In a few days, the InBIA community will convene in San Antonio for ICBI38! This vibrant locale, nicknamed Alamo City, River City, Military City, and even the City of Creativity for Gastronomy, will offer much more than just presentations and networking events. Get ready to experience a special blend of history, culture, delicious food, and exciting attractions, all alongside the warm hospitality of Texas.

Thriving Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

Beyond its historical and cultural attractions, San Antonio boasts a diversified economy and a thriving entrepreneurship ecosystem. The city is home to companies from a variety of industries including healthcare and bioscience, oil & gas, new energy, aerospace, and information technology, with notable strengths in cybersecurity and tourism, several Fortune 500 companies, 15 area universities and colleges, and prominent entrepreneur support organizations such as Geekdom, Launch SA, VelocityTX, and UTSA’s Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship. Through ICBI38’s keynote presentations, interactive discussion panels, and innovation tours, attendees will have multiple opportunities to meet with and learn from San Antonio’s top leaders in entrepreneur support and ecosystem building.

Steeped in History and Rich in Culture:

San Antonio’s story stretches back over 300 years, making it the oldest municipality in Texas. Founded in 1718, the city boasts a rich heritage reflected in its Spanish colonial architecture, iconic landmarks like the Alamo, and the UNESCO World Heritage-designated San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Its multicultural heritage, prominently Hispanic, lends a unique flavor to its streets, cuisine, lively music and traditions.

A Modern City with Small-Town Charm

San Antonio offers the energy of a major metropolis with the friendliness of a smaller town. The world-famous River Walk, a network of waterways lined with shops, restaurants, and bars, is a must-see, perfect for strolling, dining outdoors, or taking a scenic boat tour. You can also explore charming neighborhoods brimming with local art galleries, trendy boutiques, and hidden culinary gems.

Foodie Paradise

San Antonio’s culinary scene is a delicious melting pot of influences, from classic Tex-Mex to authentic Mexican fare, fresh Gulf Coast seafood, and innovative dishes showcasing local produce. Don’t miss the chance to savor juicy barbacoa, fluffy breakfast tacos, and the city’s famous puffy tacos – a crispy, light shell filled with savory goodness. Wash it all down with a frosty margarita, a local craft beer, or a sweet cup of Texas-style sweet tea.

Unforgettable Activities

In between conference sessions, ICBI38 attendees can take advantage of San Antonio’s many attractions. Thrill-seekers can get their adrenaline pumping at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, a world-class amusement park, history buffs will enjoy exploring the Alamo, while families can have a blast at SeaWorld San Antonio. Catch a Spurs or Brahmas game, or delve into the city’s artistic side at the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Hospitality and Warmth

Above all, expect to be greeted with the renowned Texan hospitality and warmth that defines San Antonio. Whether you’re exploring the city’s rich history, indulging in its culinary delights, or networking with fellow practitioners, you’ll encounter friendly faces and welcoming smiles at every turn.

So, register for ICBI38 and pack your bags ! San Antonio and InBIA await with exciting experiences that will make your ICBI38 experience unforgettable.