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Apr 16

2017

Denton VR Shines at Texas Travel Fair

A few weeks ago, Denton Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) staff members were part of a multi-member team exhibiting at SXSW Interactive (SXSWi). There, we employed cutting-edge technology to virtually whisk that global audience to Denton where they experienced the essence of our city. The destination marketing industry as a whole is only just awakening […]

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Apr 03

2017

#Dentoning this week – April 3, 2017

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, APRIL 3RD DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

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Apr 02

2017

CVB team grows to bring conventions to Denton

I am often surprised by what people do not know. I spoke to a class of some 40 hospitality students last week on the topic of tourism as an economic development tool. Many had questions, but the one several wanted to know was, “What is under construction near the hospital?” I wonder if others are […]

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Mar 19

2017

SXSWi Visits Denton Via Virtual Reality

“My company is based in Austin,” the lady explained. “I’m looking to open a second office in the DFW area.” She explained that her employees thrive most in a creative environment where working, living and playing can happen in the same, walkable area. “Is Denton like that?” she asked “Visit and see for yourself right […]

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Mar 05

2017

Denton County Day at State Capitol

Texans are renowned for fierce love and devotion to our state. That is one of the reasons Denton County Day was extra special for the 175 Denton County delegates this year. Texas turned 181 years old this past Thursday, and we spent Texas’ birthday eve walking the corridors of our beautiful state capitol. Denton Chamber […]

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Feb 26

2017

Life’s Better in a State of Travel

“Life’s Better in a State of Travel.” This is the Texas Travel Industry Association’s (TTIA) brand tagline. My focus typically hones in on our Denton Original Independent brand, and the facets that make it so successful in the marketplace from the essence it conveys to delivering on the promise it represents. The “Life’s Better” brand […]

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Jan 23

2017

#Dentoning this week – January 23, 2017

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, JANUARY 23RD DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning Jason Reimer […]

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Oct 24

2016

#Dentoning this week – October 24, 2016

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, OCTOBER 24TH DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Ritchy Flo Live Interview ART EXHIBITS Heroes […]

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Oct 23

2016

This Week in Denton – Business in the Front, Party in the Back

Remember the mullet?  The “business in the front and party in the back” hairstyle sported a short, professional cut in front trailed by long locks over the collar in back. This week, dentoning looks something like a mullet head. It starts with business on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at UNT’s Gateway Center […]

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Oct 07

2016

Denton Earns Gold Ranking in Prominent Scenic City Certification

On Thursday, Oct. 6, City of Denton officials – including Council Members Dalton Gregory and Keely Briggs, as well as City staff – were presented with Denton’s new Gold-level Scenic City Certification during a reception at the Texas Municipal League annual conference in Austin. Denton is one of 23 cities in the state to earn […]

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