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December Events at Austin Convention Center Include MRAA Dealer Week, Healthcare Facilities Symposium, Vintage T-Shirt Con

December 6, 2021

AUSTIN, Texas – The Austin Convention Center is hosting three scheduled events in December 2021. The events hosted at the Austin Convention Center include Dealer Week: The 2021 MRAA Conference and Expo, the Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo 2021, and the Vintage T-Shirt Con 2021.

Dealer Week: The 2021 MRAA Conference & Expo is scheduled at the Austin Convention Center from Dec. 6-9. The Marine Retailers Association (MRAA) Dealer Week gives boating industry dealers and organizations critical insights, trends and strategies that focus on their success. The conference offers educational classes to attendees on the topics of leadership, sales & marketing, service and parts, and other operational and certification topics in the boating industry.

From Dec. 6-8, the Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo 2021 is scheduled at the Austin Convention Center. The two-and-a-half-day event features conference sessions, exhibits, keynote speakers, educational theaters and other programming. The conference is from the perspective of architects, engineers, contractors and providers of physical space in healthcare design, planning and construction.

The Vintage T-Shirt Con 2021 is scheduled at the Austin Convention Center on Dec. 18. This is their second event in Austin that is an open consumer vintage t-shirt trade show. The event showcases vendors with vintage pieces, t-shirts, garments, sneakers, games, memorabilia at the “Buy Sell Trade” type of affair.

The Austin Convention Center and Palmer Events Center are operated by the Austin Convention Center Department (ACCD), a division of the City of Austin. The Austin Convention Center Department continues to adhere to all City of Austin, Travis County, State of Texas, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations.

The monthly event schedule for the Austin Convention Center can be accessed at www.austinconventioncenter.com/events. More information about ACCD’s safety procedures can be downloaded at https://bit.ly/3maU6wg.

ABOUT THE AUSTIN CONVENTION CENTER

The Austin Convention Center is a LEED® Gold-certified and GBAC STAR™-accredited facility. Located in the heart of downtown, the Austin Convention Center Department operates the Austin Convention Center and Palmer Events Center. The Austin Convention Center Department is comprised of 301 full-time staff positions and is an enterprise department for the City of Austin. As an enterprise department, ACCD is not funded by property taxes, sales taxes, or through transfers from the electric and water utilities. Over 10 million people have attended 6,000+ events, including over 900 conventions, at the convention center since it opened in 1992.

For more information contact:

Derick Hackett, Senior Public Information Specialist 512.404.4021 or derick.hackett@austintexas.gov

Terri McBride, Public Information and Marketing Manager 512.404.4020 or terri.mcbride@austintexas.gov