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Austin Convention Center Named Smart Stars Award Winner for Seventh Time

June 22, 2023

AUSTIN, Texas – The Austin Convention Center was named a 2023 Smart Stars Award winner in the Best Convention Center Category. This is the seventh time the Austin Convention Center has earned this award issued by Smart Meetings. The monthly publication’s readers and community event producers nominate and vote for this annual planner’s choice award program.

Smart Meetings is a leading media company, a trusted resource for meeting professionals, and recognizes meeting planners’ preferences for hotels, resorts, properties, cruise lines, and conferences and convention centers worldwide.

The Austin Convention Center and Palmer Events Center are operated by the Austin Convention Center Department (ACCD), a department of the City of Austin. The monthly event schedule for the Austin Convention Center can be accessed at

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Derick Hackett, Senior Public Information Specialist

512.404.4021 or

Terri McBride, Public Information and Marketing Manager

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