Texas Meetings + Events

The Driskill Hotel Celebrates 130 Years

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The Driskill Hotel in Austin has completed an $8.8 million renovation to its public spaces, restaurants and guest rooms—just in time to celebrate the property’s 130th anniversary. The sophisticated and modern guest rooms have a number of 1920s vintage touches, in keeping with the rich history of the hotel.

Successful Leaders Must Be Willing To Try Something New

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“There is no try, only do,” Yoda said to Luke Skywalker. My mom would tell me, “You’ll never know until you try.”

In the meetings industry, there seem to be a lot of hard and fast rules when planning a meeting. There are times, however, when it makes sense to try something new.

Event Snapshots: Alamo NACE President's Gala

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The Alamo Chapter of NACE held its 10th Annual President’s Gala in November 2015 at the beautiful Southwest School of Art in San Antonio. The theme of the event was “Bienvenue a Versailles: An Evening of French Elegance.” Guests enjoyed cocktails under the stars and fundraisers that included a Queen’s mystery tea cup auction, Marie’s mystery match game or croquet.

These Luxurious Resort Spas Will Pamper your Guests in the Spa or in the Meeting Room

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Dim lighting, the smell of your favorite essential oil, just the right amount of pressure during a massage …

For guests looking for some R&R, a spa experience in one of these six luxury resort spas around the state is a special treat. Reserve a block of appointments or buy out the spa for the day to offer a private experience. Organize a reception or lunch in the spa to encourage socializing. Along with unique massages, facials and mani/pedis, these spas offer indoor and outdoor pools, porches and patios for your guests to enjoy between treatments.

Hub City Hospitality is Attracting Attention Where Meetings Matter Most

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The Hub City has been welcoming guests with west Texas hospitality since the original settlement was founded in 1890. Home to Texas Tech University, multiple wineries and one of the largest collections of windmills on earth, Lubbock is attracting the attention of Texas meeting and event planners.

Three Texas-sized Golf Venues Share Private Meeting Space—and So Much More

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The fact that there five PGA Tour events held in Texas every year from late March to late May is proof positive that the Lone Star State is known for more than hot weather and high school football. It also has fabulous golf courses. Whether private or public, everywhere you look there are plush green links. The following are three Texas-sized golf venues that also o er private meeting and event space.

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas

A Full Course of Delectable Group Dining Options is Served in Dallas and Fort Worth

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“The city of Dallas has one of the most rapidly evolving and eclectic food scenes in the nation, anchored by our unique blend of cultural heritages and championed by world-class chefs,” says Linda Gha ari, TryDallas! founder and CEO. “Our food is like Dallas itself: creative, passionate, but never too fussy.”

Privé, Westin Galleria Dallas

Operating Real Construction Equipment is Team-Building at its Biggest

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Extreme Sandbox, the newest attraction at Tanglewood Resort and Conference Center in Pottsboro provides guests the opportunity to operate real construction equipment such as excavators, bulldozers and skid steers in a 10-acre “sandbox” with the help of trained instructors. It’s teambuilding at its biggest.

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