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George R. Brown Convention Center

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Address: 1001 Avenida de Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010-6099
Phone Number: 713-853-8000
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This place is HUGE

We were at the GRB Convention Center for the AAU Junior Olympics. It is conveniently located within walking distance to a number of hotels and restaurants. The center is huge... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Dianne A
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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Seagoville, Texas
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My first trip there was about 16 years ago. Before this weekend it's been 4 years. This weekend I noticed lots of things that need upgrades. I will give them a little break because the entire area in under construction. Doors are blocked - streets are closed. Inside the ladies bathroom sinks work when they want to. Not very clean.... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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183 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The George R Brown Convention is located in central Houston and is easily reached on the Green Lite Rail system. This space is over 2 Million Square Feet and one of the 10 largest convention centers in the nation. The facility is clean, beautiful and totally modern. Just outside is a wonderful part full of green spaces and sculpture. There... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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73 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Convention Center is very convenient if you are staying at the Hilton Americas. We didn't have to be in the heat once! Construction going on, but area was clean. Long walk to booths but expected.

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Cypress
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The GRB has a lot of great events. Some are family oriented and others are tailored to specific groups. I'm in the trade show industry so spend a lot of time here.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at the GRB Convention Center for the AAU Junior Olympics. It is conveniently located within walking distance to a number of hotels and restaurants. The center is huge and slightly difficult to navigate but the interactive map kiosk was very helpful (would have been nice to find these in more areas - I only saw one). With so... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have participated in conferences several times in this place. It is a giant conference convention center, but the exhibition hall on the first floor is quite far away from the conference rooms (third floor), which will lead fewer people to come to the exhibition rooms.

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Thank Chenhao03
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49 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The George R Brown is definitely one of the more noticeable buildings in the city as it's not the most aesthetically pleasing buildings to look at. But it's recognizable and that's what makes it something we all appreciate. The Convention Center hosts a wide variety of events from Gun Shows, Bridal Shows, Concerts, and sports tournaments. The Convention Center is... More 

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Thank Daniel S
Spring
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The convention center always has something going on and the discovery green has activities that work for everyone. You have water, green grass, concerts, and lots of choices for food.

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North Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This buffet was a surprise because of the variety of choices offered. We attend programs at what we call "The Brown" and enjoy the buffets there at times. Yes there is a restaurant in the building, however we enjoy the options of the buffet and feel that even though not inexpensive the cost is reasonable. You have a number of... More 

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South Bend, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The very large rooms had an abnormal amount of foundation beams and posts compared to other convention centers. It made for a weird setup for a convention. Well air conditioned and that was certainly appreciated.

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