• Event Snapshots: Ribbon-Cutting at the South Padre Island Convention Centre

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Ribbon-Cutting at the South Padre Island Convention Centre

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Ribbon-Cutting at the South Padre Island Convention Centre

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Ribbon-Cutting at the South Padre Island Convention Centre

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Ribbon-Cutting at the South Padre Island Convention Centre

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Ribbon-Cutting at the South Padre Island Convention Centre

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Ribbon-Cutting at the South Padre Island Convention Centre

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     

The City of South Padre Island and the South Padre Island Convention & Visitors Bureau celebrated the grand reopening of the South Padre Island Convention Centre with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony, following the center’s multimilliondollar renovation. 

South by Southwest (SXSW) returned live this year! The 35-year-old festival infuses on average $16-plus million of consumer spending into the Austin music scene over the course of nine days. The festival returned in March after its cancellation in 2020 and virtual show in 2021. Both the cancellation and virtual show were prompted by health and safety concerns due to the pandemic. 

 

Located smack dab in the middle of Dallas and Fort Worth, less than a three-hour flight from either the West or East Coasts, is the city of Irving.

 

In 1927, Hilton Hotels’ founder Conrad Hilton said, "Abilene, Texas, will be well prepared to handle large conventions and please the most fastidious visitor." Nearly 95 years later, Abilene has fulfilled this vision and is excited to welcome back the Hilton family of hotels in the heart of downtown Abilene with a recently announced DoubleTree by Hilton.