Austin Convention Center
500 E. Cesar Chavez, Austin, 78701-4121, 512/404-4000
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.
A conference and trade show covering all aspects of specialty sporting retail featuring a sports bra salon, guest speakers, a pro surfing demo at Nland Surf Park (Thu., Nov. 30), armadillo races on (Tue., Nov. 28), and more. Tue.-Fri., Nov. 28-Dec. 1..