6969
Luxor (702) 262-4000
Excalibur (702) 597-7777

If you have an existing TC15 hotel reservation and need to modify or cancel your reservation, please contact the hotel directly.

How much is parking?

  • MGM Grand: Offers free self-parking and valet parking in their Main Parking Garage. Gratuity for valet parking is not included
  • Luxor: Offers free valet parking (no self-parking available). Gratuity for valet parking is not included
  • Excalibur: Offers free valet and self-parking. Gratuity for valet parking is not included
  • Monte Carlo: Offers free valet and self-parking. Gratuity for valet parking is not included
  • Is there a deposit required to hold my hotel room?

    A credit card number is required at the time of making a reservation to secure your hotel room. Please note that your credit card will be charged one (1) night room rate plus applicable taxes advance deposit. This charge will show approximately 5 business days after you make your reservation. In the event of a no-show, the credit card provided will be charged one (1) night room rate plus applicable taxes.

    What if I don’t check in on my scheduled arrival date?

    If you don't check in on your scheduled arrival date will result in a penalty charge of one (1) night's room rate plus applicable tax, and the remaining reservation will be cancelled.

    Can I pay the hotel with a different credit card than the one I provided when I reserved the room?

    The credit card provided to reserve the room will be charged a deposit of one (1) night's room rate plus applicable tax. You may present a different credit card at check in for hotel payment. For security purposes, the card used for hotel payment must be presented a hotel check in, and must matching the name on the reservation and guest's photo ID. If a third-party is paying for your reservation, a credit card authorization form will be required, and can be faxed directly to the hotel. Please contact your hotel directly to request a credit card authorization form.

    How can I find out where my hotel is located?

    The addresses of all hotels are provided during the online hotel reservation process. You will also receive a confirmation via email.

    Will I receive a hotel confirmation number after booking my hotel through the TC15 Registration process?

    You will receive a hotel confirmation email within one (1) business day of completing your hotel reservation. Your confirmation email will include a link to easily access and manage your reservation as well as a phone number for the Passkey hotel reservation team


    Cancellations & Substitutions

    What is the conference cancellation policy?

    Cancellations made by August 21, 2015 will be refunded the paid conference fee less a 10% administrative fee. Cancellations between August 22, 2015 to September 18, 2015, will be refunded 50% of the paid conference fee. Any Cancellations received September 19, 2015, and after are not eligible for any refunds. If for any reason the conference should be cancelled, Tableau Software will refund the full registration fee within 90 days of canceling the conference. Tableau Software is not responsible for airfare, hotel, or other costs. Conference cancellation requests should be emailed to the conference Registrar. If you cancel your Conference registration, you are responsible for canceling your own hotel reservation as well. Refer to the hotel confirmation email you received from Passkey to access and cancel your Passkey hotel reservation. Additionally, you can speak with a Passkey Reservations Specialist via phone to cancel your reservation by calling 1-877-632-9001 between 6am-8pm (PST) and mention you are with the Tableau Conference. .

    How do I cancel my hotel room?

    As soon as you receive your hotel confirmation email (up to one (1) business day after you make your reservation), you can click on the available link provided in the email to easily modify or cancel your hotel reservation. Additionally, you can speak with a Passkey Reservations Specialist via phone to cancel your reservation by calling 1-877-632-9001 between 6am-8pm (PST) and mention you are with the Tableau Conference.
    Each hotel has its own cancellation policy; most will allow a cancellation with no penalty up to three (3) days prior to check-in. In the event of a late cancellation or no-show, your reservation will be cancelled and you will be charged one (1) night's room rate plus applicable taxes.

    Can I substitute a colleague if I can no longer attend?

    If you are unable to attend the Tableau Conference, you may transfer your registration to another person. Please submit your transfer requests to the conference registrar.

    IF I CANCEL MY CONFERENCE REGISTRATION, IS MY TABLEAU DISCOUNTED HOTEL RESERVATION CANCELLED AS WELL?

    Canceling your Conference registration does not cancel your Tableau discounted hotel reservation. You are responsible for canceling your own hotel reservation. Refer to the hotel confirmation email you received from Passkey to access and cancel your Passkey hotel reservation. Additionally, you can speak with a Passkey Reservations Specialist via phone to cancel your reservation by calling 1-877-632-9001 between 6am-8pm (PST) and mention you are with the Tableau Conference.


    Travel

    Where can I find information about Las Vegas and local attractions?

    Visit Vegas.com for more information about the city and local attractions.

    What is the weather like in Las Vegas in October?

    Typically mild to warm. Check out the average temperatures in Las Vegas in October.

    Which airports are closest to Las Vegas?

    McCarran International Airport services the greater Las Vegas region.

    Do any airlines offer discount airfare to Las Vegas for TC15?

    Yes. Discounts up to 5% on domestic and 10% on international flights based on availability and booking class.

    • Delta: Book online at www.delta.com or contact 1-800-328-1111, reference Domestic Meeting Event Code NML4Y.
    • United: Book online at www.united.com or contact 1-800-426-1122, reference Offer Code ZUJU956579 (phone reservations also require Agreement Code 956579, and Z Code ZUJU). *Reservations booked online via united.com will receive an additional 3% discount plus no service fee.
    • Alaska: Book online at www.alaskaair.com or contact the Group Desk at 1-800-445-4435, reference Discount Code ECMW172.

    How do I get from the airport to the conference?

    Ground transportation (taxis/shuttle) are readily available from McCarran International airport. For more information visit LasVegas.com.


    Miscellaneous

    Who should I contact if I have special dietary needs or allergies?

    Submit your dietary needs and/or restrictions during the registration process. If we have any questions or concerns, we will reach out to you directly.

    What if I still have questions about TC15?

    Contact your salesperson or the Tableau Conference Operations team. We are happy to assist you any way we can.

    Are sessions live streamed and/or recorded?

    We will be recording the majority of the sessions at TC15. These sessions will be available for attendees to watch within a few weeks after the event. Details for how to access and view the recorded sessions will be emailed to each attendee once available.