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Top Reasons to Meet Up with Us | Visit Allen, TX CVB
1. SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP
No trip is complete without a shopping spree. Especially when there is 5 million+ sq. ft. of shopping across 3 outdoor shopping centers, specialty boutiques, and more name-brand stores than you can count. As tempting as it may be, try not to fit it all into one trip!
If you’re visiting us from another country, don’t worry about overspending. From Allen Premium Outlets to Watters Creek Village to The Village at Allen, there are more than 70 tax-free stores where you can browse, shop, and save.
2. CATCH SOME ZZZ’S
We have over 10 hotels to choose from which means over 1,200 brand-name guest rooms. That’s plenty of space for you and your group to lay your head after a long day of meetings. From swanky 4-star service at the Marriott Dallas Allen Hotel to practical comfort that's great for families and teams at Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Allen.
3. WE’VE GOT SPACE!
The possibilities for your next meeting are endless when we offer 120,000+ sq. ft. of flexible hotel meeting space including a 40,000 sq. ft. convention hall at Marriott Dallas Allen Hotel & Watters Creek Convention Center. Whether you’re planning a luncheon for 10 or a conference for 1,000, we’ve got plenty of space to accommodate you and your group. But don’t forget about our unique meeting spaces as well.
4. LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL
Don’t come alone! Bring your family in on the fun! We have tons of attractions and things to do for all ages. During the summer, take a trip to one of the largest handicapped accessible parks in Texas; Celebration Park and Sprayground, where the kiddos can splash around in the water. Or practice flips and tricks at Hydrous Wake Park; one of the few wakeboarding cable parks in America. The fun continues at Topgolf where you can enjoy a number of golf games or at PINSTACK if you’d rather strike with a ball than swing at one. There’s no way you won’t be entertained in Allen!
5. CONVENIENCE IS KEY
We are conveniently located just 30 minutes north of Dallas and within 30 minutes of two major airports. Perfect for those who want access to "Big D" and for those trying to escape it. If you don’t want to drive, we understand. Be sure to check out rideshare services that can take you around or to and from the airport!
6. BON APPETIT
Come on an empty stomach because Allen has 250+ restaurants worth indulging in! No matter what you have a taste for, there is something delicious waiting. From Mexican and Mediterranean to sushi and Thai, we’ve you covered. Plus, we can’t forget about our Authentically Allen restaurants that you can’t get anywhere else.
7. CREDIT UNION OF TEXAS EVENT CENTER
The Credit Union of Texas Event Center is home to more than just the Allen Americans Hockey Team or the Dallas Sidekicks soccer team. It’s also home to large events of all types. With a 7,000+ seating capacity for large-scale meetings and 17,000 sq. ft. of uninterrupted area space, it’s the perfect size for you and 7,000 of your closest colleagues. It’s just an added bonus that parking is free at Credit Union of Texas Event Center.
8. BOTH OF BEST WORLDS
We’re THE up-and-coming destination with a vibrant and friendly feel! A top-notch meeting experience with small-town charm. It's the best of both worlds.