500 E. Cesar Chavez
We're partial to SXSW (hosted here in March), but this 176,000 sq. ft. welcome wagon also hosts Semicon Southwest and over 50 other trade shows and meets per year. It houses intimate spaces for meetings of 10 as well as exhibit halls with capacities over 4,000.
The cool kids call it RTX. The people that supply you with your Red vs. Blue machinima fix and new series Day 5 bring you this celebration of gaming and internet culture. Get your hands on the newest games before they hit the streets, learn about VR from the creator of Oculus Rift, and so much more! Get 10% off your passes using the code: RTXCHRON. Fri., July 1 - Sun., July 3Fri.-Sun., July 1-3. $45-85.