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About Irving, Texas

Location and service. That’s what sets Irving, Texas apart. In the center of the U.S. and the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, Irving is just minutes from DFW Airport and can be reached non-stop from every major city in North America. Here you'll find luxury, full-service, extended-stay and limited-service accommodations, with something to fit every taste and budget.

City-wide there are more than 200,000 square-feet of meeting space, while the Irving Convention Center brings a column-free exhibit hall, elegant ballrooms, break-out rooms and spacious pre-function areas with views of the Dallas and Las Colinas skyline. Irving is perfect for meetings, but also provides easy access to exceptional entertainment when the sun goes down, including a variety of options for dining and attractions - all just moments away.

Posts from October 2012

Light Up the Night in Irving this November
Glow Run 5K heads to Irving on Nov. 17

IRVING, Texas (Oct. 31, 2012) - Thousands of glowing runners will light up Las Colinas during Irving's first Glow Run on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 6:30 p.m. While glowing from head to toe, individual runners and teams will race on the 5K course along Lake Carolyn Parkway, and finish up the race at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas (ICCLC).

Registration is $40 each for individuals and $30 each for teams of four or more through Wednesday, Oct. 31.

IRVING, Texas (Oct. 25, 2012) - Local wine lovers are invited to uncork bottles of new and select vintage wines in the ambiance of a Parisian paradise at the 2012 Beaujolais & Beyond Wine Festival.

Sponsored by the French American Chamber of Commerce of Dallas/Fort Worth (FACC), the Festival not only includes Beaujolais Nouveau, but additional French and American wines. The Festival's signature Sommelier Sponsor, Goody Goody Wine & Spirits, will provide Alsace, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Loire Valley, Rhône Valley, California, Washington and Texas

IRVING, Texas (Oct. 15, 2012) - Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau (ICVB) executive director, Maura Gast, was elected to serve on the Texas Society of Association Executives (TSAE) Board of Directors for 2012 - 2013, and has also been named to serve on the Ethics Committee for the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).

Members of TSAE represent more than 1,000 association professionals from Texas-based associations and societies, as well as corporations and firms that provide services to associations. Gast is one of five new
IRVING, Texas (Oct. 9, 2012) - Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne and the Irving City Council recognized Clarence Saunders as an Irving High Spirited Citizen on Thursday, Oct. 4, for his dedication towards bettering 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. Saunders exerts his commitment to the city on both a personal and business level.

For nearly 30 years, Saunders has

IRVING, Texas (Oct. 8, 2012) - The Texas Music Expo debuts in Irving this Friday, Oct. 12, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas (ICCLC).

Designed as a multi-faceted music event and marketplace, the Texas Music Expo is more than just a trade show, creating an opportunity for Texas music enthusiasts to buy, sell, and trade music collectibles.

A full slate of events on Saturday and Sunday features live music from more than 10 Texas music artists; a new and vintage guitar show; collectible record and