ABA—Welcome to Dallas!
The Dallas Bar Association welcomes the American Bar Association to our city for its Midyear Meeting, February 6-12, 2013.
Whether you are here enjoying the ABA’s various CLE programs or here for the meetings of the National Conference of Bar Executives, National Conference of Bar Presidents, a Section meeting or the House of Delegates meeting, please take time to enjoy our city.
Dallas has a population of 1.2 million and is growing rapidly with $15 billion in new development underway. The Dallas area is home to 24 Fortune 500 companies and is the Number 1 visitor destination in Texas because we have something to offer everyone.
The Dallas Bar headquarters, the historic Belo Mansion and Pavilion, located at 2101 Ross Avenue in the heart of the Dallas Arts District is just a short distance from all the downtown hotels. A buffet lunch is open to all ABA members and guests each day.
The Dallas Arts District is largest urban arts district in the nation. We hope that you will plan to visit the Perot Museum of Natural History, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Nasher Sculpture Garden, the Winspear Opera House and the Meyerson Symphony Center.
And the restaurants—what an exciting time to be in Dallas. The DFW-area has acquired an A-list line-up of recognized top chefs. A restaurant guide can be found at www.dallasbar.org. It was prepared by the Dallas Bar Association staff and contains the names world-renowned chefs and restaurants as well as down-home restaurants that we hope you will visit.
Dallas is a sports-lovers dream with five professional franchises and ranked America’s Best Sports City. Visit the Dallas Cowboys Stadium; see the Dallas Stars play hockey or the Dallas Mavericks play basketball at American Airlines Center.
Explore some of the best shopping in the southwest in Downtown, Uptown, NorthPark and Highland Park Village. Cutting edge art galleries can be found in the Design District. And, for a birds-eye view of the city, take an elevator to the top of the Reunion Tower for one of the best views in town and one of the most beautiful skylines in the country.
No matter what you do, enjoy your stay and welcome to Big D!