Hotel & Venues


Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk

105 South St Mary's Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

P: 210-270-7799

$225/night Our room block is full!
Rooms may still be available at market rates,
but all include full breakfast and drinks daily!

Reserve today!

We invite you to stay with us at the Drury Plaza Hotel, formerly the Alamo National Bank, a 24-story renovated skyscraper featuring 50-foot ceilings, travertine flooring and stained glass windows.

Not only will your room rate be the lowest we've been able to offer in years, it includes a full breakfast daily, the 5:30 Kickback with drinks and lite fare, and free wi-fi throughout the hotel.  You'll also have access to the rooftop pool with 2 whirlpool tubs in addition to an indoor pool.

The Drury is a 6-minute walk to Texas Public Radio where conference sessions take place.

PMJA has reserved a block of rooms at the Drury for our conference attendees to stay June 19 - 25, 2023. Please use our reservation link to ensure you get the group rate. Reservations must be made by May 22, 2023.

Our room block is full!

But you can still reserve rooms at the Drury to be with your people and get the free breakfast and drinks daily!

Reserve today!

Drury Plaza Hotel

Texas Public Radio

Texas Public Radio building

Texas Public Radio

Irma & Emilio Nicolas Media Center
321 W. Commerce Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205

P: 210-614-8977

Join us at the state-of-the-art Texas Public Radio facilities for all of #PMJA2023!

This amazing space gives PMJA a chance to really change things up as you get to see the entire building in action.  We'll have a live broadcast from their black box studio and sessions spread throughout.

Everyone is excited to welcome you to TPR! 

Reserve your spot for a tour of TPR on Wednesday for an in-depth look at this amazing space!

Tour TPR

Southwest School of Art Coates Chapel

  • 300 Augusta
  • San Antonio TX 78205

Beautifully landscaped courtyards and a gothic chapel with soaring ceilings attract those seeking an authentic San Antonio experience reminiscent of the city’s early days. This dramatic setting, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, offers elegant, spacious interiors along with picturesque outdoor spaces.

Built in 1867, the versatile, L-shaped chapel has an ante-room that opens onto the gardens and an adjacent full catering kitchen. Relaxing space hidden under the eaves provides a tranquil opportunity to reflect on the conference.

Make plans to attend PMJA's Annual Awards reception and banquet on Friday, June 23rd.

Coates Chapel

San Antonio Riverboat

GoRio Riverboat Cruise

Board at the Drury Plaza

Arrive at the awards in style! PMJA has reserved 2 riverboats to ferry you from the Drury Plaza to the Chapel. Tickets are required to be purchased in advance and you can be sure this one will sell out quickly!

Register now!

Centro de Artes

101 S. Santa Rosa Ave.

San Antonio, TX 78207

Join Texas Public Radio for snacks and drinks at San Antonio’s Centro de Artes. Just steps away from TPR in Historic Market Square, the two-story Centro de Artes gallery is dedicated to expressing life and the Latino experience in the U.S. 

Centro de Artes has a focus on South Texas through local and regional art, history and culture, and showcasing Latino artists and Latino-themed artworks.

Centro de Artes current exhibition, Soy de Tejas presents the works of forty native Texan and Texas-based contemporary artists who reflect the diverse and beautiful complexity of Latinx identities.

The artists of Soy de Tejas will be present to talk about their works which present fresh Latinx perspectives in this gallery curated by Rigoberto Luna.

After the reception concludes, TPR invites you to join our summer concert series “Summer Night City” just a few blocks away at Legacy Park.

Centro de Artes


Dine-arounds: a networking opportunity!

Multiple restaurants within walking distance of the Drury Plaza Hotel

Reserve your spot today!

Select one of our restaurants and make some new friends!

Dine-arounds are hosted by local Texas Public Radio employees along with a PMJA Board member. Hosts will do the work of choosing a variety of their favorite restaurants within walking distance and making a reservation for the maximum number of people allowed. Attendees will be able to sign up through the PMJA conference app.

When:  Wednesday June 21, 6pm-ish (times vary by restaurant)

Where:  Meet at the Riverwalk level of the Drury Plaza at 6-ish.  Reservation times may vary, so keep an eye on the conference app!

How much?  All dinners are individually paid for by each participant

How:  Select the restaurant of your choice in the conference app. Seating is limited to ~10 at each venue, so make your choice early

Getting Around

We understand that some conference attendees may need a ride from the Drury Plaza to TPR or to and from the awards reception. 

PMJA wants to make it easy for you to get a ride where you need to go for the conference.

Details for attendees

Ride sharing