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Dallas, TX

Hot summers and mild winters, world-class entertainment and restaurants, and that famous Southern charm make Dallas, Texas a popular destination for millions of travelers, including business travelers. Dallas is one of the country’s most popular convention destinations. Excellent public transport and a long list of convention and meeting venues make it a great city for business travel.

Among the most extensive convention venues is the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, with well over 1 million square feet of event and meeting space. Gilley’s Dallas offers over 90,000 square feet of event and party space, and hotels of all sizes add to the city’s available options.

Planning an industry or corporate event is a big job, one that takes a lot of time to pull off. Why not let ProGlobalEvents take over? Our expert team can design, plan, and produce your next event from start to finish, ensuring it’s a success. For all corporate and industry events, including trade shows, exhibitions, product launches, and more in Dallas, TX, call ProGlobalEvents.

Need help planning your Dallas event? We’re here to help.

ProGlobalEvents offers a full range of event services including design, planning, rentals, vendor & audience management, and post-event analysis. We’ll work hard to create a seamless event experience that’s exciting, engaging, and valuable for guests and attendees.

Event Resources

Dallas Event Services

ProGlobalEvents offers expert help at every stage of the event-planning process. We can help you:

  • Pick the perfect theme
  • Find sponsors or vendors
  • Choose a venue
  • Design engaging graphics and experience

As a full-service event management team, we can manage the entire event from start to finish and perform a post-event analysis too.

Event Design

Looking for something extra-special for your corporate event or exhibition in Dallas? Our talented designers are ready to create an engaging event experience for your attendees or guests. From choosing an event theme to designing graphics, media content, and marketing materials, we can handle it all—and make your event amazing.

Event Planning

Event planning is a team effort, where the talents of many people combine to give great results. The ProGlobalEvents team can handle every detail of event planning, from finding the perfect venue and sponsors to choosing appropriate vendors, accommodation, and service providers. We offer a full range of planning services.

Event Management

Once the event starts, the focus shifts from planning to management, and the ProGlobalEvents team excels here too! We’ll be on-site and on-call during the entire event to make sure it proceeds as planned and ensure any problems are taken care of with minimal disruption.

Exhibit Production and Activation

As event-planning and management experts, we really do cover everything! ProGlobalEvents has access to a 65,000-square-foot exhibit production facility and a 64,000 square-foot storage warehouse. We can:

  • Arrange for exhibit design and manufacture
  • Provide rental exhibits
  • Arrange for storage and shipping
  • Oversee installation and tear-down for the event

Virtual Events

Whether you’re converting a live Dallas, TX event into the online environment or are starting a virtual event from scratch, there’s just as much work to do as any other kind of event. Fortunately, ProGlobalEvents isn’t only a live event expert, we’re experienced when it comes to virtual events too. From planning the event to securing virtual sponsors, vendors, or exhibitors, from creating a theme to designing graphics and AV content, our industry knowledge serves us equally well online as in the world of live Dallas events.

ProGlobalEvents is a full-service virtual event management company, and we can put together a virtual event you’ll be proud of. We’re happy to provide partial service too. If there are certain things you prefer to manage yourself, feel free to hand the reins over to us for everything else.

Post-Event Analysis

How do you measure the success of a corporate event or exhibition? It’s more than the number of people who show up. It’s also about how the day measures up to your goals. ProGlobalEvents offers a full range of post-event analysis services, including data collection and review, financial review, and more. A thorough analysis can help you figure out what worked and what didn’t and help you make your next event even better.

ProGlobalEvents Provides the Expertise You Need to Ensure Success

Planning even a small event is a big job, and it helps to have a great team on your side. Whether you need expert design or the help of event planners, or a full team to manage the whole job, ProGlobalEvents are that team. Call us today!

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Dallas Event Resources

Dallas Convention & Visitor Bureau

Cityplace Events

Cityplace Events offers more than 40,000 square feet of event space, including meeting rooms, an amphitheater, and several beautiful spaces for corporate functions. Small boardrooms provide space for intimate discussions, with a total capacity of 40 people. The JCT Amphitheater seats 300 and is well-equipped for seminars, presentations, and training sessions. The 350-person ballroom and 300-capacity club room are ideal for receptions, banquets, and parties, while the atrium provides a unique and special backdrop for product launches and other high-energy functions.

