San Antonio Spurs, the five-time NBA champions, have recently entered into an exciting multi-year partnership with South Padre Island, which is now proudly referred to as the “Official Island Escape of the San Antonio Spurs.” This collaboration is set to bring a new level of engagement and excitement to both Spurs fans and South Padre Island enthusiasts.
The partnership officially kicked off with the commencement of the Spurs’ 2023-2024 basketball season on October 25th. SPI Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director Blake Henry expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “We are thrilled to enter into this exciting multi-year partnership with the San Antonio Spurs. San Antonio holds an important drive market for us, so we are also eagerly anticipating the success that this partnership brings to South Padre Island.”
This partnership not only promises to bolster South Padre Island’s presence in the San Antonio market but also among the broader Spurs community. It is expected to enhance the visibility of this beautiful island destination, particularly among the fans who eagerly tune in to Spurs games on television.
The collaboration will include a range of digital and in-arena elements that will expose San Antonio Spurs fans to the allure of South Padre Island. These elements will encompass concourse displays, digital endcaps, and various other interactive features designed to create a memorable experience for the fans.
As an exciting bonus for Spurs fans, the San Antonio Spurs will be running a special campaign that offers fans the opportunity to win a trip to South Padre Island during spring break. This campaign will be primarily run through social media, providing fans with the chance to win a spring break experience at South Padre Island, which proudly stands as the only tropical island oasis in the Lone Star State. The sweepstakes will be promoted across both the Spurs and South Padre Island’s Facebook and Instagram accounts and will run for an extended period of eight weeks.
This partnership between the San Antonio Spurs and South Padre Island promises to be a winning combination, bringing fans closer to an enchanting island escape and providing South Padre Island with increased exposure and visibility, making it a must-visit destination for sports enthusiasts and vacationers alike.