FAQ

Where is the REJ Conference Center located?
 

The REJ Conference Center is located at 1501 N. Congress, which is the northeast corner of 15th Street and North Congress Avenue.

Can the room temperature be changed?
 

The temperature can be adjusted. If you have a request regarding conditions in a room, the phone in the lobby of the conference center will directly connect you to the REJ Conference Center scheduling manager, who will take your request and place a call to the appropriate person.

Does the REJ Conference Center have a speaker system?
 

A sound system is available only in the central room of the conference center. When filling out your reservation request, submit your request to use the sound system by checking “Audiovisual” under “Special Requests."

Does the REJ Conference Center have Internet or phone connections available?

The conference center is equipped with voice and data ports in each room. The REJ Conference Center also has public Wi-Fi available. Phone and modem lines and long-distance service can be arranged by calling the Department of Information Resources at 475-HELP (4357). Billing information must be provided before service may be used.

Can food be taken into the REJ Conference Center meeting rooms?

Food can be consumed, but not served, in the conference center meeting rooms, with the understanding that the requesting group or person is responsible for cleanup. Food should be served only in the conference center lobby or kitchen area.

What do the rooms look like?
 

The REJ Conference Center consists of three meeting rooms, which may be used separately or together. Pictures of the rooms can be viewed at the REJ Conference Center Home Page.

What is the maximum seating capacity of each room, with tables?

  • North (1) standard configuration: 18 chairs; 9 six-foot tables
  • Central (2) standard configuration: 120 chairs
  • South (3) standard configuration: 30 chairs; 15 six-foot tables
What is the maximum seating capacity of each room, with chairs and no tables?
 
  • North (1): 40 chairs
  • Central (2): 120 chairs
  • South (3): 48 chairs
Can chairs and tables be rearranged to suit our needs?
 

You may arrange the rooms to suit your needs. However, you are responsible for returning the room to its standard configuration before you leave. The standard configurations can be viewed at REJ Conference Center Floor Plans page.

Can anyone reserve a room in the REJ Conference Center?
 

The conference center may be used for an activity that is not the official state business of a legislative entity provided the activity has a legislative sponsor. Sponsored events may be preempted by a legislative entity event at any time. A legislative sponsor must complete a legislative sponsor form and notify the conference center scheduling manager by e-mail (REJ.Reservation@tlc.texas.gov) that the sponsor has agreed to sponsor an event in the REJ Conference Center. A room may be reserved not earlier than 90 days in advance of the date of the event.

Where can I park?
 

Parking is limited for all meeting rooms in the Capitol Complex. Limited on-street parking is available adjacent to the conference center. Parking is also available at the Visitors' Parking Garage at 13th and San Jacinto.

How can I make long-distance calls?
 

Long-distance service can be arranged by calling the Department of Information Resources at 475-HELP (4357). Billing information must be provided before service may be used.

What types of audiovisual equipment are available?
 

The REJ Conference Center has white boards, monitors, and projection screens. The central conference room has a sound system. Please review the conference center guidelines for requirements and limitations on use. The user must provide the user's own projector, flip charts, signs, office supplies, additional audiovisual equipment, etc.

Where can I get additional information?
 

For additional information, call the REJ Conference Center scheduling manager at the Texas Legislative Council at 936-1030 or e-mail the scheduling manager at REJ.Reservation@tlc.texas.gov.

 

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