San Diego Information
About San Diego: As the nation's eighth largest city, San Diego boasts a vibrant economy and an easy going lifestyle that is the perfect place to conduct business or relax all in one trip. Most people think of San Diego for its near perfect climate and beautiful beaches, but the region is blessed with more than just sunshine. San Diego offers a wealth of riches not bestowed on many places, including a relaxed and friendly spirit that characterizes the best of Southern California. The San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld San Diego, the U.S.S. Midway Museum, Balboa Park, the Gaslamp Quarter, PETCO Park and world-renowned family attractions are special treasures that both visitors and locals enjoy year round.
Getting to San Diego: If you are arriving by plane or train we are conveniently located 3 miles from San Diego International Airport and less than one mile from the Amtrak Station.
Getting to Downtown San Diego: There are several ways to get to downtown San Diego from the airport.
- Shuttle/Taxi – services are available at the airport, fares range from $30-$50.
- Car Rentals – Many car rental companies have facilities at both the San Diego International Airport. Dollar Rent A Car has extended a 10% discount to conference attendees.
- Public Transportation – The San Diego Trolley has two stops directly in front of the Center at Harbor Drive/First Avenue and Harbor Drive/Fifth Avenue.
Where to Stay: IACP has 26 official conference hotels. Travel Planners Incorporated is the official, exclusive housing coordinator for IACP 2012. Housing reservations now open. Travel Planners offers the following benefits:
- No change or cancellation fees
- Call center support to assist you prior to arrival and on-site
- Guaranteed satisfaction
Getting Around: If you are staying at one of the official conference hotels transportation is provided. Shuttle bus service will take you daily between your official conference hotel and the San Diego Convention Center. Shuttle service will also be provided to transport attendees to Host Chief’s Night and to the Annual Banquet.
San Diego Convention Center: The San Diego Convention Center is located on sparkling San Diego Bay in the heart of a vibrant downtown. Abundant, flexible space and five-star service make the San Diego Convention Center a top choice for hosting major conventions, trade shows, meetings and special events. For more information about San Diego Convention Center, Click Here.
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