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Houston Texas is home to NASA's Johnson Space Center and Mission Control Center. The phrase "Houston, we have a problem" has become a catch phrase but is most associated with the Apollo 13 mission and the movie of the same name.  Houston is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth largest in the United States.  The major port city is nicknamed the Bayou City.  Houston is a great place for a trade show or event, and Exhibit Deal can provide your exhibit and trade show needs.  From a custom exhibit set up to a table top display Exhibit Deal can help make your event a grand success. Give Exhibit Deal a call at 866-577-3325 to get started on the plans for your next successful event. The information about Houston this page was provided by Exhibit Deal.


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Convention Centers

George R. Brown Convention Center

The George R. Brown Convention center is located in the heart of downtown Houston in the walkable convention district.  The center, first opened in 1987 is named for Houston entrepreneur and business leader George R. Brown.



The George R. Brown Convention Center covers 1.8 million square feet.  It has seven exhibit halls with 639,000 square feet of contiguous exhibit space.  The Grand Ballroom is 31,590 square feet.  The General Assembly Theatre will seat 3,600 and will also divided into sections of 1,200 each.  100 flexible meeting rooms cover 123,000 square feet of meeting space.

Phone: 800.427.4697; 713.853.8000


George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, Texas 77010

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Reliant Center

The Reliant Center is located on the MetroRail RedLine 8 miles from downtown Houston.  The Reliant Center is part of Reliant Park which is the area surrounding the Astrodome and Reliant Stadium.  The facility opened in 2002 with the Houston Auto Show.

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The Reliant Center has 706,213 Square feet of contiguous exhibit space divisible into 11 separate halls.  There are 61 meeting rooms that can be configured more than 100 variations. The two largest meeting rooms are 17,000 and 22,000 square feet.



One Reliant Park
8400 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77054

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Houston is in a humid, subtropical climate.  Summers are hot and humid and afternoon thunderstorms are common.  Winters are mild and snowfall is a rarity.

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Upcoming Trade Shows and Conferences in Houston, Texas

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Transportation & Reach

Houston is easily reachable by car, but with the location air or boat may provide easier access.  Nearly 72 percent of Houston's residents drive alone to work.

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the sixth busiest airport in the United States and ranks 3rd in the U.S. for non-stop domestic and international service.  It is the largest hub for United Airlines.

The William P. Hobby Airport serves small to medium domestic flights.

Train Transportation to Houston

Amtrak's Sunset Limited from New Orleans to Los Angeles provides service into Houston.

Local Transportation in Houston

Buses:  METRO offers bus service in Houston on most city streets.  METRO's 28 Park and Ride lots provide service to most destinations in the business area.  Greenlink Buses are free downtown buses Monday through Friday.  The route has 18 stops and connects METRO transit stops, the convention corridor, hotels, shopping and entertainment.

Trains: METRORail offers convenient accessible service within the heart of the city between downtown Houston and Reliant Park, including the Museum District and Texas Medical Center.

Taxis:  “Six in the City” offers $6 cab fare anywhere downtown with no surcharges and multiple riders at no extra charge.

Hotel Accommodations in Houston

There are about 5,000 hotel rooms in downtown Houston.  This is relatively few in comparison to other cities as Houston is not considered to be a large leisure travel market.

Houston, Texas Hotels & Rates

Entertainment and Sightseeing

Major Attractions:  Chief among the major attractions in Houston is the NASA Johnson Space Center which includes a replica of the space shuttle Explorer as well as hands-on exhibits.  At the Houston Zoo you can purchase a painting by Methai the elephant or one of her friends.  The Houston Museum of Fine Arts is the 6th largest in the nation.  Visit the Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park or check out Buffalo Bayou, 52 miles of slow moving waterway, perfect for canoeing and kayaking and convenient to downtown Houston.


Major Entertainment:  Houston's Theater District is home to 9 major performing arts organizations, including the permanent, professional, resident companies of the Houston Grand Opera, the Houston Ballet, the Houston Symphony Orchestra, and the Alley Theatre. Houston is where stars such as Lyle Lovett and ZZ Top got their start.  Many venues for live music, including the Bayou Music Center, have hosted major entertainers from stand-up (Robin Williams, Wanda Sykes) to rock bands (Coldplay, Nickelback).


Shopping in Houston:  For shopping opportunities in Houston check out GreenStreets's 700,000 square feet of stylish shops, clubs and restaurants.  Downtown's Pedestrian Tunnel is a 7.5 mile tunnel system with shopping and banking.

Excursions from Houston:  Travel to Galveston Island by taking the Bolivar Ferry over to the island and shop in The Strand, tour the Bishop’s Palace and visit Moody Gardens with its indoor rain forest.

Food and Beverages:  There are 8,000 restaurants representing cuisine from more than 35 countries and American regions.  You'll find award-winning cuisine in Houston at these restaurants. Fluff Bake Bar was named by Southern Living as one of the South’s Best Bakeries for Cookies.  The Chef from Fluff Bake Bar competed on season 2 of Bravo’s Top Chefs Just Desserts. Dolce Vita is one of the top pizzerias in the country according to Every Day with Rachael Ray.  Conde Nast Traveler lists Oxheart as one of the 70 best restaurants in the world.  Churrascos offers what Esquire calls the place to get one of the "20 Best Steaks in America."

Helpful Houston Websites

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