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Plano, minutes from Dallas, has 210,000 plus sq. ft. of meeting space, 4000 hotel rooms and a restored historic downtown. Plano Convention Centre offers 86,400 sq. ft. of meeting space with 17 breakout rooms, state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment, a full-service business center, and free wireless internet. Along with an Aloft Hotel, Plano opened the first NYLO hotel in the country - the new Hyatt Place brand and a new Staybridge Suites hotel to better serve tourism and meeting needs.

Plano has also rolled out a new website and its Plano Perk Card which is a complimentary cell-phone based concierge service to assist it's cooperate travelers.

For additional information contact (800) 817-5266 or


San Antonio has options for meeting needs.

The River Walk connects hotels, restaurants, museums and shopping with various meeting facilities. Along with its riverfront location, the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center offers more than 600,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, as well as grottos and outdoor terraces for special events.

The Westin Riverwalk located on "Paseo del Rio," offers 473 guestrooms and 23,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

There are Hill Country resorts with golf courses, including the planned JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa with 1,000 rooms, two TPC courses, a 26,000-sq. ft. spa and six-acre water park. More info is available at (866) 517-7771 or

Trying Texas again won't be disappointing. There's a Texas city to fit your group's needs. What are you waiting on? Contact the Convention Visitors Bureau now and you're on your way to the best meeting ever!