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George R. Brown Convention Center

  • 1001 Avenida De Las Americas
    Houston TX 77010
  • Neighborhood:Downtown
  • Phone: (713) 853-8000

At 1.8 million gross sq ft, the George R. Brown Convention Center ranks among the 10 largest convention centers in the nation. Convention-goers in Houston will appreciate the excitement and convenience afforded by the George R. Brown's downtown location. The Brown is flanked by the Toyota Center arena to the south and Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros, to the north.

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The GRBCC offers:

  • An arena with telescopic seating for 6,000, suitable for large scale presentations, concerts, corporate meetings, and sporting events 7 exhibit halls;
  • 862,000 square feet of exhibit hall space
  • Contiguous space on Level 1 is 639,000 square feet
  • Contiguous space on Level 3 is 223,000 square feet
  • 99,000 square feet of registration area on Level 2
  • George Bush Grand Ballroom offering 31,500 square feet of tasteful, functional event space - newly upgraded; sub-divides into three sections
  • A 3600-seat tiered theater hall
  • Nearly 185,000 square feet of a variety of meeting room space
  • 4 exterior balconies suitable for festive outdoor receptions, each nearly 3,000 square feet
  • Houston’s official convention hotel, the 1,200 guest room Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel is connected to the Brown on two levels by a pedestrian skybridge.
  • And within one mile, visitors will find 15 hotels and more than 5,000 hotel rooms, bringing the total number of hotel rooms in the Greater Houston area to more than 55,000.
  • Also nearby is the city's flourishing Theater District.

Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau - Member

George R. Brown Convention Center Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 100
  • Total Sqft.: 1,200,000
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Theta Charity Antiques Show

  • Location: Hall A
  • November 21, 2013 (Recurring on the 3rd Thursday of November)

One of the best known and oldest high quality Antiques Shows in the country. Top dealers from through out the USA come to this beautiful show; in its... View Details

100 Year Starship 2014 Symposium

  • Location: George R. Brown Convention Center
  • Address: 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
  • September 18, 2014 - September 21, 2014

Across the globe, calls are being made for bolder human expansion into space beyond earth orbit. Achieving the interstellar journey in many ways must... View Details

Houston's Art+Antiques+Design Show

  • Address: 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 7702
  • September 19, 2014 - September 21, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Besides including the many returning high-quality established antiques dealers from Houston and across the U.S., Canada and Europe who have participa... View Details

Big Brew

  • Location: George R. Brown Convention Center
  • Address: 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
  • October 20, 2014 - October 26, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Big Brew, a week-long celebration of craft beer at the George R. Brown Convention Center, kicks off October 20, 2014 with events around the city, fol... View Details

62nd Annual Theta Charity Antiques Show

  • Location: Hall E
  • November 20, 2014 - November 23, 2014 (Recurring every 3 days)

For four days, shopping enthusiasts and antiques aficionados will be able to peruse the best of antiques from fine art to furniture featuring over 50... View Details