After hosting tens of thousands of people for the NCAA Men’s Final Four last weekend, what’s next for the 25-year-old Alamodome?
Hordes of attendees made their way through the walkway outside the Alamodome as Villanova fans celebrated their team’s Monday night triumph.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg said the four-day event will attract 70,000 visitors, fill more than 40,000 hotel room nights, and generate “priceless media exposure.”
Michael Sawaya, who oversees the convention center and the Alamodome and is one of the longest-tenured department heads with the City of San Antonio, has resigned to accept a position at the convention center in New Orleans.
The local organizing committee for the NCAA Men’s Final Four will begin on-site and online registration for volunteers Wednesday at Main Plaza.
Domingo has earned 12 Grammy and two Emmy Awards, conducted more than 500 performances worldwide, and sang in every important opera house in the world.
The Alamodome’s revamp was designed to bring the building up to the level of top sports and entertainment venues across the nation.
The return of six starters, including quarterback Dalton Sturm and receivers Josh Stewart and Kerry Thomas, from a strong offense fuels optimism.
With three years to go, the “Decade of Downtown” is topping out along nearly every square mile of center city.
San Antonio made its case to be considered a city that can support high level soccer with four high profile matches over the weekend.