1UNBEATABLE VENUES The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas has
2 million square feet of space, including
a 724,526-square-foot contiguous exhibit
space. Unique venues can be found everywhere around town, from ballrooms to
rooftops to museums.
2A THING FOR ART The 68-acre Dal- las Arts District is the largest in the
United States. This spring, the Dallas Museum of Art will be the only U.S. museum to
host “Mexico 1900;1950,” an exhibit chronicling 50 years of Mexican modern art.
3FUN FOR ALL World-class dining and shopping make for a full itinerary
(when attendees aren’t in meetings, that is).
4PLENTY OF PLACES TO TEE OFF With more than 200 golf courses, it’s
no surprise that Dallas ranked ;irst on Golf
Digest’s list of “The Top 20 Cities for Golf.”
5PACK YOUR JERSEYS With the Cowboys, Mavericks, Rangers, Stars, Wings, and
FC Dallas, no wonder SI.com
named Dallas one of the best
sports cities in the United States.
6FOOD FOR EVERY MOOD With 12,000 restaurants and cuisine ranging from wild game to soba noodles, dining
in Dallas is a unique experience to savor.
7SMALL BUDGE TS WELCOME Thanks to a strong local economy, Dallas’ labor
rates are 27 percent lower than the national
average. Hotel rates are also competitive —
according to STR, they rank 22nd out of the
top 25 markets.
8NEW ROOMS IN THE PIPELINE Dallas has more than 77,000 total
hotel rooms, with more than 13,000 of
those downtown. Thirty-;ive new hotels are
in the works, including the historic Statler
Hotel, opening this spring. Virgin Hotels
and Dream Hotel Group will open properties in 2018 and 2019, respectively.
9CENTRALLY LOCATED Dallas has two major airports that support more
than 2,200 daily ;lights. Dallas is also just
an easy 3.5-hour ;light from almost anywhere in the United States.
10WELL CONNEC TED The DART light rail o;ers easy access from
both airports to downtown Dallas, and
DART bus service, the free McKinney
Avenue Trolley, and D;Link all connect with
some of the city’s most popular neighborhoods and attractions.
For more information: VisitDallas —
On to something big
Meeting planners need more than an event, they need an elevated experience that will keep attendees as
entertained as they are informed. Dallas is the perfect city to help achieve both.
Top spot Dallas ranked No. 8 on Cvent’s 2016
list of ‘Top 50 meeting destinations in the U.S.,’
and earned the highest possible rating from the
Michelin Green Guide.
Start exploring Dallas has more
than 20 vibrant entertainment
districts, so attendees can always
;ind something to do or see.