Venue and Travel

REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN HOURS
Tuesday, January 27
7:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday, January 28
7:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday, January 29
7:00am - 6:00pm
Friday, January 30
8:30am - 11:00am
EXPO HOURS
Wednesday, January 28
12:00pm – 6:00pm
Thursday, January 29
12:00pm – 6:00pm
CONFERENCE HOURS
Tuesday, January 27
9:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday January 28
8:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday, January 29
8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday, January 30
9:00am - 11:20am


Hotels

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara- $239 per night

5101 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, California 95054
(800) 233-1234 or (408) 200-1234 | Ask for the DesignCon special rate.

About the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is attached to the Santa Clara Convention Center and just five miles from San Jose International Airport.


Avatar Hotel - $162 per night

4200 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, California 95054
(800) 738-7477 or (510) 986-8049 | Ask for the DesignCon special rate.

About the Avatar Hotel
Just a mile away from the Santa Clara Convention Center and minutes from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), the Avatar Hotel is a perfect portal to the vibrant technology hub of Silicon Valley.


Biltmore Hotel & Suites - $209 per night

2151 Laurelwood Road
Santa Clara, California 95054
(800) 255-9925 or 408-988-8411 | Group code Group Code 30588, or ask for the DesignCon special rate.

About the Biltmore Hotel & Suites

  • Complimentary full breakfast buffet (Value: $13.50 per person)
  • Complimentary transportation within a three-mile radius including Santa Clara Convention Center (upon availability)
  • Complimentary high speed wireless internet in all guest rooms and public areas Complimentary parking

GROUP RESERVATIONS NOTE

Groups of over ten rooms may require a sub block agreement.


Travel Discounts

A 5% flight discount is available for travel to DesignCon on United Airlines when booking online. Visit www.united.com and enter the offer code ZTJ6 924238 under Promotional Offers.


Nearby Airports

SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
1701 Airport Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 392-3600

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Highway 101
San Francisco, CA 94128
(800) 435-9736

OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
1 Airport Drive
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 563-3300


Driving Directions

From San Francisco International Airport (approximately 30 miles)
Take Highway 101 South to Great America Parkway and turn left. The hotel is located on the right at the corner of Tasman and Great America Parkway.

From Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (approximately 5 miles)
Turn left onto Airport Boulevard, and then turn left again onto Guadalupe Parkway. Follow the signs to Highway 101 North. Guadalupe Parkway will put you onto Highway 101 North. Take Great America Parkway and turn right.

From Points North
Take I-880 South and exit to Highway 237 West toward Mountain View. Turn left onto Great America Parkway, and then turn left into the hotel entrance. The hotel is located at the corner of Tasman and Great America Parkway.

From Points South
Take I-880 North to Highway 101 North and exit at Great America Parkway. Turn right onto Great America Parkway. The hotel is located on the corner of Tasman and Great America Parkway.

From Points East
Take I-5 South toward San Francisco / Los Angeles. Merge onto I-205 West toward I-580 / San Francisco; I-205 becomes I-580 West. Take the I-680 North exit toward Sacramento / San Jose, then merge onto I-680 South via the exit on the left toward San Jose. Take the Mission Boulevard West exit toward I-880 / Warm Springs District / UC Extension. Merge onto Mission Boulevard / CA-262 West, then merge onto I-880 South toward San Jose. Merge onto CA-237 West / Alviso-Milpitas Road toward Mountain View. Take the Great America Parkway exit toward Lafayette Street, turn left onto Great America Parkway.


Parking

You can find the Convention Center Parking Garage by exiting off Great America Parkway at the Hyatt Regency's 2nd driveway at Bunker Hill Rd. Convention Center parking is FREE.


Housing Bulletin

DesignCon exhibitors and attendees are from time to time subjected to improper solicitation from unaffiliated hotels or third-party housing agencies.

Hotels listed on this website are the sole UBM-approved Hotels for the event. UBM, in our efforts to provide exhibitors and attendees with a quality event, encourages you to book your housing accommodations using the reservation phone numbers and/or links provided via this page. Any offers from other hotels and/or housing agencies are not endorsed by DesignCon.

You may advise UBM of any unauthorized solicitations by email.


Travel Visas

Visitor visas are non-immigrant visas for persons desiring to enter the United States temporarily for business (B-1), pleasure, tourism or medical treatment (B-2). International travelers with visitor visas comprise a large portion of temporary visitor travel to the United States every year. For how-to-apply information, documentation requirements and more, see these webpages:

Need a letter of invitation for your travel visa? Email us at .

Tax Information

Review the Internal Revenue Service website information to determine the latest United States tax requirements for certain foreign citizens engaged in business or trade in the U.S.