Tag: meetings

Venue Spotlight: CenterPointe Event Center

If you’ve traveled along Marsha Sharp Freeway, you’ve likely noticed a building positioned between the Comfort Suites and Days Inn & Suites hotels. The 14,500 square feet of space is now known as CenterPointe Event Center. This new venue books events ranging from corporate gatherings, graduation parties, wedding receptions and much more.      

Six Group-Friendly Casual Spots for Your Next Event

After a long day of competing on the field or cheering in the stands, there’s nothing better than a delicious meal. But if you are traveling with a large group, it can get difficult arranging enough space to keep everyone together. In the “Hub City,” there is an array of restaurants that can accommodate large

Liven Up Your Next Event in the “Hub City”

As any good conference planner knows, the time set aside for group activities needs to be unique to the location and interesting for your attendees.  Not everyone may join a 6 a.m. yoga session (although we have every intention to), so we’ve provided a few suggestions for additional activities during your next event in Lubbock. But

Venue Spotlight: Spirit Ranch

Home to an oasis of tall trees, vibrant peacocks and calming waters, Spirit Ranch has long been known as an escape for Lubbockites. With ample meeting space and plenty of parking for guests, this venue plays host to business and personal gatherings. Returning to its delicious roots, Spirit Ranch is once again home to a

Now Open: Staybridge Suites Lubbock South

Whether you’re traveling for business or leisure, Staybridge Suites Lubbock South has you covered. The new hotel opened last month with 120 rooms and a slew of perks for its guests, like free parking and complimentary WiFi, a fitness center complete with free weights, a half basketball court and patio. Not to mention, the property is pet

6 Reasons to Host Your Next Event at Buffalo Springs Lake

With summer right around the corner, we’re always looking for any excuse to spend more time outside. What better place than Lubbock’s own Buffalo Springs Lake? The lake is the place to cool off here in the “Hub City,” offering swimming beaches and great fishing, hiking, camping, dining and live music. Not only that, it’s a fantastic venue for special events large and small. If you’re looking to add a bit

On Campus: Four Texas Tech Event Venues to Consider

Lubbock offers meeting planners numerous venues to choose from when selecting a site for their event. Texas Tech University is a great place to start when narrowing in on the perfect spot. Tucked away on campus, we found four venues to consider as the next backdrop for your event in the “Hub City.” Kym Ruiz, event planner for the Texas Tech University

Venue Spotlight: Llano Estacado Winery

Llano Estacado Winery has been operating in Lubbock for over 40 years. Those years have seen many events, weddings, parties and, of course, wine. The year 2015 brought big reasons to celebrate out at Llano with the opening of a new tasting room and event center. Llano’s tasting room is perfect for happy hours or small

5 Reasons Lubbock is the Perfect Meetings Destination

When it comes to finding a destination for a meeting, planners have countless factors to consider. Depending on the group and the meeting, those factors vary from planner to planner. The “Hub City” takes pride in being a destination with the perfect combination of big city flair and West Texas hospitality.  With world-renowned museums, award-winning

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