The Symposium will be held at the historic Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. Located in downtown San Antonio, the hotel is a short 15-minute drive from the San Antonio International Airport. Explore the oldest continuously operating hotel in the Western United States, where you can find Victorian treasures, Spanish-inspired gardens, and visit the very bar where Teddy Roosevelt recruited his Rough Riders.

The Menger Hotel offers a historic atmosphere with modern amenities. Moments away from the infamous Alamo Mission and the romantic scenery of the River Walk, you will be amongst the best shopping, dining, and entertainment that San Antonio has to offer.

San Antonio

Few destinations provide a sense of place like San Antonio. Here, Mexican, European and Western cultures have blended into a unique personality.

Much of the city’s unforgettable landscape has grown along the banks of the River Walk where stone paths connect hotels, restaurants, shops and the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in the downtown core. The 15-mile River Walk also links Spanish Colonial Missions (a World Heritage Site, along with the Alamo), museums, and the Pearl, a former brewery reborn.

Plus, with a culinary explosion, top-notch golf courses and world-class theme parks, San Antonio is a destination unlike any other.

Download a map of the downtown San Antonio area to help you get around.

Bridge Caverns

Explore all that nature has to offer. Just a few miles outside of San Antonio, is Natural Bridge Caverns, Texas’ largest cavern. Descending 180 feet below the earth’s surface on a half-mile tour, you will find an ever-changing but ancient world. You can also travel to the Bracken Cave, where you will witness the largest bat colony in the world emerge from their roost and take to the skies

Espada Mission

Tour missions that define San Antonio and discover the diverse history that has shaped this ever-growing city. San Antonio is one of the oldest Spanish settlements, home to the Payaya Indians, and remembered for its role in the Texas Revolution, a history that graces this city with rich culture and proud traditions.

Grapes at a vineyard

Wine and culinary enthusiasts are discovering the 9-million acre Texas Hill Country wine region, the largest viticultural area in Texas and the second largest in the U.S. The region begins just north of San Antonio, where wineries are tucked amid the historic towns, rustic farms and rolling hills of the Texas Hill Country. The wineries span an area from 30 to 140 miles north of San Antonio, making for easy day trips.

A golf ball on a green

Play like a pro! Home to the PGA’s Valero Texas Open, TPC San Antonio will put your skills to the test. Enjoy your afternoon taking to the green, and compare your scorecard to champions like Jordan Spieth, Corey Conners, and Andrew Landry. Take a break from the city and step onto the world-class Oaks Course.