August 16-18, 2021|San Jose McEnery Convention Center| San Jose, CA

Discounted Hotels

We’ve secured discounted hotel rates at these nearby hotels for your convenience:

Hilton San Jose
300 Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95110

$209 per night

The Westin San Jose
302 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113

$209 per night

* WARNING * Please be advised there are third-party companies soliciting and promoting low hotel rates for this event. DO NOT provide these companies with any personal or credit-card information. They are not affiliated with the event, and there is no guarantee your reservation will be made. If any other company claiming to represent the events or Informa Markets contacts you, please notify us immediately.

Dates & Hours


Tuesday, August 17, 2021: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.


Monday, August 16, 2021: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021: 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021: 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.


Monday, August 16, 2021: 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021: 7 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021: 7 a.m.–6 p.m.

Venue Information

Welcome to Downtown San Jose

The San Jose McEnery Convention Center is conveniently located in downtown San Jose. There are over 100 dining and nightlife options nearby along with unique museums and attractions. Take advantage of all that San Jose has to offer during your visit to DesignCon. Click here for more details.

Nearby Airports

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

1701 Airport Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 392-3600

San Francisco International Airport

Terminal Access Road
San Francisco, CA 94128
(800) 435-9736

Oakland International Airport

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

Parking & Public Transportation

A discounted rate of $20 per day is available to all DesignCon guests at the Convention Center on August 16, 17 and 18. This is a 20% discount off the maximum daily rate of $25. Regardless of the amount of time you stay each day, you will be charged $20 for each day you park.  Additional parking details can be found on the convention center site.

Caltrain commuter rail, Valley Transportation Authority’s Light Rail, BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit), and other public transport information can be found on the Visit San Jose website.

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.

Need a letter of invitation for your travel visa?
Requests for a visa invitation letter are available during the registration process.