About


The Waco Convention Center serves as the premier meeting and event facility for Central Texas. The Waco Convention Center is a department of the City of Waco. The staff also manages the Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau; the official destination marketing organization for the Waco area.

History

The Waco Convention Center was built in 1972 and expanded in the late 1980’s to include the 15,000 sq. ft. McLennan Hall. In July 2012, the Waco Convention Center completed a three year, $17.5 million renovation, adding over 25,000 sq. ft. and increasing the total square footage to 144,000 sq. ft.

Staff

Toll-free Phone: 800/321-9226
Direct: 254/750-5810

Administration and Marketing:


Todd Bertka
Waco Convention Center
& Visitors Bureau Director
Email Todd

Felicia Taylor
Business Manager
Email Felicia

Maria Larsen
Customer Service
Representative
Email Maria

Carla Pendergraft
Director of Marketing
Email Carla

Sales & Service:


Rhonda Sullivan, CMP
Director of Sales
& Catering
Email Rhonda
mandy
Mandy Spikes
Convention Sales &
Service Manager
Email Mandy
sandi
Sandra Lane, CMP
Sales & Service
Local/Corporate
Email Sandra
Jason
Jason Elliott
Sales & Service
Sports
Email Jason
Melinda
Melinda Adams
Sales & Service
SMERF/Association
Email Melinda

Caelie Carolina Aguilar
Sales & Service
Weddings/Social
Email Caelie Carolina

Food & Beverage:

Jennifer
Jennifer Batey
Banquet Manager
Email Jennifer

Austin Johnson
Catering Assistant

Facility Operations:

Chris Farmer
Operations Coordinator
Email Chris

Tourism & Waco Tourist Information Center

106 Texas Ranger Trail, Waco, Texas 76706
Located at I-35 & University Parks Drive
Exit 335B from IH-35; follow the signs
Mailing address: PO Box 2570, Waco, Texas 76712-2570
Phone: (254) 750-8696 or (800) 922-6386;  Fax: (254) 750-1694
wacoheartoftexas.com
 

Susan Morton
Tourism Sales Manager
254-750-8610
Email Susan

Melissa Wiegel
Lead Tourism Counselor
254-750-8697
Email Melissa 
Aubrey Pruitt
Tourism Counselor
254-750-8696
Email Aubrey

Barbara Kinsey
Tourism Counselor – Part-time
254-750-8696
Email Barbara