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