The Beatriz Ball Collection takes shape in a foundry in Mexico. More than a dozen different sets of hands are involved in the creation of each piece, thanks to the skilled metalworkers and artisans who design and manufacture them. The sandcast aluminum metalware includes collectable trays, pedestals and bowls, and features unique, hand-forged patterns ideal for client or hostess gifts.

The Beatriz Ball Collection, which has been on display at the Dallas Market Center, has garnered the top prize in the ARTS awards’ tabletop category three times and has been nominated for the honor six times.

When it was constructed in 1926, the Post Dispatch Building was the tallest building in Houston. Home to the namesake newspaper, the building was liquidated, along with the publication, in 1932, and subsequently became the address for the corporate offices of Shell Oil Company. In the early aughts, it reopened as Magnolia Houston

 

The Westin Austin Downtown is offering your group the chance to be a mermaid! 

Azul, The Westin Austin Downtown’s rooftop pool and lounge, is where this magical experience takes place. Groups of up to 10 can take part in this new exclusive team-building experience and once-in-a-lifetime chance to make your Disney dreams come true. The Mermaid over Austin package includes:

 

Hotel Adolphus in Dallas is offering groups a unique team-building experience: Barkitecture. Groups design and build a doghouse, with teams competing to see who can create the most doggone (sorry, couldn’t resist) fun structure. Each team is equipped with a tool kit and building materials. Prizes can be awarded for categories such as the “most creative doghouse” and “most team spirit.” At the end of the day, the doghouses are given to pet rescue organizations.