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Brent DeRaad Named President and CEO of Arlington CVB in Texas

The Arlington (Texas) Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired Brent DeRaad as president and chief executive officer, effective December 6. DeRaad joins the bureau after serving as president and chief executive officer of Visit Tucson in Arizona. DeRaad succeeds Ron Price, who left in May to become the head of Visit Phoenix after working for […]

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EsportsTravel Summit Goes Virtual
December 2–3 From Esports Stadium Arlington

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the 2020 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—will be an all-digital “Virtual from Arlington” experience and has been rescheduled to December 2–3. The Summit had previously been scheduled for November 18–20. The EsportsTravel Summit is being hosted by the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau and […]

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New Arlington Convention Center Project Approved

Arlington, Texas, will get a new 150,000-square-foot convention center as part of an expanded $810 million mega-project in the city’s entertainment district that will start construction in 2020 and be ready by 2023. The project, approved by the Arlington City Council, will be developed as a public-private partnership with Loews Hotels, the Texas Rangers, Cordish […]

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Esports Stadium Arlington Selected to Host 2019 Esports Awards

Esports Stadium Arlington will host the 2019 Esports Awards, an awards program in its fourth year honoring achievements in the esports industry. The event, which has been held the past three years in London, will be staged November 16 at the stadium in Arlington, Texas, and will offer general admission to fans for the first […]

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Esports Stadium Arlington to Host 2020 EsportsTravel Summit

The 2020 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—will be held in Arlington, Texas. Presented by Northstar Travel Group, the EsportsTravel Summit will be hosted by the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Arlington Sports Commission at Esports Stadium Arlington, the largest dedicated esports facility in North America. […]

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