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TRA’s Advocacy Summit was a great opportunity to spend a weekend networking with Texas’s most retail-friendly Members of the Texas Legislature and Members of Congress.


Registration includes access to all panels, speakers, and attendees, all receptions, meals/breaks, and networking opportunities.

Texas Retailers Advocacy Summit Schedule of Events

Friday, March 23, 2018

6:00PM – 9:00PM: Texas Retailers Association PAC Welcome Reception (Whitewater Patio)
Confirmed Guest: Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11)

Saturday, March 24, 2018

9:00AM – 10:15AM: Panel: State & Federal Tax Issues (Travertine)

10:30AM – 11:45AM: Panel: The 2018 Election – What can we expect? (Travertine)

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - CONTINUED

12:00PM – 1:00PM: Lunch (Travertine & Patio)

2:00PM – 6:00PM TRAPAC Golf Outing (Additional Expense Outside Registration)

8:00AM – 9:00AM: Breakfast (Travertine & Patio)

7:00PM – 8:00PM: TRAPAC Dinner Reception (Azalea Lawn/Lakeside)
8:00PM – 10:00PM TRAPAC Dinner (Azalea Lawn/Lakeside)
Invited Guest: Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25)

Sunday, March 25, 2018

8:00AM – 9:00AM: Breakfast (Travertine & Patio)

9:00AM – 10:15AM: Panel: Washington D.C. Update (Travertine)

10:30AM – 11:45AM: Panel: Emergency Preparedness & Hurricane Response (Travertine)


Register before January 31, 2018 to receive a discounted rate!

Special discounted room rates available at the Horseshoe Bay Resort in Horseshoe Bay, Texas.

Click here to reserve your room at the discounted rate of $169/night for the Texas Retailers Association Advocacy Summit. If you wish to call, you can call the Horseshoe Bay Resort Call Center at 877-611-0112. You can reference TX Retailers Association Advocacy Summit, or the booking ID 789, to get the group block. The reservation deadline is February 21, 2018.

*Refund policyRegistrants may send a substitute but no refunds will be processed.

Member Rate

Discounted Rate before January 31, 2018: $250
After January 31, 2018: $300

TRAPAC Golf Outing: $75 (Includes use of practice facilities, range balls, cart fees, and green fees)


Discounted Rate before January 31, 2018: $250
After January 31, 2018: $350

TRAPAC Golf Outing: $75 (Includes use of practice facilities, range balls, cart fees, and green fees)

We invite all Texas retailers and government affairs professionals, small to large, independent grocer to corner bakery and everywhere in between to join us at the Horseshoe Bay Resort for the inaugural Texas Retailers Advocacy Summit!


The Texas Retailers Association is a statewide non-profit dedicated to providing education as well as advocacy to the retail industry. TRA relies on the support of sponsors to fulfill our mission and provide services to retailers and retail suppliers. Your donation will go directly toward our ability to offer networking, training, and grow the retail community’s legislative efforts at the Capitol. Contact Justin Williamson at for sponsorship opportunities.


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