Hotel & Travel
EPIC EXPERIENCE IS COMING TO THE SAN DIEGO MISSION BAY RESORT
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Great news! Everything is still continuing as planned for the EPIC Experience conference in San Diego. For more details on how we are addressing coronavirus concerns and changing travel restrictions, please read the full coronavirus update here. As always, our client support staff is readily available to answer any additional questions so that you are able to join us for this EPIC event!
EPIC Experience 2020 will be held at the San Diego Mission Bay Resort (previously called the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa). This property offers a variety of options for the entire family to enjoy—so that after your meetings, you can feel free to enjoy spa treatments, tennis to sailing, or splashing around the pool! With romantic palms and perfect sandy bayfronts, this bayside hotel retreat is complete with waterfront dining options, state-of-the-art event space, a spa and fitness center, and beautiful resort guest rooms. If you are planning to bring the entire family, there is plenty for kids to enjoy too, including their seasonal Kids Kamp, swimming, beach games, bike rentals and much more. The hotel also features dive-in movies by the pool and s'more making in the fire pits on the bay. This Mission Bay waterfront resort near SeaWorld San Diego is the perfect conference destination, click here to view a map of the resort property.
Special Hotel Rates for EPIC Experience Attendees
Book your room reservation at the San Diego Mission Bay Resort at the exclusive conference rate by March 26, 2020. Space is limited, so please reserve your room early! Use one of these options to make a reservation:
- PHONE RESERVATIONS—Call the hotel reservations line directly at 619.276.4010. When calling, be sure to mention the EPIC Experience conference to get the special conference rate. If you need special facilities or services, please notify the agent at the time of reservation.
- BOOK ONLINE—To book your hotel online or view the special conference room rates, click here or click the button below.
TechWell has learned that various third party hotel booking agencies have been contacting conference sponsors, speakers, and attendees offering to book rooms at the San Diego Mission Bay Resort. Please be advised that these third party agencies have no relationship with TechWell or the San Diego Mission Bay Resort, and is not authorized to book rooms or make any arrangements related to the conference. If you are contacted by one of these agencies, please notify us at [email protected].
The San Diego Mission Bay Resort is located at:
1775 East Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109
Click Here for Driving Directions
YOUR SAN DIEGO BAYCATION AWAITS!
EPIC Experience takes place in what’s known as “America’s Finest City,” San Diego, California. Watch the video below to discover what to do while visiting the San Diego area. It is truly a destination like no other!
The San Diego International Airport (airport code SAN), also referred to as Lindbergh Field, is conveniently located less than 15 minutes from the San Diego Mission Bay Resort. The airport is serviced by 22 major and commuter airlines. Flying into San Diego, visitors get a bird’s-eye view of Balboa Park, downtown, and the San Diego Bay on their descent into the San Diego International Airport.
TRAVELING FROM OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES?
If you are traveling internationally (including Canada and Mexico), you must present a valid machine-readable passport at the U.S. port of entry to enter the U.S. Please plan in advance to make this process as smooth as possible. You should check your passport expiration date to ensure you have ample time to get the required documents you need. Your passport must be valid for 6 months from your day of arrival. For more details on travel into the United States, please click on this link: http://travel.state.gov.
If you need a VISA letter, you must first purchase your ticket to the conference. Once you’ve done that, please send an email to: [email protected] and we will send you details of what we need to provide you with a VISA letter.
GROUND TRANSPORTATION FROM THE SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Shuttles: At the airport, the shuttle access area is across the street from the baggage pickup area. Our event hotel does NOT provide airport shuttle service; however, it is less than a 15-minute drive. Here are some transportation options you may choose to reserve in advance:
Taxis: San Diego’s taxi service is a great way to get around and see the sights without having to be in the driver’s seat. Many companies provide taxicab service at San Diego International Airport. If you need a taxi, simply follow the signs leading to the Transportation Plazas. A Transportation Coordinator will place you with the first available taxi, unless you specify a particular taxicab company. The estimated taxi fare to/from the airport and hotel is $15.00 US (one way). All major credit cards are accepted upon request, but please ask up front as many drivers prefer cash. The following are taxicab companies frequently used by travelers:
- Airport Yellow Cab of San Diego: 619-234-6161
- San Diego Cab: 800-368-2947 / 619-226-8294
- USA Cab: 619-231-1144
Ride Share: Several companies offer Ride Share services (such as Uber or Lyft) at the San Diego International Airport. Travelers can be dropped off curbside at both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Designated Ride Share passenger pickup locations are listed below:
- Terminal 1: Exit baggage claim via the escalators, walk across the Sky Bridge toward Ground Transportation and the parking lot, exit down the escalators toward the parking lot, and turn right to the Transportation Plaza. Use crosswalk to the third lane for pick-up area. See signage for assistance.
- Terminal 2: Upon exiting baggage claim, use main crosswalk to Transportation Plaza. Ridesharing pick-up is located in the second lane on the right. See signage for assistance.
Public transportation: There are a number of public transportation services available to you at any given time. Please visit the San Diego Airport Public Transportation Information Page for information on the following:
- Amtrak and Coaster
- Metro bus
- Trolley service
Car rental: San Diego car rentals offer a convenient means of transportation during your stay. Click here for more information on car rentals. Please be aware that if you are parking at the hotel there is a $40 overnight or $12 daily parking rate (up to 18 hours) at the San Diego Mission Bay Resort.