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AUSTIN

AUSTIN

Stop in and stay awhile!

Looking for a trendier take on the Texas experience?  Austin is for you. You’ll find an abundance of vibrant and diverse entertainment and culture, inspiring cuisine (you might have heard of the BBQ here) and stunning outdoor settings.

With more than 250 live music venues, and a bevy of festivals, it is easy to understand why Austin has been nicknamed the “Live Music Capital of the World”.  You’re also sure to find unique shopping, amazing museums, micro-breweries galore, wineries, sporting activities, just to name a few.  Come and get your dose of all things Austin.

Destination Highlights

BIG CITY + SMALL TOWN HEART

Austin is a thriving, influential, progressive city set amid the Texas heartland. Influenced by music, high-tech and a unique enterprising spirit, it is the fastest growing city in the U.S.

"KEEP AUSTIN WEIRD"

The city's unofficial motto is a testament to the face that Austinites tend to think with an open mind, an open heart, and sport an air of tolerance. We like that.

ART SCENE

Austin is known for its creativity, and for good reason. In addition to its world-class museums, Austin is home to a myriad of artists whose work can be explored and appreciated across various platforms and venues.

AIR TRAVEL

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is just 11 miles from downtown Austin and welcomes non-stop flights from 80+ domestic and international cities.

Destination Highlights

BIG CITY + SMALL TOWN HEART

Austin is a thriving, influential, progressive city set amid the Texas heartland. Influenced by music, high-tech and a unique enterprising spirit, it is the fastest growing city in the U.S.

"KEEP AUSTIN WEIRD"

The city's unofficial motto is a testament to the face that Austinites tend to think with an open mind, an open heart, and sport an air of tolerance. We like that.

ART SCENE

Austin is known for its creativity, and for good reason. In addition to its world-class museums, Austin is home to a myriad of artists whose work can be explored and appreciated across various platforms and venues.

AIR TRAVEL

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is just 11 miles from downtown Austin and welcomes non-stop flights from 80+ domestic and international cities.

Leadership

Jeff Davis

Partner
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Jeff has over 20 years in the hospitality industry and a proven track record of selling, planning and executing comprehensive events. He began is career in the hotel industry where he orchestrated hundreds of special events and meetings. Before joining ACCESS, Jeff founded Outstanding Productions – one of the most successful DMCs in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. Jeff is one of the most enthusiastic people you’ll ever want to meet. He loves what he does and approaches the challenge of creating unique programs for each client as if each were the only one.

Patty Phelps

Vice President of Sales
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Patty practically grew up in the Destination Management Industry first having worked for her mother who established the second DMC in the country. She played a critical role in ACCESS Texas becoming the in-house DMC for the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, a position it has held proudly since 2004. Patty came to ACCESS Texas, the Destination Management Company, in 2001. Patty is a member of MPI, PCMA, SITE and ADME. In Dallas Patty was the Logistics chair for MPI PEC in Dallas in 2006, SITE Inspection Chair for PCMA in 2010 and was the Special Event Chair for ASAE in 2012. Patty is a devoted mother of three girls. She and her husband, Steve, are active in their daughters’ education and extracurricular activities which is why you will often find her on the soccer field.

CONTACT

111 Congress Ave.
Austin, Texas 78701
512.982.3626

Leadership

Jeff Davis

Partner
Read Bio
Jeff has over 20 years in the hospitality industry and a proven track record of selling, planning and executing comprehensive events. He began is career in the hotel industry where he orchestrated hundreds of special events and meetings. Before joining ACCESS, Jeff founded Outstanding Productions – one of the most successful DMCs in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. Jeff is one of the most enthusiastic people you’ll ever want to meet. He loves what he does and approaches the challenge of creating unique programs for each client as if each were the only one.

Patty Phelps

Vice President of Sales
Read Bio
Patty practically grew up in the Destination Management Industry first having worked for her mother who established the second DMC in the country. She played a critical role in ACCESS Texas becoming the in-house DMC for the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, a position it has held proudly since 2004. Patty came to ACCESS Texas, the Destination Management Company, in 2001. Patty is a member of MPI, PCMA, SITE and ADME. In Dallas Patty was the Logistics chair for MPI PEC in Dallas in 2006, SITE Inspection Chair for PCMA in 2010 and was the Special Event Chair for ASAE in 2012. Patty is a devoted mother of three girls. She and her husband, Steve, are active in their daughters’ education and extracurricular activities which is why you will often find her on the soccer field.

CONTACT

111 Congress Ave.
Austin, Texas 78701
512.982.3626

The ACCESS 5-Star Experience

We understand how much is how much is riding on your program, and choosing the right DMC partner is critical to the overall success of your event. We survey every single one of our clients, and each year over 600 planners give ACCESS a perfect 5-star rating. 

The ACCESS 5-Star Experience

We understand how much is how much is riding on your program, and choosing the right DMC partner is critical to the overall success of your event. We survey every single one of our clients, and each year over 600 planners give ACCESS a perfect 5-star rating. 

Awards & Accreditations

Ready to create an experience together?

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