29th Annual Conference 

The Society of Talent and Entertainment Professionals

Annual Conference & Showcase
Don’t miss the 2018 STEP Conference and Talent Showcase! 
The Houston Chapter is organizing an amazing educational and networking experience! 

Boardwalk Inn - March 4-5, 2018
Located on the Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah, Texas.                     

Just 20 miles from downtown Houston, and nestled in the center of the Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah, Texas, this boutique, waterfront hotel offers you the feeling of an elegant seaside getaway while keeping you right in the middle of all the fun. A special room rate of $119.00 (plus applicable taxes & fees) is being offered for the Conference.

Make your reservations by February 9, 2018 and take advantage of the special rate.
The 2018 Conference will feature...

Educational Seminars: 
Featuring discussions on Marketing, Legislative Issues, Entertainment Technology, Booking Celebrity Talent and The State of The Texas Entertainment Industry. 

Network with Industry Peers: 
Gather with entertainment agents and entertainers from across Texas. 

Entertainment Showcase:
In the great tradition of STEP Confabs a showcase of talent has been planned to showcase acts, both new and familiar, traditional and not-so-traditional all for you to use and enrich the variety of talent you can offer your clients. See some great venues and enjoy an evening of food, fun and discovery! 

Sunday March 4, 2018 – The Opening GENERAL SESSION LUNCH will start promptly at 11:00am followed by education, dinner and the legendary STEP Talent Showcase Event. 

Monday, March 5, 2018 – Educational sessions begin with breakfast at 9:00am We will wrap up by 3pm Monday afternoon. 

Casual – It may be chilly during the showcase so bring a coat Sunday evening.


Convention Registration 
$250 per STEP Member attendee or $350 for non-members for full event access and privileges.

This will include admission to Sunday Brunch, all of Sunday’s sessions, the President’s reception, our Entertainment Showcase/Dinner/Pub Crawl, all of Monday’s sessions and break out snacks on both dates.  Each person is responsible for paying for his or her own alcoholic beverages. 

Guest Tickets 
Guests DO NOT include entertainment professionals or associates of an entertainment agency or production company.  Employees of member companies and individuals in the business of booking entertainment are required to pay full member registration. 

These tickets are for spouses, significant others, and non-entertainment-professionals that are invited guests of full registrant attendees and who wish to attend the Sunday evening Dinner/showcase/pub crawl, they may do so at 2 levels.

$100.00 for President’s Reception, Dinner and the Showcase, which also covers Showcase transportation fees.   
$50.00 for the showcase only 

Again, each person is responsible for his or her own alcoholic beverage expenditures.  

If you are not a member you may join now to take advantage of the Member conference rate: 

Membership Dues - If you have not joined STEP or paid your membership dues please do so prior to registering or when registering you need to pay the Non-Member Confab Registration Rate. 

Hotel Registration
Showcase Application
Registration Form
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