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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.

Author: Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau

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

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.

IRVING, Texas....The chefs at the Ranch at Las Colinas have a deep appreciation and understanding of the cuisine they prepare. It's a level of knowledge and respect that ensures quality, as well as the ability to apply modern twists and techniques to time-tested recipes.

But the philosophy of the kitchen in this Dallas-area eatery claims even higher than that. The Ranch at Las Colinas specializes in making superb dishes that are indigenous to Texas, and the chefs believe that achieving that goal means using ingredients that are indigenous to

IRVING, Texas (Nov. 19, 2012) - Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) appointed Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau (ICVB) marketing manager, Monty White, to the Digital Marketing Council, just prior to his re-election as board president for HSMAI's Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Chapter.

In 2013, White will work alongside other industry colleagues from around the country in the HSMAI Digital Marketing Council to connect travel marketers in a way that leverages interactive customer engagement as a marketing medium while

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Diana Pfaff
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Melissa Cannon
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It's a Glow This Saturday in Irving
Beams from thousands of glowing runners brighten the Las Colinas night during Glow Run 5K


IRVING, Texas (Nov. 14, 2012) - It's a glow this Saturday night in Irving during the city's first Glow Run 5K. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., individual runners and teams will race on the 5K course along Lake Carolyn Parkway,

IRVING, Texas (Nov. 6, 2012) - With five games left to play at Cowboys Stadium during the Dallas Cowboys regular season, fans still have time to book and save big on Irving hotel stays during game weekends.

Packages offered from select Irving hotels start at just $59/per night. Visit the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau (ICVB) online hotel specials to view all packages offered and complete details.

After three weeks of away games, the Cowboys are back on home turf for the Cleveland Browns game on Sunday, Nov. 18. Celebrate Thanksgiving