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Address: 100 Washington Ave, Waco, TX 76701
Phone Number: (254) 750-5810
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Good location

Pretty place, clean throughout including restrooms. The chairs they provided for the culinary show/competition were padded and comfortable. My only gripe is no parking garage on... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Bob R
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Pottsboro, Texas
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Pottsboro, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Pretty place, clean throughout including restrooms. The chairs they provided for the culinary show/competition were padded and comfortable. My only gripe is no parking garage on site in case of bad weather. Well, not my only gripe. Bought 2 sausage/egg sandwiches from their vendor and was like eating sausage & egg between 2 large croutons! (bread very hard/tough). Good location,... More 

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Waco, Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Our brand new convention center is a lovely place to gather. Lots of restrooms and meeting areas. Centrally located downtown by the river. Parking isn't usually an issue.

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Huntsville, Texas
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165 reviews 165 reviews
35 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Once a year in January we attend a convention here. The weather is almost always undesirable when we are there. If you stay at either the Hilton or the Marriott Courtyard, you can walk to the convention center and not get too cold or wet. Parking can be a problem if you drive to the convention center each day, at... More 

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Burleson, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The facility is a great spot for a convention or trade show; however, the chairs in the meeting hall had to be the worst chairs known to mankind. Our sessions lasted all day and in to the evenings and by days end my back was killing me.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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118 reviews 118 reviews
37 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Liked the fact that 4 different competitions were going on, 3 with weights, or weight activities. There was plenty of room, pa systems, partitions, and a/c temperature was sufficient. Bathrooms a distance from our events, but enough stalls, and water available.

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cleburne
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Great facility. Catering service for the SWAT convention was very good. Some of the convention rooms were too cold.

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Bertram, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Our group had the entire place for almost a week and their staff was excellent. A/C worked well in all rooms, sound systems were good in the banquet rooms, could have been a little better in the back of the main room when people get to moving around. I lost my phone and staff was so good in helping me... More 

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Bolingbrook, IL
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I was at a convention and this place was more than big enough for our group which numbered about 200. We shared the space with the Predators and Wild Hog Convention, which was kind of bizarre. The break out rooms were nice and were well stocked with chairs and equipment. There was only a push cart available in the lobby... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This building is very dated. It has been well maintained but certainly could use some updates. Your only food option was one cart and when they ran out that was it! Went for a large student event and ended up buying a cooler to put our own snacks in after the food cart ran out.

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Wallingford, Vermont
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The convention center is clean and modern enough, the rooms used for seminars are absolutely freezing. The escalator up was broken all weekend. Food area is not run efficiently. Staff or security tended to congregate in corners and it was a little disconcerning to say the least. I don't recommend walking around alone.

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