Downtown Hotel Convention & Event Planning

The Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau is charged with marketing the Downtown Hotel, and ready to help convention and event planners host first-class, full-service meetings and more. 

To learn more about making Abilene your destination, go to, or contact the ACVB at:

Why Tourism & Conventions are important

Why Tourism & Conventions are Important

Abilene is Ready for a Full-Service Convention Hotel

  • In FY 2018-2019, 380 meetings were hosted in Abilene ($27.5 Million in revenue)
  • 425 Groups are booked at existing hotels through 2022 ($32.8 Million in expected revenue)
  • In 2018
    • $498 Million was generated by traveler spending in Abilene
    • $27.5 Million was generated from traveler lodging in Abilene
    • 4047 local jobs were created
    • $44.2 Million in taxes were generated
    • Tourism offered $690 per year of average taxpayer savings

Sources: Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau, Texas Office of the Governor, Economic Development, Travel & Tourism