64th Annual Meeting Venue Details
March 22-24, 2019 / Arlington / Texas
Our official meeting hotel is the Sheraton Arlington, which is adjacent to the Arlington Convention Center. Nearby are many dining and entertainment options, including the newly-opened “Texas Live!” venue.
The Sheraton Arlington Hotel
1500 Convention Center Drive
Arlington, Texas 76011
The cut-off date for our negotiated room rate of $159 (plus taxes) is February 26, 2019. To book your room, call the phone number provided above or select the image to the right to book online. When calling-in, please identify yourself as an attendee of the Southwestern Chapter meeting.
Welcome to Arlington, a great city located between Dallas and Fort Worth, just 10 minutes from D/FW International Airport and a place full of massive year-round events and things to do.
For more information, including a video describing “Texas Live!”, keep reading further below.
The home of the Dallas Cowboys, the world’s largest domed structure, and a museum of contemporary art in and of itself, the AT&T Stadium is a must-see for anyone wanting to experience what Arlington has to offer its visitors. Whether or not you enjoy football or sports, this architectural marvel is well-worth a visit. With multiple different tours, the AT&T stadium promises something for everyone, whether that be throwing the football on the actual field or admiring unique, museum quality works of esteemed artists that are located throughout the stadium.
Global Life Park
With seating for 49,000 fans, Global Life Park is a fantastic place for visitors to see what Major League Baseball is all about. Daily tours give guests the opportunity to explore the behind-the-scenes areas of the Texas Rangers’ ballpark, ranging from the press box, batting cages, dugouts, and much more.
Arlington offers four distinctly different courses at different locations for players of every level of experience in golf. Whether it be the award winning Tierra Verde Golf Club, the challenging Lake Arlington Golf Course, the classic Meadowbrook Park Golf Course (opened in 1924), or the brand new and only MLB-themed golf course in the world- Texas Rangers Golf Club, you can’t go wrong trying out golf in Arlington. The best part? All four course are located within twenty minutes of the hotel!
A brand-new entertainment complex like no other, Texas Live! Promises to provide its guests with an all-around great experience that caters to sports fans and entertainment fans alike. With over 200,000 square feet of restaurant and entertainment space, Texas Live! Is not something you will want to miss out on. With options ranging from the iconic Lockhart Smokehouse, a restaurant from Emmy-award winning chef Guy Fieri, Granbury-based Revolver Brewery, flagship PBR Country Bar of the Professional Bull Riders, and the Arlington Backyard- which hosts over 250 annual events- Texas Live! Is sure to have something for everyone. Check out the official Texas Live! website for information on all of its features and events.
Arlington Improv Comedy Theatre
Looking to laugh? The world-famous Arlington Improv Comedy Club promises a night of comedy and fun! With world-class talent and comedians year-round, it is well worth the fifteen-minute drive from our hotel. Check out the Arlington Improv Comedy Theatre website for a schedule of up-coming shows.
Arlington Music Hall
With its roots dating back to 1950 when it opened as a movie theatre, the Arlington Music Hall still retains that old-school feel with its Marquee Sign and classic concert hall. With a non-profit organization promoting concerts and bringing top artists to Arlington all year, be sure to check out the Arlington Music Hall website for upcoming events.
Arlington Eats and Drinks
Looking for somewhere to enjoy a night of fine dining? Check out this list for some of the best places in Arlington to eat!
Arlington Museum of Art
The Arlington Museum of Art offers a variety of world-class art exhibitions and companion curated exhibits to its visitors. Across the museum’s four floors, the curators work hard to present art in a way that inspires, informs, and challenges those who see it. In addition to this, the Arlington Museum of Art partners with local educational institutions to bring an element of high-quality art education and programs for visitors. (Perhaps add more here?)
International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame
A mere five-minute drive from our hotel, the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame is a great place to learn about bowling and its five-thousand year history, which dates all the way back to ancient Egypt. Bowling enthusiasts and history buffs alike will love this one-of-a-kind experience learning about one of the world’s oldest sports.
The Parks at Arlington
With more than 180 stores and 25 restaurants and eateries, The Parks Mall at Arlington is the place to go for all of your shopping needs. It has everything you could want in a mall, evening touting an NHL-sized ice skating rink, AMC 18 Theaters, and Round 1 Bowling (perhaps reword the bowling part, explain it a bit better?). The best part? It is located an easy twenty minute drive from our hotel!
River Legacy Park
This 1,300 Acre park follows the curves of the Trinity River as it winds its way through north Arlington. The ecological diversity of bottomland forest, wetlands and prairie provides habitats for a variety of creatures and native plants. With 8 miles of paved hiking trails, and numerous river overlooks, this is the perfect place to escape the urban scene and relax in a natural setting.