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About San Antonio

AlamoTourist Attraction

Known for its mix of culture and fun, San Antonio is home to the two most popular tourist attractions in Texas: the Alamo and the River Walk. The third-fastest growing city in the US, San Antonio welcomes more than 25 million visitors per year.



River WalkOle!

The River Walk provides a stunning backdrop for ATCE 2012. The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and host hotels sit on its banks, where you can experience this vibrant birthplace of Tex-Mex in the city’s art, shopping,
music, and cuisine.



Sea World

Sunny City

San Antonio visitors will enjoy the warm South Texas weather in October, with averages around 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Perfect for outdoor fun, the colorful city has some of the top theme parks in the country, including Sea World San Antonio and Six Flags Fiesta Texas.



Golf Course



Game On

If golf is your game, the San Antonio area is host to more than 50 courses.

Explore all that historical San Antonio has to offer!




About the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

The centrally located Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center is the perfect place to play host to ATCE 2012. Each year, 750,000 people from around the world visit the complex.

Convention CenterBuilt as part of the 1968 HemisFair and expanded multiple times since, this beautiful space boasts 1.3 million square feet.

Features include:

  • 67 meeting rooms
  • 4 exhibit halls with over 440,000 square feet of contiguous exhibit space
  • 3 elegant ballrooms including Ballroom C with approximately 40,000 sq. ft.
  • Full service UPS Business Center
  • 36 loading docks, including 24 covered docks

Looking for places to eat and entertain in San Antonio?

Creative Dining can assist you with restaurant reservations and other entertainment options. Visit their website or booth on-site in the Registration area.