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Galveston, TX Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 41
Total Sleeping Rooms 4,723
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 700
Committable Meeting Rooms* 36
Convention Center Space 140,000 Sq. Ft.
Largest Exhibit Space 43,100 Sq. Ft.
Largest Ballroom 15,500 Sq. Ft.
Average Hotel Room Rate USD $106
Average Daily Meal Cost USD $64
Average Weekly Car Rental USD $300
*Maximum for a single hotel

Meeting Planning in Galveston, TX

Galveston Island Convention Center

Located on the famed Seawall Boulevard, the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort provides a stunning view of the Gulf of Mexico. Ideal for meetings of all kinds, this two-story center boasts 140,000 square feet of space spread amongst multiple venues. The facility has 43,100 square feet of column-free exhibit space, a 15,500-square-foot grand ballroom, 29,000 square feet of pre-function space, and 12,000 square feet of breakout space.

Equipped with the latest in technology, the center's rooms offer individual lighting and sound and climate controls, while wireless Internet access is available throughout. Catering, including decorations and signage, can also be arranged. Located next to the 239-room Hilton Galveston Island, which features an additional 12 meeting rooms, the convention center offers complimentary on-site parking.

Galveston, TX Meeting Venue Spotlight

Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center

For an award-winning convention center in a picturesque setting, the Moody Gardens Hotel is just the place to consider. Located on 242 lush acres, Moody Gardens is a tropical paradise and stunning backdrop for meetings, tradeshows conferences and more. The resort itself is a AAA Four Diamond recipient, offering 428 guest rooms and suites, two on-site restaurants, an indulgent spa, and even upscale retail outlets. Guests can also take advantage of its Moody Gardens attractions, which include a living rainforest, aquarium and IMAX theater.

The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center

With its posh accommodations and first-class service, the 242-room San Luis Resort is an all-in-one venue for meetings and conferences. Honored as the recipient of the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award for five consecutive years, as well as Meetings Media's Best of the South and Reader's Choice awards, The San Luis Resort's on-site amenities and activities go above and beyond an ordinary hotel. Guests can relax in its luxurious Spa San Luis, enjoy a night of fine dining at the AAA Four Diamond Award-winning restaurant The Steakhouse, or sip cocktails in the new H2O ultra lounge.

For meetings, the resort's state-of-the-art, 40,000-square-foot conference center is a fully-accredited IACC facility. Its 22 meeting rooms boast wireless Internet access, ergonomic tables and chairs and more. The center also features a full-service business center and private lounge. Here, meeting guests can take a break or get the creative juices flowing with two billiard tables, a shuffleboard table, electronic dart boards and plush seating.

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