FEB 2015

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F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 5 ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 29 I N S I D E R ' S G U I D E T O Galveston Where To Meet... Galveston Island Convention Center The 140,000-square-foot Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort is located on Galveston's famed Seawall Boulevard and features include the column-free, 43,000-square-foot exhi- bition hall and the 15,500-square-foot grand ballroom. The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center The San Luis Resort, Spa and Conference Center is an upscale, Four-Diamond prop- erty located along the water on 30 acres. Nu- merous attendee amenities, such as a spa and nine restaurants, are available throughout the resort. Along with the Hilton Galveston Island and the Holiday Inn Resort on the Beach, the resort offers 200,000 square feet of event space and 700 guest rooms. The Hotel Galvez & Spa The Hotel Galvez and Spa, a Wyndham Grand Hotel, is a historic hotel built in 1911 and named after Bernardo de Galvez y Madrid, Count of Galvez. While the property provides Old World elegance and picture-perfect views of the Gulf of Mexico, groups will also find modern amenities, in- cluding a newly renovated lobby, ‰ Attention Foodies! From its historic Grand 1894 Opera House and its 32 miles of Gulf of Mexico beaches to its plethora of cuisine for any taste, Galveston provides a variety of attractions for groups that are within 50 miles from Houston. Throughout the island, Galveston offers 291,000 square feet of meeting space along with 5,000 guest rooms to fit nearly any budget. n The Galveston Island Wine Food Festival is held in April. Enjoy wines from around the world paired with delicious local food, and learn first-rate tips from celebrity chefs as well as renowned winemakers. n ALABAMA ARKANSAS FLORIDA GEORGIA KENTUCKY LOUISIANA MARYLAND M ISSISSIPPI MISSOURI N ORTH CAROLINA OKLAHOMA SOUTH CAROLINA TENNESSEE TEXAS VIRGINIA WEST VIRGINIA A t t e n d e e s w i l l f i n d f a m i l y - f r i e n d l y a c t i v i t i e s l i k e G a l v e s t o n 's P l e a s u re P i e r.

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