Posts from January 2013

IRVING, Texas (Jan. 29, 2013) - The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) recognized the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau (ICVB) with three additional Gold Adrian Awards for compelling advertising, public relations and marketing campaigns in the 56th annual Adrian Awards Competition, the largest and most prestigious travel marketing competition globally.

The ICVB was recognized for its work on attendance-building initiatives for consumer events held at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, key public

IRVING, Texas (Jan. 17, 2013) - Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne and the Irving City Council recognized Diann Contestabile as an Irving High Spirited Citizen on Thursday, Jan. 10, for her consistent dedication and creative leadership in the Irving community.

An Irving High Spirited Citizen gives freely of their time, service and commitment to the city of Irving, adding character and inspiring others to lead in pursuit of a high quality of life in Irving. For nearly 35 years, Contestabile passionately serves and contributes much of her time and

IRVING, Texas (Jan. 10, 2013) - ZestFest 2013 returns to Irving on Jan. 25 - 27, for the 16th annual, three-day spicy food festival located at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas (ICCLC). Dallas/Fort Worth has been home to ZestFest for 11 years, and this year marks the third consecutive year hosted in Irving.

"We are thrilled to have Zestfest back for its third year - it was our grand opening event, and we've watched it continue to grow each year," said Maura Allen Gast, executive director of the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau.