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     Industry Awards
                          National Prime Site Award Winner
                          14th Consecutive Year
                          Presented by Facilities & Destinations magazine
                          Award-winning North American convention facilities are selected by meeting industry executives
                          directly involved in site selection, i.e. association executives, meeting planners, and tradeshow

                          Readers’ Choice Award - Best Convention Center 2009
                          Presented by Texas Meetings & Events magazine
                          The facility took home the award for Best Convention Center in the Southern Texas Region. The
                          “Best Of” awards are designed to honor the cream of the crop in the regional meetings and events
                          industry. Winners are determined solely by the readers who vote on the best meeting and event
                          companies in multiple categories.

                          2009 Readers Choice Awards
                          Presented by Convention South magazine
                          Nominated by meeting planners and awarded to meeting sites that display exemplary creativity and

                          Planners’ Choice Award Winner
                          1999 to Present
                          Presented by Meeting News magazine
                          Recognizes convention centers that deliver the highest levels of service, accommodations and meet-
     	          	         ing	facilities.		Criteria	includes	helpfulness	and	efficiency	of	on-site	staff,	design	and	quality	of	exhibit	
                          space and rooms, food service, and location.

                          2006 Affordable City
                          Presented by EXPO magazine
                          EXPO, with the help of PKF Consulting, lists 25 bargain destinations that offer substantial exhibit
                          space and alluring cost savings (determined by combining average daily hotel room rates and federal
                          per diem rates).

     Austin Awards
                          2006 Austin Best Real Estate Award
                          Presented by Austin Business Journal
                          For Convention Center 5th Street Parking Garage

                          2001 Austin IMPACT Award
                          Presented by Downtown Austin Alliance
                          Awarded to those making an impact on downtown Austin

                          1996 Austin Commercial Real Estate’s Public Sector Winner
                          ACRES award presented to the business whose design, construction or use of commercial real es-
     	          	         tate	has	made	a	valuable	contribution	to	the	quality	of	urban	living.	

                          1995 Government Beautification Award
                          Presented by Keep Austin Beautiful

     Design Awards (1992-1993)
                          Design Awards
                                  Presented by Associated Builders and Contractors
                                  “Top Notch in Texas” Award presented by Agent & Manager magazine
                                  Presented by Texas Society of Architects (featured in Texas Architect magazine)
                                  Presented by Progressive Architecture magazine (featured in magazine)
                                  Presented by Austin Chapter/AIA
                                                                                                                                 Updated January 2010

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