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When and where is the TECHSPO San Diego 2022 Conference?

TECHSPO San Diego 2022 takes place from May 27th to 28th, 2015 at the The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel, Los Angeles, CA. Click here for travel details.

The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel Address:
1700 Ocean Avenue
San Diego , CA 90401
United States

Location:

  • 20 minutes from San Diego International Airport
  • Direct access to a magnificent California beach
  • Short walk to San Diego Pier, cliff-top Palisades Park, and trendy Third Street Promenade
  • Minutes from Beverly Hills, Century City and West L.A.

Directions:

From San Diego International Airport:

  • Head west on Century Fwy/Glenn Anderson FWY/ E Imperial Hwy toward California St.
  • Make a U-turn at California St
  • Continue onto I-105 E
  • Take the I-405 N/I-405 S exit toward Long Beach/San Diego
  • Keep left at the fork to continue toward I-405 N and merge onto I-405 N
  • Take the San Diego Fwy exit
  • Keep left at the fork to continue toward I-10 W/San Diego Fwy and merge onto I-10 W/San Diego Fwy
  • Take exit 1A for 4th St/5th St
  • Turn left at 4th St
  • Take the 2nd right onto Pico Blvd
  • Take the 2nd right onto Ocean Ave
  • Arrive at The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel

From San Diego and Inland Empire:

  • 10 San Diego Fwy. (WEST)
  • Exit 5th Street (a one-way exit)
  • Turn left on Colorado
  • Turn left on Ocean Avenue
  • The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel will be two blocks down on the right past the San Diego Pier

From the North and the Valley:

  • Take the 405 San Diego Fwy. (SOUTH)
  • Connect to 10 San Diego Fwy. (WEST)
  • Exit 5th Street (a one-way exit)
  • Turn left on Colorado
  • Turn left on Ocean Avenue
  • The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel will be two blocks down on the right past the San Diego Pier

From the South and Orange County:

  • Take the 405 San Diego Fwy. (NORTH)
  • Connect to 10 San Diego Fwy. (WEST)
  • Exit 5th Street (a one-way exit)
  • Turn left on Colorado
  • Turn left on Ocean Avenue
  • The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel will be two blocks down on the right past the San Diego Pier

From Malibu and the North Beach Cities:

  • Pacific Coast Highway 1 (SOUTH)
  • Exit Ocean Avenue (at the San Diego Pier)
  • Go up the ramp at the signal light turn right onto Ocean Avenue
  • The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel will be two blocks down on the right

Parking Information:
Parking is valet only and is $37 plus tax, overnight (subject to change).

What’s the Schedule?

Here’s the high-level schedule (note: all times are Pacific Daylight Time):

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
9:00am: Registration Check-In & Exhibition Hall Opens
10:00am – 12:00pm: Workshop 1
12:00pm – 1:30pm: Networking Luncheon
1:30pm – 3:30pm: Workshop 2
3:30pm – 4:00pm: Afternoon Coffee Break
4:00pm – 6:00pm: Workshop 3
6:00pm – 9:00pm: Cocktail Dinner Reception

Thursday, May 28, 2015
7:00am: Continental Breakfast
7:45am: Auditorium Opens
8:20am – 10:00am: General Session 1
10:00am – 10:30am: Morning Coffee Break
10:30am – 12:00pm: General Session 2
12:00pm – 1:30pm: Networking Luncheon
1:30pm – 3:30pm: General Session 3
3:30pm – 4:00pm: Afternoon Coffee Break
4:00pm – 5:45pm: General Session 4

How much does it cost to attend TECHSPO San Diego 2022?

Regular price is $695 (USD) for full conference access. Workshops are an additional $195 (USD) each and available only to full conference attendees. We are also offering an All Access Pass, which includes the conference, all 3 workshops and the Video on Demand for the general session day (May 28th, 2015), for $1195 (USD). Last but not least we have a Virtual Pass/Video On Demand (VOD) option for those who can’t make the conference for $295. For more information about pricing and the different passes available please click here.

What is included in the Full Conference Pass registration fee?

Your completed Full Conference Pass registration provides you the following:

  • Conference Tote Bag
  • Option to attend 1 or 2 Workshops ($195 each) – Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
  • Networking Luncheon & Afternoon Coffee Break Refreshments – Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
  • Cocktail Dinner Reception – Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
  • All General Sessions – Thursday, May 28th, 2015
  • Continental Breakfast, Morning Coffee Break Refreshments, Networking Luncheon, Afternoon Coffee Break Refreshments – Thursday, May 28th, 2015
  • Unlimited Access to the Exhibition Hall – May 27th – 28th, 2015

What is included in the All Access Pass registration fee?

Your completed All Access Pass registration provides you everything included in the Full Conference Pass plus the following:

  • Workshop 1 – Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
  • Workshop 2 – Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
  • Workshop 3 – Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
  • Video on Demand – Available online approximately 2 weeks after conference concludes

What is included in the VIP Pass registration fee?

