Houston is the 4th largest city in the US, with a total of 6.5 million residents living in its metropolitan area. The diversified economy in Houston includes major industries of aerospace, science, technology, engineering and medical research.
The Downtown convention district renovation has transformed the area into a pedestrian friendly, hospitable and cultural district. Sure, the Energy industry, medical sector and NASA remain big business, but now they share the spotlight with a crop of rising-star chefs, arts and culture groups. Houston is one of just five U.S. cities with resident companies in all the major disciplines of the performing arts and thanks to the Museum District the city has become an internationally recognized arts center. Houston is the culinary and cultural capital of the South.
Houston is well known as an international city. According to a U.S Census in 2015, along with English, 145 languages are spoken there by its residents. Ninety-two countries have official government representation, ranking Houston as one of the top three cities in the nation in the number of consular offices.
Cosmopolitan and vibrant, Houston is an exciting business destination. You will find world-class dining, arts & culture, hotels, shopping and nightlife, along with high-tech meetings and infrastructure. More information: https://www.visithoustontexas.com/meetings/
Houston can be described as the style capital of the South. It is home to more than a dozen different shopping areas, which diverse from vintage to luxury, high-end labels. As well as this, Houston is an outdoorsy city. In order to take advantage of the average 250 sunny days a year in Houston, there are a number of water parks, fishing hotspots and golf courses to enjoy.
Annual events such as the Texas Lunar Festival and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo brighten up the calendar and make Houston the ideal selection for your next meeting or convention. Learn more about Houston’s events.
More information on Visit Houston: www.visithoustontexas.com
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