The Alamodome hosted more than 1 million visitors and had 138 event days, realizing $1.5 million more in revenues than budgeted.
The Alamodome completed $1.2 million in improvement and maintenance projects, including upgrades to the North and South Plaza floors, installing glass door entrances to the Club level, refurbishment of field-level restrooms, as well as upgrades and installation of additional security cameras inside the Alamodome.
A new incident tracking system via text messaging was installed and implemented at the Alamodome to enable immediate feedback from patrons on situations that need staff attention. Enhanced partnerships with VIA, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDoT) TransGuide and the San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) improved parking, ingress and egress for large events. To date, Park & Ride ridership to Alamodome events is up by 60 percent from previous years.
The Alamodome played host to significant events such as the U.S. Women’s soccer team vs. Australia, Mexico vs. Korea international soccer, Big League Weekend, One Direction concert and the Spurs Championship Celebration with a record breaking attendance of 76,483.
The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center hosted more than 770,000 visitors with 327 events and exceeded annual budgeted revenue by more than $2 million with record revenues of $13.7 million.
Construction on the facility began in December for a $325 million expansion and transformation. The project is on time, on budget and has had no significant interference with ongoing Convention Center business.
The convention center hosted Alamo City ComicCon, Anheuser-Busch, American Association of Airport Executives, Harley-Davidson, Gulf States Toyota, Association of Fundraising Professionals, American Honda Motor Company, Premier Healthcare, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Farmers Insurance, Wizard World and Texas Nursery & Landscape Association.
More than 48,929 visitors attended 527 events held at the Carver Community Cultural Center, including 91 community education events.
The Lila Cockrell Theatre held 88 general assembly and performing arts events, including the Tejano Music Awards, Mariachi Vargas, Shen Yun Performing Arts, Disney Live, Sesame Street, Ballet San Antonio, Dave Ramsey, Nutcracker Ballet and several Arts San Antonio productions.