Where to find your people at ONA18

While there are tons of networking opportunities and official parties and receptions throughout the conference, the ONA community is also organizing its own gatherings during the week. Here are some of the meetups coordinated by other attendees to help you find your neighbors and people who share your interests and hobbies. Geographic meetups Several of […]

Packing for three+ days in Austin

Wondering what to bring for ONA18? We’ve got you covered. I’m one of those people who never checks a bag when flying, so I’ve been planning my packing strategy for weeks. Here are the can’t-miss items you should make sure are in your suitcase. Your networking pro kit Make sure you have tons of business […]

Parties, special events and networking at ONA18

Networking on the stage where music legends perform. Conversations with journalism greats. Breakfast tacos, lunch conversations and mocktails. Bats and beer. Find it all in this year’s official (and unofficial) party, events and networking round-up. Most official ONA18 events are free and open to registered attendees. You’ll need a full conference pass for the majority of those […]

Guide to getting outside during ONA18

You don’t have to walk far in Austin for an outdoor adventure. Whether you’re into hiking, swimming, paddling or just watching nature do her thing, the city is known for its outdoorsy attitude. I’m the fitness and adventure reporter at the Austin American-Stateman, and I swim, bike, run and keep up with all the cool […]