FAQ's

Can anyone attend Fleet Patrol Conference & Expo (FPCX)?

FPCX is open to those employed by OR affiliated with a law enforcement agency. It is not open to the public.

Where do I pick up my badge?

All badges will be ready for onsite pick-up at the FPCX Registration Desk outside the Exhibit Hall 4 at the Austin Convention Center (ACC). You must show a valid Driver’s License and proof of employment for the agency/company you have registered under.

What do I need to bring to FPCX?

You must provide proof of employment and photo identification to pick up your badge. You may want to bring materials for notetaking.

What are the on-site Registration Desk hours?

  • Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022: 4:00pm – 7:00pm

  • Monday, Aug. 15, 2022: 8:00am – 4:00pm

  • Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022: 8:00am – 4:00pm

  • Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022: 8:00am – 4:00pm

  • Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022: 8:30am – 12:30pm

What is the deadline for registration?

There is no deadline as we accept registrations right up to and during the show. We accept ALL walk-ins onsite.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Discover and Company Check.

What is the Refund Policy?

The deadline for a full refund is July 15, 2022. Requests must be submitted, in writing, to Lisa McDade at Lmcdade@signalbusinessgroup.com.

When are the exhibit hall hours?

Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 1:00pm - 5:30pm

Thursday, Aug. 18 from 10:00am - 2:00pm

Where do I stay during the Expo?

See Travel & Lodging page on this site.

Are any meals included?

Yes, while the following meals are included with Full Pass Registration Fees, we suggest you still apply for your full per diem reimbursement to be covered*:

  • Monday – Complimentary Lunch at the DriveX Event (with appropriate registration)

*Subject to change. Please check back frequently as we will update the Schedule of Events with any other meal sponsorships.

What is the dress code?

Comfortable clothing is recommended for the warm climate. “Corporate Casual” attire is most common, khakis, jeans, shorts, golf shirts, etc.

Where can I park?

Please see the Home page of the website for Parking information.

Is my service weapon allowed at FPCX?

Yes, uniformed officers can wear their service weapon into the convention center. Plain clothes officers can wear them as well but must have their proper credentials with them. Please use discretion when leaving any weapons in the hotel room.

Will there be concessions available during FPCX?

Yes, more info to come.

Can I bring my spouse or significant other to FPCX?

While we do not offer any spouse-specific events, we do allow spouses to visit the Exhibit Hall with a Guest/Expo Pass. This can be obtained at our Registration Desk at the ACC. Admission to any evening sponsored events is at the discretion of each sponsor. These events are not handled by FPCX Show Management.

Can I bring my children to FPCX?

No one under 18 is allowed into FPCX.

Have more questions?

Please contact Lisa McDade, Trade Show Director, at Lmcdade@signalbusinessgroup.com.