Pre Conference Activities

Early attendees to Get Smart will benefit from a few table activities WCA has planned. Join us at 12:30 pm to register and interact with our volunteers, who are actively engaging members in meaningful ways. Take a pre-event stroll to any of our pre-event tables to see how WCA is growing – and offering members more benefits than ever before.

Catch Up on Our Newest Membership Benefits

Interested in becoming a WCA member or making the most of your current membership? Now's the perfect time to stop by Membership's pre-event table and #GetSmart2017 about WCA! Our VP of Membership Cristen English and other board members will be on hand to answer questions about WCA’s expansion – new online resources, nighttime events, community outreach, master classes, and more.

Meet Our Big SIG, Freelance Austin

Are you a freelancer or thinking about taking the plunge? Stop by to meet members of Freelance Austin, WCA’s largest special interest group. Freelance Austin members benefit from regular meetings, networking opportunities, job referrals and strong camaraderie – everything a freelancer needs to solve the many challenges of thriving as a solo entrepreneur. You can also join us the second Wednesday of each month for networking and professional development. See you soon!

Ask A Mentor

Have you ever wished you had a few extra minutes to sit and chat with a WCA mentor? Gather ‘round this table for a quick peer mentoring session with one of our many WCA mentors. Ask your burning career question or ask for examples of how mentoring can help you or how it’s helped your peers in similar fields or situations. Take a look at  Demystifying Mentorship for Mentees, a WCA online resource that can to help you get the most out of your mentor experience.