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See it All in Texas
TEXAS. IT’S A big state – with so much to see. Bring your meeting to the Lone Star State and your attendees will have endless opportunities for discovery. DALLAS
Dallas is a destination that inspires big ideas. As the number one visitor destination in Texas, the Dallas area is centrally located, offering the best shopping in the Southwest, a cutting-edge culinary scene led by nationally acclaimed celebrity chefs, more than 70,000 hotel rooms ranging from luxury to boutique and 200-plus golf courses. The city boasts the largest urban arts district in the U.S., with five cultural venues designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects. And the Dallas metropolitan area is the only one in the Southwest to host teams representing five major professional sports leagues, including the legendary Dallas Cowboys. It is also the largest film and television production center in Texas. accommodate meetings of up to 5,000 people. It is divided into two large exhibit halls, two performance halls, a 5,000 seat arena and banquet and meetings rooms. After your meeting, visit picturesque Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Catch a show at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts. Dine along Polk Street. Cruise Historic Route 66. New in 2011 were The Courtyard by Marriott Downtown in the historic Fisk Building; the Holiday Inn West Amarillo, the first full-service property in many years; the Holiday Inn West Express & Suites; and a $52 million passenger terminal at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, served by American, Southwest and United Airlines.
Irving is nestled between Dallas and Fort Worth. The striking Mustangs of Las Colinas sculpture depicts nine horses galloping through a granite stream. Created by African wildlife artist Robert Glen, it is the largest equestrian sculpture in the world. Next to the national headquarters of the Boy Scouts of America, the National Scouting Museum is a state-of-the-art museum featuring high-tech virtual reality adventures, hands-on learning experiences, and a historical collection that traces the scouting movement from its beginnings. It also boasts the largest
Combine state-of-the-art meeting facilities and 1,500 committable hotel rooms with cowboy culture, breathtaking canyon country and some of the best attractions in Texas, and you have one unique location for your next meeting. With more than 410,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, the Amarillo Civic Center can
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Government Connections - Spring 2012
Travel Tips & Trends
Good to Know
Dieting on a Per Diem
Navigating the NEC Expo
Getting to Know You
Building Strong Relationships
What Do You Do?
The Meeting Minute
Government Connections - Spring 2012