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Press Releases

Check out our press releases page regularly to stay up to date with what’s going on here at the Austin Convention Center.

December 1, 2023

Austin Convention Center Voted Top Convention Venue of 2023 by Convention and Meeting Publications

The Austin Convention Center earned Best Convention Center titles in 2023, securing prestigious awards from Smart Meetings (Smart Stars Award) and Meetings Today (Best of Award). Additionally, it garnered the Reader’s Choice Award from Convention South and secured the second-place position in the Stella Award for Best Convention Center – Southwest. The center also earned the 2023 F&D Prime Site Award of Excellence from Facilities & Destinations magazine.

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November 2, 2023

November 2023 Events at Austin Convention Center: APTA Private Practice, Periodontology, Texas Conference for Women, EMS, Running Event, and IAEE

With six events, the Austin Convention Center has a busy November 2023 lineup including the APTA Private Practice Annual Conference, the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology, Texas Conference for Women 2023, Texas EMS Conference, Diversified Communication 2023 The Running Event, and the IAEE Central Texas Chapter Meeting, alongside one private business event.

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October 19, 2023

Architecture Firms and Construction Managers Chosen for Austin Convention Center Expansion Project

Austin City Council unanimously approved the selection of two joint venture companies as the architecture and construction managers for the redevelopment and expansion of the Austin Convention Center, entering the next phase of the project.

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