Winter Governance and Legal Seminar is Moving to Galveston!

WGLS Galveston
Leave the stiff and boring behind for the excitement of Galveston Island’s beachfront facilities in one of Texas’ top tourism destinations. This tropical island offers so much for TASB Winter Governance and Legal Seminar (WGLS) 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!

TASB Winter Governance meeting facility and hotels

GICCOffering sweeping views of the Gulf’s sparkling waters, the Galveston Island Convention Center is the perfect meeting destination for WGLS. 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.

Galveston Island Convention Center

This is where all events will take place.
5600 Seawall Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77554

Hotel Options

There are five hotels in the TASB block to choose from. Read more about the hotels available in Galveston on our Housing pages


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 historic, 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 GalvestonTrolly

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

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 WGLS, please visit the WGLS Housing page for information. 

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