Venue Information

Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy
Santa Clara, CA 95054

View Google Map

Event Hours
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Registration Opens: 7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Expo Opens: N/A
Conference Opens: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Registration Opens: 7:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Expo Opens: 12:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Conference Opens: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Registration Opens: 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Expo Opens: 12:30 p.m. –6:00 p.m.
Conference Opens: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Hotels

DesignCon has secured discounted rates at hotels in Santa Clara. 

For more information, please contact Convention Housing Partners (CHP):
Tel: 1-866-481-0740 or 415-813-6088 opt. 14
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 415-233-7009

* Important * Convention Housing Partners is the official designated housing bureau for the events and the only authorized vendor to contact you directly regarding hotel reservations. 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 you are contacted by any other company claiming to represent the events or UBM, please notify us immediately.

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.

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.