63rd Annual Meeting Venue Details
April 13-15, 2018 / Frisco / Texas
Our official meeting hotel is the Embassy Suites Frisco, which is conveniently connected to the Frisco Convention Center. The Embassy Suites is adjacent to the Frisco Sports Complex, across the street from the Stonebriar Centre shopping mall, and only a few blocks from IKEA. Come for the top-quality education and professional networking, and enjoy the surroundings, too.
Embassy Suites Frisco
Phone: (972) 712-7200
7600 John Q. Hammons Drive, Frisco, TX
The cut-off date for our negotiated room rate of $169 (plus taxes) is March 20, 2018. To book your room, select the hotel image to the right or call the phone number provided above. If you choose to call, please refer to the three-letter code SNM. And remember, breakfast is complimentary at the Embassy Suites.
From shopping to sports, art and history, there are a variety of experiences you can enjoy when visiting Frisco! Featuring five professional sports teams and state-of-the-art sporting venues, Frisco is home to FC Dallas at Toyota Stadium, Dallas Stars and Texas Legends at Dr Pepper Arena, Frisco RoughRiders at the Dr Pepper Ballpark and the Dallas Cowboys at The Star. Love to shop and dine? Frisco features more than 9 million square feet of retail and over 300 restaurants to choose from.
When it comes to arts and culture, Frisco offers a growing public art trail, as well as the
Texas Sculpture Garden, and a growing museum district that includes the Museum of the
American Railroad, the National Videogame Museum, the Frisco Heritage Museum and coming soon, the National Soccer Hall of Fame. We look forward to see you in 2018 and we invite you to
eat, play and enjoy your stay in Frisco!
Frisco is about a 25-minute drive from either DFW or Love Field.
For more information, including a descriptive, 1-minute video, keep reading further below.
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Dallas Cowboys at The Star
Football fans won’t want to miss their chance to tour the Dallas Cowboys headquarters and practice facility! Guided tours give fans the chance to experience the place where the Dallas Cowboys train and work 355 days of the year. Highlights of The Star VIP Guided Tour include Ford Center, War Room, the Grand Atrium and Super Bowl Memorabilia. Tours happen every 30 minutes starting at 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. seven day a week
Whether you call it futbol or soccer, see the excitement of Major League Soccer in Frisco at Toyota Stadium, home to FC Dallas. The 2016 Supporter’s Shield and Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Champions entertain fans during the regular MLS season, March through October. The club and stadium will also be home to the National Soccer Hall of Fame, opening Fall 2018
Catch a baseball game, Friday night fireworks show or float the Chocataw Lazy River at Dr Pepper Ballpark, home to the Frisco RoughRiders, MILB Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. Former RoughRiders players include All-Stars such as Elvis Andrus, Ian Kinsler and Rougned Odor. The Frisco RoughRiders season takes place April through September. Be sure to check out the schedule to see what game promotions are taking place
For hardwood action, head to Dr Pepper Arena to see the Texas Legends, NBA’s G League affiliate team of the Dallas Mavericks. Not only do the Texas Legends offer up one of the most interactive game-day experiences for basketball fans, but the team actually led the league in attendance for the 2016 and 2017 seasons.
NHL’s Dallas Stars call Frisco home. Not only does Dr Pepper StarCenter serve as the headquarters for the hockey team, but one of the team’s practice ice rinks as well. Be sure to check the schedule for their Frisco practice sessions as all are open to the public and free. Want to try your hand at ice skating? Dr Pepper StarCenter is open for public skates as well. Times vary.
National Videogame Museum
The only museum in America dedicated to the history of the videogame industry is located right here in Frisco! The National Videogame Museum features an archive unparalleled in size and comprised of dozens of one-of-a-kind artifacts, in addition to more than 100,000 pieces of videogame hardware, software, documentation and memorabilia, most of which are on interactive display.
Frisco Heritage Museum
Embark on a journey through local history at the Frisco Heritage Museum and The Frisco Heritage Center, a living village comprised of buildings representing the area's rich history. Visitors will see and hear the past come alive, and participate in recreating history.
Stonebriar Centre mall is one of the premier shopping centers in the North Texas! Featuring major brand stores such as Nordstrom, Macy's and Dillard's, the 1.6 million square foot mall also offers shoppers a variety of options, as well as dining and attractions such as the 24-screen AMC Theatre.
Historic Downtown Frisco
Featuring a variety of unique boutiques and dining options, Historic Downtown Frisco offers visitors the quintessential walkable Texas Main Street experience. Popular establishments include Blue Door Boutique, Lillian Welch, Eight11, Summer Moon and Randy’s Steakhouse. From April to October, Historic Downtown is also home to the Frisco Rotary Farmers Market. For a complete list of merchants and events, visit their website.
Just west of Historic Downtown and across the St. Louis–San Francisco Railway tracks, you’ll find Frisco Square. This pedestrian-friendly urban entertainment district is home to Frisco City Hall, the Frisco Public Library, as well as a variety of restaurants including Pizzeria Testa, NOLA Grill and @nerdvana.food+spirits; specialty shops such as Poparella’s, and a variety of special events throughout the year.
Shops at Starwood
Located one mile north of Omni Frisco, the Shops at Starwood features a vibrant collection of specialty retail boutiques, services and one-of-a-kind restaurants. This Mediterranean inspired center invites a leisurely stroll to experience the sights and sounds of unique restaurant concepts and boutiques.
Live Music in Frisco
On any given night, you can find more than one spot serving up live, local music in Frisco. Popular spots include Eight 11, Stan’s Main Street and Frisco Rail Yard, just to name a few. No matter which genre your playlist repeats, you’re sure to find something just your style. For a complete list of nightly live music and major music events, visit Visit Frisco’s website.