#HCTC2017: Know Before You Go
November 6, 2017

HCTC2017: Know Before You Go

HCTC is only a week away and we are counting down with excitement! Here's everything you need to know before you go...

Find a Ride

  • Shuttle Information
    Tropiano Transportation
    After retrieving luggage, proceed to the Ground Transportation Desk in the Baggage Claim Area and dial #19.  All shuttle arrangements must be made in advance of arrival at Philadelphia International.  Call 215-352-3735 and press x4. Cost is $55 cash per person one way; shuttle fits 8; 48 hours notice required
    After retrieving luggage, proceed to the Ground Transportation Desk in the Baggage Claim Area and dial #21. All shuttle arrangements must be made in advance of arrival at Philadelphia International.  Call 800-322-8062. Cost is $141 total for 1-3 people
  • Download transportation options for additional information on taxis, public transport, and rental cars
  • Harrah’s is less than 60min from the Philadelphia airport; it’s all highway and a toll road; you should not have to worry about traffic


  • On-site parking, fee: $10USD daily, Monday-Thursday; $15USD daily, Friday-Sunday
  • Valet parking, fee: $15USD daily, Monday-Thursday; $25USD daily, Friday-Sunday
  • Customers pay for parking as they are leaving for both Valet & Self-Parking.

Where Am I Going? Common Areas

  • All Pre-Conference Meals: Avalon Ballrooms 27 & 28 (2nd floor)
  • All Regular Conference Meals: Avalon Ballrooms 28, 29 & 30 (2nd floor)
  • Sponsorship Showcase & Breaks for Main Conference: Wildwood Ballrooms 27 & 28 (1st floor)
  • Communication Station (Internet Café) – Wildwood Ballrooms 27 & 28 (1st floor)
  • Information/Registration Desks – Avalon (2nd floor) and Wildwood (1st floor) lobbies

Registration/Information Desk Hours

Main check in will also include a welcome reception with drinks and snacks - stay to mingle with other attendees and Harris staff on Tuesday, from 4:30pm-6:30pm in the Avalon Lobby on the second floor.  All other check in and information desk times are listed here.  

Evening Events

The Roaring 20s Cocktail Party -  Wednesday, November 15, 2017; 6:30pm-8:30pm; Pool Area

Do You Believe in Magic? Thursday, November 16, 2017; 6:30pm-9:30pm; Avalon Ballrooms 27-30

Learn – Find new knowledge

There are 19 Harris Business Units attending, each offering multiple tracks and learning sessions, along with 4 Diamond Sponsor sessions to choose from.
Find answers to your questions; stop by the HCTC2017 information desks located in the Wildwood (1st floor) and Avalon (2nd floor) lobbies.

Make Connections

Diamond Sponsors will be presenting their latest products and services in information sessions. Discover resources, with more than 30 sponsors and exhibitors in attendance this year. 
All Diamond Sponsor sessions will take place during lunch on Wednesday & Thursday
Lunch will be served in the session rooms for those attending
For those not attending, proceed to lunch in the Avalon Ballrooms
Diamond Sponsor LNL - Invoice Cloud Avalon 18 & 19
Diamond Sponsor LNL - FileNexus Avalon 16 & 17
Diamond Sponsor LNL - Paymentus Avalon 21 & 22
Diamond Sponsor LNL - InterSystems Wildwood 4

Post Conference Survey: Who likes free money?

  • Surveys are accessible via the Mobile App; simply click the Survey icon on the Home screen.
  • Customers who fill out a survey will have their names entered in a drawing for a $250 gift card.
  • One customer from each Business Unit will be randomly drawn and awarded a gift card. (This is in lieu of any prizes we typically give out on Thursday evening).
  • Winners will be announced by November 30th.
  • Please note that filling out the survey more than once will disqualify you from prize eligibility.

Dress Code

  • Our conference dress code is Business Casual (denim friendly) for all sessions, meals and special events. All conference-sponsored activities take place on Harrah’s property. You are encouraged, but not required, to dress up in “Roaring 20s” style for the Wednesday night cocktail party.

Check out the Mobile App

In the coming days, you will receive an email invitation to download and log in to our mobile app which includes all kinds of handy-dandy information you'll need while onsite! Stop by the information desks for assistance or questions.

Questions? Comments?

Please send inquiries to HCTC@harriscomputer.com. Follow along on social media via hashtag #HCTC2017 .