ONE: Get in, get out. Get around town.
Getting to Irving is easy. It’s less than a three-hour flight from both coasts, and it has not one, but two international airports nearby—DFW International and Love Field.
Even though Irving is a small city just between Dallas and Fort Worth, it has the top-notch infrastructure of a major metropolis and offers all the big city perks san big-city hassles.
It’s safe, the people are friendly, and (almost) everything is a stroll away.
TWO: Set your meeting sites high.
Irving provides an alternative to your cookie-cutter meetings.
The city’s 15 full-service hotels collectively offer more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space and flexible off-site venues, like the new Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory, which offers three indoor-outdoor configurations for events. Irving’s one-of-a-kind convention center has a vertical design that lets attendees move from room to room with ease.
The flexible space accommodates general sessions, breakout training, exhibit space and networking receptions. The building itself is architecturally stunning, and it’s also an eco-friendly facility, having earned LEED Silver certification.
THREE: Sleep just right.
Irving has a breadth of hotel offerings comparable to that of a large city—more than 75 hotels (totaling nearly 13,000 rooms).
The 350-room Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas opened in March. The new property—which offers more than 20,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space—completes the budding meetings destination’s convention district, that includes the nearby 275,000-square-foot Irving Convention Center and the 45,000-square-foot neighboring entertainment complex.
The new 150-room Texican Court is a resort-style boutique hotel that gives visitors another hotel choice within walking distance to the Irving Convention Center.
FOUR: Experience the “new” Irving. Work, then play.
Irving has always touted its central location between attractions in Dallas and Fort Worth, but with extraordinary new development, Irving has become a vibrant center in its own right.
Outside the Irving Convention Center’s doors is the new Toyota Music Factory, an entertainment complex with an indoor/outdoor amphitheater, a festival plaza, a Cineplex, and more than 20 dining options.
FIVE: Why not stay?
The bleisure movement—business coupled with leisure travel—is taking off, and Irving is on trend with tons to do for attendees arriving pre-meeting or extending through the weekend.
Once they’re here, they won’t have to go far to experience something new or tried and true.
- Music Scene: The concert lineup at the Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory will compete with any big-time arena in the country, and venues all around town offer live local music.
- Food of the World: Irving has much to offer outside of the urban center too. Visitors can sample authentic food from around the globe. Empanadas for lunch and soup dumplings for dinner? It’s possible in Irving, which has one of the top ten most diverse zip code in the nation.
- Arts & Culture: Attendees are sure to find a performance, a quirky museum, or a truly Texas hidden gem to peak their interest during downtime.
- Adventure & Relaxation: Poolside or paddle boarding, a park, a trail, a golf course or a spa, there’s an experience to suit every fancy.
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