Destinations

Quick Tips: Trendspotting 2019

It’s a new year and with it, as always, comes new ideas about how to make meetings and events more exciting, more comfortable and above all more useful for those in attendance. Part and parcel of this experience are the spaces in which we meet. Convention centers, hotels and other event venues are upping the ante at all levels to ...

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Destination: What’s New in Austin, College Station and Waco

AUSTIN Known as the “Live Music Capital of the World,” Austin, Texas is the capital city of the Lone Star State. Located next to the Austin Convention Center, the Hilton Austin hotel is the perfect destination for your next association meeting. This hotel features the largest ballroom in the city and 80,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Take ...

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Destination: What’s New in South Texas

San Antonio San Antonio is voted one of America’s favorite and friendliest cities. The city is recognized for unparalleled service, personalized attention, and extraordinary hospitality. The St. Anthony Hotel, known as one of the “finest expressions of Southern hospitality,” is no different. The hotel, located in the heart of downtown, serves as the “epicenter of the San Antonio’s social scene,” ...

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Write Your Story in Fort Worth

As America’s 15th-largest city, Fort Worth is a leading leisure destination with an eclectic cultural scene. For a truly Texan experience, visitors can stop by the Stockyards National Historic District where rich western history is on display daily, including: Billy Bob’s Texas—the world’s largest honky-tonk, authentic Western saloons, the world’s only year-round rodeo and the Fort Worth Herd twice-daily cattle ...

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Destination: What’s New in Dallas and Fort Worth

In the spirit of filling time and not killing it, here’s a Lone Star State-driven destination guide with stellar event ideas in mind. The below venues may be just what you’re looking for – or at least a great place to start your investigation. Dallas Looking for something with a social responsibility tie-in? A new venue in Dallas, the Museum ...

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Destination: Summer Lovin’ in Houston, Galveston, Beaumont and The Woodlands

Houston The fun never stops in Houston, and neither does development! New restaurants, bars, and attractions open up year-round in H-Town. Here’s what new: Described as the “ultimate dining experience like no other,” The Blue Onyx Bistro combines seafood, steak and sushi in a sophisticated atmosphere. The bar area offers plenty of space with televisions to watch any sporting game. ...

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Destination: Northwest Texas at its Best

Put Lubbock at the center of this regional hub and you’ve got a slew of northwest Texas towns in which to enjoy some business – mixed with pleasure. Emphasis on mix. Looking for a tony tavern where the barkeeps know their stuff or a distillery trip with Caribbean flair (in Texas?!)? Plan your next mixology-based mixer at one of these ...

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Destination: Crossing State Lines

Texas is terrific but beyond its borders your membership may find inspiration – whether the culinary delights of Louisiana, the artist-immortalized landscapes of New Mexico, the political power of the Little Rock Nine or the majestic natural wonders of Oklahoma (and we’re not just talking about Chuck Norris). Read on for a few stellar reasons to take your Texas party ...

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Destination: What’s New in Austin, Waco and College Station

Austin Downtown Continues to Grow There’s no shortage of places to stay in Austin, as 2017 saw new hotels opening throughout the city, but especially in the growing downtown. As Austin continues to become one of the country’s top event destinations, that trend will only continue, as 2018 will see innovative brands and unique properties join the city’s offerings. In ...

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What’s New: Texas for Texans

Texas hospitality is one of a kind, to be sure, and while those from other places enjoy immersion in the culture via venues that are Texan through-and-through, so, too, do locals! Dallas natives love them some San Antonio charm; those from the Riverwalk city might certainly enjoy the Gulf Coast charm of South Padre Island. Read on for some unique ...

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