Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau

SMERF Groups

Choose Our Convenient Texas Convention Destination for Your Group Function

When it comes to meeting the needs of SMERF (social, military, educational, religious and fraternal) groups, Irving, Texas is an ideal conference destination.

Located less than 15 minutes from DFW International Airport and just outside of Dallas, the city of Irving features more than 11,000 hotel rooms, a state-of-the-art convention center, and helpful convention services from the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Whether you're planning a reunion, corporate retreat, convention, workshop or celebration, our professional staff offers helpful services, including registration assistance, name badges for attendees, itinerary development, maps and brochures, and more!

Hundreds of SMERF groups have held effective meetings and events in Irving, Texas, including:


  • 3rd Marine Division
  • American Merchant Marine Veterans
  • Alpha Kappa Lambda
  • Assemblies of God
  • Bill Glass Ministries
  • Kempke's Music
  • Lambda Chi Alpha
  • Lost Battalion Association
  • Marine Corps League
  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Potter's House
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • USS Perkins
  • WWII Marine Rockets
  • Dallas Comic Con
  • Southern Baptists of Texas
  • Wounded Warriors


Take advantage of the amenities, facilities and convenient location of an ideal large-event destination. Contact us to make your next group event a success.



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