Q2 Networking Lounge
Sponsored by Econocheck

The Q2 Networking Lounge, new for 2024, is your go-to destination for connecting with fellow attendees. This always-open space offers a convenient and comfortable environment for scheduling meetings, engaging in impromptu conversations, and fostering valuable professional relationships.

Times Open:

  • Wednesday, June 5 | 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday, June 6 | 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Location: Palm Park A & B on the 7th Floor at the Fairmont

Connect with Your Core Peers

Join us for dedicated times throughout the event where you'll have the opportunity to network with peers using the same core solutions as you. Share experiences, insights, and best practices while fostering valuable connections within your professional community. These sessions will be available in the agenda.

Core Track Times:

  • Fiserv: Wednesday, June 5 | 10:30 – 11:15 AM
  • Jack Henry: Wednesday, June 5 | 1:30 – 2:15 PM
  • FIS: Wednesday, June 5 | 2:30 – 3:15 PM
  • Other: Thursday, June 6 | 10:30 – 11:15 AM

Location: Q2 Networking Lounge

Credit Union Connections

A dedicated time for Credit Union attendees designed to help you connect, collaborate, and grow with fellow industry leaders. Share insights, build valuable relationships, and discover new opportunities as you engage with the credit union community. This session will be available in the agenda.

Credit Union Time: Thursday, June 6 | 11:30 – 12:15 PM

Location: Q2 Networking Lounge


Women in Banking Breakfast

This exclusive networking opportunity brings together a community of inspiring women to share experiences, insights, and celebrate the vital role women play in shaping the future of banking. Kickoff CONNECT 24 with other women leaders. Spots are limited, register for this event today!

Event Details:

  • Date: Wednesday, June 5
  • Time: 7:30 AM - 8:15 AM
  • Location: Q2 Networking Lounge

Registration Options Below


(From Austin-Bergstrom International Airport-AUS)

Take the Airport Exit and follow signs for Bastrop Highway or Texas-71. Exit to the right on North Interstate 35 towards Waco. Continue on Interstate 35 until exit 234 A. After exiting on 234A stay on the frontage road until you reach East Cesar Chavez Street. Take a left on East Caesar Chavez street and the Fairmont will be on the left.


In most years, Austin averages a daily temperature for May that’s between 66 degrees and 86 degrees Fahrenheit. Business casual attire is appropriate during the conference and throughout the hotel. We suggest a sweater or light jacket for meeting rooms and evening events.

Travel FAQs

I’m booking my travel. When does the conference officially begin and end?

CONNECT 2023 registration will open at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, May 15. The opening keynote begins at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16. CONNECT 2023 education sessions will extend through Thursday morning, with our final keynote at 11:30 a.m.

Is transportation provided to and from the airport?

No, you are responsible for arranging transportation to and from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).

Is the cost of the hotel included in the registration fee?

No, the hotel is not included in the registration fee. You are responsible for arranging your own sleeping accommodations. We have negotiated a special hotel rate of $299/night + tax at the Fairmont Austin for CONNECT attendees. Call (888)240-7773 to book and reference the Q2 CONNECT conference.

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