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Ways to Relax and Socialize at the DBIA-SW Regional Conference

Updated: Apr 25


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The 2024 DBIA-SW Regional Conference will be jam-packed with opportunities to learn. But we know a major part of why you attend the conference is to network and socialize. Below, we want to include some of the fun places you can go while you are at the conference!


Official Conference Activities


Conference Reception at Minute Maid Ballpark
Attend the Conference Reception at Minute Maid Ballpark

May 2, 2024 7:00p.m.

@ Minute Maid Ballpark


⚾ DBIA-SW wants to take you out to the ballgame! 🌭


In lieu of an opening reception, we hope you will join us for a home run evening at Minute Maid Park and catch the third game of the Cleveland Guardians vs. Astros series right from the Impact Networking Party Deck. Enjoy in-seat service, center-field views, and an unforgettable night of sports, networking, and fun.


Limited Space & is only available for attendees of the DBIA-SW Regional Conference


SORRY. REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED.


At the JW Marriott Houston Downtown


the Spa by JW
Book a Spa session at the Spa by JW

Step into The Spa by JW, located on the Griffin Level of our spa hotel in Houston, TX. Be present in mind, nourish your body, and revitalize your spirit with specialty treatments and balanced relaxation, only at one of the top spas in downtown Houston. To book a spa session, call 713-360-3636, or click the button below.




Main Kitchen restaurant and 806 Lounge
Grab a drink & a bite at Main Kitchen restaurant and 806 Lounge

One of the best downtown Houston restaurants, is home to skilled chefs and mixologists who create perfect meals and hand-crafted cocktails.







Experiences Near the Hotel

Explore some of the city's best attractions just steps away.


Houston Underground Tunnels

During weekdays, discover a hidden gem in the heart of downtown Houston - the Underground Tunnels. With over 6 miles of shopping, dining, and entertainment, this underground world is a unique and exciting way to experience the city...and the best part? The entrance to the tunnels are located in the lower level of the hotel offering convenient access during your stay.






Houston Underground Tunnels

The Houston Experience Marketplace brings together the city's best attractions, tours, tickets and experiences for you to browse and purchase at your convenience.












Nearby Free Events


Wednesday, May 1 Events - for those who come in early


Smith St Farmers Market

May 1, 2024 10:30a.m. - 1:30p.m.

@ The ACRE at Allen Center


Free and open to the public.

 Brookfield Properties has teamed up with The Feel-Good Group, known for its successful Rice Village Farmers Market and Heights Mercantile Farmers Market. Together, they have created an exciting and diverse selection of local vendors providing handmade goods, locally sourced produce, grass-fed meat, cold-pressed juice, baked goods, jams, and specialty products. Whether you're a downtown worker, tenant, or visitor, don't miss out on this opportunity to enjoy a wide array of products from local artisans. Check @brookfieldHTX & @feelgoodgrp on Instagram for any weather-related market updates.



Market Square Fitness: SWEAT & STRETCH

May 1, 2024 6:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.

@ Market Square Park (301 Milam St)


Spring into Fitness as Market Square Park presents Market Square Fitness: Sweat & Stretch. Sweat & Stretch will be a fun, high-energy, self-paced, HIIT-influenced, free bodyweight workout followed by a full body stretch on Market Square Park's brand-new grass turf.


This unique self-paced workout will incorporate free bodyweight exercises designed to burn hundreds of calories while listening to all of your favorite workout tracks! Who knew getting FIT could be this fun?

Class Will Be Lead By The Cardio Killer


Register here!





Trebly Park Fitness - YOGA FLOW with Big Blissings
Trebly Park Fitness - YOGA FLOW with Big Blissings

May 1, 2024 6:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.

@ Trebly Park (1515 Fannin St)


Unleash your inner flow and awaken your energy with this invigorating yoga sequence. This session seamlessly blends dynamic movement with mindful breath work, leaving you feeling energized, empowered, and centered.

- Flow yoga class

- All levels welcome

- Bring a mat, towel, and water bottle


Register here!






Thursday, May 2 Events


UHD Thursday Night Concerts

May 2, 2024 7:00p.m.

@ Discovery Green (1500 McKinney St)


Headliner: Grupo Fantasma // Opening Act: Grupo Vadenagi

Grupo Fantasma has been praised as one of the most important independent acts in the Latin genre. The nine-piece collective has continually defied expectations to create one of the most unique musical voices to come out of the United States in the 21st century.

Grupo Vadenagi is recognized as one of the few female-dominated norteño groups in the regional Mexican genre and has opened for internationally acclaimed norteño icons including Ramon Ayala and Los Cachorros de Juan Villarreal.



Friday, May 3 Events


Lynn Wyatt Square LIVE!  Headliner: Guillermo Serpas

May 3, 2024 5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.

@ Lynn Wyatt Square (600 Louisiana St)


Headliner: Guillermo Serpas

Guillermo Serpas is a Nuevo Flamenco guitarist based in Houston, TX. His unique style combines a fusion of Spanish Guitar, Latin Jazz, and World Music. He’s recorded several albums of original music, and is currently working on a new EP to be released this fall. He continues to performs in local venues in Houston and festivals across Texas!


Even More Events


Lynn Wyatt Square LIVE!  Headliner: Guillermo Serpas

Get the most out of your time in Houston with events and attractions organized around specific themes and interests. To use the calendar to find specific events for you, search by category, date range, location or keyword search.







Thank you to our 2024 DBIA-SW Regional Conference Reception and Activities Sponsors!








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