Top 10 Reasons to Go Round Rock for Your Next Meeting

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Conveniently located in Central Texas, Round Rock is the premier destination for your next meeting or event. 

1. Central to Everything

Round Rock is located in the beautiful Central Texas Hill Country Region and neighbors the state’s capital, Austin. Visitors have the best of both worlds, enjoying the peace and quiet of a charming community with all of the amenities and attractions of a big city.

2. Getting Here is a Breeze

Round Rock’s central location is within a three-hour drive from four of the nation’s 10 largest cities, making travel to Round Rock easy and affordable. For visitors located further away, the nearby international airport is just down Highway 130 or Interstate Highway 35 and offers 350 daily flights to more than 70 domestic and international destinations. 

3. Plenty of Space

From big conferences to intimate meetings, serious sessions or lively gatherings, Round Rock has a selection of event venues to meet both your space and atmosphere needs. Event planners can browse more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space and event capacities up to 5,000.

4. Special Perks & Assistance

Planners get all kinds of special perks when they book in Round Rock, such as: 

  • PR/Media assistance
  • Signage
  • Site visits
  • Transportation assistance
  • Lodging services
  • Itinerary development
  • Event planning assistance

5. Sunny Disposition

Round Rock is known for its green space with nearly 30 public parks, perfect for an early morning jog to burn off any nerves before speakers give their big talk. An average of 232 sunny days per year means Round Rock is also the perfect climate for a little exploration between meetings.

6. Long To-Do List

Catching a game at Dell Diamond with the Houston Astros Triple-A affiliate baseball team, the Round Rock Express, exploring the art scene in Downtown Round Rock, teeing up for a game on one of our premier golf courses, or learning about the historic roots of this Texas town are just a few of the many attractions Round Rock has to offer. Plus, add a swimsuit to your recommended packing list and get ready for Kalahari Resorts & Conventions! This African-themed resort and convention center opens its Texas location next year and will boast the nation’s largest indoor waterpark and one of the biggest convention centers in Central Texas. 

7. Shop the Rock

Visitors should have no problem finding the perfect souvenir at the 125 shops at Round Rock Premium Outlets. And also check out Ikea, Bass Pro Shops, and the local boutiques. Be sure to tell your attendees to leave extra room in their suitcase for all the treasures they’ll be bringing home!

8. Texas-Sized Bites

From chicken-fried steak to vegan plates, and cuisine inspired from around the globe, Round Rock has dining options for even your strictest diet requests. Attendees will also enjoy the quaint bars and pubs in downtown Round Rock as the day winds down. 

9. Sleep Tight

After a long day of conferences and activities, your attendees will need somewhere comfortable to recharge for the next day’s endeavors. Round Rock has a selection of lodging options for any budget. 

10. Our Staff is On The Ball

Nancy Yawn, Director of the Round Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau, brings all-star customer service with recognition as a DMAI Certified Marketing Executive. You can breathe easy knowing that Nancy and the rest of the Round Rock all-star team will help make sure your event runs smoothly. 

Interested in bringing your event to Round Rock? Our helpful staff, affordability, and available amenities make planning your big event easy. Knock your event out of the park. Go Round Rock!

Click here to download our free Visitor Guide.

Click here to learn more about meetings and events in Round Rock. 

Click here to contact Nancy Yawn at the Round Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau.