2019 Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception Schedule - Thursday, November 7th

5:00 pm - 5:45 pm   Shuttles run from the convention center to Heinz Field
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm   Welcome Reception at Heinz Field

Join us at Heinz Field for the TCI EXPO 2019 Welcome Reception! TCIA & Vermeer invite all registered TCI EXPO attendees and exhibitors to enjoy complimentary hot and cold hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Tour the FedEx Great Hall, which showcases great moments in the Steelers history and the people that made them! Shuttles will be provided to Heinz field from the convention center - it is a 5-minute ride.

The Welcome Reception is FREE for all attendees, just wear your TCI EXPO name badge for admittance!

Did you know that in 1943 the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philidelphia Eagles were merged into one team called the "Steagles"? Want to learn more about the Steelers' history? We got you covered! There will be guided tours of Heinz Field where a designated tour guide will take you around the stadium and answer any questions that you may have. Not looking for a tour? Take some time to Explore the FedEx great hall! The great is a tribute to the history of the Steelers. Take time to take in the atmosphere, and trash talk over which football team is best while you are there. We can't wait to see you there!

After your time at Heinz Field, enjoy the many bars and restaurants near the field. Transportation is only to provided to Heinz Field. You are responsible for finding your transportation back. Pittsburgh has many transportation options ranging from public transportation to ride sharing. The Port Authority of Pittsburgh offers Free Fare Zones for the Downtown Area. The easiest stops to take to get you from Heinz Field to the Convention Center are Allegheny Station (Heinz Field) to Wood Street (near Convention Center). Learn more about Pittsburgh's public transportation here.

There are also various bike, scooter, and other ride sharing apps available in Pittsburgh. Please take some time to prepare your transportation back to the hotel before the event.