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Plan Your Next Meeting In McAllen

It’s time to know a place where the heart of the Rio Grande Valley gathers. A place with the flexibility and accommodations for virtually any event, from small intimate meetings to large conventions and trade shows.

Get to know McAllen, so you’ll be the one who knows a place.

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McAllen is the right size and the right site for you

McAllen is the metropolitan hub of South Texas. This amazing city offers spectacular, technologically advanced convention facilities and capabilities. Our world-class Convention Center beautifully handles a variety of events from expos and trade shows, to board meetings and conventions. Even sporting events can be held in the spacious, multi-use facility.

And once the meeting is over, a world of fun awaits attendees and their families – everything from thousands of acres of wilderness waiting to be wandered to our lively 17th Street that sizzles after the sun goes down. This business-friendly city in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley has the right accommodations, attitude and activities to make your meeting make you look good. In short, McAllen is your ideal convention location.

VERSATILE SPACE & ACCOMMODATIONS

  • Convention Center located on 18.5 acre park setting
  • 174,000 square feet of exhibition/meeting space accommodates up to 1,200 attendees
  • 60,000 sq. ft. column-free exhibit hall
  • 4 ballrooms; up to 16 breakout rooms
  • 2,400 convention quality hotel rooms within 1 1/2 miles of Convention Center
  • Total of 6,000 rooms within the area – all priced right

EASY ACCESS, TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION

  • Easy to get to McAllen with multiple daily flights to/from Dallas, Houston, Memphis
  • McAllen Miller International Airport less than 10 minutes from the Convention Center
  • Excellent bus/shuttle service to all points McAllen

KNOWLEDGABLE CVB STAFF

  • Boots on the ground assistance with finding the perfect meeting space & hotel options, coordinating site visits, and creating customized local experiences
  • Assistance with conference registration, printing programs and attendee name badges
  • Press releases and marketing to help promote the conference and help with planning local press conferences

ENTERTAINMENT & ACTIVITES FOR EVERYONE

  • Hundreds of restaurants from Tex-Mex to finest dining
  • 2 public golf courses
  • Lively nightlife in booming 17th Street Entertainment District
  • World-class nature tourism, Vibrant Arts District
  • Best city art district in Texas
  • Best shopping in South Texas and Northern Mexico
  • World class bird watching

ALL AT THE RIGHT PRICE

  • If cost matters – and it always does – McAllen is the best place for your next convention. Meeting space, accommodations and all sorts of activities are priced so competitively that South Texas can’t be beat. In fact, we’ll go so far as to say McAllen is one of the best cities in the country – and certainly Texas – for convening to work, play and celebrate.

We look forward to helping you make it the best meeting you’ve planned. Ever.