Your completed VIP Pass registration provides you everything included in the All Access Pass plus the following:

  • VIP Priority Registration Check-In – Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
  • VIP Seating at Workshop 1 – Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
  • VIP Seating at Workshop 2 – Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
  • VIP Seating at Workshop 3 – Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
  • VIP Seating on General Session Day – Thursday, May 28th, 2015

How do I register? Register now!

Full registration information is available here.

What forms of payment are accepted?

The following forms of payment are accepted: American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and PayPal. Payment is required to complete your registration.

Is there a group discount?

Absolutely! Bring as many colleagues as you’d like! Register FOUR or more people from the same company simultaneously to receive $200 discount off the prevailing registration price for each member of your group.

There are just a few simple Team Registration rules:

  • All registrants must be employed by the same company.
  • All members of the team must be registered at the same time. Discounts will not be applied retroactively.
  • You must pre-register to take advantage of these rates, which will not be offered on site.
  • Team Registration Rates cannot be combined with any other offers.

More details about Team Rates here.

Are there student, government, nonprofit or military discounts?

The current price for TECHSPO San Diego 2022 passes is the best and only available rates.

What is the dress code?

Conference attire is business casual for all events, including the evening events. We do recommend bringing a sweater or light jacket with you since personal preferences vary regarding room temperature.

Can I bring a guest to the conference and networking events?

All attendees at the conference and networking events must be registered attendees who purchased tickets.

Can I send a substitute in my place?

You may send a substitute in your place at any time. All such requests must be submitted by email to registration[at]techspo.co (replace at with @). Only requests made by the original registrant will be honored.

What is the refund policy?

You may cancel your participation in TECHSPO San Diego 2022 at any time, but please be aware of the following cancellation policy listed below.

Registration cancellations received 100 days prior to the Conference incur a 25% processing/administrative fee. Refunds will be issued within 30 days after event. If you must cancel for any reason, notify our registration department by 100 days prior to the Conference. Cancellations less than 100 days prior to the Conference are non-refundable. Substitutions allowed prior to 100 days prior to the Conference with written or Faxed authorization only. No substitutions less than 100 days prior to the Conference. Cancellations less than 100 days prior to the Conference are non-refundable for any reason, including, but not limited to, failure to use TECHSPO credentials due to illness, acts of God, travel-related problems, acts of terrorism, loss of employment and duplicate purchase. TECHSPO will not issue refunds for badges that have been revoked.

Unused registrations/applications have no monetary value and cannot be credited to future years or events. TECHSPO will not issue refunds or credits due to failure to redeem a discount coupon during the registration process. Discounted prices are based on the date payment is received in the TECHSPO office. Reselling TECHSPO San Diego 2022 registrations is not permitted.

Where should I stay in Los Angeles?

The official conference hotel to stay in San Diego is;

The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel
1700 Ocean Avenue
San Diego , CA 90401
United States
http://www.loewshotels.com/Santa-Monica-Beach-Hotel

Hotel Booking Instructions

To book a room at The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel follow the instructions below;

By Phone:
Call 1-888-332-0160, ask for reservations, give group name ‘TECHSPO San Diego 2022’ and arrival date and book.

What networking activities are associated with TECHSPO San Diego 2022?

A full list of the official conference networking functions are available here.

Will I receive event updates?

Yes, TECHSPO will send emails periodically to update you on the agenda, event happenings and logistics. Please make sure that the email address registration[at]techspo.co (replace at with @) is in your safe senders list to ensure you are receiving all important event information.

How can I submit to speak at TECHSPO San Diego 2022?

Sorry but our Call for Speakers for general sessions and workshops is now closed. All speakers will be notified of acceptance before August 31, 2014, if you have any questions please e-mail: info[at]techspo.co (replace [at] with @). There are a limited number of sponsored keynote speaking spots still available during the conference. Please contact Aaron Polmeer, aaron[at]techspo.co (replace at with @), if you are interested in this opportunity.

Can I record what is presented at TECHSPO San Diego 2022?

Sessions may be audio recorded without special permission for personal use only. They cannot be placed online or transmitted to others without permission.

Sessions may be videoed only with special permission for personal use and also cannot be placed online or transmitted to others. Short audio and video clips may be used for blogging and press coverage of sessions. As a general guide, non-contiguous clips of one minute or less should be used. Contact us if you need guidance about longer clips.

How can we sponsor TECHSPO San Diego 2022?

Complete the sponsorship inquiry form here for more details on sponsorship, exhibiting and advertising opportunities at TECHSPO San Diego 2022.

Do you have an affiliate program?

Yes we do. Become a TECHSPO Affiliate and earn commission on every completed registration referred by your efforts. Click here for details.

I have questions and none of these FAQ’s help

For questions regarding your attendance or sponsorship at TECHSPO San Diego 2022, contact Aaron Polmeer, TECHSPO San Diego 2022 Conference Manager aaron[at]techspo.co (replace at with @).