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Before or after the conference, check out these fun local attractions!
1717 N. Akard Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Fairmont Dallas is ideally located in the heart of the downtown Dallas Arts District, surrounded by an array of fine-dining restaurants, shopping, arts and entertainment. Combining the elegance of classic hospitality with an authentic Texan flair, this iconic luxury hotel is located a few blocks from the Central Business District and the Financial District, less than one mile from Victory Park (home of the American Airlines Center) and the West End Historic District, known for its lively restaurants and the world-famous JFK "Sixth Floor" Museum and memorial sites. Stroll through Klyde Warren Park, run the historic Katy Trail or take the city's complimentary trolley service to the vibrant Uptown & West Village area where you can enjoy upscale boutiques, art galleries, inviting eateries and thriving Dallas nightlife.
Book your room now and be under the same roof as all of the sessions and meals provided at IT/Dev Connections.
For reservations, click here or call: 1-866-540-4427 (mention that you are with IT/Dev Connections to get our group rate).
Calling all foodies! Food is a BIG deal in Dallas and no matter what neighborhood you visit, there's something delicious waiting. Here are some recommendations from the locals:
Winner of best regional Mexican cuisine, best brunch, and best chef, you can't go wrong! Meso Maya is your go-to for awesome authentic Mexican food.
This no-frills BBQ joint is one of the most famous around - meat is served on butcher paper with classic Southern sides and cold Texas brews. Howdy.
Famous marshmallow soup and savory souffles... need we say more? You're welcome.
Visit Smoke for upscale BBQ at its finest - it's all local and regionally sourced, and it's all delicious. Try the family-style BBQ board and get a true taste of Texas!
20+ different types of tacos featuring flavors from all over the world - such as Ahi poke, Annatto shredded pork with avocado crema, spicy tikka chicken, and more.
Meat lovers, unite! Corrientes 348 brings amazing steaks, classic Argentinian chimichurri, flame-toasted cheese, empanadas, and more to Dallas. Add a caipirinha or a Mendoza malbec to the mix, and you'll be all set.
Taqueria La Ventana (translates to "the window") is a funky, fast-casual taqueria offering everyday, authentic Mexico City street food. High quality and fresh flavors await you!
One of the top 4 BBQ restaurants in the world! Enjoy juicy homemade sausage, famous brisket, from-scratch pulled pork sandwiches, Aunt Polly's banana pudding, and more. Our mouths are already watering.
Aside from the truly delightful ice cream and sweet treats (some favorite flavors include Dr Pepper Chocolate Chip, Hot Tamale, and Cookie Monster), we give bonus points to them because they employ folks with special needs.
Delta Airlines: 2-7% Discount
United Airlines: 2-5% Discount
Hertz: Discount Available
Super Shuttle: Discount Available
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