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George R. Brown Convention Center

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1001 Avenida de Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010-6099
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Galleria is a nice chill spot. If you're fascinated with fashion the the Galleria is where its at. Saks, Louis, Neiman they'rer all there and would be glad to see.

Thank chayil1967
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at the convention center for 4 days of competition. There were thousands of us, but the convention center itself seemed to be prepared. Security was very good, and we felt safe. It was easy to get around, and our hotel was connected by...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The location is fairly convenient. Of course, you will be going here for whatever is going on, not to see the convention center itself.

Thank Regina C
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Recently attended a youth convention here and size and cleanliness was perfect. Although some rooms were a bit tight for some of the performances that isn't the fault of the convention center. It should be posted somewhere that outside food is not allowed in. Also...More

Thank stephanier76
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

My sorority held a 20,000 person convention at this venue and I was very impressed by the cleanliness, service, food preparation and the overall ability for the establishment to cater to our event. The convention center is conveniently located to several major hotels, sports arena...More

Thank leenylove
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Put on your comfortable shoes. You will definitely get your daily steps in when you come here. This convention center is very big. There are several levels. The top level connects to nearby hotels and there are enough restaurants nearby to satisfy anyone's taste. It's...More

Thank Kimberly G
Reviewed July 24, 2018

I recall when the old Albert Thomas Convention Center seemed huge. My Dad saw Elvis there. I worked and attended countless conventions here. Interesting experiences every time.

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed July 16, 2018

This place is huge! I've been to several conventions around the country, and by far, this is the biggest one to date that I have visited. I loved the fact that it had a covered crossbridge to two hotels and to the parking garage as...More

Thank TravelingMomma73
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Great venue! Very large convention center with restaurants inside. However, I didn’t feel like the building had enough restrooms.

Thank BamaTammie
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

It is very noticeable with it red “pipes” on top. It is located next to Minimaid stadium. Discovery Green also next to it. Spacy convention center to host big event

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