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October 2022 Events at Austin Convention Center Include Kafka Summit and NECA Annual Conference

October 3, 2022

AUSTIN, Texas – The Austin Convention Center has four events scheduled for October 2022, including the Current 2022 – The Next Generation of Kafka Summit, the 2022 NECA Annual Conference and Trade Show, and two private business events.

Current 2022 – The Next Generation of Kafka Summit is scheduled to take place at the Austin Convention Center from Oct. 4-5. This is a summit bringing together data streaming professionals, data streaming platforms, and technology leaders, and sharing best practices and use cases to explore the vision and future of data streaming. Organized by Confluent, the summit will include content and speakers from the broad ecosystem of data streaming technology providers, not just focus on Apache Kafka.

The 2022 NECA Annual Convention and Trade Show is scheduled from Oct. 16-18 at the Austin Convention Center. Hosted by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) the convention and trade show allows leaders in the electrical construction industry to convene each year to discuss the ever-changing, ever-growing, business environment. Over 300 exhibitors are listed for the trade show event for power, light, controls, energy, information, and communications technology.

The Austin Convention Center and Palmer Events Center are operated by the Austin Convention Center Department (ACCD), a division of the City of Austin. The monthly event schedule for the Austin Convention Center can be accessed at

For more information contact:

Derick Hackett, Senior Public Information Specialist

512.404.4021 or

Terri McBride, Public Information and Marketing Manager

512.404.4020 or