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Posted on: October 26, 2016

Plano Centre Is Honored With ConventionSouth’s Annual Readers’ Choice Award

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It is with honor that the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, present Plano Centre with a 2016 Readers’ Choice Award.

ConventionSouth readers and fans have voted to de...Read on...

Posted on: August 23, 2016

Plano Centre's Jessica Marbut Earns Certified Meeting Professional Credential

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Jessica Marbut, Director of Sales for Plano Centre, has earned the prestigious Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) credential.

The CMP program was established in 1985 by the Convention Industry Council (CIC). The CMP credential is recognized globall...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2016

What's Happening at Plano Centre: Renovation, Milestone Anniversaries & Awards

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We have a few things to celebrate here at Plano Centre this summer. First, Plano Centre’s long awaited $2.8 million renovation has finally started and is expected to be complete by May of 2017! The primary goal is to lighten and brighten. The entire inter...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2016

Karen Fey Joins Plano Centre as Sales Representative

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Plano Centre is one of the largest meeting and convention facilities in north Texas. To accommodate the growing meetings and event market in Plano, Plano Centre recently named Karen Fey as Sales Representative.

Prior to joining Plano Centre, Fey wasn’...Read on...

Posted on: November 2, 2015

Plano Centre and Visit Plano Receive Top Honors

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Visit Plano is one of the premier providers of exemplary service and facilities to meeting professionals. And, Plano Centre is one of those attractive meetings assets delivering a superlative experience. That is the acknowledgement given by the editors an...Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Plano Centre Executive Chef Invited to Cook for The Masters

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Plano Centre Executive Chef, Bismark Quintanilla, had the distinct privilege to cook at the 79th Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia April 6-12. Certified Executive Chef for the Augusta Country Club, Marvin Herrera, personally chose Bismark to be a pa...Read on...

Posted on: December 15, 2014

Plano Centre Promotes New Director of Sales

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Plano Centre recently announced the promotion of Jessica Marbut from Sales Representative to Director of Sales.

Marbut has been with Plano Centre since October 2013. Prior to working at Plano Centre, she served as Catering Sales Manager at Ventana Inn ...Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2014

Plano, Texas Named Top 10 Southern City For Meetings

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When it comes to being the ultimate group and business meeting host, Plano, Texas, is one of the best in the South. That is the findings of the editors of ConventionSouth magazine, a national multimedia resource for planning events that are held within th...Read on...

Posted on: November 5, 2014

Plano Centre Earns ConventionSouth Magazine Readers’ Choice Award

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Plano Centre is one of the premier meeting and convention facilities in north Texas and has been honored with the Readers’ Choice Award from the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South. ...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2014

Kim Roberts Joins Plano Centre as Food & Beverage Manager

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Plano Centre is one of the largest meeting and convention facilities in north Texas. To accommodate the catering needs of a busy annual calendar of events, Plano Centre recently named Kim Roberts as its new Food & Beverage Manager.

Roberts brings...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2014

Plano Centre Ranked Among Largest Meeting & Convention Facilities in DFW

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The Dallas Business Journal ranked Plano Centre the 13th largest meeting and convention facility in DFW. The list, compiled based on total meeting and exhibition space, was published in the August 1, 2014 edition.

“It is a privilege to be among such f...Read on...

Posted on: May 8, 2014

Mark Jarrell Joins Plano Centre as General Manager

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Plano Centre is arguably one of the best meeting and event venues in the state of Texas and is now under the leadership of new general manager Mark Jarrell. The recent GM appointee joins Plano Centre from Fair Park in Dallas, where he served for nine year...Read on...

Posted on: November 8, 2013

Plano Centre Hires New Sales Representative

Plano Centre recently named Jessica Marbut as its new sales representative.

“We are excited to add Jessica to our sales team,” said Joyce Nissen, Plano Centre director of sales. “She has a strong background in sales in the event and tourism industry...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2013

Plano Centre Makes ConventionSouth Magazine 2014 List of 101 Largest Expo Halls in the South

The Editors of ConventionSouth magazine, a national multimedia resource for planning events that are held within the South, have officially announced their 2014 ranking of the “101 Largest Expo Halls in the South” and Plano Centre ranks at number 100.

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Posted on: July 15, 2013

Plano Centre Launches New, User-Friendly Website

Plano Centre is proud to announce the launch of their new and improved website, planocentre.com.

The new website has been in the works for almost a year and a lot of planning as gone into making sure its functionality is simple and easy to use.

“We ...Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2013

Plano Centre Receives Recognition As A Green Meetings Site By ConventionSouth

Plano Centre Receives Recognition As A Green Meetings Site By ConventionSouth

GULF SHORES, Ala.—It is with great honor that the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national
multimedia resource for planning events that are held within the So...Read on...

Posted on: March 13, 2013

Plano Centre Recognized by Sons of the American Revolution

Plano Centre Recognized by Sons of the American Revolution

PLANO, Texas - The Plano Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard chapter #37 presented Plano Centre staff members with a Certificate of Commendation for their exemplary flag displays on Eas...Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2013

Plano Centre Named Official Best Meeting & Event Venue

Plano Centre Named Official Best Meeting & Event Venue

PLANO, Texas – For the third year, Plano Centre has been awarded the Official Best Meeting and Event Venue in Texas by The Official Best Of.

The Official Best Of TV segment will air locally...Read on...