• Dallas

    Unique Meetings in D-Town

    This eclectic town is home to numerous interesting and unusual event venues. From mums to motorcycles, here are a few local favorites. The City of Dallas traces its history to John Neely Bryan establishing a trading post on the east bank of the Trinity River in 1841 to serve a diverse population moving into the area. Throughout the following decades, the population steadily grew and included immigrants from Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland. Today the city has a population of more than 1.2 million people, and is now the third largest in Texas and the ninth largest city in the country. Dallas is made up of dozens of distinct neighborhoods…

  • 4 Day Weekend
    Dallas,  Fort Worth,  Texas

    Transform the Workplace through Improvisation

    Four Day Weekend was founded in 1997 in Fort Worth by a group of comedian friends. In addition to weekly improvisational comedy shows every Friday and Saturday night in its Dallas and Fort Worth theaters, the group offers improv courses and workshops for business groups in its training center. Attendees are taught how to apply the principles of improvisation to their professional and personal lives. Through improvisation activities, business groups learn how behaviors can affect creativity, communication, empathy, listening, storytelling and understanding. These workshops can be tailored to focus on spec ific industries, jobs and goals. Guests have some laughs and leave the improv workshops with new skills that benefit them…

  • Statler
    Dallas,  Texas

    Room with a View: The Statler Opens in Dallas

    A historic downtown Dallas hotel recently reopened as The Statler, Curio Collection by Hilton following a $255 million redevelopment. The 19-story, mixed-use development property, which originally opened in 1956, was one of Conrad Hilton’s first convention properties. In addition to 159 guest rooms, the development features 219 residences, five unique dining outlets, a rooftop pool and lounge, multiuse fitness center, and 33,000 square feet of meeting and event space, including the 13,154-square-foot Grand Ballroom. “Today is a special day for Curio Collection, as we welcome back a remarkable hotel and industry forerunner to Hilton and the great city of Dallas,” says Mark Nogal, global head, Curio Collection by Hilton. “We…