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Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center

The Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center is an SMG-Managed facility, and a partnership between the communities of Midland, Odessa, and the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. Established to develop a national venue for the performing arts in West Texas, the facility was completed in 2011.

Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center

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If you would like information on hosting your event at the Wagner Noël please contact us at our office.

  • State of the Art Facility

  • Stunning Performances

  • 1827 Patron Seating Capacity

Marriott Hotel &                Conference Center

The brand-new Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center will become the new focal point of Downtown Odessa. Inspired by the rich oil and mineral history and taking a cue from the Odessa landscape, the interior design combines natural woods with elegant stone elements creating a sophisticated look. Located only 11 miles from Midland International Airport, this Ruggedly refined hotel is a stylish modern Western dreamscape offering world-class rooms and an expansive conference center built for discerning business and leisure travelers alike.


Meeting Planner Raves!


"I cannot thank you all enough! The conference would not have been a success without the team at Discover Odessa! I will forever speak highly of Amanda and the team at Discover Odessa!"

- Tara Webb, Texas Association for Literacy Education. 2020 Conference

Texas Association for Literacy Educators
FCCLA 2019

“These jackrabbits are so cute,” and “ I love this briefcase” were just a few of many praises I heard of the bags full of incredible items. The gifts were the cherry on top of an amazing conference! Your financial
donation was greatly appreciated as well, we couldn’t make a difference through this conference without you. Thank you for giving us a little more insight on Odessa and for making the conference so incredible."

-Sarah Harbison, Texas Association, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). 2019 Conference


"Thanks to Discover Odessa for hosting the reception for our Leadership TASB session in Odessa!"

- Ann Heuberger, Texas Association of School Boards. 2018 Conference


"Thank you for your support of Region 18's Summer Literacy Academy. Discover Odessa's donation of tote bags, pencils, and notepads were greatly appreciated by the 180+ teachers who attended the two day conference. Thanks for helping us make a positive impact on literacy instruction in West Texas!"

-Tracy Harper, Region 18 ESC. 2016 Meeting