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New Dallas convention center

While sifting through incoming emails and reading news items over the past several months, it has become clear that there is a lot going on with convention centers around the nation. Here is just a sampling with updates from Dallas, St. Louis, Denver, Savannah, Miami Beach, and Houston.

The IVP Air System Installed at Texas Venues


In a continued effort to put the health and safety of their employees and visitors first and foremost, InterContinental - Houston Medical Center, the Texas A&M Health Science Center, and George R. Brown (GRB) Convention Center have all deployed the Integrated Viral Protection (IVP) Air system.  

New Art Installations at George R. Brown Convention Center


Wings over Water installation at the George R. Brown Convention Center Plaza

Houston First has unveiled two key art installations—“Soaring in the Clouds” by artist Ed Wilson and “Wings over Water” by Joe O’Connell and Creative Machines—as a part of the Houston Infusion initiative. The “Soaring in the Clouds” installation is suspended from the ceiling of the grand lobby in the George R. Brown Convention Center and features approximately 300 elements that resemble flocks of birds in flight. “Wings over Water” is a kinetic sculpture that moves as visitors enter the George R. Brown Convention Center Plaza in downtown Houston.

Texas Convention/Conference Centers built to stand the test of time


Other than Alaska, Texas is by far the largest state by area in the country. It is only apropos that the Lone Star State has a number of large convention centers, many of which are brand new or under construction. From the Dallas suburb of Allen down to San Antonio, over to Houston and down to Victoria, Texas is stocked with convention centers that fall under those two categories. The following are four of them.

Emerging Technology Complex, Victoria

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