Craig Davis

The Last Word: Visit Dallas’ Craig Davis On City’s Renovated Convention Center Getting 41 Bookings—Years Before Completion

by | Feb 7, 2024
Dallas' Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center is poised for a mega-makeover via a nearly $2 billion redevelopment. When completed, the expanded convention center will offer 170,000 square feet of ballroom space, 260,000 square feet of meeting rooms, and 800,000 square feet of exhibit space. Not to mention a new deck park over I-30 and attractions like a sprawling roof terrace with jaw-dropping views, 
The Last Word: Craig Davis of VisitDallas on Voters Approving New Convention Center with I-30 Deck Park
In the November 8 election, Dallas voters approved a plan to build a new $1.2 billion Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center that will include a deck park over I-30, connecting the complex with The Cedars neighborhood south of downtown. Voters also approved $300 million for renovations and repairs to the Cotton Bowl and several iconic buildings across Fair Park.