2008 Press Releases

Press Releases 2008
12/08 [ html ] [ pdf ]
SAN JOSE’S MAIN EVENTS 2009: A YEAR OF FUN UNDER THE SUN
SAN JOSE, CA (December 16, 2008) – Back when orchards blanketed the valley floor, the song of the wind through the plum and cherry trees was the main entertainment. Now, Silicon Valley rings with live music and a multifaceted array of other events, from edgy and sophisticated to down-home fun. There is so much to choose from, and with 300 days of sunshine, travelers to San Jose find plenty of reasons to visit and "stay and play" no matter what time of year. Attend this year´s movies for only $5 per person, beginning Wednesday December 17 through Sunday December 28. Guests will receive a coupon for free popcorn upon entry.

12/08 [ html ] [ pdf ]
MOVIE TITLES ANNOUNCED FOR WINTER SERIES AT CALIFORNIA THEATRE
Experience Movies for $5 in Downtown´s historic gem
SAN JOSE, CA (November 26, 2008) – Team San Jose, working with the Stanford Theater Foundation, announced the movie titles and show times today for their Winter Movie Series at the California Theatre this December. Attend this year´s movies for only $5 per person, beginning Wednesday December 17 through Sunday December 28. Guests will receive a coupon for free popcorn upon entry.

10/08 [ html ] [ pdf ]
DOWNTOWN THEATER VENUES TAKE CENTER STAGE DURING FALL SEASON OPENINGS
San Jose´s shines with a variety of drama, concerts and comedy
SAN JOSE, CA (Oct 17, 2008) – The beginning of fall indicates the unofficial opening of theater season in the Downtown San Jose arts venues. The newly renovated California Theater, the Center for the Performing Arts, the Montgomery Theater and the Civic Auditorium, showcase a variety of cultural and performing arts events in the heart of the Silicon Valley for visitors of all ages.

09/08 [ html ] [ pdf ]
TEAM SAN JOSE SURPASSES CONVENTION CENTER REVENUE AND HOTEL BOOKING GOALS IN FISCAL YEAR 2007-08
$11.5 Million in Facility Revenue and 6 Percent Hotel Booking Hike Give Much-Needed Boost to Local Economy
SAN JOSE, CA (September 29, 2008) – The San Jose Convention and Cultural Facilities, managed by Team San Jose, Inc., and promoted by the San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau, surpassed its revenue goals set with the City of San Jose by generating over $11.5 million in fiscal year 2007-08, announced Dan Fenton, Team San Jose chairman and President and CEO of the San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau (SJCVB).

08/08 [ html ] [ pdf ]
WHAT´S NEW IN SAN JOSE
The city is equipped and all set for a summer packed of fun activities for everyone!
SAN JOSE, CA (July 17, 2008) – As San Jose kicks into its summer festival season, the San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau announces hot deals on local hotels for some of San Jose´s coolest events, such as The Comcast San Jose Jazz Festival August 8-10 and the San Jose International Mariachi Festival September 24-28 ...

07/08 [ html ] [ pdf ]
UPCOMING SUMMER AND EARLY FALL EVENTS IN SAN JOSE
San Jose´s summer festival season kicks off this month with a variety of great festivals, activities and events now through September. Among the endless choices for fun, San Jose is proud to host three of the biggest festivals of the season: the San Jose Obon Festival, taking place in one of the three remaining Japantowns in the country, the Comcast San Jose Jazz Festival and the 17th Annual San Jose International Mariachi Festival...

07/08 [ html ] [ pdf ]
NORTH AMERICAN ROLLER HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS ROLL INTO SAN JOSE THIS JULY
Over 433 Teams from Seven Countries to Compete
San Jose Welcomes the North American Roller Hockey Championships (NARCh) to San Jose from July 11-27, 2008. This first time event in San Jose will bring over 5,000 players ranging in age from six to thirty-five and over. Previous championships saw approximately 15,000 visitors to the local community as a result of the championships...

04/08[ html ] [ pdf ]
UPCOMING SPRING AND SUMMER EVENTS IN SAN JOSE
Back when orchards blanketed the valley floor, the song of the wind through the plum and cherry trees was the main entertainment. Now, Silicon Valley rings with live music and a multifaceted array of other events, from edgy and sophisticated to down-home fun...

04/08 [ html ] [ pdf ]
WHAT´S NEW IN SAN JOSE
The city is springing into action and preparing for a bright season of events!
SAN JOSE, CA (Apr. 22, 2008) – As spring flowers bloom all over Silicon Valley, the San Jose Convention and Visitors Bureau and Team San Jose report their best quarter ever since taking over management of the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in 2004, generating $3.4 million in revenue during the first quarter of 2008. Team San Jose is projected to increase revenue by 78 percent by the end of the fiscal year. Hotel occupancy was also high for the quarter with 64.7 percent occupancy, making this quarter the second strongest since 2004...

01/08 [ html ] [ pdf ]
WHAT´S NEW IN SAN JOSE
Following 5-Year Contract Extension, Team San Jose is Gearing Up to Welcome Major Events
SAN JOSE, CA (Jan. 31, 2008) – Team San Jose, which recently received approval from the City to extend their agreement to operate the San Jose McEnery Convention Center and Cultural Facilities for another five contract years, is starting the new year on a roll as it gets ready to host major events over the next few weeks, such as Vietnamese Spring Festival, Cinequest Film Festival, Spring VON.x (Voice on the Net), and California Democratic Party Annual State Convention. The organization is also eager to welcome SAP Open 2008 and Amgen Tour of California back to San Jose. Reflecting this momentum, industry partners have announced the following destination developments...