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HOUSTON – As one of the America’s 10 largest facilities of its kind, the George R. Brown Convention Center is equipped to handle logistics of the size and scope that nearly every meeting planner can imagine.
HOUSTON (January 14, 2014)…Big Brew, a week-long celebration of craft beer at the George R. Brown Convention Center, was announced today by Food & Vine Time Productions, Inc. and Houston First Corporation, which operates the convention center. Big Brew kicks off October 20, 2014 with events around the city, followed by larger events October 23-26 at the GRB.
More than 2,000 trade show organizers and suppliers turned out for the International Association of Exhibitions and Events big annual show last week at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.
Dawn Ullrich, president and CEO of Houston First Corporation, on RIDA Development’s securing of bank financing and a hotel operator agreement for the forthcoming 1,000-room Marriott Marquis in downtown Houston.
Making the best of a bad situation requires forethought
by Pete Radowick
from Facility Manager magazine
HOUSTON – The selection of Houston as the site of Super Bowl LI in 2017 will put the George R. Brown Convention Center at the center of the action off the field.
HOUSTON – The National Rifle Association has announced record attendance of more than 85,000 for the 142nd NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits held over the weekend of May 3-5 at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
HOUSTON – Progress on Houston’s second convention center hotel has reached new milestones with the completion of the development agreement to build a 1,000-room Marriott Marquis next to the George R. Brown Convention Center.
HOUSTON – Luis Sepulveda has been appointed general manager for food and beverage operations at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Mayor Annise Parker today announced Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has committed $750,000 to expand Houston B-cycle, sharing the City’s commitment to provide healthy transportation alternatives to residents.
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