About San Antonio


Welcome to San Antonio, a crossroads for travelers, explorers, and those on a quest for liberty. Its sights, sounds, tastes and past captivate, while friendly people, the relaxing river and a superb climate entice visitors to come back for more. From its important role in Texas independence to its fusion of cultures, San Antonio is a truly unique and authentic destination. Explore the routes of the conquistadors, the settlements of the first missions, and the Shrine of Texas Liberty, the Alamo. San Antonio's heart is in its past—but its future is in its celebration of cultures. Experience San Antonio's fiesta spirit, and see all that it has to offer. With so much to do, the city is truly “Something to Remember.”

The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, the site of the CEC 2013 Convention & Expo, is located in heart of the city and is situated along the banks of the River Walk, making it the perfect setting for networking, learning, and relaxing at the end of the day. The second most populous city in Texas supports a vibrant university and military community and is home to many historical and cultural attractions.