Gilley’s Dallas

Gilley’s is a massive, multi-use venue of more than 92,000 square feet, with 8 different rooms, each designed in its own unique way. The rooms range in size from the Pasadena Room, with a maximum capacity of 150, to the South Side Ballroom, 23,000 square feet in size with a 3,500-person capacity. In total, the 8 rooms can accommodate over 10,000 people, making this a great option for large-scale Dallas corporate events. Gilley’s can host conventions, trade shows, banquets, meetings, product launches, company parties, and more.

Fair Park

Home to the famous Dallas State Fair and a former world fair site, Fair Park comprises a number of different venues and spaces on 277 acres east of downtown Dallas. The park receives more than 7 million visitors every year! There are more than a dozen separate event spaces available, including over 200,000 square feet of exhibition and multi-use space. Fair Park is often host to exhibitions, trade shows, conventions, conferences, and seminars and meetings.

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

Also known simply as the Dallas Convention Center, this expansive venue offers more than 1.3 million square feet of meeting and event space, including:

  • 1 million square feet of exhibit space
  • 88 meeting rooms
  • Outdoor spaces
  • A 10,000-person arena

Although the convention center has a huge capacity suitable for the very largest trade shows, exhibitions, and conventions, it also offers smaller rooms for more intimate gatherings of as few as 20 people. Meeting rooms are available in a range of sizes: up to 250 to 300 for the largest rooms and 430 to 675 for ballrooms.

Hyatt Regency® Dallas

With 1,120 guest rooms and over 160,000 square feet of event space, Hyatt Regency Dallas is one of the largest hotels in the city. A convenient downtown location near the convention center and many of the city’s attractions makes it a great option for a wide range of events. The hotel has 60 meeting rooms, including small, 8- to 20-person rooms perfect for exclusive meetings, and larger rooms to accommodate up to 1,000 people. The hotel also has a 30,000-square-foot ballroom and a grand hall of 39,000 square feet. The Hyatt Regency can work well as a venue for conferences, conventions, meetings, special corporate functions, and more.

Dallas Marriott City Center

Four-hundred and sixteen guest rooms and 20,000 square feet of event space provide a great mid-point between the largest 1,000-room hotels and the smaller, boutique-style accommodations of Dallas. The Marriott has 16 event spaces, with the largest able to hold up to 450 people. Rooms range in size from 350 square feet and a 12-person capacity up to 5,000 square feet and a 600-person capacity. The largest is the hotel ballroom, which can accommodate up to 1,000 people, and there’s also a spacious atrium of 10,000 square feet, with space for up to 600. Dallas Marriott City Center is a good option for meetings, seminars, and training events, as well as conferences and corporate events.

Omni® Dallas Hotel

With 1,001 guest rooms and 140,000 square feet of event space, Omni Dallas Hotel offers a wide range of facilities for conventions and conferences, meetings, seminars, training sessions, and corporate parties. Omni Dallas has a total of 41 meeting rooms in a range of sizes—from 20-person boardrooms to event rooms for 500 people or more. The largest is the 31,700-square-foot ballroom, which can accommodate 5,000 people. Omni Dallas is a great venue in its own right, but it also connects directly to Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center via skybridge, making it ideal accommodations for people attending events there.

Sheraton® Dallas Hotel

At 1,840 guest rooms, Sheraton Dallas still retains the top spot as the largest hotel in the city, and with 220,000 square feet of event space and 60 event rooms, it can almost be considered a convention center in its own right. The Sheraton actually has its own 11-room conference center in addition to its other meeting rooms. Rooms range from a 12-person capacity up to several hundred and can accommodate a range of uses. The largest is the 40,800-square-foot ballroom, which can hold up to 5,000 people. Sheraton Dallas is great for conferences and conventions of virtually any size!

Hotel ZaZa

With just 167 guest rooms and around 10,000 square feet of meeting space, Hotel ZaZa provides a more exclusive atmosphere than the larger hotels. The hotel has 7 meeting rooms and event spaces, including:

  • Boardrooms
  • Private meeting and dining rooms for up to 60
  • A poolside functions space
  • A ballroom with a 550-person capacity

This smaller venue is versatile, with possibilities for meetings and seminars, small conferences and training sessions, as well as product launches and holiday parties.

