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San Antonio Hires Firm To Negotiate Naming-Rights Partnership For Alamodome

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 20 / 17

The Alamodome "could get a new name this year," as the San Antonio City Council on Thursday "approved a contract with Premier Partnerships, a California-based sports-sales and advisory firm that has worked with the city on other projects, to begin marketing naming rights," according to Josh Baugh of...

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