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August 2018 brings POP Cats 2018, AGC Conference, City-Wide Garage Sale, and more to the Palmer Events Center

August 1, 2018

2018 Bridal Extravaganza

Summer is quickly turning to fall, and for the Palmer Events Center (PEC) there is no slowing down! Many different events will keep the facility busy throughout the month of August.

Several consumer shows are part of the PEC schedule in August. The Austin Independent School District will host the 2018 AISD Back to School Bash at the PEC on August 4 (www.austinisd.org); City Wide Garage Sale LLC will present their 2018 City-Wide Garage Sale on August 18 and August 19 (www.cwgs.com); and Le Garage Sale will host their 2018 Le Garage Boutique Sale on August 25 and August 26 (www.legaragesale.net).

One conference is on the books at the PEC in August – the Community Association Institute of the Austin Area will host the 2018 CAI Austin Conference and Expo on August 16. For more information, go to www.caiaustin.org.

One sporting event calls the Palmer Events Center home in August – Texas Roller Derby action returns on August 18. Go to www.txrd.com for more information.

Other events at the PEC in August are the AlphaGraphics 2018 Technology Expo on August 2 and August 3. Go to www.alphagraphics.com for more details. In addition, the Christian Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses will hold their 2018 Christian Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses Convention from August 10 through August 12 (www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/conventions/); Texas Weddings LTD will convene the 2018 August Exhibitor Meeting on August 14 (www.austinweddings.com); the Associated General Contractors of Texas (AGC) will host the AGC of Texas 2018 Executive Safety Conference on August 22 (www.agctx.org); the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) will host their AAHOA 2018 South Central Texas Regional Meeting on August 23 (www.aahoa.com); and Doodles Productions, LLC will present POP Cats 2018 on August 25 and August 26 (www.popcats.org).

Over 80 percent of the scheduled events represent repeat business – reinforcing the Palmer Events Center’s reputation as a dynamic meetings facility.

Looking ahead to September, there are 16 total events booked at the Palmer Events Center.

Nearly 3 million people have attended 1,000+ events at the 131,000-square foot Palmer Events Center since it opened in 2002. Events at both the Convention Center and the Palmer Events Center and their websites can be accessed at www.austinconventioncenter.com.

For more information, contact:
Terri McBride, Public Information and Marketing Manager, Palmer Events Center
(512) 404-4020 or terri.mcbride@austintexas.gov