Santa Clara Convention Center
AOD 2016 has moved to the Santa Clara Convention Center! The convention center is conveniently located on the VTA Light Rail (with connections to CalTrain and other public transits) and has ample parking. This new venue gives AOD the large space it needs to continue to grow and host the best possible event.
The Santa Clara Convention Center address is
5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054
The hungry attendee will be happy to know that tasty meals are available for a small fee in the Upper Lobby. Saturday hours are 11am to 7pm, Sunday hours are 11am to 3pm.
AOD has secured space at the Biltmore Hotel & Suites for attendees to book with a special rate during the convention! Starting at $105 per night for up to two people, $115 per night for three people, and just $125 per night for four people, the hotel amenities include breakfast, WiFi, and shuttle service to the con and back at no extra charge. Book your room soon, as there are limited rooms available at our special rate.
The Biltmore Hotel & Suites address is
2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054
There is a free shuttle to take you from this hotel to the con and back. On Saturday, the shuttle leaves the Biltmore at 8am, 8:30am, 9am, 9:30am, 10am, 10:30am, 11am, Noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 4:30pm, 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, 9pm, 9:30pm, 10pm, 10:30pm, and 11pm.
On Sunday, the shuttle leaves the Biltmore at 9am, 9:30am, 10am, 10:30am, 11am, Noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, 4:30pm, and 5pm.
Getting There and Parking
Parking at the Santa Clara Convention Center is free. Please park in the parking garage indicated by the signs. If the SCCC parking garage does fill up, overflow parking is available next door at the City of Santa Clara Parking Garage across from Levi Stadium.
From San Jose International Airport (Interstate 101 North)
Take San Jose Int'l Airport's Guadalupe Pkwy Exit. Turn left on Guadalupe Pkwy. Follow onto I-101 North. Follow I-101 North approximately three miles and exit at Great America Pkwy. Turn right on Great America Pkwy. The Convention Center is located at Great America Pkwy and Tasman Ave. You can find the Convention Center Parking Garage by exiting at the Hyatt Regency's 2nd driveway at Bunker Hill Rd.
From San Francisco International Airport (Interstate 101 South)
Follow San Francisco Int'l. Airport's exit signs to I-101 South towards San Jose. Take I-101 South approximately 30-40 minutes and exit at Great America Pkwy. Turn left at Great America Pkwy. The Convention Center is at Great America Pkwy. and Tasman Ave. You can find the Convention Center Parking Garage by exiting Great America Pkwy at the Hyatt Regency's 2nd driveway at Bunker Hill Rd.
From Oakland International Airport (Interstate 880 South)
Exit Oakland Int'l. Airport and take Hegenberger Rd. to I-880 South towards San Jose. Take I-880 approximately 30-40 minutes to Highway 237 towards Mountain View. Follow Highway 237 to Great America Pkwy. exit. Turn left on Great America Pkwy. The Convention Center is at Great America Pkwy. and Tasman Ave. You can find the Convention Center Parking Garage by exiting off Great America Pkwy. at the Hyatt Regency's 2nd driveway at Bunker Hill Rd.
Handicap parking is located In the front parking lot of the Convention Center. The entrance to the Center is located on Tasman Drive and Convention Center Way.
CalTrain to AOD
Taking CalTrain to AOD you will have to transfer at Caltrain's Mountain View station. From there, take VTA Light Rail to Santa Clara's Great America station.
VTA Light Rail to Convention Center
You can take VTA Light Rail directly to AOD. The Great America Light Rail stop is directly in front. For a complete VTA Light Rail map, click here.
From the Biltmore Hotel
Check out the free shuttle schedule up above.