“In an increasingly connected world, the international relationships that we forge contribute to the economic partnerships and cultural exchanges that place San Antonio on a global stage and ensure that we remain competitive. As we continue to grow and attract the attention of communities across the globe, it’s important that we establish San Antonio as a welcoming and inclusive place that is ready to do business with the world.”

Mayor Ron Nirenberg

International Excellence

International Excellence The International Relations Office of San Antonio has its roots in the intensive globalization campaign that culminated in HemisFair ’68, the event that transformed San Antonio into a worldwide tourist mecca and a key player in international affairs.

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Global Partnerships

Global Partnerships The International Relations Office serves as San Antonio’s front door to the rest of the world. Its roles include hosting international dignitaries, advising and training local agencies on international projects, relationships with San Antonio’s sister cities.

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Working with our allies

Working with our allies Our office also serves as an official liaison for the city’s local partners, including the Mexican Consulate, Free Trade Alliance San Antonio, North American Development Bank and many foreign universities and commercial entities.

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