Central Texas

Hello! Texas Destination Management

Not only is Austin the state capital of Texas, it’s also the “Live Music Capital of the World”! With countless music venues and as host of the South by Southwest festival, it’s no wonder that both up-and-coming and established acts play here. The city loves its food trucks, so much so that food truck trailer parks are a pretty regular sight (and we can wrangle a few together for you, too!) If you’re looking for something elegant, no place wows like The Driskill—the glamorous crown jewel of Texas that’s welcomed the likes of Bill Clinton, Bob Dylan, and Sandra Bullock.

Just 80 miles down the road is the fine city of San Antonio. A vibrant Southwestern community rich in history, it was founded in 1718 as a Spanish mission but has evolved to become a treasured cultural hotspot. Great Tex-Mex food, a thriving music scene, the historic Alamo, and the world-famous Riverwalk are just a few things that make this destination a fabulous location to host an event. The hospitality? It’s almost as big as the restaurant portions!

Whether your guests want to strap on some boots or their most stylish stilettos, Hello! Texas will show them everything these eccentric and enchanting cities have to offer. Just say Hello!.

  • images/destinations/icon/arizona Created with Sketch. Austin
  • images/destinations/icon/arizona Created with Sketch. San Antonio

Stroll down San Antonio’s colorful Riverwalk, meander along the Driftwood Wine Trail, or go off-road on an ATV through Hill Country.


With amazing food, quirky street art, a laid-back vibe, and friendly locals, the city lives up to its motto to “Keep Austin Weird”.  It’s what makes the city so darn lovable!


Austin has become a hotbed for technology, startups, and innovation. There are so many tech companies that Austin has been nicknamed “Silicon Hills.”


Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)

San Antonio International Airport (SAT)

General Manager
Hello! Texas - Central
Hello! Texas Destination Management
5316 W US Hwy 290 Service Rd
Suite 360
Austin, TX 78735
Phone:  512.346.7304
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With over 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Lauren Kelly's creative spark, outgoing nature, and calm demeanor allow her to shine even under pressure. As a destination management professional, her industry experience, attention to detail, and outside the box thinking allow Lauren to curate seamless and unforgettable experiences. Lauren's leadership style is marked by collaboration and support. By empowering her colleagues, Lauren creates a harmonious work environment that delivers exceptional results. Beyond her professional achievements, Lauren is passionate about community service. She volunteers at animal shelters, channeling her love for animals into meaningful contributions. During her downtime, she enjoys the company of her rescue pup, Sturgill, who has become a cherished companion. Get ready to be captivated as Lauren and her team transform your vision into an extraordinary reality.



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Multi-national Workforce Management Company
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American Worldwide Clothing Retailer
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Major Professional Sports League
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Insurance Company
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