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Great conventions need great facilities. We’ve got state of the art convention centers, award-winning restaurants, charter fishing fleets, and bustling shops - all in a relaxed island atmosphere. Galveston Island for your next convention - meet you there.

Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort

Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis ResortThe Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort is the perfect destination for any type of meeting or event. Located on Galveston’s famous Seawall Boulevard, this 140,000 square-foot property combines executive conference facilities with luxurious amenities. With breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico, you’ll find a column-free, 43,100-square-foot exhibition hall; a 15,500-square-foot grand ballroom; 12,000 square feet of breakout meeting space; and 29,000 square feet of pre-function space. More than 700 guest rooms are adjacent to the center and another 1,400 are located within two miles. The convention center offers wireless Internet and complimentary shuttle service to/from contracted hotels plus parking on site.

As part of a two-part IT upgrade, the Galveston Island Convention Center recently added significantly more bandwidth and increased the number of access points. Bandwidth capabilities at the Galveston Island Convention Center (GICC) have been expanded to 100 MB per second. Also, 40 additional access points have been installed inside the convention center. As a result of the upgrades, the GICC is now able to host a group of 1000 people in the Grand Ballroom all downloading an application at the same time. Best of all, access to the upgraded wi-fi is completely FREE!

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Moody Gardens Convention Center

Moody Gardens Convention CenterThe four diamond full-service resort features 418 luxurious guest rooms and suites, and over 103,000 square feet of combined meeting space, including a 60,000 square foot barrier-free ballroom quality exposition center with telescopic seating for 5,000. With floor boxes located every 10 feet (complete with power, water, air, data and drains), state-of-the-art sound and lighting equipment and soundproof walls, the meeting and conference space can be configured to accommodate a wide range of functions from an industrial floor show or a grand gala to an intimate meeting or reception.

Two fully equipped business centers and onsite audio/visual services further compliment the state-of-the-art facilities while a 1,000 car covered garage attached to the Galveston conference center ensures exhibitors and attendees have convenient access to all function space.

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Galveston is located just 50 miles south of Houston. Nearby airports include Houston Hobby Airport, a thirty minute drive from Galveston and George Bush International Airport, a 90 minute drive from Galveston. Scholes International Airport at Galveston is accessible for chartered planes, helicopters and can also accommodate up to a Boeing 767.