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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
  • Exhibit Space:
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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

Comicpalooza 2014

  • Location: George R. Brown Convention Center
  • Address: 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
  • May 23, 2014 - May 26, 2014

Comicpalooza is a four-day sci-fi and fantasy extravaganza in Downtown Houston. Join celebrities such as Kris Holden-Reid, Sam Huntington and Craig P... View Details

Juneteenth Summer Celebration

  • Location: George R. Brown Convention Center
  • Address: 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
  • June 19, 2014 - June 19, 2014

The Juneteenth Summer Celebration is the flagship event of the Texas Black Expo. This annual event celebrates African-American culture--showcasing bu... View Details

Big Texas Train Show

  • Address: 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
  • September 06, 2014 - September 07, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Two big days with over 100,000 sq. ft. of model trains, railroad museum and club exhibits and more at the George R. Brown Convention Center! Learn mo... View Details