AUG 2018

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Lubbock Memorial Civic Center 1501 Mac Davis Lane (79401) Phone: (806) 775-2242 Fax: (806) 775-3240 Contact: Julia Gonzalez, Sr. Events Coord. Lisa Thomason, Director E-Mail: Website: Mtg. Rms: 15 /Total Sq. Ft: 80,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 40,000 Cap. Mtg: 4,900 /Cap. Bnqt: 2,200 10' x 10' Booths: 324 Cap. of Theater: 1,395 Description: Lubbock Memorial Civic Center; Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre. Comments: The Memorial Civic Centers next function. McAllen McAllen CVB P. O. Box 790 (78505-0790) 1200 Ash Ave. (78501) Phone: (956) 682-2871 Fax: (956) 631-8571 Contact: Leigh Wooldridge, Conv. Sales Mgr. Robert Lopez, Conv. Sales Dir., Sports Comm. Dir. E-Mail: Website: Metro Area Rooms: 7,440 Largest Room Block: 3,000 City Population: 150,000 Area Population: 800,000 Services: Personalized services unique to your event needs. We make you the hero. Contact Visit McAllen or go online for a meeting planner's guide. Comments: 174,000-square-foot convention center. McAllen is known for costs. Nearby world-class beaches. Low costs. 99% meeting planner satisfaction 6 years in a row. Odessa Odessa CVB 700 N Grant, Suite 200 (79761) Phone: (432) 333-7871 Fax: (432) 333-7858 Contact: Amanda Johnson, State Assn. Specialist Monica Tschauner, Director E-Mail:, Website: Facebook: OdessaCVB Twitter: @OdessaCVB Pinterest: conventio/pins YouTube: OdessaCVB Instagram: odessatxcvb Metro Area Rooms: 3,889 Largest Room Block: 1,500 City Population: 140,000 Area Population: 300,000 Services: Odessa is home to some of the friendliest folks you will ever meet The Odessa CVB is committed to helping Odessa team specializes in securing affordable hotel rates; hassle-free event planning; registration assistance; welcome - tance with transportation coordination; Comments: big city entertainment at our world-class Wagner Noel Performing Arts center, take a step back in time at the renowned Globe Theatre, or tour the Presidential Museum into the lives of our past presidents. With beautiful accommodations, over 300,000 the best BBQ in the state, Odessa is the cuisine. . Paris Paris Visitors & Convention Council Eight W Plaza (75460) Phone: (903) 784-2501 Toll Free: (800) PARIS TX Fax: (903) 784-2158 Contact: Becky Semple, Tourism Dir. E-Mail: becky@paristexas. com Website: www.paristexas. com Metro Area Rooms: 857 Largest Room Block: 735 City Population: 26,000 Area Population: 50,000 Services: Several great meeting places including Love Civic Center that can accommodate large or small groups for meetings, conferences, conventions to Paris-great for trans- porting guests; bike rentals available. Comments: Our 65-foot Eiffel Tower is illuminated with colored LED lights that the skies- Come experience Paris without leaving Texas! Plus lots of historic points of interest. Located in the mid- dle of the NETT (Northeast Texas Trail.) Bonjour Y'all! Pasadena Pasadena Convention Center 7902 Fairmont Pkwy. (77507) Phone: (281) 487-4331 Fax: (281) 487-1739 Contact: Randy Perry, Director Melissa Clark, Mgr. of Sales/Events E-Mail: mclark@ Website: www.pasadena Facebook: The-Pasadena-Convention-Center-and- municipal-Fairgrounds/28397 0753898?ref=h1 Mtg. Rms: 8 /Total Sq. Ft: 21,007 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 18,720 Cap. Mtg: 2,400 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,300 10' x 10' Booths: 111 Arena Cap: 4,000 Description: Pasadena Convention Center: 21,007 square feet, capable of 8 separate meeting rooms. Fairgrounds: suites. Campbell Hall: 16,000 square feet, FFA pavilio Comments: The Pasadena Convention ideal venue for your successful event. service are our trademark! Pearland Pearland CVB 11200 Broadway St., Suite 1390 (77584) Phone: (281) 997-5970 Fax: (713) 436-5017 Contact: Kim Sinistore, Exec. Dir. E-Mail: Website: Metro Area Rooms: 884 City Population: 108,000 Area Population: 130,000 Services: Bureau can assist planners with arranging meetings, board retreats, conferences, corporate travel, golf outings, team building, etc.... Comments: Pearland, TX, prepare to downtown Houston, George R. Brown Convention Center, NRG Stadium, Texas Texas 2 0 1 8 / 2 0 1 9 M E E T I N G S I T E S G U I D E ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 105 Many of the meeting sites found in this directory have shared their Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest and/ or YouTube websites so you can connect with them on these social platforms. Connect On A Social Level

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