Why Frisco

From several professional sports teams and 9 million square feet of retail space to over 3,750 hotel rooms and 277,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, Frisco, Texas is the best place to host your next social event, group gathering, meeting or conference. But don't just take our word for it. Check out below why meeting planners across the country choose Frisco as their meeting location.

 

"Working with Visit Frisco to book 17 hotels for a citywide convention was a breeze! First Class accommodations, upscale dining experiences along with unique venues makes Frisco one of the best places to do business." 

Tim Lamont, Lamont Associates


"We love hosting our events in Frisco. It is such a great community and all the staff we have worked with are beyond accommodating. Not only are the hotels beautiful and well kept but there are several cute restaurants and shops nearby."

Katie Pharr, TCCTA


"Frisco is the perfect location for our event. Well appointed connected hotel and convention center. The hotel staff and Visit Frisco have been like family to us over the last 6 years. The Visit Frisco team provides hands on help in marketing channels, registration and working with the city on convention related issues and promotions. There are still places to park for free around the convention center and plenty of food/shopping options close by." 

Paul McKinney, Pin Events, LLC


"The Visit Frisco staff was great to work with and very helpful all along the way in enlisting hotels, checking in on us, and following through to the end. We could not have asked for more."

Thomas Keown, Arrowhead Conferences and Events


"The 2019 TVMA Annual Conference and Expo is a wrap! Our conference saw attendance growth of 12% and our leadership couldn't be happier. The staff at Visit Frisco was an incredible resource during the planning process. We sincerely appreciate their commitment to making our conference a huge success." 

Ellen Forsythe, Texas Veterinary Medical Association


"Visit Frisco really went above and beyond to help make our experience for our event exceptional. They were there every step of the way and were always willing to help with any questions I had." 

Leandra Price, Andrews Research & Education Foundation

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Christina Decker Director of Sales & Services

  • Q: How long have you worked in the industry? Just about 26 years. Q: What do you love most about your job? I love to help people. I find out the needs of our clients and find them a place or solution. Q: What would you tell a meeting planner/sports event rights holder/visitor that is considering Frisco? Frisco is the best place to have a meeting because we are centrally located - only 25 minutes from both airports. Frisco has top notch, beautiful hotels and unique venues. Along with our outstanding customer service and our city support, Frisco is the perfect place for any meeting. Q: What is your favorite Frisco attraction, and why? KidZania! I love that we currently have the only one in the US. I like the concept and how children can learn the responsibility of what it is like to be an adult while having fun. I love talking about KidZania to clients. They are so fascinated, especially when they actually get to visit it. Q. What is your favorite Frisco restaurant and your go-to dish to order there? My all-time favorite place is Eight 11 – I have to order the Jalapeno Popper Pizza, which is worth every carb. I love the wine flights they offer and the variety of wines they have on the menu. We love sitting on the patio, enjoying the eat and drinks, and listening to live music. Q. Where is the first place you take your friends and family from out of town when they visit Frisco? If they aren’t from Texas I have to take them to Babe’s! Otherwise I would take them to Eight 11 unless it’s Friday night I have to take them to Cantina Laredo for their yummy margs – it’s what I do every Friday night in Frisco! Q. What’s your favorite place to shop in Frisco? Painted Tree - they have so many unique finds for home and fashion! Q. Describe your Frisco in 3 words? Unique, friendly and fun. Q. What is your go-to sweet treat? Rare Books Bar for their delicious cakes by the slice – I love to order a variety to share! Q. What is your go-to happy hour drink? When I’m not at Cantina Laredo I have a specialty cocktail at Bottle in Bond (bartenders’ choice)! Q. Where would someone most likely find you on the weekend? At Frisco Fresh Market supporting local vendors with the most delicious food, fruits and unique gifts. Or I’m enjoying the sunshine at my pool! Q. Where is one of your favorite travel destinations in the world? Germany - it’s my husband’s home country. I’ve eaten and drank my way through the entire country. Q. Describe who you are in 140 characters or less. I am passionate about Frisco and the hospitality industry. I like to inspire others to do good and be good, by leading by the example. I believe if you have a good attitude, you can do great things no matter what the situation. I am a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and love to spend time with my family. Q. Fun fact about you? I have a dog (Chihuahua mix) named Jäger.

