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Meetings A-Z

The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau has got you covered from A-Z. Whether you are looking for venues, vendors, serving options, restaurant recommendations, things to do, and more, our meetings team can do it all. We have the experience and the relationships with our partners to curate an unforgettable experience when you meet in Beaumont. From airflow to Zydeco and everything in between, we are happy to welcome you to Beaumont, Texas.

Airflow Social Distance

Now, more than ever, having a socially distanced and spaced-out meeting is of top priority to meeting planners and destinations. In Beaumont, we offer a variety of venues from historic theatres to hotels, that can accommodate groups safely both indoors and outdoors.

BirdingBird watching

Situated on two migratory flyways, Beaumont is a haven for birds both through the spring and fall migration and year-round. Within 40 miles of Beaumont, you will find 28 Great Texas Birding Trails and schedule an excursion with your group to stop and see the birds and the outdoors in Beaumont. You do not want to miss out on this great opportunity!

Cost-effective A Multitude of Museums

The Beaumont CVB team helps to create a tailored experience for any group at an affordable price when hosting your meeting. Beaumont offers one of the lowest per diems in the state, competitive hotel rates, and affordable attractions and restaurants so that you can truly enjoy the city while you are here!

 

DrivableIH-10 Corridor

Conveniently located on Interstate 10, Beaumont is just 90 miles east of Houston and 25 miles from the Louisiana border. Beaumont is only 4 hours from Austin, 5 hours from San Antonio, and 4.5 hours from New Orleans. Fly American Airlines to the Jack Brooks Regional Airport (BPT) or take a train ride via Amtrak to attend your meeting in Beaumont.

Excursions Spindletop history as actors portray a shootout at the anniversary celebration.

Beaumont is known for unique opportunities and we cannot wait for you to experience them while you are here! From holding a gator at Gator Country Adventure Park or kayaking along the Neches River or touring a historic museum, Beaumont has a range of options for attendees to enjoy.

 

Faith Trail St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica In Beaumont, TX

Beaumont is proud to be a city of diversity and inclusion, especially when it comes to our faith-based groups. Our Faith Trail gives visitors a peek into the cultural, historical, and architectural significance of these sites, dating back to the mid-1800s.

Gator Country Gator Country

We can promise you an authentic southeast Texas experience when you bring your meeting to Beaumont. Gator Country Adventure Park is an alligator and wildlife theme park that is sure to impress your attendees with over 450 reptiles and animals throughout the facility. 

Hotels MCM Elegante hotel pool at night

At Beaumont hotels, you will find the Texas hospitality that you are expecting when you meet in our city. Whether utilizing one of our full-service hotels for your meeting or limited service for overflow or a hotel room block, you will not be disappointed in the quality and safety during your stay.

InformativeSocial Distance

The Beaumont CVB’s sole purpose is to be a one-stop-shop for any meeting planner. Our relationship with hotel partners, area restaurants, and attractions can help make the planning process easier whether you are booking hotel blocks at a competitive rate or planning excursions for attendees.

Jefferson and Julie Rogers Theatres jefferson theatre

The Jefferson and Julie Rogers Theatre’s are historical markers and treasures to Beaumont. Built in the 1920s, these theatres offer the perfect space to plan a show for your event or utilize the facilities as meeting venues in downtown Beaumont.

Kayaking Kayaking in Beaumont

“Keep calm and paddle on” down the Neches River with your meeting attendees. Explore the beauty of the Big Thicket while kayaking with a local guide when meeting in Beaumont. Immerse yourself in the pines and wildlife while enjoying the time with your group. 

Lamar UniversityLamar

Established in 1923, Lamar University is home to over 15,000 students and a member of the Texas State University System. Lamar offers multiple venues on campus for meetings and gatherings, as well as facilities to host sporting events from basketball to track and field.  

Museums McFaddin-Ward House

Once known as the “Museum Capital of Texas,” Beaumont has a wide variety of museums and attractions to pique the interest of attendees. Learn about the history of Southeast Texas at our historic home museums, Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, and the Texas Energy Museum; or peruse through the galleries of the Art Museum of Southeast Texas or the Dishman Art Museum.

Neches River Adventures Neches River Tour Boat

Take your meeting on the water with the Neches River Adventures crew. The covered excursion boat, The Ivory Bill, will take attendees down the Neches River and view the sights of the unique ecosystems; home to more than 200 tree species, 47 mammals, 300 bird species, and many reptiles and amphibians.

Outdoor Options Group bird watching on walkway in Beaumont

We think it is about time to think outside of the boardroom and take your meeting outdoors. Have a breakout under the oak trees at the Julie Rogers Theatre, utilize the Great Lawn for fun activities for attendees at The Event Centre, or have an unforgettable experience hiking or kayaking at the Big Thicket National Preserve.

Promotional ToolsServicing Meetings

The Beaumont CVB is happy to provide our meeting and event planners with the tools they need to share with their attendees and increase awareness of the city. From maps and handouts to personalized promotional items, our staff can provide what you need for you upcoming event.

Questions are AnsweredMeetings

Questions are answered: Our experienced staff is here to answer all questions about meeting in Beaumont. Whether looking for hotel accommodations, excursion planning or itineraries, we can work with meeting planners on every aspect to plan a successful meeting in Beaumont.

RestaurantsBoomtown BBQ in Beaumont, TX

Choose from private dining or food truck options to infuse the taste of the city into your meeting. Beaumont has range of culinary opportunities to appease your attendees’ taste buds.

ServicingMeetings

From site selections and program planning to tours and accommodation bids, our services will make your planning easier. By utilizing the Beaumont CVB, we can personalize your servicing needs through local businesses and products, making your experience truly unique.

Texas Friendly and Bayou FunWomen throwing Mardi Gras beads

In Beaumont, you get the best of both world’s! Our location on the border of Texas and Louisiana gives meeting planners the Texas hospitality that we are known for as well as the good times that Louisiana promises. We are Texas Friendly and Bayou Fun!

Unconventional SpacesMeetings

From farms to ships, it is time to break out of the ordinary meeting space for good. Discover unexpected venues like the Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, a replica 1901 oil city, or the Beaumont Botanical Gardens Center, where you will be immersed in acres of blooming flora and fauna, or historical theatres: for any size, group, or budget.

VisitorsVisitors take a selfie at Spindletop as the gusher blows

When meeting planners choose Beaumont as their host city, we know what an honor it is to have you stay with us and we do not take that lightly. In Beaumont, you are the focus, and our city is ready to welcome you with open arms. Our visitors become a part of our community.

Weddings Weddings

Whether you picture a stately ballroom, a rustic farmhouse, or anything in between, we have venues of all shapes and sizes for your big day to blow even your princess fairytales out of the water. Our team is here to help along the way.

“X” Factor DOwntown

With southern charm and Texas-size fun, Beaumont is everything you could want from a meeting location.  Accessible, affordable, and attentive, Beaumont delivers all of the comforts and service of a larger destination without the hassles of big city traffic and long commutes.

Youth Rotary Centennial Playground

When meeting in Beaumont, we have more than enough opportunities for youth. If you are handling a sports tournament for youth sports or hosting a meeting for a group of all ages,        itineraries can be made for after the game activities or opportunities for kids. 

Zydeco Dancing

Add some Cajun flair to your meeting! Get a true taste of southeast Texas with a Zydeco band to add a unique opportunity for your guests to enjoy.

 

Beaumont is ready to go to work for you!

Let us help you save time and money. Our professional and experienced staff is eager to assist in making your meeting a sucess. Let us take all the planning hardships away from you.