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GTC will be held in the heart of Silicon Valley.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Special hotel rates have been negotiated for GTC attendees, but space is limited. Reserve your room on the GTC Hotels page early. Contact GTC@eventsphere.com with any questions.

U.S. VISA INFORMATION

GTC is designed to welcome all of its international attendees and we’d like to make the process as seamless as possible. Please carefully review the U.S. Visa Application Procedures.

NEARBY AIRPORTS

San Jose is well-served by several easily accessible airports.

MINETA SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (SJC)

SJC is located only 3 miles from the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. Get more information on ground Transportation options from SJC.

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (SFO)

The distance from SFO to downtown San Jose is 36 miles. Get more information on ground transportation from SFO.

OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (OAK)

The distance from OAK to downtown San Jose is 36 miles. Get more information on ground transportation from OAK.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

VALLEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (VTA)

  • Drop off location available at the convention center or nearby hotels
  • Metro Station at N.1st St. & Metro San Jose
  • www.vta.org
  • 408-321-2300

CALTRAIN

  • Take VTA or taxi to downtown San Jose
  • Metro Station, S. J. Diridon Station
  • www.caltrain.com
  • 800-660-4287

BART

  • Millbrae Station
  • Take from SFO airport to Caltrain
  • www.bart.gov
  • 510-441-2278

AMTRAK

  • 65 Cahill Street
  • Shares the Diridon Station with Caltrain
  • www.amtrak.com
  • 408-287-7462

PARKING

The San Jose McEnery Convention Center has an underground parking garage with entrances on both Market and South Almaden Boulevard. Additional parking garages are located throughout the downtown area. Information on other downtown San Jose garages is available here. For the best priced parking options, see information on the Almaden/Woz lot located one block from the McEnery Convention Center.

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS

MOTHER’S ROOM

The Mother’s Room is located on the Concourse Level next to the Grand Ballroom.
Refrigerator storage is not provided, but ice packs are available in the room. Please bring your own cooler.

LOCAL CHILDCARE RESOURCES

Care.com
Care.com is an online service where you can connect with local caregivers, run background checks and review references. It is your responsibility to screen and hire individual caregivers.

KidsPark
KidsPark offers drop-off daycare in San Jose for children ages 2 – 11. Show your GTC confirmation email to receive $15 off the registration fee.

> KidsPark San Jose West – 2858 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA, 95128
> KidsPark San Jose South – 5440 Thornwood Drive, San Jose, CA, 95123

EXPLORE THE REGION

GTC will be held in sunny San Jose, California, where the average temperature in March is 66 degrees Fahrenheit/18 degrees Celsius.

Explore San Jose, the capital of Silicon Valley, and its many restaurants, activities, and events.

Come in the weekend before or stay a few days after to experience all that the Bay Area has to offer, including the beautiful city of San Francisco, the world-renowned wine country of Napa, and the incomparable natural beauty of the Monterey coast.