HOT & NEW
1. BIG CITY, SMALL TOWN
Irving’s evolution into a two-tiered city sets it apart as a unique destination.
There is so much that is new throughout Irving—and it’s truly allowed Irving’s identity to evolve from a perfectly fine suburb into a true destination of its own.
Based on size, Irving may appear to be a second-tier city. However, Irving provides first-tier offerings such as an international airport, a wide range of dining, entertainment and attractions, major hotel brands—along with convenience, comforts and securities that come with the second-tier. And as party of the larger Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan area, Irving really offers the best of both worlds. This unique combination of big-city flair and small-town convenience brands Irving as a must-visit destination.
2. MADE FOR WALKIN’
New convention-centric visitor’s district brings Irving’s Las Colinas Urban Center to life.
The Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas has opened, bringing to fruition the City of Irving’s vision for a walkable, mixed-use visitors’ district.
The hotel completes a trifecta that also includes the convention center and the Toyota Music Factory, an all-in-one dining and entertainment destination with an 8,000-seat Live Nation indoor/outdoor amphitheater, movie theaters, and 20-plus restaurants and bars. It’s perfect for off-site meetings and off-the-clock itineraries.
3. ROOMS WITH A VIEW
Two new a hip hotels up the ante on convenience.
With more than 85 hotels and nearly 13,000 rooms Irving offers a diverse selection of rooming options. Nestled conveniently between the convention center and the music factory with extraordinary views of both, the new Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel boasts 13 stories, 350 guest rooms and 32,369 square feet of flexible indoor/outdoor meeting space, accommodating up to 4,860 attendees.
A kitschy boutique-style hotel, The Texican Court, recently opened with a retro motor court vibe—giving visitors to Irving another hotel choice within walking distance to the convention center. It also has about 5,000 square feet of meeting space.
TRIED & TRUE
4. CROWN JEWEL
A Stunning Center
There’s a lot about the city of Irving that defies convention—including the Irving Convention Center itself. Clients love the Irving Convention Center’s proximity to the airport, 20 individual breakout spaces that supplement the exhibit hall and ballrooms, and 85 nearby hotel options. Plus, attendees appreciate that the center was awarded LEED Silver certification for using reclaimed water for landscaping, cooling systems, and other non-potable applications.
But perhaps the center’s most surprising differentiator is something you don’t normally associate with convention facilities: upscale, inventive food. The chef-inspired menu goes way beyond the standard fare. With its unique design, convenient location and the kind of attention to detail that you would expect in a five-star hotel, the Irving Convention Center has become a coveted meeting place and destination for events.
5. MEET IN THE MIDDLE
Irving is less than a three-hour flight from either coast. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport provides service to 229 destinations and Dallas Love Field Airport offers nonstop flights to 57 destinations. Both are minutes from Irving’s entertainment and business district. Attendees are able to get to and from the convention center easily, via Dallas Area Rapid Transit
To learn more visit https://www.irvingtexas.com/.
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