Associations That Choose Irving Boost Attendance & Engagement
Irving has the essentials to host your next association event, plus the culture, hospitality, heart and attitude to create unforgettable in-person experiences. The city you choose lays the framework for your entire event. In Irving, you’ll find a destination that checks all the boxes.
Right Place, Right Price
A small city between Dallas and Fort Worth, Irving offers the infrastructure of a major metropolis, plus big-city perks sans big-city hassles and price tags—for your organization and your attendees. Irving is easy to get to with great access to airports and public transportation. It’s less than a three-hour flight from either coast with service to 260 destinations via DFW and 57 nonstop flights via Dallas Love Field. Both are minutes from the Irving Convention Center.
Room to reconnect
From the beautiful, sprawling 275,000-square-foot Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas and an 8,000-seat open-air pavilion, to exceptional meeting spaces at area hotels, Irving meeting venues have everything you could possibly want for your next association gathering.
Every event deserves a great setting
Las Colinas features 56 lakes and Venetian-like canals; tree-lined, cobblestone walkways; and old-world charm. Its Urban Center has transformed into an inviting entertainment and visitor’s district. The safe, pedestrian-friendly district offers recreation and dining options that keep delegates happy, fill free nights and are ideal for opening/closing events.
We’ve got your secret weapon to success: our team. Association events are all about connections and community. Booking them should be no different. Here at Visit Irving, our attitude is that we are an extension of your staff. We’ve got connections with partners, hotels, suppliers, you name it. And we happily assist with details like site selection, event planning, activity coordination and lots of complimentary on-site services. We will be your trusted partner in long-term event planning.
Nothing replaces personal interaction with other smart people
And we’ve got them. Irving is home to ten Fortune 500 and four Fortune 1000 global headquarters, making it easy to connect attendees with thought leaders to bring expertise and star power to your event.
Bring your event to life in Irving. While your members come for the education and inspiration, they will take away an experience - great learning and networking opportunities, a stunning convention center, inspiring speakers, fun off-sites, a comfy hotel, hassle-free travel and so on. All this, combined with phenomenal entertainment, art and culture, inspiring cuisine and getting to feel a part of Irving, your attendees will have a hard time putting a finger on exactly what made their stay so extraordinary - but we know.