New Tech Port Center + Arena Renamed Boeing Center at Tech Port

ASM Global Boeing Center at Tech Port

BOEING ENTERS MAJOR PARTNERSHIP WITH ASM GLOBAL-MANAGED TECH PORT CENTER
+ ARENA, ‘WORLD’S MOST TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED ENTERTAINMENT VENUE

Boeing to Develop Exhibits and Curriculum for San Antonio Museum of
Science and Technology

(SAN ANTONIO – Jan. 24, 2023) — An innovative new partnership
between Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the Kelly Heritage Foundation—an
educational nonprofit organization affiliated with Port San Antonio, on
whose behalf ASM Global manages Tech Port Center + Arena—will expand
STEM learning and workforce development across South Texas.

The seven-year partnership and $2.3 million investment will strengthen
the region’s STEM talent and enhance programming supported by the
foundation, including those developed by the San Antonio Museum of
Science and Technology (SAMSAT), headquartered at the Port’s tech
campus. In addition to this investment, Boeing has entered into a
separate agreement with ASM Global to rename the Tech Port Center +
Arena, a 130,000-square-foot multipurpose exhibition center, as the
Boeing Center at Tech Port.

ASM Global CEO and President Ron Benson said, “The newly anointed
Boeing Center at Tech Port is the only place on earth where
entertainment and education intersect in such a bold fashion. Innovators
of all ages will connect and create the technologies of the future in
dedicated ideation labs and coworking spaces, among other offerings in
the facility. And thrill-seekers will light up the Boeing Center at Tech
Port, which will host premier e-sports and live entertainment events.”


“Developing a highly-skilled, diverse workforce for tomorrow requires an
investment in one of Texas’ most valuable assets—students throughout
our communities. I’m thankful for Boeing’s commitment to our state
and can’t wait to see the next generation benefit from STEM
educational experiences that will result from this partnership” said
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott during a ceremony held today at SAMSAT announcing
the partnership.

For more than 20 years, Boeing’s aircraft maintenance and
modernization operation has been growing at the Port—just a few
hundred feet from Boeing Center at Tech Port—furthering its support of
an array of military and commercial aircraft.

The Kelly Heritage Foundation’s support of programming will focus on
developing skills that are key to the aerospace and space exploration
industries, including robotics, artificial intelligence,
three-dimensional printing, virtual reality, cybersecurity, visual
sensors and more.

As part of its continued role in the community, Boeing also entered into
a separate seven-year agreement directly with ASM Global to sponsor the
Port’s 130,000-square-foot multipurpose exhibition center now known as
the Boeing Center at Tech Port.

“From the start, our goal has been to find innovative ways to support
San Antonio’s development into one of the premier technology
communities in the nation” said Port President and CEO Jim
Perschbach. “The Boeing Center at Tech Port significantly furthers our
momentum by adding exciting and engaging aerospace-focused learning
experiences. We’re thankful that a leading global name in aerospace
like Boeing is further growing its deep roots in our community.”

About ASM Global
 ASM Global is the world’s leading producer of entertainment
experiences. It is the global leader in venue and event strategy and
management—delivering locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge
technologies to achieve maximum results for venue owners. The
company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio
of more than 350 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums,
convention, and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. Follow us
on Facebook [1], Instagram [2], and Twitter [3].  asmglobal.com [4]

About Port San Antonio
The Port is a vast 1,900-acre technology-innovation campus. It is home
to a growing array of employers—including globally renowned industry
names and a growing number of locally headquartered startups—focused
on advancing new technologies in aerospace, cybersecurity, defense,
space exploration, robotics and other advanced technologies.
Organizations at the Port directly employ over 16,000 people from across
the region, yielding a regional economic impact of over $5.6 billion
annually. In 2022, the Port became a member of the Association of
University Research Parks.

About Boeing
 As a leading global aerospace company, Boeing develops, manufactures,
and services commercial airplanes, defense products, and space systems
for customers in more than 150 countries. As a top U.S. exporter, the
company leverages the talents of a global supplier base to advance
economic opportunity, sustainability, and community impact. Within Texas,
Boeing employs more than 5,730 employees and has an estimated economic
impact of $1.6 billion. Boeing’s diverse team is committed to innovating
for the future and living the company’s core values of safety, quality
, and integrity. Join our team and find your purpose at boeing.com/careers
[5].

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