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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.

On Galveston Island, more than 151,000 combined square feet of meeting space at various hotels is available for your next event, meeting, or convention. In addition, accommodations for every budget and preference are available - from luxury to limited-service lodging, B&Bs, condos, and beach houses.

The Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort is the perfect destination for your next meeting or event. Located on Galveston Island's famed Seawall Boulevard, the two-story, 140,000 square foot, multi-function property combines well-appointed excecutive conference facilities with the luxurious amenities of a relaxing resort. Included is 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, exhibit and reception space. Two-story floor-to-ceiling windows offer unparalleled views of the Gulf as guests enter and exit the first floor exhibition space and second level ballroom. The facility also features state-of-the-art audio/visual technology, including soundproof rooms, individual lighting, sound and climate controls, plus wireless internet access throughout. It is the official convention center for Galveston Island.

To download a complete Galveston Island Meeting Planner Guide, click here. For additional information, contact the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau toll-free at (866)505-4456.

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