Tag: Events

Top 10 FAQs About Lubbock

At Visit Lubbock, promoting the “Hub City” is our full-time job, and we couldn’t be happier to be on the front lines, welcoming conventions, meeting attendees and travelers. We get 5.8 million (that’s right, million) visitors to Lubbock each year, and those visitors come with plenty of inquiries. In honor of National Travel & Tourism

6 Essential Tips for Visiting the First Friday Art Trail

Here in the “Hub City,” a night at First Friday Art Trail (FFAT) is filled with thousands of visitors every month looking for a unique cultural experience comprised of art, music, food and wine. Hosted in the Lubbock Cultural District, FFAT is an art lover’s dream and inspires the artistic eye for anyone doubting their

5 Unique Lubbock Caterers Serving Up Delicious Food

Dining is an essential part of the Lubbock experience, so why deprive your attendees of it? West Texas is known for its steaks, barbecue and home-style cooking. Not only is the food fantastic, but you can pair it with something from one of our local wineries. If you’re planning an event in Lubbock and want

Now Open: Wingate by Wyndham

North Lubbock added another hotel as Wingate by Wyndham opened last month at 5214 2nd Drive behind the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and West Crust Pizza. The hotel is the second in the past year to open north of Loop 289 and adds 83 rooms to Lubbock’s inventory along with more event space. With free WiFi, free breakfast,

Venue Spotlight: Four Bar K

Though Lubbock is increasingly becoming a regional hub for arts and culture, and the High Plains has gained notoriety for growing 80 percent of Texas’ wine grapes, the city still manages to stay true to its Western roots. One of the best ways to inject a little bit of that local flavor into your meeting

9 Lubbock Speakers Who Will Make Your Event Memorable

When I’m deciding whether or not I will attend an event, the first step I take is to check out the speaker lineup. For event planners, booking exceptional speakers is vital to hosting a successful conference. On the flip side, it can take quite a bit of time and quickly become expensive. The good news

A Meeting Planner’s Perspective: Hosting an International Conference in Lubbock

Planning any event can be challenging, but Bryce Looney, manager of presidential services and events, at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center can attest there’s a different kind of difficulty associated with planning an international conference. In the fall of 2015, Looney was hired to do just that – plan the 4th Annual World

10 Apps to Make You an Even Better Event Planner

In this day and age, smart phones are crucial tools for planning and executing an event. Keeping track of all the budgets, emails, files, RSVPs, meetings and to-dos can become burdensome, especially if you’re planning multiple events at one time. At Visit Lubbock, we work with event/meeting planners daily, and our job is to make

5 Reasons Lubbock is the Perfect Destination for Corporate Events

As an event planner, you work hard to organize conferences, meetings and seminars that will keep your clients coming back for more. At Visit Lubbock, we know that planning a successful event is no easy feat, which is why we offer a broad range of services to help everything run smoothly. While our services alone

Lubbock’s Can’t-Miss Holiday Traditions

‘Tis the season for stocking stuffing, present purchasing and, of course, for travel! So while you’re making plans to visit friends and family this winter, be sure to add the “Hub City” to your list of holiday destinations. Deeply rooted in history and family tradition, Lubbock knows how to celebrate the Christmas season! Here are