LaChelle Evans, CSEE, CTA National Sales Manager

  • Q: How long have you worked in the industry? Overall 30+ years! Q: What do you love most about your job? Meeting people and building lasting relationships and partnerships. Q: What would you tell a meeting planner/sports event rights holder/visitor that is considering Frisco? That it’s a thriving, growing city, with lots to do in such a small radius! I talk about all of the one-of-a-kind venues we have, and I share that it’s safe, family oriented and how well the city departments work together, because they understand the importance of tourism. Q: What is your favorite Frisco attraction, and why? The Star – I’m a huge Cowboys fan! Q. What is your favorite Frisco restaurant and your go-to dish to order there? Perry’s Steakhouse – There are way too many good dishes to pick just one. Q. Where is the first place you take your friends and family from out of town when they visit Frisco? The Star or Riders Field. Q. What’s your favorite secret spot in Frisco? The Parlour Social Lounge Bar and Bistro, located inside Hotel Indigo is one of my favorite spots. Great drinks and Chef Neal cooks amazing dishes you have to try. Q. What’s your favorite place to shop in Frisco? The many great boutiques and shops in Frisco. Q. Describe your Frisco in 3 words? Safe, exciting and fun. Q. What is your go-to sweet treat? Candy and ice cream. Q. What is your go-to happy hour drink? Peachy Glenn at Perry’s Steakhouse Q. Where would someone most likely find you on the weekend? Relaxing at home Q. Where is one of your favorite travel destinations in the world? Wichita, Kansas which is home and where I spend time with my mom. Q. Describe who you are in 140 characters or less: I’ve worked in hospitality over 30 years, so I guess that’s who I am. I have a knack for creating special moments and delivering meaningful experiences, but more importantly, I enjoy it! My daughter Tiffany is my daily source of pride, and I live my best life among my family and friends. I also enjoy traveling to exotic destinations such as Trinidad and Barcelona, with my sights set on Fiji! Q. Fun fact about you? I love groupon-ing.

Jennifer Brown Sales Manager

  • Q: How long have you worked in the industry? I’ve loved it for a long time! Q: What do you love most about your job? Meeting new clients and engaging them in the Frisco story. Helping make an impact in our local economy. Q: What would you tell a meeting planner that is considering Frisco? Frisco is a small, friendly city with big city amenities to enjoy. Q: What is your favorite Frisco attraction, and why? Our local restaurants are my favorite attraction. Enticing food and beverages live here! Q. What is your favorite Frisco restaurant and your go-to dish to order there? My current favorite is Torchy’s Tacos. Their queso is ridiculous and my go-to taco is the brushfire (no diablo sauce). Q. Where is the first place you take your friends and family from out of town when they visit Frisco? Torchy’s Tacos! Insider’s tip: sit at the bar and they’ll serve you there. Q. What’s your favorite secret spot in Frisco? Driving on County Road 68, between Coit and Independence. It’s literally a tree-covered country road, one block north of 121! Q. What’s your favorite place to shop in Frisco? Dillards at Stonebriar Centre. Q. Describe your Frisco in 3 words? Best city ever. Q. What is your go-to sweet treat? Andy’s Frozen Custard - Snowmonster with marshmallow concrete. Q. What is your go-to happy hour drink? Tall vodka soda with lime. Q. Where would someone most likely find you on the weekend? Gardening in my yard. Q. Where is one of your favorite travel destinations in the world? Barcelona Q. Describe who you are in 140 characters or less. I’m always pushing to be the best version of myself, focused on what I ‘get’ to do each day! Q. Fun fact about you? My low-key obsessions: the great people in my life, my yard and garden, and making craft cocktails.