Posts from February 2013

IRVING, Texas (Feb. 19, 2013) - Author and workplace communication expert, Linda Swindling, will launch her book, Stop Complainers and Energy Drainers: How To Negotiate Work Drama To Get More Done (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013), on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas.

Swindling's book shares workplaces experiences, addresses the issues of constant complainers in the workplace and explains how to shift a workplace of complaining to one of contributing. Spotting and then stopping those draining people will boost

IRVING, Texas (Feb. 15, 2013) - Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne and the Irving City Council named longtime Irving couple Dr. Jerry Dunn and Connie Dunn, Irving High Spirited Citizens on Thursday, Feb. 7, in recognition of their time, talents and treasures used to literally and figuratively brighten 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 years, the Jerry and

IRVING, Texas (Feb. 8, 2013) - On Thursday, Feb. 7, the Irving City Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding with Mortenson Development, Inc., which allows the parties to move forward with a development agreement for a $90 million, 350-room, upscale, full-service Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas (ICCLC) headquarters hotel.

"This is great news for the city of Irving. We have a beautiful, award-winning convention center located next to one of the largest airports in the world. This hotel and the amenities it brings will make Irving

IRVING, Texas (Feb. 1, 2013) - The Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau (ICVB) announces the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas (ICCLC) project as the 5th convention center in the country to achieve LEED® Silver certified by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.

"We had a distinct opportunity with the design and construction of the ICCLC to create a