Texas Family Business of the Year

Banquet Information

Texas Family Business of the Year

2019 Texas Family Business of the Year Awards

November 8, 2019
Meyer Conference Center
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation
Waco, Texas 76706

Celebrating Family Business

5:45 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner
7:15 p.m. Presentation of Awards

Individual Registration $75. Contact Linda Ramirez at (254) 710-4157.

30th Anniversary Texas Family Business Tour of Waco
November 8, 2019, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Waco Tours (THE tour company in Waco) will be providing an exciting tour experience including Magnolia Silos, the "Fixer-Upper" houses and all things Waco prior to our Awards Banquet. Each of our finalists will find a card tucked in with the invitation to the Awards good for two free seats on Waco Tours' beautiful Mercedes Vans for two hours of fun, history and sight seeing with a Waco Tour Guide on each bus. The tours will depart at 2:00 p.m. and return in time to get you to your hotel to freshen up or just get you back to the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation in time for the reception and awards banquet. If your group needs additional tickets, they are available at a cost of $60 (a $20 discount from individual tour prices). However, we could only reserve 4 vans so seats are limited. The 30th Anniversary Tour is sponsored by Baylor University and the Institute for Family Business. We ask that you contact Linda at 254-710-4157 or email Linda_Ramirez@Baylor.edu to reserve your free seats and make arrangements for any additional seats you may need as soon as possible.

Travel Arrangements

Baylor University has negotiated a block of rooms at special rates at the following Hotels:

A block of double queen rooms is being held at the Hilton Waco, 113 South University Parks Drive. Located across the street from beautiful Indian Springs Park and only a few blocks from the Baylor campus. Phone 254-752-8685 to make your reservations. The special rate is $129 per night. Be sure to identify yourself as a Texas Family Business of the Year honoree. Room charges are to be paid by the hotel guests.

Special rates for Texas Family Business of the Year attendees are available at the following hotels but no block of rooms is being held. Please be sure to indicate that you are attending Texas Family Business of the Year at Baylor University and request the Baylor rate.

Hampton Inn & Suites Waco-South, 2501 Market Place Dr., Waco, Tx 76711 is offering our Texas Family Business guests a "Baylor School Rate" of $109 for a standard room. Please call the hotel directly, (855-680-3239) and ask for the Baylor School rate, corporate ID:0002643642 or make you reservations online by typing in the same corporate ID number.

Homewood Suites by Hilton, 5620 Legend Lake Parkway, in the Legends Crossing development, is offering those who plan to stay both Friday and Saturday night a special "Baylor Rate" of $149 per night.
The phone number there is (254) 644-4663. A limited number of rooms are available at this special rate. You must identify yourself as a Texas Family Business of the Year Honoree.

Hotel Indigo-Waco/Baylor, a boutique hotel in downtown, is offering Texas Family Business honorees a special rate of $169.99. Reservations must be made early by calling 254-754-7000 and identifying yourself as a Texas Family Business of the Year honoree.

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