Upcoming Dallas Events

Jack Connolly

Executive Creative Director

As an experiential creative director, Jack prefers to draw outside the lines. He tells stories with original content and impactful design to ignite meaningful conversation.


Jack brings 20 years of event industry knowledge to ProGlobalEvents. He specializes in building live & virtual platforms for audiences to connect, engage and immerse themselves in the power of a shared experience. His skills range from ideation and concept development to defining an attendee journey through storytelling and design.

Jack understands the creative process is not linear, but a collaborative process between agency and client. He manages teams of designers and technology developers to pioneer impactful brand experiences. His diverse skillset and leadership ensure for award-winning results and memorable impressions.


In 2019, BizBash named Jack one of the top event designers in North America. SXSW awarded his work the “People’s Choice in Innovation” in 2021.

Jerome Nadel

Chief Marketing Officer

Jerome Nadel is Internationally experienced design-led marketing executive (CMO and GM) with a track record of improved market position, revenue growth, and M&A. He is an advance degreed psychologist and user experience product/service design expert, board member and advisor.


Prior to joining ProGlobalEvents |ProExhibits |XtendLive, he has had a variety of chief marketing officer and chief user experience officer roles at companies including Rambus, BrainChip, Human Factors International, SLP InfoWare, Gemplus, and Sagem. He started his career in the IBM Human Factors Labs.


He is also an avid cyclist with National and multiple California State Champion titles.

Ivan Fujihara

Chief Financial Officer

Ivan brings 25+ years in senior level management experience from a variety of technology industries.  His background includes accounting management, analytics and audit management for technology companies.  He has worked with companies such as THX, Ltd, Recruitology , Double Click, Creative Labs and more.  Ivan has also served on the board of Lincoln Families, a non-profit that supports East Bay children with the objective of disrupting the cycle of trauma and poverty.

Matt Rulis

Vice President of Sales

Matt is a marketing professional and has been managing marketing strategies, campaigns and environments for a diverse client base for over 15 years. From a service perspective, Matt and his team of Account Executives focus on fostering relationships to uphold a greater than 99% customer satisfaction rating year-over-year. Additionally, with extensive experience on the client-side of the industry, he understands that alignment between expectation and budget is paramount to a successful project. As a result, ProGlobalEvents' clients can expect a competitive advantage paired with top quality products and services. Matt is an avid fly-fisherman, enjoys most outdoor activities and is a true college football fanatic.

Tom Foley

VP of Operations

Heading the fabrication side of ProGlobalEvents is exhibit and event industry veteran, Tom Foley. For over 35 years he has been responsible for building amazing exhibits and environments for clients. Tom started out in the production area and has broad experience in project and operations management. He currently oversees production, warehouse, graphics and project management departments. Tom studied machine tool technology and welding before entering the industry. As a true "builder" he also enjoys restoring and modifying classic American cars.

Dick Wheeler


Dick serves as President of ProGlobalEvents and President of ProExhibits and is a board member of CEMA (Corporate Event Marketing Association). At ProExhibits he has been nationally recognized as an innovator and driving force in the fast-growing trade show exhibit and event industry. Under his leadership in 1997, the firm received INC magazine’s INC 500 award as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. His informative articles on developments and innovations in the trade show exhibit and event industry have appeared in national trade publications. Dick has a B.S. degree from Wittemore School of Business & Economics at the University of New Hampshire and has completed the Entrepreneurial Executive Leadership Program sponsored by MIT, YEO and INC. He is actively involved in Vistage, an interactive group of over 20,000 CEO’s and presidents worldwide and is a member of CEMA and EDPA.

Jody Tatro

Chief Executive Officer

In addition to being CEO of ProGlobalEvents, Jody is also the CEO of ProExhibits. With Jody at the helm, the company has been recognized repeatedly as one of the Top 50 Women Owned Businesses in Silicon Valley. She has set the outstanding client service standards for which the firm’s account management team is noted. Jody is a recipient of the YWCA’s Tribute to Women Award, the Junior League Community Volunteer Award and is listed in Who’s Who of Women in Business. Following her graduation from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, Jody held various sales positions in several technology companies.