• AT&T Hotel and Conference Center Expands New Meeting and Event Space

     
    POSTED April 10, 2018
     

The AT&T Hotel and Conference Center’s 30,000 square foot expansion is now open in downtown Austin.

The new addition includes the 15,000-square-foot Zlotnik Family Ballroom and 5,000 square feet of pre-function space. Nine meeting rooms and a banquet kitchen make up the remaining 10,000 square feet.

“We’re thrilled to be offering these new, innovative spaces that groups from all over the world can utilize,” said Ted Hibler, general manager of AT&T Hotel and Conference Center. “Whether learning, discussing or celebrating, we know the expansion will provide both guests and locals with a space they can use to collaborate and come together.”

The addition brings the total event space at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center to 80,000 square feet, which includes 53 meeting rooms, accommodating up to 1,600 people.

The five-story meeting and event space has an abundance of natural light, and each floor features its own layout and outdoor green space, including a variety of terraces and lawn areas. From the building, visitors can enjoy panoramic views of downtown Austin and The University of Texas campus.

The AT&T Hotel and Conference Center is owned by The University of Texas and is located at the south entrance of campus, between the UT Tower and Texas State Capitol.

Texas Live!, Arlington’s new $1 billion entertainment complex officially opened on August 9. The Texas Rangers, The Cordish Companies and the City of Arlington project, located between the Texas Rangers’ Globe Life Park and the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium will also feature several new options for meetings and event planners, including 35,000-square-feet of meeting, event and convention space.

 

This August, the new Doug Pitcock ’49 Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center will be open to the public holding a new membership in IACC. This credential, better known as the International Association of Conference Centers, is an elite acknowledgement of stellar service and hospitality. As the only international association representing small-to-medium-sized venues, this membership includes thought leaders of the meetings and events industry.

 

Food trucks may be mobile, but they aren’t going anywhere, since their popularity only seems to grow with each season. A New Jersey hotel is getting in on the fun! Along with over 18,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, Embassy Suites by Hilton in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, offers the Grain & Cane “Gastro Truck” as a fun option for a mid-meeting break or post-event dining option.