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International QuiltCon Returns to the Austin Convention Center
It's the Modern Quilt Guild’s biggest celebration & display of craft
"...The first QuiltCon was held in Austin in 2013 and was a knockout success, the Convention..."

Feb. 18, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Hospital Overflow at the Austin Convention Center
"...The Austin-Travis County COVID Alternate Care Site (ACS) at the Austin..."

July 27, 2020 Photo Gallery

The Face Shield Project at Austin Convention Center
"...Dozens of volunteers gathered at the Austin Convention center on April 16, 2020 for the second..."

April 21, 2020 Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery: The Face Shield Project at Austin Convention Center

April 24, 2020 News Feature by David Brendan Hall

Battle Lines Drawn Over Convention Center Expansion
CM Jimmy Flannigan and AIBA ED Rebecca Melançon don't see eye to eye
"...City Council resolved to move forward with expanding the Austin Convention Center than a petition was created to halt..."

June 5, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Petitions Filed to Force Vote on Convention Center
“Unconventional Austin” PAC submits signatures to city clerk
"...On Friday afternoon, July 12, Unconventional Austin – a group formed to oppose the city’s..."

July 15, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Whose Money Is Behind the Convention Center Election Battle?
Local PACs raise and spend for and against Prop. B
"...dropped this week, and the Hotel Occupancy Tax and Convention Center expansion question (Proposition B) has gathered some predictable..."

Oct. 11, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Convention Center Opens As “Alternate Care Site” For COVID Patients
Downtown field hospital, readied in July, now needed as cases surge
"...The Alternate Care Site at the Austin Convention Center opened this morning to take in COVID-19..."

Jan. 12, 2021 News Post by Beth Sullivan

Mayor's Roundtable Benefits Austin History Center
Luncheon named for Angelina Eberly
"...are still available at $125, with proceeds benefiting the Austin History Center...."

Jan. 31, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

City Council Considers the Convention Center
Plans big and small for the city center
"...(held at the Central Library) to ponder the ever-fascinating Austin Convention Center. The occasion was the official presentation of..."

April 5, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Faster Than Sound: Music Advocates Say Convention Center Expansion Key to Unlocking City Funds
Can the commercial music industry finally get a cut of the HOT action? Also: City protects venue employees from receiving sound citations and Austin rapper Hella Sketchy dies of overdose.
"...Long before the concept of expanding the convention center became the hotly debated civic issue it is..."

July 5, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Council Gives Green Light to Convention Center, Scooter Riders
May 23 meeting tackles "Downtown puzzle," "micro-mobility"
"...items of the day: a plan to expand the Convention Center while preserving nearby Palm School, and new regulations..."

May 24, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

Third Court of Appeals Rejects Convention Center Ballot Language
Unconventionalists win a round against Council
"...language recently adopted by the City Council concerning the Convention Center and the Hotel Occupancy Tax...."

Aug. 26, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Political Action Committee Proclaims Support for Convention Center
PHAM says expansion means millions in community benefits
"...on raising the Hotel Occupancy Tax to expand the Convention Center — community groups representing the Palm School, homeless..."

Aug. 8, 2019 News Post by Michael King

First We Take the Convention Center
Texas Rollergirls explode into the 2011 season
" This year, in their new home at the Austin Convention Center, they better than doubled that figure...."

Feb. 25, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Art of War 2 Invades Convention Center
"...for the next WCL season, with the newly relocated (Austin) Texas Dragons, is still TBA, fight fans can get..."

May 10, 2007 Sports Post by Jeremy Martin

Musicians Demand Fair Compensation From SXSW at Convention Center Rally
National union pushed for increased $750 artist payout on Thursday
" Southwest generated $280.7 million in economic benefit to Austin...."

March 17, 2023 Music Post by Lina Fisher

To Expand the Convention Center or Not?
Despite unanimous support from City Council, voters will decide the answer
"...plan to expand and redesign the Neal W. Kocurek Austin Convention Center, along with additional investment in and redesign..."

July 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

UT Releases Convention Center Study
Council to consider “alternative futures” for Southeast Downtown
"...the formal presentation of “Frameworks for Placemaking,” prepared by UT-Austin’s Center for Sustainable Development. The 295-page report, released March..."

April 1, 2019 News Post by Michael King

A Bigger, Better Convention Center
"...Slusher spoke for everyone in his remarks at the Austin Convention Center ribbon-cutting Saturday: "I know this has been..."

May 24, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Battle Lines Drawn on Convention Center Expansion
Arguments escalate on how to spend hotel occupancy tax revenue
"...Both friends and foes of an expanded Austin Convention Center sought to escalate the conflict this week,..."

June 14, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Hodge Indicted for Altering Convention Center Surveys
Travis Co. grand jury indicts former Austin Convention Center director on 16 counts of tampering with a government record
"...of speculation, a Travis Co. grand jury indicted former Austin Convention Center Director Robert Hodge on 16 counts of..."

Dec. 28, 2007 News Feature by Michael King

Convention Center Director Canned
Director of Convention Center dismissed amid allegations of mismanagement.
"...the wires: "Statement of City Manager Toby Futrell regarding Austin Convention Center “Effective April 1, 2007, Bob Hodge has..."

April 2, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Council Moves on Convention Center Plans
The 24-page resolution brings together many of the moving parts from last summer’s “Downtown Puzzle”
"...A new Austin Convention Center, a preserved Palm School, and a safer..."

May 31, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Convention Center Searched
The Austin Convention Center investigation continues
"...note the city executed a search warrant on the Austin Convention Center this morning, but that's about all they're..."

April 5, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Questions About San Marcos Convention Center Research
"...look at the research San Marcos is building a convention center on, if you can find it. The mayor..."

July 15, 2004 Postmarks

Harvey Evacuees Not Going to Convention Center After All
Downsized arrivals will now head to 7000 Metropolis
"...Austin’s Convention Center will not serve as a “mega shelter”..."

Aug. 31, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Sunday Afternoon at the Convention Center
"...Austin Toros vs. Sioux Falls Skyforce Dec. 17 Pregame: Just..."

Dec. 23, 2006 Sports Post by Josh Rosenblatt

Luv Doc Recommends: Ink Fest Tattoo & Piercing Convention
Austin Convention Center, Friday, September 21, 2007
"...slogging through the dirt, sweat, noise, and smell of Austin City Limits, you’re probably experiencing a touch of “acute..."

Sept. 21, 2007 Column by The Luv Doc

Austin at Large: Tear It Down and Start Again
Convention Center reboot gives us a second crack at change
"...daily proclaimed, "City Council says yes to $1.2 billion convention center expansion." No knock on the States­man – that..."

May 31, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

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