• Conference
    Jan 30-Feb 1, 2018
  • Expo
    Jan 31-Feb 1, 2018
  • Santa Clara Convention
    | Santa Clara, CA

Passes and Pricing

Bring Your Colleagues & Save on Groups of 2+

Save up to 30% off the current price when you register a group of colleagues from the same company. Learn How »

Students/Edu/Gov't Discounts

Students, Teachers and Government officials may be eligible for discounts. Get the details »

2017 Pass Prices

All-Access Pass
All -Access
2-Day PassBoot Camp*Expo Pass
Super Early Bird Ends Oct 14, 2016Invite Only$599$449
Early Bird Ends Dec 2, 2016Invite Only$699$549
Advanced Ends Jan 20, 2017Invite Only$849$699
Regular/OnsiteInvite Only$1,049$849
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* Boot Camp topics are Pragmatic Signal Integrity or PCB Fabrication and Materials
  Seating for Boot Camps are limited, pre-registration is required.

Other Ways to Register


Contact DesignCon Registration at:
(415) 947-6135 or (888) 234-9476
Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm PST


Onsite registration and check-in hours:

Monday, January 30
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 31
7:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday, February 1
7:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday, February 2
7:30am - 6:00pm

Additional Registration


For student rates, please contact



For government employee rates, please contact


Click here to download the group registration form and for more details on our generous group discounts.


For press inquiries or media registration, please visit our Media Center page.


If you are an exhibitor and you need to register your booth staff, please visit our Exhibitor Center page.

Registration Policies

Please refer to the following commonly asked questions for further information:

If you need to cancel your conference registration, you may do so for a partial refund, minus a $150.00 cancellation fee, until Friday, December 16, 2016. Attendees who register prior to the deadline date, who do not cancel in writing by the deadline date, are liable for the pass cost and will be charged for the full registration fee. Sorry, no refunds are available for no-shows. If you are unable to attend the event, we recommend that you send a substitution in your place. Changes to registrations must be presented in written form - download the Registration Change Form. Please mail your request to:

UBM Events Registration Department
303 Second Street, Suite 900 South Tower
San Francisco, CA 94107

Or you may email your requests to designconregistration@ubm.com.Written requests for a downgraded pass must be received by Friday, December 16, 2016 for a full refund on the difference of registration fees between the value of the original and downgraded pass. Sorry, requests received after Friday, December 16, 2016 cannot be accommodated. Upgrade pass requests must be submitted in writing along with payment information for the difference in value.

Due to safety concerns, no one under the age of 18 (including infants in strollers) will be permitted on the premise at any time during DesignCon.

UBM LLC, producers of DesignCon, reserves the right to make changes in the programs and speakers, or to cancel sessions if enrollment criteria are not met, or when conditions beyond its control prevail. All sessions are filled on a first-come, first-seated basis. Arrive early to ensure a seat! Recording devices and cameras, still or video, are prohibited.

If you’re moving, or if your email is addressed incorrectly, please fax your corrections to: (415) 947-6011, Attn: DesignCon List Correction to make corrections on your mailing address or email address with your corrections. You may also mail any corrections to us at:

DesignCon – List Correction

UBM Events Registration Department
303 Second Street, Suite 900 South Tower
San Francisco, CA 94107

If you require special accommodations as outlined under ADA, please contact Rob Nolen at robert.nolen@ubm.com by Friday, December 16, 2016.

For registration related inquiries only, please contact our Registration Department at: (415) 947-6135 or toll free (888) 234-9476, Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm PT. We will make every attempt to answer your questions or forward your request to the appropriate group. All requests for changes to a registration must be faxed in to: (415) 947-6011, or you may mail your request to:

UBM Events Registration Department
DesignCon 2017
303 Second Street, Suite 900 South Tower
San Francisco, CA 94107