Winter Governance Seminar in Galveston

Galveston Island’s beachfront convention center is located in one of Texas’ top tourism destinations. This tropical island offers so much for TASB Winter Governance (WG) attendees:

  • More than 5,000 sleeping rooms
  • 32 miles of beaches
  • Rich history and culture
  • Unique shopping 
  • A variety of world-class attractions

The exciting location and features of Galveston will make our conference far from ordinary!

Meeting facility and hotels

GICCOffering sweeping views of the Gulf’s sparkling waters, the Galveston Island Convention Center is the perfect meeting destination for WG attendees. Located on Galveston’s famous Seawall Boulevard, this 140,000 square-foot property combines executive conference facilities with luxurious amenities as well as complimentary wireless Internet, shuttle services, and free on-site parking.
 

The Galveston Island Convention Center is where all events will take place. It is located at:

5600 Seawall Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77554

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Other hotel options

There are five hotels in the TASB block to choose from with a range of nightly rates. Read more about the hotels available in Galveston on our Housing page, coming soon. 

Galveston

Galveston highlights

While you’re in Galveston, mixing business with pleasure is easy as the island offers plenty of opportunities for exploring, from the adventure pyramids of Moody Gardens to the thrills of the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier. Visitors can learn about Galveston’s unique history at a variety of museums, like the historic mansion Bishop’s Palace or the 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA.

In Galveston, even shopping and dining are historical, cultural experiences. The Historic Downtown Strand Seaport District boasts of beautiful Victorian storefronts featuring unique shops, restaurants, and art galleries just a short walk away from Galveston’s Pier 21 and glistening harbor. 

Getting around in Galveston

There is a Trolley that cruises the Seawall and up to the Strand and Downtown districts. For a full list of stops and approximate arrival times of the Galveston Island Trolleys, please visit www.galvestontrolley.com.

There is free parking available at all properties: 

  • Galveston Island Convention Center
  • The Hilton Hotel
  • San Luis Hotel
  • Holiday Inn
  • Four Points by Sheraton
  • DoubleTree

The Hilton Hotel shares a parking lot with the Galveston Island Convention Center making this the closest hotel for attendees. All other properties listed above will have a free shuttle to/from the Galveston Convention Center during event hours. For information on booking a hotel room for WG, please visit the Housing page for more information (coming soon).

Additional information

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Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors

Claycomb Associates Architects          Walsh Gallegos Trevino Russo & Kyle, P.C.