Houston has more earned nicknames than most anywhere else in the United States. Early on, it was dubbed Magnolia City, it is called Space City for all of its ties to space exploration, Energy City for being home to nearly all of the energy corporations in the nation, and most recently, the Bayou City became know as the Big Heart, for taking in so many of the Katrina refugees. No matter what name you give it, Houston is a wonderful location and destination for visitors. With so many meeting halls, banquet facilities, Houston wedding locations and event venues, it’s sure you and your guests will find everything you want and more in Houston. Check out some of the fantastic choices available!
When you need space for a business meeting, the Regus Houston Texas comes through every time. Their Houston location offers a variety of rooms, from space for a small meeting, to seating for an entire national sales force, and all the latest AV technologies. They can even host a video conference, if key members are unable to be there personally! Coffee, chilled water and tea are always included, and catered menu choices are available as well. Just ask when you make your reservation, and Regus will take care of everything!
If a presentation is more what you had in mind, consider CineMeetings & Events. Held in movie theatres, you’ll have the leading edge in projection technologies and sound systems at your disposal. Comfortable, air-conditioned seating for hundreds is not a problem. Whether it’s a CD release party, a live performance, a screening, or a regular podium-style business meeting, CineMeetings has you covered.
When you want your guests to have a good time, Dave & Buster’s Houston is famous for their video and game arcade. Hundreds of games, from old-school video to the latest simulations, to shooting hoops, pool tables, dance/stomps, you name it they’ve got it! The food is excellent and reasonably priced, and private meeting rooms are available when you need them. For a casual awards ceremony, birthday or other party, or any occasion when you want it to be fun, Dave & Buster’s is a great choice!
Dining more what you’re after? Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant brings Old World taste and style to your event. Wedding receptions and rehearsals, business meetings, awards ceremonies, or just as a nice place to take a client, you’ll feel comfortable amidst the quality furnishings, the strength of wood and leather of this classy, affordable restaurant.
For team building and casual events, iT’Z Meetings & Events is the is the place to be for Houston meeting facilities! They have bowling alleys, a 100 foot long buffet table, and all sorts of electronic games and simulators. Divide your group up and compete for points, to rally the troops! Meeting spaces can provide all your AV needs, and there are several different theme dining rooms, each seating up to 300 people. IT’Z is family friendly but can be partitioned off to allow for a more adult environment, or the entire facility, accommodations for 2600, can be booked. Big or small, iT’Z: a great venue!
Spiritual and religious gatherings will feel very comfortable at the Cenacle Retreat House. Green and serene, the individual seeking some time to reflect is as welcome as a group to enjoyh the 9 wooded acres that Cenacle is able to offer. Comfortable private rooms and dorm lodgings are both available, as well as a dining hall which caters to a wide variety of tastes. Operated by the Sisters of Our Lady of the Retreat, the group was was originally co-founded by St. Therese Couderc in France in 1826. Run entirely by donations, the sanctuary gives warm welcome and even guidance, if requested, to all who come seeking a closer walk with God.
When you’re after an office environment with all the trimmings, Atrium Crest Executive Suites can accommodate your every need. A business environment, all of the standard facilities are at your disposal, including receptionist services and meeting space. Attorneys, medical professionals, entrepreneurs, and business reps all find that Atrium Crest gives them exactly what they’re after in one concise package – at the price of raw office space! If you need a business presence in Houston, give Atrium Crest a call!
These are just a sample of the wide and eclectic choices of meeting, casual, and wedding venues in Houston. There are hundreds of activities, tours, museums – more than one could hope to visit in months – all waiting for you and your group in the Big Heart.
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