Located off I-35 between Dallas/Fort Worth and Austin, Waco
marks the center of the state of Texas. Not many other locations
can boast to being within a 3-hour drive of 80 percent of
the state, making it the most convenient spot for any Texas
Experienced Convention Sales Staff
The Waco Convention Center Sales staff has many years of experience in convention sales. We can help with any event using hotel rooms, from beginning to end.
The Waco Regional Airport is a mere 15-minute drive from almost
anywhere in town, and the completely renovated and expanded
Waco Regional Airport offers free short-term and long-term
parking and hassle-free loading and unloading zones. The
Waco Regional Airport (ACT)
is serviced by American Eagle,
connecting to the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport (DFW).
Quality Meeting Space
The Waco Convention Center
144,000 square feet of meeting space. The Center's nine main
rooms also include room dividers to create a total of 18 meeting
Waco has many other meeting venues including the Extraco Events Complex, Knox Center at the Texas Ranger Hall
of Fame & Museum, hotel meeting space, and many more.
The Waco Convention Center's sales staff can work with any
venue to suit any need. Click on Find
a Venue for more information about other venues in Waco.
Easy-Access Hotel Accommodations
A convention center has little appeal without nearby lodging.
Waco has 1,000 first-class hotel rooms within 1 mile of the
Waco Convention Center, including three hotels within walking
distance. The Hilton Waco is connected
by a covered walkway and the Courtyard
by Marriott sits across the street from the Center. For
overflow needs, Waco has 2,308 total hotel rooms in the city
limits. Waco and its suburbs have a total of 3,525 hotel rooms.
Waco offers a host of attractions to explore between convention
meetings. In fact, Waco has 13 major attractions, 9 arts organizations,
5 historic homes, and 7 recreational venues.
Waco After Hours
For those who simply want a good dinner after a day of meetings,
Waco has a variety of restaurants to choose from in the renovated
warehouse district across the street from the Waco Convention Center. Convention goers will find 9 well-rated
restaurants and bars to choose from. The warehouse district
offers such diverse fares as Mexican, Nuevo-Texas cuisine,
and Italian, supplemented by a draft house and deli.
To book a convention, please contact our sales staff.