International venue management company, ASM Global has opened the Tech Port Center + Arena in San Antonio, US. ASM Global believes that it’s the ‘most technologically advanced lifestyle entertainment venue in the world’.
Tech Port’s offerings leverage ASM Global’s SAVOR division, which has incorporated many of San Antonio’s favourite local brands into the design, providing a community home for entertainment dining in the Tech Port Provisions Food Hall.
Tech Port is a community project combining a sports arena, food hall and event space as part of the Tech Port enterprise zone, a hub for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).
Shaun Beard, senior vice-president of food and beverage at ASM Global, stated: “This was an inventive solution to a very specific enterprise reflective of a deep community project of immense importance to San Antonio.
“Food hall, arena, VIP revenues and per caps exceeded our grand-opening projections by 41%. This reflects an unorthodox but highly comfortable reconfiguration of not only the physicality of our POS positions but additionally the local flavours familiar to our audience,” said Beard.
SAVOR also introduced a self-ordering bar featuring over-sized television monitors and facial recognition for custom-crafted cocktails. The system remembers orders, reorders and subsequently sends guests their tab. ASM plans to roll out this technology at select ASM Global venues throughout its international portfolio.