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Here in Arlington, Texas, the fun doesn’t stop when the meetings are done for the day. Let your attendees experience exceptional meeting venues during the day, and let them explore the city at night for some winding down with great networking opportunities. From the area’s vibrant nightlife scene to catching some thrills at Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington is a terrific location for you to plan the perfect meeting for your organization and explore exciting pre- and post-conference activities.
Located in the heart of the entertainment district, Arlington Convention Center offers stunning views of the area and has 90,000-sq.-ft. on one level and a 50,000-sq-ft. exhibit floor. The convention center also has an on-site, award-winning chef, catering team and an attentive services team to help you plan a memorable event. With numerous hotels adjacent to the convention center, transportation is something else the staff can easily help you organize.
AT&T Stadium is not only the home of America’s team, the Dallas Cowboys, but is also home of true Texas hospitality. Make your next meeting an unforgettable experience at one of the stadium’s 22 flexible event locations. Your attendees will feel like VIPs enjoying an upscale dinner on the field or working on their team’s strategy inside the Cowboys locker room. While visiting, save time for a guided art tour through the stadium—the perfect way to clear your mind in between breakout sessions.
From cocktail receptions to trade shows and corporate outings, make plans to take your team out to a ball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The stadium’s Hall of Fame theater offers a unique perspective for presentations and conferences, and it is steps away from the field. And for a true team building experience, treat your attendees to a group tour of the stadium, or stay to cheer on the Texas Rangers to victory!
Located on the edge of the downtown business district on the campus of University of Texas at Arlington, College Park Center was designed as a home for the school’s three Division I teams. This ultramodern venue can accommodate a variety of athletic competitions, including volleyball, basketball, wrestling, cheerleading and more. With its location in the business district, this premier venue is also equipped to host conferences, trade shows and corporate events. Whether you prefer kiosk concessions or a fully catered event, the on-site team at College Park Center can prepare the most fitting meal for your attendees.
Texas Live! is an exciting, new development for Arlington and is scheduled to open in 2018. This $250 million entertainment complex is set to expand Arlington’s nightlife and dining options with additions, including Granbury-based Revolver Brewery, the iconic Lockhart Smokehouse and a restaurant from Emmy-award winning chef Guy Fieri. The flagship bar of the Professional Bull Riders will also call this area home, complete with two mechanical bulls—perfect for challenging coworkers to see who can stay on the longest. How’s that for a little friendly competition?
A new hotel will complete the project when Live! by Loews – Arlington, TX, opens in 2019. The property’s two-story, 300-plus hotel rooms and 35,000-sq.-ft. Grand Event Center will include an executive boardroom with five additional breakout rooms; a grand ballroom with a banquet capacity of 1,500; a pre-function space and plenty of nightlife for a remarkable after party too.
Located in the middle of northeast Texas, Arlington is in the center of everything. At the crossroads of five interstates and many highways, Arlington is ten minutes from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, making the area an easy access point from both coasts for your meeting attendees.
Arlington is home to five full-service hotels, each located three miles or less from Arlington Convention Center. This prime location offers attendees a variety of accommodation options, no matter their budgets. Whether your group needs an intimate boardroom-style setting or a large exhibit-style space, Arlington has an assortment of large and small venues to accommodate your event needs. Renting a car while in Arlington isn’t necessary since your attendees can take advantage of the free Arlington Trolley, which stops at most area hotels. Other stops on the trolley include Arlington Convention Center, AT&T Stadium, Six Flags Over Texas, restaurants and more.
Arlington is more than a place to meet; the city has plenty of activities for attendees to bring the whole family along for fun. You can get a sample of itineraries and discounts to attractions if you’re looking to stay and play in Arlington.
In the fall, cheer on the Dallas Cowboys right in the heart of Arlington at AT&T Stadium; during the summer months, see the Texas Rangers play ball at the world-class Globe Life Park; and experience thrills at Six Flags Over Texas, including the park’s first free-fly coaster—The JOKER, a 120-feet high with 90-foot drops rollercoaster!
Your attendees can come early or stay late and take advantage of great savings and more with their families, or they extend the getaway for more free time.