VVCIII Takes On…Austin!

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If you received yesterday’s official VVHQ newsletter, then you’re already in the know. But for the rest of you, we’ve got some pretty big news (and subscribe here for the first look next time). So let’s get to it!

Vida Vegan Con III (or #VVCIII, if that’s how you see the world) will be in…


Austin, Texas. May 29-31, 2015.

That’s right, after hosting two glorious, action-packed conferences in our home city (and vegan wonderland) of Portland, we’re taking this show on the road. Janessa, Jess, and I (Michele) have spent over a year scouting about for the perfect city and space in an exciting, happening vegan community to rival our little vegan mecca.

We’ll have loads of information on all things Austin, including:

  • lodging & travel tips (getting to and around Austin)
  • our favorite grub (lots of budget eats)
  • just where and when all our conference happenings will be—because you know we’re gonna try to jam as much Vida Vegan and Austin as we can into this double-stuffed weekend.

So when can I register?!

Official, regular registration opens August 1, 2014, BUT we’ve got a special little Early Bird action going on as part of our next announcement:

Much, much more info to come right around the corner, but Early Bird discounted registration and a very limited availability of more-inclusive weekend packages will be part of this program to make stronger connections among our community. It’s a mutual support system, with some really cool perks for you and a more open line of communication for us. Seriously, sit tight and stay tuned. We’ll hip you to everything you need to know before the program opens (and the Early Bird options are available) on June 13.

So can I be a speaker?!

Once again, we’ll have an entirely open application process, but it will be fiercer than ever. Based on attendee feedback, we’ll have more specialized presentations, panels, and hands-on workshops, which means fewer multi-speaker classes. More details to come, but start preparing your submission now—we’ll be looking for thoughtful, original proposals. The application window will be open May 9–July 9.


welcome_austin_bootMARK YOUR CALENDARS!

May 9–July 9: Speaker Application
June 13: Membership Drive opens (Early Bird registration)
August 1: Regular registration opens

 May 29-31, 2015: Vida Vegan Con III

Excited?! We are! Spread the love with the official hashtag: #VVCIII

9 thoughts on “VVCIII Takes On…Austin!

    Demetrius J Bagley said:
    April 29, 2014 at 11:37 am

    Very VERY excited to know I’m visiting Austin soon and VVC is B A C K !!

    JL Fields said:
    April 29, 2014 at 11:51 am

    Yep! Excited!

    Stephanie Dreyer said:
    April 29, 2014 at 11:58 am

    Can’t wait to attend my first Vida Vegan Con and in my most want to visit city!!! Yay!

      Michele Truty said:
      April 29, 2014 at 11:59 am

      We can’t wait for you to join us!

    Vegan Derby Cat Party said:
    April 29, 2014 at 12:16 pm

    Wooo! I needed a good reason to get back to Austin!

    Vegan Derby Cat Party said:
    April 29, 2014 at 12:17 pm

    Reblogged this on Vegan Derby Cat Party and commented:
    Just announced: Vida Vegan Con 3 will take place in Austin, TX! (#VVCIII)

    Dawn Quinn said:
    April 29, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    So very excited! The countdown is on! 🙂

    juliehasson said:
    April 29, 2014 at 3:01 pm

    Yay, so exciting!

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