Oracle Is Moving Its Massive Conference Out of San Francisco. Are Dirty Streets to Blame?

Eric J. Savitz

The software giant is based in Redwood Shores, a short drive south from San Francisco. Just as the naming rights to that arena expired—and the Warriors moved across the Bay to San Francisco—Oracle bought the naming rights to the San Francisco Giants’ stadium. For more than 20 years, Oracle (ticker: ORCL) has held its annual OpenWorld trade show in San Francisco, as well.