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Address: 100 Washington Ave, Waco, TX 76701
Phone Number: (254) 750-5810
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We are here once a year!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
pickygirl09
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Huntsville, Texas
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Huntsville, Texas
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154 reviews 154 reviews
35 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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15 reviews 15 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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113 reviews 113 reviews
37 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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45 reviews 45 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Houston, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Great space, great staff, bathrooms are large and updated. Overall a clean facility with modern touches and lots of space. We fit over 2,500 here, but there are also spaces for small parties, too.

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Victoria, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Plenty or room, comfortable, plenty to see outside. It was easy to find, beautiful surroundings. Take your camera! Everything within walking distance. we especially liked the suspension bridge, the outdoor sculpture is awesome. The ceremony was very satisfying, organized, and a fitting end to two years of hard work. My son graduated with honors and is packing. The guest speaker... More 

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