Irving Convention

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    Dallas' New Trinity Forest Golf Course Has Officially Stolen the Byron Nelson from Irving

    As we write this, the world's top golfers not named Tiger are descending on Irving for the Byron Nelson Championship. It's a big deal, one of the region's biggest sporting events and driver of an estimated $35 million in economic activity. But before play begins on Thursday, the city of Dallas woul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Seriously, I'm the City of Irving, This Goes on T-Shirts and Posters and Hats and ...

    ‚ÄčOK. So, I just spoke with Maura Gast, head of the Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau, and sorry, but there won't be any T-shirts or bumper stickers or posters available bearing "The Last Tailgate Party" logo. "I've got more bubble gum than I can chew," she says, meaning: She's busy enough wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    This Morning, a Quick Trip to Irving

    The new Irving Convention Center, which is not being built on a five-acre deck park‚ÄčTo Irving we go this morning, as the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau asked us, via e-mail, to pretty please check out the new Web site for its convention center opening "in late 2010." Hunh. Not bad. Not bad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2008

    The Only Incentive Dallas Can Offer Filmmakers: Blow Us Up, Please?

    Fact is, Irving has big plans for Texas Stadium's site once the building's gone. Reunion Arena isn't about to go the way of Nakatomi Plaza; Texas Stadium is a long way from getting the Gotham City Hospital treatment. Right now, Dallas Film Commission director Janis Burklund's idea of making those lo ... More >>

  • News

    March 2, 2006


    Kenny Rogers and his favorite cameraman reach a settlement--and common ground