Austin Technology Council Partners With Circuit of the Americas to Offer
Trackside Hospitality Ticket Package for Formula 1's United
States Grand Prix
ATC Members Can Get Exclusive Tickets to Entertain Customers and
Partners at the Only Formula 1 Race in the United States
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 08/16/13 -- The Austin Technology
Council (ATC) today announced it is offering its members exclusive
hospitality tickets during the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix,
November 15-17, 2013. Through its partnership with Circuit of the
Americas, ATC has developed a special event package that includes
access to a luxurious, covered trackside hospitality venue. The venue
is ideal for viewing the race, entertaining clients and customers,
and networking with partners.
Formula 1 racing is considered one of the most exciting motorsport
events in the world with top-drivers and racecars reaching up to 220
mph. The United States Grand Prix is more than a race, it's a
three-day event featuring live entertainment from nationally
recognized artists at Austin's spectacular outdoor venue.
Trackside hospitality tickets are available for purchase to ATC
members for a special price and are valid for the entire three-day
event. There is no minimum ticket purchase requirement. Interested
members can contact ATC for this exclusive opportunity.
ATC sits on the Formula 1 host committee and serves as a liaison
between Circuit of the Americas and the broader Austin business and
"The Circuit of the Americas has done a great job making the United
States Grand Prix one of the most anticipated annual events in
Austin," said Julie Huls, ATC president. "We are thrilled to partner
with a global organization, and offer a unique package where our
members will utilize to not only enjoy the festivities, but to
network with their peers in the business community and to show the
best of Austin to clients and customers."
The Circuit of The Americas brought Formula 1 back to the United
States last November for the first time since 2007. Last year's race
attracted 117,429 fans on race day and 265,499 over the three-day
"Formula 1 racing is the most technologically-advanced sport in the
world," said Geoff Moore, chief marketing & revenue officer, Circuit
of The America
s. "That's why it is a natural fit that the only F1
race in the United States takes place in Austin -- a city with a
great passion for adventure and cutting-edge technology."
About the Austin Technology Council:
With more than 7,500 members
and friends, 1,200 C-level executive members, and 200 member
companies, the Austin Technology Council (ATC) has been focused on
the growth and success of the Austin tech community since 1994.
Members reap the benefits of premier professional development;
insight and feedback from peers; the best in industry data to help
grow businesses; and opportunities to give through charitable
initiatives. Current ATC board members are leaders at companies or
organizations like HomeAway (AWAY), Mutual Mobile, TVA Medical,
Spinal Restoration, VISA, Apollo Endosurgery, MapMyFitness, Wells
Fargo and Vinson & Elkins. More on ATC can be found at:
www.austintechnologycouncil.org or @ATCouncil on Twitter.
About Circuit of The Americas
Circuit of The Americas in Austin,
Texas, is a world-class destination for premium sports and
entertainment. It is the first racing facility in the United States
purposely built for Formula 1(TM) racing and is designed to host a
variety of sports and entertainment events. The Circuit is home to
the FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX, which was named the 2012
"Sports Event of the Year" by SportsBusiness Journal/Daily, and is
the new North American host of the summer edition of ESPN's X Games.
Additionally Circuit of The Americas welcomes spectators from around
the world for some of the most prestigious national and international
motorsports series, including MotoGP(TM), V8 Supercars(TM), GRAND-AM
Road Racing(TM), American Le Mans and the FIA World Endurance
Circuit of The Americas' 1,500-acre campus includes a variety of
permanent structures designed for business, education, entertainment
and sporting use. Its signature 3.4-mile, 20-turn undulating
racetrack features remarkable elevation changes and a number of
challenging turns patterned after some of the world's iconic Grand
Prix tracks. The Austin360 Amphitheater is an expansive outdoor live
music space, featuring the largest permanent stage in Central Texas
and the capacity for 14,000 guests. The Circuit's iconic 25-story
Observation Tower has a viewing platform offering 360-degree views of
the venue, downtown Austin and Texas Hill Country. The 44,000-square
foot Event Center offers an expansive convention and banquet space
that doubles as an international Media Center during sports and
entertainment event. The Event Center includes more than 30 broadcast
booths, an internal café and dedicated news conference room.
The Circuit's massive Main Grandstand features permanent seating for
9,000, a variety of well-appointed suites, and the Velocity Lounge
and hospitality area. Circuit of The Americas also offers a
state-of-the-art on-site medical facility, parking for 25,000
vehicles, taxi and shuttle bus depots and a permanent heli-stop. For
more information and downloadable video, audio and photos, visit:
www.CircuitofTheAmericas.com, www.Austin360Amphitheater.com or the
Circuit's dedicated FTP site, media.circuitoftheamericas.com.
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