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DE ST I nAT IOn PL A n n E R Lubbock A Shining Star in West Texas L ubbock has grown into a vibrant and bustling city. While many things have changed since its incorporation in 1909, one thing has remained the same: Lubbock continues to be known for the charm and hospitality of sPonsoReD content its people. Though you are still likely to see a cowboy hat or two, you're also just as likely to see an Armani suit or the red sole flashes of a pair of Louboutins. This touch of modern with classic West Texas friendliness is what makes Lubbock such a unique city. Today, Lubbock is the crossroads of culture in West Texas. It is the hub of art exhibits, award-winning wineries, live music, theatrical performances and more. Thanks to its thriving and increasingly diverse art and culture scene, Lubbock attracts millions of visitors each and every year. To learn more about traveling to or planning a meeting in the area, visit ARTS & CULTURE Museums like the Buddy Holly Center and the West Texas Walk of Fame, attract thousands of visitors each year from across the world and are lasting proof of the thriving musical talent developing in Lubbock. The other museums in Lubbock, such as the American Wind Power Museum, the National Ranching Heritage Center, the Museum of Texas Tech University or the Silent Wings Museum, all tell a unique story that grasps the attention of visitors and take you on a journey through history. WINERIES The wide open space and temperate weather of West Texas also provides the perfect environment for thriving vineyards. From award-winning wine to stunning architecture, you can indulge all your senses during a wine tour of one of the five unique wineries located within the city limits, including Llano Estacado Winery, CapRock Winery and McPherson Cellars. LIvE ENTERTAINMENT SLEEP THE NIGHT AWAY With every strum on a guitar and each open mic night, the young musical talent continues to develop in Lubbock. You can check out many of these musical acts within the heartbeat of downtown, the Depot Entertainment District. A different genre or live musical talent can be heard pumping through the speakers of the bars in the District, matched by a huge variety of savory food and drink options. Whether you're looking for an evening with the family or a late night with friends, the Depot Entertainment District is a must-see. When it comes to finding the perfect place to rest your head, Lubbock has lots of great options. From budget-friendly to high-end, we have the accommodations to fit your style. With nearly 50 hotels to choose from, Lubbock offers the conveniences of a larger city with a West Texas flair. With more than 5,300 hotel rooms, including the new 125-room Hyatt Place, which opened this February in downtown near Texas Tech University, Lubbock offers true West Texas hospitality along with the conveniences of a larger city. ● Read the digital version at 27

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Association Leadership - July/August 2016

60-Second Solutions
Quick Takes
Introducing the 2016-2017 TSAE Board Chairman
Meet TSAE’s Newest Board Members
6 Signs That It’s Time for an Organizational Check-Up
Project Management 101 – Where to Begin?!
Inaugural TSA Open a Big Hit!
Meetings Thought Leadership
Destination Planner: Lubbock
New Members
Index to Advertisers
Work Smarter

Association Leadership - July/August 2016