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Facilities Update
George R. Brown Expands Availability Of Wi-Fi

Wireless Network Increased to All Public Areas of Convention Center

All visitors to the George R. Brown Convention Center now have access to free standard Wi-Fi throughout the public areas of the facility. Service upgrades will continue to be available throughout the facility for exhibitors, groups and individuals who require faster speeds or greater download capacity.

“We are pleased to provide this new level of service because we understand the need for our visitors to stay connected to their email and the internet while attending tradeshows and conventions. They can now do so – for free,” said Luther Villagomez, the GRB’s general manager and chief operating officer for Houston First Corporation, the organization that operates the convention center.

The George R. Brown Convention Center ranks among the 10 largest facilities in the United States with nearly 1.2 million sq. ft. of exhibition, meeting and registration space. For more information, please visit