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Esports Stadium Arlington Debuts as Esports’ Largest Venue in North America

Esports Stadium Arlington, the largest gaming and esports events facility in North America, celebrates its grand opening with FACEIT’s Esports Championship Series Season 6 Finals. This $750,000 prize pool tournament, scheduled to coincide with Thanksgiving Weekend, offers esports enthusiasts a new fan experience to complement the iconic football festivities of…

Spence Vs. Garcia Fight Announced for March 16, 2019, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington

FOX Sports and Premier Boxing Champions today announced eight televised world title fights in the first three months of a new deal, featuring eight world champions and more than two dozen of the world’s best boxers going toe-to-toe. The schedule includes the blockbuster showdown between welterweight champ Errol Spence Jr.…

Global Entrepreneurship Week Offers Workshops, Discussions and Networking

Global Entrepreneurship Week is back after a five-year hiatus. The week, which begins Thursday, Nov. 8 and concludes Friday, Nov. 16, inspires, connects and engages the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the North Texas region and across the world. Each November, Global Entrepreneurship Week reaches millions of people of all ages and backgrounds…

Bell Unveils Expanded Flight Research Center in Arlington

City and community leaders had the opportunity to see the experimental Bell V-280 Valor aircraft in action during a ceremony Thursday to celebrate the company’s expanded Flight Research Center in south Arlington. This state-of-the-art facility near the Arlington Municipal Airport houses many of the company’s newest technology and innovations, including the Bell V-280…

2018 NFL Draft Generates Record $125.2 Million in Economic Impact for Region

The first NFL Draft hosted at an NFL stadium proved to be a rousing success in both economic impact and attendance as the 2018 NFL Draft held April 26-28 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington posted record numbers. According to the economic impact report compiled by VisitDallas, utilizing Destinations International’s economic impact…

General Motors Arlington Assembly to Run on 100 Percent Clean Wind Energy

General Motors Arlington Assembly has earned a spot on the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Top 100 List of the largest green power users, the company announced this week. The plant’s No. 76 ranking in the Green Power Partnership recognizes GM’s efforts to power all its global facilities with 100…

L3 Technologies Unveils Newly Expanded Pilot Training Center in Arlington

L3 Technologies’ newly expanded multi-purpose training center in Arlington provides world-leading simulation and instruction for both military and commercial pilots and state-of-the-art classroom facilities. The multi-purpose training center expansion added approximately 40,000 square feet, more than doubling the size of the high bay facility at the L3 Arlington facility. The new facilities…

Globe Life Field Construction: 12 Months Down, 18 to Go

One year ago, Rangers representatives joined the City of Arlington and MLB Commissioner Robert Manfred to break ground on the future home of the Texas Rangers. In the 12 months since the groundbreaking, the site has been transformed from a parking lot into the shell of the future home of…

Inaugural Event Announced for Esports Stadium Arlington

The Season 6 Finals of FACEIT’s Esports Championship Series (ECS) has been announced as the inaugural event to be hosted at Esports Stadium Arlington, the largest esports arena in North America. The four-day Esports Championship Series Season 6 Finals, scheduled from Nov. 22-25, will see the world’s top Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) teams…

‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter: Texas Live! Wowing Visitors

Thousands turned out this summer for the grand opening of Texas Live!, a dream years in the making for Arlington’s already vibrant Entertainment District. In addition to the new world-class dining, entertainment and hospitality district, the City also recently celebrated the opening of a Duluth Trading Company retail store off Interstate…