Press Room

KBHCCD Prepares to Host the Together Again Expo

On Oct. 23, the first Together Again Expo Hometown Series will take place at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD), which closed in March due to COVID-19. Hosted by the Alliance Nationwide Exposition and their partner, the Texas Live Events Coalition, the expo is a demonstration of how trade shows and live events may happen safely and responsibly.

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas Achieves GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation

On September 9, 2020, the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD)achieved the Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation. GBAC's STAR™ Facility Program, created by the International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA), has specific criteria that consider cleaning, disinfecting, and infectious disease prevention plans when approving accreditations. The program requires that the KBHCCD implement a plan to control risks associated with infectious agents such as COVID-19, Influenza, MRSA, and TB.

EXHIBITOR Magazine Honors Best North American Convention Centers

Earlier this year, Exhibitor Media Group, which produces both EXHIBITOR magazine and Find It – Marketplace, the buyer’s guide to trade show products and services, announced an initiative to identify and recognize North America’s best convention centers for trade shows and events.

J. Anthony Lopez Named GM Of Dallas’ Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

DALLAS Spectra has named industry veteran J. Anthony Lopez the new GM for the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center (KBHCCD), effective yesterday.

Dallas convention center's first-ever private manager names assistant GM

Stacey Church, who has served as general manager of the Kentucky International Convention Center since January 2018, has accepted a leadership role at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center Dallas.

City Council Approves Contract for the Private Management of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas

The City Council approved a 5-year contract with Spectra Venue Management to manage the day-to-day client and facility operations of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD), in order to improve the client experience and increase revenues, making Dallas a high performing convention and event city.

Dallas Convention Center is renamed for Kay Bailey Hutchison

The Dallas Convention Center is now the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, after the City Council voted 11-0 Wednesday to rename the facility in honor of the retired U.S. senator.